Holt World History- Ancient Greece Quiz Part- II

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Holt World History- Ancient Greece Quiz Part- II

Welcome to part- II of the Hold World History book quiz. This short test follows what was left in part- I. If you have passed the first quiz with a 100% score, you can try this Ancient Greece test. Have you been keeping up with all the facts and important events from this section of history? Let's find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All are TRUE about Macedonia in the 4th century B.C. EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      It was located in the north of Greece

    • B. 

      People lived in villages and were war-like

    • C. 

      Nobles had power

    • D. 

      It was a democracy in which people voted

  • 2. 
    All are TRUE of Philip of Macedon EXCEPT...
    • A. 

      He had been a Greek prisoner

    • B. 

      He hated Greek culture

    • C. 

      He had a large and well-disciplined army

    • D. 

      He gained colonies once belonging to Athens

    • E. 

      He did not succeed in his planned invasion of Persia

  • 3. 
    Alexander the Great's Greek tutor was...
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Crito

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 4. 
    Alexander the Great's main military and political goal was...
    • A. 

      To bring ultimate destruction to the Persian Empire

    • B. 

      To conquer all of Greece

    • C. 

      To create a unified world under his rule and living with Greek-like culture

    • D. 

      To be better than his father at conquering

  • 5. 
    The term "Hellenistic" means...
    • A. 

      "Greek"

    • B. 

      "Greek-like", with influences from Asia and the Mediterranean

    • C. 

      "like Helen of Sparta"

    • D. 

      "superior"

  • 6. 
    All philosophical belief that the aim of life is to avoid pain and seek pleasure is part of...
    • A. 

      Epicureanism

    • B. 

      Stoicism

    • C. 

      Cynicism

    • D. 

      Skepticism

  • 7. 
    Probably the greatest mathematician of the Hellenistic period, who calculated Pi, was...
    • A. 

      Euclid

    • B. 

      Pythagorus

    • C. 

      Aristarchus

    • D. 

      Archimedes

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