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Holt World History Quizzes & Trivia

This Quiz tests your knowledge on important concepts in Chapter 6, sections 3 and 4 of your Holt World History text.


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  • 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