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Greece Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests your knowledge on the important people and events in Chapter 5, section 4 of your Holt World History book


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The mainstay of Athen's economy was
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Trade (exporting and importing)

    • C. 

      Religious tourism

    • D. 

      Military

  • 2. 
    All are TRUE of Athenian family life EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Marriages were arranged by parents

    • B. 

      A married couple were typically close to the same age

    • C. 

      Unwanted babies were often left to die

    • D. 

      Women were inferior to men

  • 3. 
    The Athenian ideal could be summed up as
    • A. 

      Focus on athletics- a strong body is the most important thing

    • B. 

      Focus on education - an intelligent mind and cultivated wit is the most important thing

    • C. 

      Focus on religion- honoring the gods is the most important thing

    • D. 

      Focus on education and athletics- strive for a sound mind in a healthy body

    • E. 

      Focus on art- creating beautiful objects or literature is the most important talent

  • 4. 
    Sappho was known for her
    • A. 

      Skills in rhetoric

    • B. 

      Poems about the feelings of women

    • C. 

      Writings on ethics, or what is "good" and "bad"

    • D. 

      Patriotic writings