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Ancient Greece Quizzes & Trivia

Geography and beginnings of ancient Greece


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  • 1. 
    Which two continents was ancient Greece found on?
    • A. 

      Africa and Asia

    • B. 

      Asia and Europe

    • C. 

      Europe and Africa

  • 2. 
    Ancient Greece was made of two types of land masses, peninsulas and _________________.
  • 3. 
    Where was the first Greek civilization found?
    • A. 

      Peloponnesus Peninsula

    • B. 

      Macedonia

    • C. 

      Balkan Peninsula

    • D. 

      Crete

  • 4. 
    The capital city of Crete was Knossos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Check the one sea that is NOT found in the ancient Greek area.
    • A. 

      Peloponnesus Sea

    • B. 

      Aegean Sea

    • C. 

      Ionian Sea

    • D. 

      Sea of Crete

  • 6. 
    The two peninsulas found in ancient Greece are the Peloponnesus and ______________.
  • 7. 
    Whish is NOT true about ancient Greece.
    • A. 

      The climate is like California's.

    • B. 

      Cows were a common animal raised.

    • C. 

      Grapes and olives were farmed.

    • D. 

      There were many earthquakes in the area.

  • 8. 
    Why were the people of Crete called Minoans?
    • A. 

      They were relatives of the MInotaur.

    • B. 

      Their king was King Minos.

    • C. 

      They were a Minute from the mainland.

  • 9. 
    What is NOT a reason that historians found could be the cause of  the Minoan culture's collapsed?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes

    • B. 

      Invasion of Mycenaeans

    • C. 

      Tsunamis

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 10. 
    After the Mycenaens declined, Greece experienced over three hundred years of Dark Ages. Which did NOT occur during the Dark Ages in Greece?
    • A. 

      Written language was lost

    • B. 

      Trading increased

    • C. 

      Specialization/crafts stopped

    • D. 

      Greek culture spread to Asia