Honors 9 - The Greeks

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 105

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Greek Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on our World History text sections 5. 1 - 5. 3


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Geographical features of Greece encouraged the formation of larger villages. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Minoan was the earliest known Greek civilization. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Mycenaean society was ruled by warrior leaders of clans and tribes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Greek civilization was based around the polis, or agriculture. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In Greek city-states, all people were citizens. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Illiad and the Odyssey are both long poems about heroes and are known as
    • A. 

      Ballads

    • B. 

      Epics

    • C. 

      Agoras

    • D. 

      Cuneiform

  • 7. 
    Greek religion sought to explain nature and
    • A. 

      Emotions

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      War

    • D. 

      The afterlife

  • 8. 
    Wealthy people eventually brought down the noble class with a hired army called the
    • A. 

      Aristocrats

    • B. 

      Cavalry

    • C. 

      Hoplites

    • D. 

      Tyrants

  • 9. 
    Invaders from the north conquered the Peloponnesians and made them into slaves or
  • 10. 
    In Spartan society, half-citizens were free but had no
  • 11. 
    All Athenian men were citizens, regardless of rank or
  • 12. 
    _______________________ turned Athens into a direct democracy. 
  • 13. 
    A direct democracy means all __________________.