Les. 21 Ancient Greece

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Les. 21 Ancient Greece

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first recorded Olympics were held in 776 B.C. in a town in western Greece called _____.
    • A. 

      Olympia

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Athens

  • 2. 
    Check for the boxes for events that were held during the ancient Olympics. (5)
    • A. 

      Footraces

    • B. 

      Chariot races

    • C. 

      Gymnastics

    • D. 

      Wrestling

    • E. 

      Boxing

    • F. 

      Snowboarding

    • G. 

      Pentathlon

  • 3. 
    The Olympics honored the Greek ruler of all Olympians gods named _____.
    • A. 

      Hercules

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Hades

    • D. 

      Athena

  • 4. 
    Check the boxes of modern ideas given to us by the Greeks. (6)
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Art & architecture

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Space age

    • E. 

      Science

    • F. 

      Drama

    • G. 

      Transportation

    • H. 

      Athletics

  • 5. 
    Ancient Greece is also known as the "cradle of western civilization".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Before, during, and immediately after the Olympics, the Greeks would attack their enemies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The most famous Greek buildings are the _____.
    • A. 

      Courtyards

    • B. 

      Banks

    • C. 

      Temples

    • D. 

      Schools

  • 8. 
    The most famous Greek temple is the Parthenon which honored the Greek goddess Athena, goddess of war and wisdom.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Greeks were the first to sculpture _____ statues in a natural style.
    • A. 

      Reptile

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      Human

  • 10. 
    Frescoes were beautiful paintings that decorated Greek buildings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Early pottery was decorated with _______ designs.
    • A. 

      Geometric

    • B. 

      Animal

    • C. 

      Myths

    • D. 

      3D

  • 12. 
    Ancient Greeks were the first to use a crystal ball to explain the world around them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Alexander the Great was a student of Aristotle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Archimedes was able to lift a large ship from water to land with 10 men using a pulley and levers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Check two of Aesop's fables. (2)
    • A. 

      The Three Little Pigs

    • B. 

      The Fox and the Grapes

    • C. 

      The Little Engine that Could

    • D. 

      The Tortoise and the Hare

  • 16. 
    Greek women had the same rights as Greek men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Democracy is a common form of government today influenced by the Greeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Check the boxes of Greek Influences in our government. (8) :)
    • A. 

      Political speeches

    • B. 

      Debates

    • C. 

      Voting

    • D. 

      Trial by jury

    • E. 

      Pursuit of happiness

    • F. 

      Right to life

    • G. 

      Liberty

    • H. 

      Court buildings, capitals, presidential homes

  • 19. 
    As a Christian, Roman Emperor Theodosius banned the Olympics because it honored the Greek gods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Greeks believed that a good education promoted strong minds and bodies, achieving a balance between work and play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Olympics are held every ten years between summer and winter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Olympics returned to Athens, Greece in ________. (year)
  • 23. 
    I completed my Les. 21 Outline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    I used my outline on this open notes test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Something encourages you to perform an action.
    • A. 

      Modern

    • B. 

      Urges

    • C. 

      Logic