Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Sparta And Athens?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Sparta And Athens?

This is the perfect trivia quiz for you to see what do you know about Sparta and Athens. Most people know about the roman empire's contribution when it came to the two cities and the fighting pits that offered entertainment for many roman citizens and nobles. Test how much you know the Spartans by taking this test. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sparta traded for things they didnt have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Where/what was Athens' market where they sell lots of stuff?
    • A. 

      The countryside

    • B. 

      Agora

    • C. 

      Peloponnesus

    • D. 

      A cultural holiday

  • 3. 
    At age _  men went to the Spartan military.
  • 4. 
    Which of the following are Sparta's characteristics?
    • A. 

      They were an oligarchy state.

    • B. 

      You could be elected at any age to be in the Council of Elders.

    • C. 

      Sparta's economy depended on trading.

    • D. 

      Spartans treated the beginners for military harshly.

  • 5. 
    Athens and Sparta were both greek cities but they shared different opinions and society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What group of people ruled the decisions to make and change in the Athenian government? 
    • A. 

      The Council of Elders

    • B. 

      The slaves

    • C. 

      The farmers

    • D. 

      The citizens

  • 7. 
    The Athenians' economy was more successful or less successful than the spartans'.
  • 8. 
    The boys in Athens went to the school when they were 6 years old to 14 years old. Teachers taught them reading, writing, __________, and literature.
  • 9. 
    Only a few women were priestesses, the rest had a very important influence in the home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How did education in Sparta work?
    • A. 

      Their main objective was to learn to read and write to have an advanced knowledge.

    • B. 

      They didn't care of the child's studying, they wanted them to be strong and brave soldiers.

    • C. 

      They made their young children retain the pain without complaining.

    • D. 

      They taught them how to be strong whenever they attacked them.

  • 11. 
    Did the slaves in Sparta cause any damage to gain their freedom?
    • A. 

      They couldn't rebel themselves because they were treated in a very controled and harsh way.

    • B. 

      They rebeled a lot of times for their freedom and about half of the slaves had the chance to escape.

  • 12. 
    Spartan males were allowed to marry while in the military.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    One thing Spartan and Athenian women had in common was that they _____________________.
  • 14. 
    Describe two ways the military for males was different in Athens and Sparta.
  • 15. 
    How were slaves part of Athenian society? What were the men and women required to do? (This is a 3 point question.)
  • 16. 
    Slaves in Athens came from the following places.
    • A. 

      They were captured in war.

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      They choose to be slaves.

    • D. 

      They are unwanted Athenian children.