Mcs Sparta Hsc Quiz

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Mcs Sparta Hsc Quiz


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  • 1. 
    Who were the Perioikoi?
    • A. 

      Olivia Cottam

    • B. 

      State owned slaves

    • C. 

      Dwellers around

    • D. 

      Council of elders

  • 2. 
    How many Ephors were there?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      5

  • 3. 
    What is a Kleros?
    • A. 

      Allotment of land

    • B. 

      Spartan slave

    • C. 

      Spartan education system

    • D. 

      Olivia Cottam

  • 4. 
    Herodotus wrote the Life of Lycurgus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What was the most amount of Spartiates there were at one time?
    • A. 

      7,000

    • B. 

      9,000-10,000

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10,000-13,000

  • 6. 
    How long were the Gerontes elected for?
  • 7. 
    What couldn't the Ephors do?
    • A. 

      Control public finances

    • B. 

      Accompany kings of campaign

    • C. 

      Put kings on trial

    • D. 

      Judge criminal cases involving Perioikoi

  • 8. 
    What was an eirene?
    • A. 

      Spartiate over age 20

    • B. 

      Kings son

    • C. 

      Member of the Krypteia

    • D. 

      Spartiate over age 13

  • 9. 
    Spartiates were liable for military service between the ages of . . . . ?
    • A. 

      2-200

    • B. 

      15-60

    • C. 

      30-60

    • D. 

      18-60

  • 10. 
    Where was the Hyakinthia held?
    • A. 

      Messenia

    • B. 

      Amyklaion

    • C. 

      Middle of Sparta

    • D. 

      Pylos

  • 11. 
    The Gymnopaedia was the festival of what?
    • A. 

      The god Apollo

    • B. 

      The Harvest

    • C. 

      Unarmed Dancing

    • D. 

      Spartas Foundation

  • 12. 
    When was the original temple of Artemis Orthia built?
    • A. 

      734BC

    • B. 

      580BC

    • C. 

      230BC

    • D. 

      700BC

  • 13. 
    Which Historian was an Athenian Soldier?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Xenophon

    • C. 

      Herodotus

    • D. 

      Pausanius

  • 14. 
    What was a symposia?
    • A. 

      Banquet

    • B. 

      Hunting trip

    • C. 

      Music performance

    • D. 

      Dance

  • 15. 
    Spartan soldiers wore a purple/red battle cloak called a what?
    • A. 

      Syssitia

    • B. 

      Perioikoi

    • C. 

      Peplos

    • D. 

      Phoinikis

  • 16. 
    The black broth eaten by the Spartans contained what three ingredients? 
    • A. 

      Pork, oil, blood

    • B. 

      Pork, vinegar, blood

    • C. 

      Blood, vinegar, beef

    • D. 

      Boar, water, blood

  • 17. 
    What was bride capture?
    • A. 

      Throwing the bride off a mountain top

    • B. 

      Stealthily visiting the bride for sex

    • C. 

      Wedding night where the bride and groom would see each other

    • D. 

      Shaving the brides head and dressing her like a boy

  • 18. 
    When did the Dorians migrate to the Peloponnese?
    • A. 

      897BC

    • B. 

      9th century

    • C. 

      1100BC

    • D. 

      1000BC

  • 19. 
    What were the Partheniai?
    • A. 

      Illegitimate children of Spartan and Helot women

    • B. 

      Non-Spartans who participated in the agoge but didn't become citizens

    • C. 

      Olivia Cottam

    • D. 

      Freed Helots

  • 20. 
    The Ekklesia comprised all males over what age?
  • 21. 
    There are three MAIN parts of the Great Rhetra, which of the following IS NOT a main part?
    • A. 

      Dual Kingship

    • B. 

      Women exercised to produce healthy babies

    • C. 

      Gerousia

    • D. 

      Ekklesia

  • 22. 
    By the 4th century BC the size of the army was probably no more than 4000, how many of these were Spartiates?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2,000

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      2,500

  • 23. 
    Atremis Orthia was the protectress of childbirth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Hoplite protective corselet of leather and glued linen was known as which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Dory

    • B. 

      Aspida

    • C. 

      Kopis

    • D. 

      Cuirass

  • 25. 
    What was the Ekklesia?
    • A. 

      Warriors' assembly

    • B. 

      Council of elders

    • C. 

      Magistrates

    • D. 

      Leaders of the Spartan tribes

  • 26. 
    How many men were part of a syssitia?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 27. 
    Which Spartan location contained the throne of Apollo?
    • A. 

      Menelaion

    • B. 

      Amyklae

    • C. 

      Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia

    • D. 

      Mount Taygetus

  • 28. 
    From what hero did the Spartan kings claim descent?
    • A. 

      The Dioskouri

    • B. 

      Herakles

    • C. 

      Menelaos

    • D. 

      Lycurgus

  • 29. 
    What year did the battle of Leuctra take place?
    • A. 

      700 BC

    • B. 

      371 BC

    • C. 

      300 BC

    • D. 

      650 BC

  • 30. 
    The Helots provided their masters with 70% of what they produced
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    The black broth Spartans ate was called zamos
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    What year did the Battle of Thermopylae take place?
    • A. 

      371 BC

    • B. 

      400 BC

    • C. 

      470 BC

    • D. 

      480 BC

  • 33. 
    How were women able to own land?
    • A. 

      If there was no male heir

    • B. 

      If they were born wealthy

    • C. 

      If they were the eldest child

    • D. 

      If they wanted it

  • 34. 
    Kings had to eat in the syssitia
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Women mourned when their husbands died at war
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    What was the currency used by Spartiates?
    • A. 

      Iron bars

    • B. 

      Gold and silver coins

    • C. 

      Sticks

    • D. 

      Had none