Multiple Choice For Greece

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Greece Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Women were allowed to watch and compete in the olympic games.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because historically, women were not allowed to watch or compete in the Olympic Games. In ancient Greece, where the Olympic Games originated, only men were allowed to participate, and women were not even allowed to be spectators. It was not until much later, in the early 20th century, that women were finally able to participate in the Olympic Games. Therefore, the statement is incorrect.

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  • 2. 

    Why did Sparta and Athens rival?

    • A.

      Because Athens was an upcoming threat in millitary power.

    • B.

      Because Spartans did not like the idea of a democracy.

    • C.

      Because Sparta did not like that fact that Athens had influence over other city-states.

    • D.

      Because Sparta was jealous that the Athenians were smarter than they were.

    Correct Answer
    C. Because Sparta did not like that fact that Athens had influence over other city-states.
    Explanation
    Reference the textbook if any doubts.

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  • 3. 

    Fill in the boxes with the places that Alexander the great took over.

    • A.

      The Roman empire

    • B.

      The Persian empire

    • C.

      All of Greece

    • D.

      Macedonia

    • E.

      Egypt

    • F.

      India

    • G.

      Turkey

    • H.

      Asia Minor

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The Persian empire
    C. All of Greece
    D. Macedonia
    E. Egypt
    F. India
    H. Asia Minor
    Explanation
    Alexander the Great took over the Persian empire, Greece, Macedonia, Egypt, India, and Asia Minor.

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  • 4. 

    What was Greece's most popular produce?

    • A.

      Olives

    • B.

      Apples

    • C.

      Goat

    • D.

      Bread

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Olives
    Explanation
    Greece's most popular produce is olives. Greece has a long history of olive cultivation and is known for producing high-quality olives and olive oil. Olives are a staple in Greek cuisine and are used in various dishes such as salads, soups, and main courses. The Mediterranean climate in Greece is ideal for olive cultivation, and the country is one of the largest producers of olives in the world.

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  • 5. 

    What was the first ever Olympic event?

    • A.

      Running

    • B.

      The stad

    • C.

      All of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    Running was also known as the stad.

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  • 6. 

    Alexander the great took over Egypt.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    He did not take them over, they accepted him

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  • 7. 

    Some ancient Greek philosphers were:

    • A.

      Aristotle

    • B.

      Homer

    • C.

      Plato

    • D.

      Hippocrates

    • E.

      Pericles

    • F.

      Socrates

    • G.

      Odyseus

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Aristotle
    C. Plato
    F. Socrates
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes three ancient Greek philosophers: Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates. These philosophers made significant contributions to various fields such as philosophy, science, and politics. Aristotle was a student of Plato and later became the tutor of Alexander the Great. Plato was the founder of the Academy in Athens and wrote many dialogues exploring various philosophical ideas. Socrates is known for his Socratic method of questioning and his influence on Plato. These philosophers played a crucial role in shaping Western philosophy and their ideas continue to be studied and discussed today.

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