Pre Assessment Greek City States

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  • 1. 
    What is a tax or payment made to Athens by its allies called?
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Agora

    • D. 

      Tyrant

  • 2. 
    A ruler who seizes power by force.
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Republic

    • C. 

      Tyrant

    • D. 

      Democrat

  • 3. 
    A government in which the people rule.
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Acropolis

  • 4. 
    Members of the rich and powerful families.
    • A. 

      Poverty

    • B. 

      Acropolis

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Aristocracy

  • 5. 
    A city built in the mountains for protection.
    • A. 

      Acropolis

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Aristocracy

  • 6. 
    A serious story that usually ends in disaster for the main character.
    • A. 

      Tribute

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Comedy

    • D. 

      Pursuasive

  • 7. 
    Living forever.
    • A. 

      Immortal

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      Omnipotent

  • 8. 
    People who use the power of the mind and reason to explain things.
    • A. 

      Pychologist

    • B. 

      Professor

    • C. 

      Philosopher

    • D. 

      Physician

  • 9. 
    A land mass surrounded by water on three sides.
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Mountain

    • C. 

      Island

    • D. 

      Penninsula

  • 10. 
    Athenian public market or meeting place.
    • A. 

      Blockade

    • B. 

      Agora

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      Penninsula

  • 11. 
    A widespread disease.
    • A. 

      Epic

    • B. 

      Tragedy

    • C. 

      Plague

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 12. 
    Wild, uncivilized people
    • A. 

      Barbarians

    • B. 

      Egyptians

    • C. 

      Buckeyes

    • D. 

      Athenians

  • 13. 
    Another word for murdering a political rival.
    • A. 

      Dispose

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Alienate

    • D. 

      Assassinate

  • 14. 
    Surrounding and closing a harbor to keep ships from going in and out.
    • A. 

      Alienate

    • B. 

      Blockade

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 15. 
    Long poem
    • A. 

      Epic

    • B. 

      Plague

    • C. 

      Tragedy

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 16. 
    Sparta fell because they grew weak from too many wars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sparta was more civilized than Athens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Spartan slaves were called Helots
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When Paris kidnapped the Spartan queen Helen, the Trojan War began
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Athens was the birthplace for Monarchy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Greek god of the sea.
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Apollo

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Poseidon

  • 22. 
    King of the gods.
    • A. 

      Hades

    • B. 

      Poseidon

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Apollo

  • 23. 
    God of the underworld.
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Hades

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 24. 
    Goddess of wisdom.
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Aphrodite

  • 25. 
    The Heavenly home of the gods.
    • A. 

      Mt. Olympus

    • B. 

      Mt. St. Helens

    • C. 

      Mt. Kronos

    • D. 

      Mt. Rushmore

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