Social Studies Ancient Greece Test

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Social Studies Ancient Greece Test - Quiz

This test made from questions on study guide. Don't forget that there will be 3 additional application questions that you have to use what you know from this information. Sorry, but this is a mostly grade yourself one because I had to use a lot of essay questions. CHECK ANSWERS AFTER EVERY QUESTION.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A type of government in which a group of people rule is called a(n)
  • 2. 
    Another word for partnership is
  • 3. 
    A negotion back and forth between a buyer and a seller until both agree on a price for a good or service is called a
  • 4. 
    The deep or intense study of a topic in search of a "truth" is called
  • 5. 
    Another word for god or goddess is a
  • 6. 
    Direct democracy:
  • 7. 
    City state:
  • 8. 
    A type of government in which a king or queen rules
  • 9. 
    A type of government in which only one person rules, usually someone who takes over by force
  • 10. 
    Name 3 Greek city-states. (It will probably only count one of them, but you know if you're right or not)
  • 11. 
    How are modern Olympics a legacy of the ancient Greek Olympics?
  • 12. 
    What is a fable and who is the famous author of many Greek fables?
  • 13. 
    Why did ancient Greece develop as a collection of seperate city-states rather than a unified nation of people?
  • 14. 
    Why were "the ancient Greek city-states were culturally united, but politically divided"?
  • 15. 
    What was the acropolis in ancient Greek city-states and for what was it used?
  • 16. 
    What was the agora in ancient Greek city-states and for what was it used?
  • 17. 
    Who won the Persian War?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 18. 
    Who won the Peloponnesian War?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 19. 
    What were Pericles 3 goals for Athens when the Persian Wars were over?
  • 20. 
    What was the primary reason for the Peloponnesian War?
  • 21. 
    The name of the Athenian "alliance" was the
  • 22. 
    The name of the Spartan alliance was the
  • 23. 
    What strategy did Sparta use to attack Athens and how did Athens defend itself?
  • 24. 
    What does the Peloponnesian War teach us about alliances?
  • 25. 
    What was important to Athens? (Athen's value)
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