Social Studies Grade.7 (Greece)

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  • 1. 

    Where is Greece?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Asia

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    A. Europe
    Explanation
    Greece is located in Europe. It is a country situated in the southeastern part of Europe, bordered by Albania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, and Turkey. Greece is known for its rich history, ancient ruins, and beautiful Mediterranean coastline. It is also a member of the European Union.

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  • 2. 

    Who fought and died against the persians?

    • A.

      The Spartans

    • B.

      The Athenians

    • C.

      Alexander the Great

    • D.

      Emperor BOOMSHAKALAKA

    Correct Answer
    A. The Spartans
    Explanation
    The Spartans fought and died against the Persians. They were known for their fierce military prowess and their role in the Battle of Thermopylae, where they fought valiantly against the Persian army. The Spartans were renowned for their discipline, bravery, and dedication to their city-state, which led them to sacrifice their lives in defense against the Persians.

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  • 3. 

    Were the Athenians a Democracy?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Athenians were indeed a democracy. In ancient Athens, citizens had the right to participate in the decision-making process through direct voting. They could attend the Assembly, where laws were proposed, debated, and voted upon. Additionally, citizens could serve on juries and hold public office. This system of government allowed for a more inclusive and participatory approach to governance, giving power to the people rather than a select few.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the leader of the battle of 300 (spartan side)

    • A.

      Leonidas

    • B.

      Leonidas

    • C.

      Leonidas

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    A. Leonidas
    Explanation
    Leonidas was the leader of the battle of 300 on the Spartan side. He was the king of Sparta and led a small force of 300 Spartans against the massive Persian army in the Battle of Thermopylae. Despite being greatly outnumbered, Leonidas and his men fought bravely and held off the Persians for several days before ultimately being defeated. Their sacrifice became legendary and symbolized the courage and determination of the Spartan warriors.

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  • 5. 

    Which is the odd one out?

    • A.

      Zeus

    • B.

      Hades

    • C.

      Apollo

    • D.

      Plato

    Correct Answer
    D. Plato
    Explanation
    The odd one out is Plato because he is the only one who is not a Greek god or deity. Zeus, Hades, and Apollo are all figures from Greek mythology, while Plato is a philosopher and mathematician from ancient Greece.

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  • 6. 

    Is Plato a Philosopher?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Plato is indeed a philosopher. He was a renowned Greek philosopher and mathematician who founded the Academy in Athens, which is considered to be the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Plato's philosophical ideas, as presented in his dialogues, greatly influenced Western philosophy and continue to be studied and debated today. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 7. 

    Which was the leader of the persian side of the war?

    • A.

      Zerkzes

    • B.

      Leonias

    • C.

      Xerxes

    • D.

      Troll face

    Correct Answer
    C. Xerxes
    Explanation
    Xerxes was the leader of the Persian side of the war. He was the fourth king of the Achaemenid Empire and ruled from 486 to 465 BC. Xerxes is best known for his invasion of Greece, which took place during the Greco-Persian Wars. He led a massive army and navy in an attempt to conquer Greece but was ultimately defeated in the famous battles of Thermopylae and Salamis. Xerxes' reign marked a significant period in Persian history and his military campaigns had a lasting impact on the ancient world.

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  • 8. 

    Which is right about the Olympics

    • A.

      The Olympics where Held every 4 years at Olympia, were held to honour the gods and were held every 4 years.

    • B.

      Were Held to celebrate the the philosophers, and were made to bring the greek states together.

    Correct Answer
    A. The Olympics where Held every 4 years at Olympia, were held to honour the gods and were held every 4 years.
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that the Olympics were held every 4 years at Olympia, and they were held to honor the gods. This is accurate because the ancient Olympic Games were indeed held every 4 years in Olympia, Greece, and they were considered a religious festival dedicated to the Greek god Zeus. Athletes from various Greek city-states would compete in different sporting events to showcase their physical prowess and pay homage to the gods.

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  • 9. 

    Leonidas was orignally from Athens

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Leonidas was not originally from Athens.

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  • 10. 

    Does the parthanon have a massive statue of Athene in it that was dress in a pure gold robe?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Parthenon does indeed have a massive statue of Athene in it that was dressed in a pure gold robe. The statue, known as the Athena Parthenos, was a renowned masterpiece of ancient Greek art and was made of gold and ivory. It was created by the sculptor Phidias and stood approximately 40 feet tall. The statue was considered a symbol of power and beauty, and it was a central feature of the Parthenon temple in Athens.

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