Social Studies Multiple Choice

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  • 1. 
    In the Agora, the_______ inspected the quality of the goods.
    • A. 

      Angoranomoi

    • B. 

      Metronomoi

    • C. 

      Sythagoros

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    In the dolichos event, runners had to run 18 lengths of the track
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Athene gave this to the people of Athens
    • A. 

      Infinite Wisdom

    • B. 

      Her blessing

    • C. 

      An olive tree

    • D. 

      An owl (her sacred animal)

  • 4. 
    The statue of Athene the virgin is this tall
    • A. 

      11 feet

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      13 feet

    • D. 

      12 feet

  • 5. 
    Another name for th acropolis (capitalized)
  • 6. 
    Herodotus wrote an account on ___ ___ ___
  • 7. 
    To be exiled, a politician had to receive this many votes
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      600

    • C. 

      700

    • D. 

      800

  • 8. 
    The greek word for people
    • A. 

      Kratos

    • B. 

      Humos

    • C. 

      Demos

    • D. 

      Livos

  • 9. 
    The jury had this many people
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      250

  • 10. 
    In the ___ century, a man named Thales went to Egypt to study Philosophy
  • 11. 
    Discus, javelin-throwing, running, jumping, and wrestling are all part of this event
    • A. 

      Quatathalon

    • B. 

      Trenatholon

    • C. 

      Pentathalon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The Hellenistic period took place in this time
    • A. 

      313-199 BC

    • B. 

      490-221BC

    • C. 

      333-100BC

    • D. 

      303-200BC

    • E. 

      323-100BC

  • 13. 
    Greek word for rule
    • A. 

      Tyros

    • B. 

      Rulos

    • C. 

      Kratos

    • D. 

      Moros

  • 14. 
    An ostraka was...
    • A. 

      A jury

    • B. 

      A broken piece of pot

    • C. 

      An assembly

    • D. 

      A magnificent feast held for the gods

  • 15. 
    This man was in charge of the legal affairs of metics
    • A. 

      Basileus Archon

    • B. 

      Eponymous Arhon

    • C. 

      Strategoi Archon

    • D. 

      Polemarch Archon

  • 16. 
    Despite having a coast full of natural ports, the Greeks still found it very hard to travel
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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