Socials Exam Practice Quiz 2

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Social Quizzes & Trivia

Grade 7 @ st georges. Read the questions carefully.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The peak of Athens was 479-431 AD
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The agora was known as the High City
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Athens laid the basis for modern European civilization
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    ______ was at the heart of Athens, was an open area and common meeting place, and was surrounded by buildings called stoae
  • 5. 
    The acropolis was chosen by the first Atheniand because of its nice view
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Artemis was the patron godess of Athens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    __________ was designed by Ictinus
  • 8. 
    Looking at the Parthenon from a bird's eye view can play tricks on the eye
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Greek architects designed their columns to bulge slightly _________
  • 10. 
    The Parthenon was constructed of white granite
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The statue of Athene Parthenos was 12 feet high
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The statue of Athene Parthenos was made with pure gold robes and a body of wood and ________
  • 13. 
    What statue cost more than the building it was in?
  • 14. 
    _________ had statues of her all over the acropolis
  • 15. 
    The sculptures outside the Parthenon were designed by a different person than the one who designed the Parthenon itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    _________ was one of the greatest artists of the 5th century BC and made the sculptures outside the Acropolis
  • 17. 
    Choose all the answers that are right. What were shown on the friezes on the Parthenon?
    • A. 

      Scenes from Athene's life

    • B. 

      The struggle between the persians and the Athenians

    • C. 

      The struggle between good and evil

    • D. 

      Scenes from Greek legends

    • E. 

      Scenes from the battle between Athene and Poseidon for the naming of Athens

    • F. 

      Scenes from everyday Greek life

    • G. 

      All the Greek gods