Sport History Midterm 2012

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Sport History Midterm 2012

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  • 1. 
    Stade was approximately how long 
    • A. 

      200 yrds

    • B. 

      300 yrds

    • C. 

      250 yrds

    • D. 

      350 yrds

  • 2. 
    Why was the stade this long?
    • A. 

      Height of Zeus's Statue

    • B. 

      Distance Hercules could run in one breath

    • C. 

      Size of track

    • D. 

      Length of the largest temple

  • 3. 
    What was the event that combined boxing and wrestling?
    • A. 

      Dolichos

    • B. 

      Diaulos

    • C. 

      Boxing

    • D. 

      Pankration

  • 4. 
    Pentathalon included these 5 events?
    • A. 

      Long jump, boxing, javelin, state, wrestling

    • B. 

      Long jump, discus, javelin, state, dolichos

    • C. 

      Long jump, discus, javelin, state, wrestling

    • D. 

      Hoplite Race, discus, javelin, state, wrestling

  • 5. 
    The pentathalon began in what year
    • A. 

      708 BCE

    • B. 

      688 BCE

    • C. 

      776 BCE

    • D. 

      724 BCE

  • 6. 
    The women who competed in the Ancient Olympic games competed  in a short dress called a chiton which covered just one shoulder and left one breast bare
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    People who traveled to the olympics were infact not guarenteed safe passage?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The ancient olympics games did not allow professional athletes to compete 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What year did the ancient olympic games begin and held every 4 years?
    • A. 

      745 BCE

    • B. 

      776 BCE

    • C. 

      812 BCE

    • D. 

      794 BCE

  • 10. 
    Which roman emperor abolished the olympic games in 393 AD? This was because he celebrated pangion gods in christian church
    • A. 

      Alexander the Great

    • B. 

      Theodisesius II

    • C. 

      Ceaser

    • D. 

      Theodisesius I

  • 11. 
    After the olympic games were reconstructed who reduced the drachmas to 500 if you won?
    • A. 

      Hercules

    • B. 

      Solon

    • C. 

      Odysseus

    • D. 

      Astylos

  • 12. 
    Who is known as the father of history?
    • A. 

      Herodotus

    • B. 

      Andreas Vesalius

    • C. 

      Augustus

    • D. 

      Schlimann

  • 13. 
    Astylos won the olympic stade and the dolichos in 486 BCE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A Stigal was used to scratch dead skin, sweat and debris off the winner of the olympic games back?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The athletes would use these to vault themselves further during the long jump?
    • A. 

      Stigal

    • B. 

      Polis

    • C. 

      Halteres

    • D. 

      Himantes

  • 16. 
    Which of these were the eccumential olympics or universal olympics not like?
    • A. 

      Vigorous

    • B. 

      International

    • C. 

      Safe and calm

    • D. 

      Strong Helistic essence

  • 17. 
    The Late republic was plundered by Romans in 80 BCE?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Olympia and Greece had a civil war  and boundry disputes which caused financial issues in the Late Republic Era?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Period of respect was shown in the late era between the Eleans and Romans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Who maintained the olympic games in the Julio Era?
    • A. 

      Mesopotamians

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Augustus

    • D. 

      Hadrian

  • 21. 
    In what era did the games begin to go international?
    • A. 

      Late Imperial

    • B. 

      Late Republic

    • C. 

      Middle Imperial

    • D. 

      Julio

  • 22. 
    The taste of violence started in which era?
    • A. 

      Late Imperial

    • B. 

      Julio

    • C. 

      Middle Imperial

    • D. 

      Late Republic

  • 23. 
    The Roman empire underwent a slow process of death  in the late Imperial era?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Rome conqured the ancient city of olympia and took the ancient statue of Zeus?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    As the years went by with the olympics the winners of the games started to not be Greek athletes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Identify?
  • 27. 
    Heinrich Sleiman?
  • 28. 
    The Great Crown Festival?
  • 29. 
    The Funeral Games?
  • 30. 
    During the reign of Augustus how many idlers inhuibbited the city of Rome?
    • A. 

      150 000

    • B. 

      200 000

    • C. 

      100 000

    • D. 

      250 000

  • 31. 
    Identify?
  • 32. 
    One of the favorite spectacles at the time was chariot racing?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    One of the most famous structures of the period is the coliseum or flavian amphitheater, which was expressly designed for the entertainment of Roman citizens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The church saw jousting tournaments as a really good event?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    What did the church create that was a milder version of the joust?
    • A. 

      Jousting

    • B. 

      Shielding

    • C. 

      Lancing

    • D. 

      Quintain

  • 36. 
    Explain Joe's Big Adventure of becoming a knight?
  • 37. 
    Who is the Grand Falconer?
  • 38. 
    The most recognized aspect of the renaissance was the art?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Which of these did the renaissance paintings not show?
    • A. 

      Depth

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Motion

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 40. 
    What was Andreas Vesalius known as?
    • A. 

      Father of modern gross anatomy

    • B. 

      Father Of the scientific era

    • C. 

      Father of Humanism

    • D. 

      Father of the Renaissance