The Struggle Of Greece And Persia

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The Struggle Of Greece And Persia

How much history do you know about Greece and Persia? How were these countries colonized if they were and by who? All this information and more is what are tested in the quiz below. Enjoy the unearthing of Greece and Persia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Athens is to the Delian League as Sparta is to -
    • A. 

      The Spartan Confederacy

    • B. 

      The Hellenic League

    • C. 

      The Greek War Society

    • D. 

      The Spartan League

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which statement about the Persian wars is false?
    • A. 

      The Athenians defeated the Persians at Marathon in the first Persian war.

    • B. 

      The Generals of Darius I captured Eretria and attacked Athens in the first Persian war.

    • C. 

      The Athenians defeated the persians at Marathon in the second persian war.

    • D. 

      The Generals of Xerxes captured Eretria and attacked Athens in the first Persian war.

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 3. 
    Athenian power was based on-
    • A. 

      The Hoplite Infantry

    • B. 

      The Calvary

    • C. 

      The Navy

    • D. 

      Their slaves

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements about trireme is not true?
    • A. 

      Triremes normally had atleast 200 rowers

    • B. 

      Triremes normally used the lower class as rowers

    • C. 

      Trireme rowers demanded rights in society because of their importance

    • D. 

      Tiremes were powered by rowers

    • E. 

      Both C and D

  • 5. 
    The Athenian wealth developed by trade and tribute was used for all of the following except-
    • A. 

      For constructing public works

    • B. 

      For paying other communities for warriors

    • C. 

      For putting on grand festivals

    • D. 

      For developing arts and sciences

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Socrates-
    • A. 

      Developed the socratic method

    • B. 

      Focused on the philosophy of ethics

    • C. 

      Probed the meaning of words

    • D. 

      Was charged on corrupting the youth

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Plato did all of the following excpet-
    • A. 

      Wrote dialogs about truth freedom and justice

    • B. 

      Taught the world that the world as we see it is a pale reflection of a higher, ideal diety

    • C. 

      Taught socrates

    • D. 

      Founded a school, the acedemy

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following had rights as a citizen in the democracy of Athens?
    • A. 

      Adult males

    • B. 

      Aldut females

    • C. 

      Slaves

    • D. 

      Foreigners

    • E. 

      Both A and D

  • 9. 
    Slaves-
    • A. 

      Were mostly foreign

    • B. 

      Accounted for about 1/10 of the population

    • C. 

      Provided men with political leisure

    • D. 

      Were treated like members of the family

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 10. 
    The duties of a greek wife include all of the following except-
    • A. 

      Raising children

    • B. 

      Weaving cloth

    • C. 

      Cooking and cleaning

    • D. 

      Producing daughters

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements about Greek sexual relation ships is not true?
    • A. 

      It was common for older men to engage in relationship with younger women

    • B. 

      It was common for older women to engage in relationship with younger woman

    • C. 

      It was common for older men to engage in relationship with younger men

    • D. 

      It was common for older women to engage in relationship with younger men

    • E. 

      Both B and D

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements about the Pelopponesian war is false?
    • A. 

      The Spartans won the war

    • B. 

      The outcome of the war was effected by a plague in Athens

    • C. 

      The Spartans and the Athenians fought without the aid of other City-States

    • D. 

      The war lasted from 431 B.C.E. to 404 B.C.E.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 13. 
    Who was the King of Macedonia and the Father of Alexander the Great?
    • A. 

      King James II

    • B. 

      King Goerge IV

    • C. 

      King Hammurabi

    • D. 

      King Tut

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    A boat with 170 oars used by the Athenien navy is called a-
  • 15. 
    The Pelopponesian war was won by Athens and their advanced navy.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Spartans started the Hellenic League.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Athenians started the Athenian Confederacy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The United States is an Imperialistic nation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which Polis is better, Athens or Sparta?  Back your answer.  Consider all of the parts of a civilization: Public works, arts, trade, defense ect.  Make sure to use five paragraph essay form and to avoid pronouns.