Travel In Ancient Greece

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Traveling in ancient Greece was somewhat of a trial.

Read the selection about travel in ancient times starting on page 28 in the book Ancient Greece by Anna Claybourne. Take the Challenge! Just so you know, the Minotaur like to travel too. . . Its just that he doesn't leave his Labyrinth.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ancient Greeks could travel by chariot, carts, wagons, and boats.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ancient Greeks had access to various modes of transportation such as chariots, carts, wagons, and boats. These means of transport allowed them to travel both on land and water, enabling them to explore different regions and engage in trade and commerce. The statement is true as it accurately reflects the transportation options available to the Ancient Greeks.

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  • 2. 

    If you were rich, you could travel by bikes or trains.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that if someone is rich, they have the option to travel by bikes or trains. However, this is not necessarily true. Being rich does not guarantee that someone will choose to travel by bikes or trains. They may prefer to travel by other means such as cars, planes, or even private jets. Therefore, the answer is false as it is not a definite outcome of being rich.

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  • 3. 

    Everyone could afford to keep a horse.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that everyone has the ability to afford and maintain a horse, which is not true. Owning and caring for a horse requires a significant amount of money for its purchase, food, shelter, and healthcare. Not everyone has the financial means or resources to afford such expenses, making the statement false.

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  • 4. 

    Traveling was very safe during this time period.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that traveling was very safe during the mentioned time period. However, the correct answer is False, indicating that traveling was not safe during that time. This implies that there were potential risks or dangers associated with traveling during the mentioned period.

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  • 5. 

    The fastest way to travel was by boat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      FAalse

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The answer is true because historically, before the invention of airplanes and high-speed trains, boats were the fastest mode of transportation. They allowed people to travel long distances across oceans and rivers at relatively high speeds compared to other means of transportation available at that time. Therefore, it can be concluded that the fastest way to travel was indeed by boat.

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