Who Am I? Ancient Greece

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Who Am I?  Ancient Greece

Determine which famous Greek is most likely to say each statement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I am the Father of Democracy!
    • A. 

      Pericles

    • B. 

      Themistocles

    • C. 

      Cleisthenes

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 2. 
    I hired artists and made them beautify Athens!
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Sophocles

  • 3. 
    I am the poet who told the stories of the Iliad and the Odyssey.
    • A. 

      Pericles

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      Homer

  • 4. 
    I was the King of Persia during the 2nd Persian War.
    • A. 

      Darius

    • B. 

      Themistocles

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Xerxes

  • 5. 
    I was the super star of writing tragedies.  Oedipus Rex and Antigone were among my best!
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      Hippocrates

  • 6. 
    I died of the plague during the Peloponnesian War, leaving Athens without a leader.
    • A. 

      Alcibiades

    • B. 

      Themistocles

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 7. 
    I was executed for corrupting the youth of Athens!
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      Herodotus

  • 8. 
    I convinced the people of Athens to build ships to defeat the Persians!
    • A. 

      Pericles

    • B. 

      Solon

    • C. 

      Draco

    • D. 

      Themistocles

  • 9. 
    I made harsh laws for the Athenians to follow before they created a democracy!
    • A. 

      Solon

    • B. 

      Themistocles

    • C. 

      Herodotus

    • D. 

      Draco

  • 10. 
    I wrote the first histories, writing events and their causes rather than trying to glorify any king!
    • A. 

      Hippocrates

    • B. 

      Herodotus

    • C. 

      Homer

    • D. 

      Helen of Troy

  • 11. 
    I believed that diseases had natural causes and that in healing people, doctors should use gentle treatments.  My ideas on medicine lead to an oath that doctors must take today!
    • A. 

      Hippocrates

    • B. 

      Herodotus

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 12. 
    I created new reforms to help the Athenian poor!
    • A. 

      Draco

    • B. 

      Cliesthenes

    • C. 

      Homer

    • D. 

      Solon

  • 13. 
    I realized that in order to have a tue democracy, that government workers must be paid.  
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Solon

    • D. 

      Draco

  • 14. 
    I was the student of Plato and the teacher of Alexander the Great!
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Phillip II

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Aristarchus

  • 15. 
    I hypothesized that we lived in a heliocentric solar system, but I couldn't prove it.  
    • A. 

      Aristarchus

    • B. 

      Anaximander

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Archimedes

  • 16. 
    I hypothesized that the Earth was once covered in water and that we evolved from fish!
    • A. 

      Anaximander

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Alexander the Great

    • D. 

      Aristarchus

  • 17. 
    I am credited with coming up with the formula for finding the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle.  
    • A. 

      Anaximander

    • B. 

      Pythagorus

    • C. 

      Archimedes

    • D. 

      Euclid

  • 18. 
    I compiled "The Elements" which was used by scientists for 100s of years!
    • A. 

      Anaximander

    • B. 

      Pythagorus

    • C. 

      Archimedes

    • D. 

      Euclid

  • 19. 
    Although I did not create levers and pulleys, I saw their potential in moving large loads.  I also created a device used to transport water from a level of lower elevation to a level of higher elevation easily.
    • A. 

      Anaximander

    • B. 

      Pythagorus

    • C. 

      Archimedes

    • D. 

      Euclid

  • 20. 
    I had the Parthenon built.
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Alcibiades

  • 21. 
    I convinced the Athenians that the key to defeating the Persians were the triremes and not the walls of the city.
    • A. 

      Themistocles

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Alcibiades