World History Chapter 5 Vocabulary Test

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Chapter 5


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  • 1. 
    Homer
    • A. 

      The King of Macedonia

    • B. 

      A student of Socrates

    • C. 

      A philosopher who questioned the nature of the world

    • D. 

      A blind man known as the greatest storyteller

  • 2. 
    Tyrant
    • A. 

      A long narrative poem celebrating legends and heroes

    • B. 

      A powerful individual who gains power from appealing to poor people

    • C. 

      A critic of of the Sophists

    • D. 

      A lover of wisdom

  • 3. 
    Socrates
    • A. 

      A philosopher who questioned the nature of the world

    • B. 

      The king of Macedonia

    • C. 

      A blind man known as the greatest storyteller

    • D. 

      A critic of the Sophists

  • 4. 
    Tragedy
    • A. 

      A serious drama about crude things

    • B. 

      The art of ancient Greece and Rome

    • C. 

      Scenes filled with crude humor

    • D. 

      An ancient kingdom

  • 5. 
    Aristocracy
    • A. 

      A government ruled by a few powerful people

    • B. 

      A government ruled by one person

    • C. 

      Foreign soldiers who fought for money

    • D. 

      A government in which power is in the hands of heredity

  • 6. 
    Polis
    • A. 

      A peasent bound to the land

    • B. 

      A military formation of foot soldiers

    • C. 

      Traditional stories about gods

    • D. 

      A Greek city-state

  • 7. 
    Helot
    • A. 

      A series of wars in 5th century B.C.

    • B. 

      A military formation of foot soldiers

    • C. 

      A peasent bound to the land

    • D. 

      An Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland

  • 8. 
    Myths
    • A. 

      Traditional stories about gods

    • B. 

      A long narrative poem celebrating legends and heroes

    • C. 

      A series of wars in the 5th Century B.C.

    • D. 

      The art of ancient Greece and Rome

  • 9. 
    Philosophers
    • A. 

      A lover of wisdom

    • B. 

      A critic of the Sophists

    • C. 

      A serious drama about common things

    • D. 

      A war in which Athens was defeated by the Spartans

  • 10. 
    Acropolis
    • A. 

      A Greek city-state

    • B. 

      A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city

    • C. 

      A government controlled by its citizens

    • D. 

      A government ruled by a few powerful people

  • 11. 
    Phalanx
    • A. 

      A military formation of foot soldiers

    • B. 

      A blind man known as the greatest storyteller

    • C. 

      A student of Socrates

    • D. 

      A philosopher who questioned the nature of the world

  • 12. 
    Classical Art
    • A. 

      The art of ancient Rome and Greece

    • B. 

      A serious drama about common things

    • C. 

      Scenes filled with crude humor

    • D. 

      A long narrative celebrating legends and heroes

  • 13. 
    Peloponnesiann War
    • A. 

      A war in which the Athens were defeated by the Spatans

    • B. 

      A war in which an army led by the Mycenaean kings attacked the independent city of Troy

    • C. 

      A series of wars in the 5th century B.C.

    • D. 

      Traditional stories about gods

  • 14. 
    Direct Democracy
    • A. 

      A government in the hands of a single person

    • B. 

      A government ruled directly by its citizens

    • C. 

      A government ruled by a few powerful people

    • D. 

      A government ruled by its citizens through resentatives

  • 15. 
    Hellenistic
    • A. 

      A highly regarded mathmatician

    • B. 

      The bronze statue that stood more than 100 feet high

    • C. 

      A blend of Egyptian, Indian, and Pesian culture

    • D. 

      Rulers who appealed to poor people