World History Chapter 7

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  • 1. 
    Why did Greek city-states developed in their own ways?
    • A. 

      They were separated by mountains

    • B. 

      They were hostile to each other

    • C. 

      They had different gods

    • D. 

      They traded with different countries

  • 2. 
    What was in the new constitution that Athens wrote up in 508 B.C.E.?
    • A. 

      Women could vote

    • B. 

      Slaves were made free

    • C. 

      It was illegal to own land

    • D. 

      All free men were citizens

  • 3. 
    What happened to end the Persian Wars in 480 B.C.E.?
    • A. 

      Darius I conquered the Greeks at Marathon.

    • B. 

      Xerxes burned Athens.

    • C. 

      The Athenian navy defeated the Persians at Salamis.

    • D. 

      Xerxes defeated the Spartans at Thermopylae.

  • 4. 
    Why did the Peloponnesian War start?
    • A. 

      Darius I attacked Lydia

    • B. 

      Sparta did not like how Athens was growing

    • C. 

      Athens attacked Sparta

    • D. 

      Pericles died of the plague

  • 5. 
    The Olympic games
    • A. 

      Were held every year

    • B. 

      Gave gold medals as prizes

    • C. 

      Were held in Sparta

    • D. 

      Were open to athletes from al the Greek city-states

  • 6. 
    What is an Acropolis?
    • A. 

      The hill that Greek cities built around

  • 7. 
    What does architecture mean?
    • A. 

      The art of building

  • 8. 
    What does citizen mean?
    • A. 

      A person who has certain rights and duties because he or she lives in a particular city or town

  • 9. 
    What is a democracy?
    • A. 

      A government that gives the people the ruling power

  • 10. 
    What does it mean to expand?
    • A. 

      To grow; to stretch

  • 11. 
    What does govern mean?
    • A. 

      To rule

  • 12. 
    What are laborers?
    • A. 

      A person who does hard work with his or her hands

  • 13. 
    What is a plague?
    • A. 

      A deadly disease that spreads quickly

  • 14. 
    What is a revolt?
    • A. 

      To rise up against a government; to refuse to obey the people in charge

  • 15. 
    What happened in Salamis?
    • A. 

      The Greek navy conquered the Persians

  • 16. 
    What is an athlete?
    • A. 

      A person trained to take part in competitive sports

  • 17. 
    What does hostility mean?
    • A. 

      Feelings of hate or acts of war

  • 18. 
    What is a jury?
    • A. 

      A group of people who listen to the facts and decide if a person on trial is guilty or not guilty

  • 19. 
    What is a myth?
    • A. 

      A story, often about gods or goddesses, that is handed down through the years and sometimes used to explain natural events

  • 20. 
    What happened at Marathon?
    • A. 

      The plain where the Athenians beat the Persian army

  • 21. 
    What is the Parthenon?
    • A. 

      The temple of Athena on the Acropolis of Athens

  • 22. 
    What is a tyrant?
    • A. 

      A ruler who has complete power

  • 23. 
    What does it mean to vote?
    • A. 

      To choose leaders and pass laws

  • 24. 
    How were Spartan boys raised?
    • A. 

      They were raised to be good soldiers.

  • 25. 
    What was Athen's view of slavery?
    • A. 

      They questioned whether it was right for one person to own another.

  • 26. 
    Who was Pericles?
    • A. 

      Pericles was the leader of Athens during the Golden Age.

  • 27. 
    Name two Greek ideas we still use today.
    • A. 

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