Ancient Greek And Roman History Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 128

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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 all over the Greek city-states

  • 6. 
     Governance that gives its people the ruling power:
  • 7. 
    In the battle of _____, the Greek navy conquered the Persians.
  • 8. 
    The temple of Athena on the Acropolis of Athens:
  • 9. 
    A cruel ruler who has complete power over his/her people: