Quiz: Ancient World History Of Romans And Greeks

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  • 1. 
    What rivalry led to the Peloponnesian war?
    • A. 

      Philippi and Athens

    • B. 

      Sparta and Athens

    • C. 

      Sparta and Crete

    • D. 

      Sarta and Troy

  • 2. 
    What was the form of government in ancient Athens?
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Anarchy

  • 3. 
    What branch of mathematics did Euclid study?
    • A. 

      Algebra

    • B. 

      Calculus

    • C. 

      Long division

    • D. 

      Geometry

  • 4. 
    How did Socrates teach?
    • A. 

      Long lectures

    • B. 

      Asking questions

    • C. 

      Singing songs

    • D. 

      Telling stories

  • 5. 
    The ruler of Athens during its golden age was:
    • A. 

      Thucydides

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Alexander

  • 6. 
    For whom was the Funeral Oration given?
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Athenian sailors who had died in the Trojan War

    • C. 

      Athenian soldiers who had died in the Pelopnnesian was

  • 7. 
    The Parthenon was on what hill?
    • A. 

      Athena

    • B. 

      Areopagus

    • C. 

      Acropolis

  • 8. 
    What was required for an individual to be considered a citizen of Athens?
    • A. 

      To have been born in the city of Athens

    • B. 

      For both parents to be citizens

    • C. 

      To have fought bravely in was

  • 9. 
    Nashville, Tennessee is called the Athens of the South because:
    • A. 

      Many universities are located there

    • B. 

      A replica of the Parthenon is there

    • C. 

      It has the same climate as Athens, Greece

  • 10. 
    Who is known as "The Father of History?"
    • A. 

      Hippocates

    • B. 

      Hypotenusus

    • C. 

      Herodotus

  • 11. 
    Who does Homer address in the opening lines of the Odyssey?
    • A. 

      The Sirens

    • B. 

      The Muses

    • C. 

      Androcles

  • 12. 
    In the Odyssey, how do the sirens entice passing sailors?
    • A. 

      By whispering

    • B. 

      By enticing them with their beautiful aroma

    • C. 

      By singing

  • 13. 
    How was Odysseus to prevent his men from being tempted by the sirens?
    • A. 

      Through recitation of chants

    • B. 

      Putting them in a deep sleep

    • C. 

      Putting wax in their ears

  • 14. 
    How could Odysseus hear without being drawn away?
    • A. 

      He was tied to the mast of his ship

    • B. 

      He was tied to the rudder of the ship

    • C. 

      He was deaf

  • 15. 
    After the bald man whacked his head trying to swat a fly, he said? (Aesop Fable)
    • A. 

      The last thing I want to do is hurt you.

    • B. 

      A man is measured by how small things bother him

    • C. 

      You will only injure yourself if you take notice of despicable enemies.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    In the original Hippocratic Oath, abortion was mentioned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    "I swear by Apollo the physician," are the 1st words of the Hippocratic Oath.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In the excerpt from The Republic, what does Plato use to show how we learn?
    • A. 

      Allegory

    • B. 

      Analogy

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 19. 
    Who is portrayed as the teacher in the excerpt of The Republic?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Plato

  • 20. 
    Who said that:"man is the measure of all things?"
    • A. 

      Protagoras

    • B. 

      The Apostle Paul on Mars hill

    • C. 

      Praxiteles

  • 21. 
    What is the meaning of the Greek word "euanggelion?"
    • A. 

      Good message

    • B. 

      Angel

    • C. 

      Sheperd

  • 22. 
    To whom did Luke address his book?
    • A. 

      All Chirstians everywhere

    • B. 

      The Church in Antioch

    • C. 

      Theophilus

  • 23. 
    The small but wealthy influential Jewish group that denied the resurrection was:
    • A. 

      The Pharisees

    • B. 

      The Sadducees

    • C. 

      The Zealots

  • 24. 
    The revolution that Jesus began was a revolution of:
    • A. 

      The heart

    • B. 

      Political freedom

    • C. 

      Political reform

  • 25. 
    The heroes in the Gospel of Luke include of the following except:
    • A. 

      Widows and other women

    • B. 

      Samaritans

    • C. 

      Gentiles, especially centurions

    • D. 

      Sadducees