World History Knowledge! Ultimate Trivia Exam! Quiz

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World History Knowledge! Ultimate Trivia Exam! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The ruler of Athens during its golden age was
    • A. 

      Thucydides

    • B. 

      Pericles

    • C. 

      Alexander

  • 2. 
    For whom was the funeral oration given
    • A. 

      Caesar

    • B. 

      Athenian sailors who had died in the Trojan War

    • C. 

      Athenian soldieers who had died in the pelopnnesian was

  • 3. 
    The Parthenon was on what hill?
    • A. 

      Athena

    • B. 

      Areopagus

    • C. 

      Acropolis

  • 4. 
    What was required for an individual to be considered a citizen of Athens?
    • A. 

      To have bene born in the city of Athens

    • B. 

      For both parents to be citizens

    • C. 

      To have fought bravely in was

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Who is known as "The Father of HIstory?"
    • A. 

      Hippocates

    • B. 

      Hypotenusus

    • C. 

      Herodotus

  • 7. 
    Who does Homer address in the opening lines of the odyssey?
    • A. 

      The Sirens

    • B. 

      The Muses

    • C. 

      Androcles

  • 8. 
    In the Odyssey, how do the sirens entice passing sailors?
    • A. 

      By whispering

    • B. 

      By enticing them with their beautiful aroma

    • C. 

      By singing

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    In the original Hippocratic Oath abortion was mentioned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    "I swear by Apollo the physician," are the 1st words of the Hippocratic Oath.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In the excerpt from The Republic, what does Plato use to show how we learn?
    • A. 

      Allegory

    • B. 

      Analogy

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 15. 
    Who is portrayed as the teacher in the excerpt of The Republic?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Plato

  • 16. 
    Who said that:"man is the measure of all things?"
    • A. 

      Protagoras

    • B. 

      The apostle paul on mars hill

    • C. 

      Praxiteles

  • 17. 
    Jerusalem became the capital of Israel under:
    • A. 

      Saul

    • B. 

      David

    • C. 

      Solomon

  • 18. 
    Jesus said that no prophet can do what outside of Jerusalem?
    • A. 

      Live

    • B. 

      Teach others

    • C. 

      Die

  • 19. 
    Jesus was born before Herod died.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The succesors of alexander the great were known as the?
    • A. 

      Seleucid dynasty

    • B. 

      Salmonic dynasty

    • C. 

      The sons of alexander

  • 21. 
    What rivalry led to the Peloponnesian war?
    • A. 

      Philippi and athens

    • B. 

      Sparta and athens

    • C. 

      Sparta and crete

    • D. 

      Sparta and troy

  • 22. 
    What was the form of government in ancient Athens?
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Dictatorship

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Anarchy

  • 23. 
    What branch of mathematics did Euclid study?
    • A. 

      Algebra

    • B. 

      Calculus

    • C. 

      Long division

    • D. 

      Geometry

  • 24. 
    How did socrates teach?
    • A. 

      Long lectures

    • B. 

      Asking questions

    • C. 

      Singing songs

    • D. 

      Telling stories

  • 25. 
    What is the meaning of the Greek word Evangelion?
    • A. 

      Good message

    • B. 

      Angel

    • C. 

      Sheperd

  • 26. 
    To whom did Luke address his book?
    • A. 

      all chirstians everywhere

    • B. 

      The church in antioch

    • C. 

      Theophilus

  • 27. 
    The small but wealthy influential Jewish group that denied the resurrection was:
    • A. 

      The pharisees

    • B. 

      The sadducees

    • C. 

      The zealots

  • 28. 
    The revolution that Jesus began was a revolution of:
    • A. 

      The heart

    • B. 

      Political freedom

    • C. 

      Political reform

  • 29. 
    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

  • 30. 
    Those seen as turncoat jews who worked for the romans were:
    • A. 

      Centurions

    • B. 

      Tax collectors

    • C. 

      Zealots

  • 31. 
    The parables of the mustard seed and leaven illustrate:
    • A. 

      The importance of christians to grow crops and bake bread

    • B. 

      The conflict that christians had with rome

    • C. 

      The surprising nature of the kingdom of God

  • 32. 
    Before Jesus named the twelve apostles, He:
    • A. 

      Fed the 5,000

    • B. 

      Appeared with moses and elijah

    • C. 

      Prayed all night

  • 33. 
    A sixth century monk, Dionysius Exiguus, determined that Jesus was born in:
    • A. 

      4 bc

    • B. 

      1 ad

    • C. 

      Bethlehem

  • 34. 
    In 165 BC Jews restored the temple to the worship of God. This event is remembered every year in december by the festival of light or?
    • A. 

      Passover

    • B. 

      Hanukkah

    • C. 

      Yom kippur