Year 7 Ancient Greece

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Year 7 Ancient Greece

This is a quiz about everything we have learned about Ancient Greece in history this term. You can work on it individually or in pairs. You have about 50 mins to finish it. There will be rewards for the students with the highest marks. Good luck and enjoy 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The capital city of Greece today is:
    • A. 

      Corinth

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      Crete

    • D. 

      Olympus

  • 2. 
    The main seas in the Ancient Greek region are the Aegean and ____________Seas
  • 3. 
    The climate in Greece is:
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Mild

    • C. 

      Hot

    • D. 

      Mediterranean

  • 4. 
    Greece ________________ 1400 islands
    • A. 

      More than

    • B. 

      Exactly

    • C. 

      Less than

    • D. 

      Almost

  • 5. 
    The country has mild winters and long, hot and dry summers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Greece's terrain is:
    • A. 

      Very mountainous

    • B. 

      All valleys

    • C. 

      Varied- there are mountains, valleys and coasts

    • D. 

      Only coasts

  • 7. 
    Which of the following products was NOT imported by the Greeks?
    • A. 

      Grain

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Wool

    • D. 

      Olive Oil

  • 8. 
    Ancient Greece was made up of:
    • A. 

      One governing state

    • B. 

      Many city-states

    • C. 

      Two city states

  • 9. 
    A city-state is a _________-governing city and its surrounding land
  • 10. 
    Greeks lived in separate city states and were constantly at war with each other
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The first Greek Olympic Games were held in:
    • A. 

      770 BC

    • B. 

      776 BC

    • C. 

      767 BC

    • D. 

      776 AD

  • 12. 
    The Greek Olympic Games were named after:
    • A. 

      A religious Greek festival

    • B. 

      The god Olympia

    • C. 

      Mt Olympus

    • D. 

      The site of Olympia

  • 13. 
    The Olympic Games were held to honour __________
  • 14. 
    The to participate in the Games the three main criteria were:
    • A. 

      You had to be male, of greek origin and a free man

    • B. 

      You had to male, wealthy and of Greek origin

    • C. 

      You had to be male, wealthy and a free man

    • D. 

      You had to be male, of greek origin and from the highest social class

  • 15. 
    Which of the following were not excluded from the Games?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Foreigners

    • D. 

      Poor

  • 16. 
    The first Olympic Games lasted for:
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      1 day

    • D. 

      2 days

  • 17. 
    What was the Pankration?
    • A. 

      A race of 24 stades

    • B. 

      A vicious blend of wrestling and boxing

    • C. 

      A chariot race

    • D. 

      The Pentathlon (sprint, long jump, javelin throw, discuss and wrestling

  • 18. 
    How far was a stade?
    • A. 

      200 metres

    • B. 

      100 metres

    • C. 

      250 metres

    • D. 

      150 metres

  • 19. 
    What did the winners receive?
  • 20. 
    The Games ended with:
    • A. 

      A feast

    • B. 

      Religious celebrations

    • C. 

      Solemn procession

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Women were allowed to participate in the Ancient Olympic Games
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Participants competed in events ___________
  • 23. 
    The Ancient Olympic Games had thousands of spectators from all over the region
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Greeks worshipped:
    • A. 

      10 Gods

    • B. 

      One God

    • C. 

      Many Gods

    • D. 

      Only male Gpds

  • 25. 
    Gods were not perfect: they loved, fought and argued like humans
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False