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

  • 26. 
    The Twelve most important Gods the Olympians were named after____________ ___________
  • 27. 
    Ruler of the Gods was:
    • A. 

      Posiedon

    • B. 

      Pluto

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 28. 
    The most important female God was:
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Athene

    • D. 

      Demeter

  • 29. 
    Which Gods symbol was the trident?
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Apollo

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Dioynsus

  • 30. 
    The Goddess of Love and Beauty
    • A. 

      Demeter

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Athene

  • 31. 
    Who was the God of sun, light and truth?
    • A. 

      Hermes

    • B. 

      Ares

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Dioynsus

  • 32. 
    How did Hippomenes beat Atlanta in a running race?
    • A. 

      With gold

    • B. 

      With golden pears

    • C. 

      With golden oranges

    • D. 

      With golden apples

  • 33. 
    What is the name of a mythical beast, half bull and half human?
  • 34. 
    Spartan slaves were known as:
    • A. 

      Hoplites

    • B. 

      Helots

    • C. 

      Perioki

    • D. 

      Inferiors

  • 35. 
    Spartan boys were taken to live in barracks at age ______?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Eight

    • D. 

      Eleven

  • 36. 
    Spartan boys were taught to steal and only punished if they got caught
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    The secret police in Sparta were called the:
    • A. 

      Gerousia

    • B. 

      Perioeci

    • C. 

      Krypteia

    • D. 

      Ephors

  • 38. 
    The men who watched over the kings in Sparta were called the __________?
  • 39. 
    Women in Sparta were above the inferiors but below the Perioeci
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    The most important part of the Spartan state was? (1 word)
  • 41. 
    Odysseus made the Gods angry because:
    • A. 

      He beat the Trojans by using a Trojan Horse

    • B. 

      He lost the war

    • C. 

      He told them he didn't need their help

    • D. 

      He didn't thank them for helping him win the war

  • 42. 
    What is this a picture of?
  • 43. 
    In Athens all free Athenian citizens had equal rights
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The system of Government in Athens was a _____________________
  • 45. 
    The highest point in Athens was known as the _____________?
    • A. 

      Agora

    • B. 

      Attica

    • C. 

      Acropolis

    • D. 

      Boule

  • 46. 
    The place where goods were bought and sold was known as the ___________?
  • 47. 
    Jurors in Athens were NOT paid
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    The council made up of 500 Athenian citizens was called the ___________?
  • 49. 
    Democracy comes from two Greek words. demos meaning '_____________' and Kratia meaning 'rule'.
  • 50. 
    In Athens and Sparta agriculture was important
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    In Athens and Sparta children were looked after by their parents
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    In Athens and Sparta women were seen to have a very important role in society
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    In Sparta education focused on mental skills
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    In Athens all people were seen to have rights in court
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    Athens and Sparta both competed for control of Greece
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    In both Athens and Sparta Gods were seen to be extremely important
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    The ___________ were responsible for building the Trojan Horse
  • 58. 
    How did the Gods punish Odysseus?
    • A. 

      Destroyed his ship

    • B. 

      Destroyed his family

    • C. 

      Did not allow him to go home

    • D. 

      Made him lose the war

  • 59. 
    Which is the correct order for these dates?
    • A. 

      431 (Alexander the Great becomes king), 480 (Pericles speaks in favour of Athenian democracy, 650 (helots of Messenia revolt against the Spartans), 776 (first Olympic Games are held)

    • B. 

      776 (first Olympic Games are held), 431 (Alexander the Great becomes king), 480 (Pericles speaks in favour of Athenian democracy, 650 (helots of Messenia revolt against the Spartans),

    • C. 

      431 (Alexander the Great becomes king), 650 (helots of Messenia revolt, 480 (Pericles speaks in favour of Athenian democracy,776 (first Olympic Games are held)

    • D. 

      480 (Pericles speaks in favour of Athenian democracy, 431 (Alexander the Great becomes king), 650 (helots of Messenia revolt against the Spartans), 776 (first Olympic Games are held)