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Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece, with its thinkers, architects and artists made a huge contribution to the cultures worldwide. See how much you know about this ancient civilization.

Question 1:


Who are the two ancient Greek architects who designed the Parthenon, a temple regarded as one of the world's greatest cultural monuments.
Theodosius and Delos
Iktinos and Kallikrates
Theotokos and Pisisitratus
Eugenius and Arcadius

Question 2:


What ancient Greek vessel was used to mix wine and water?
kylix
amphorae
hydria
krater

Question 3:


This ancient Greek construction, regarded as one the Seven Wonders of the World, was carved by the famed classical sculptor Phidias.
The Statue of Zeus at Olympia
Hagia Sophia
The Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
The Lighthouse of Alexandria

Question 4:


What was the name of the ancient Greek wrestling school, which was later used for delivering lectures and conducting intellectual conversations?
bouleuterion
gymnasium
palaestra
corycelum

Question 5:


In the ancient Greek society, these women were high-class entertainers, much like the Japanese geisha.
gynaekes
pallakae
porne
hetaerae

Question 6:


This ancient Greek, despite having a speech impediment, was one of the greatest orators in his time.
Demosthenes
Didymos
Aristonikos
Aristarchos

Question 7:


This ancient Greek wrote "The Histories", a document considered the first work of history in Western literature.
Herodotus
Thucydides
Diodorus
Xenophon

Question 8:


This ancient Greek philosopher, a teacher of Aristotle, was the founder of the Academy in Athens.
Plato
Socrates
Democritus
Parmenides

Question 9:


This ancient Greek playwright was the earliest of the three classical Greek tragedians, the other two being Sophocles and Euripides.
Aeschylus
Phrynicus
Aristeas
Choerilus

Question 10:


Which structure served as a market place in an acnient Greek polis or city-state?
kottabos
agoranomos
miki
agora

 


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