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Ancient Greece

written by: omseti
 
Try to answer these general questions concerning the history and culture of Ancient Greece.

Question 1:


What were the two leading city-states of Ancient Greece?
Mycenae and Athens
Corinth and Sparta
Piraeus and Corinth
Athens and Sparta

Question 2:


Which empire was the historical enemy of Ancient Greece?
Troy
Turkey
Rome
Persia

Question 3:


How did Socrates die?
He was poisoned.
He was killed during the war.
He was exiled to Ithaca.
He died of old age.

Question 4:


What did Pericles call "the School of Hellas"?
the Lyceum
Sparta
Plato's Academy
Athens

Question 5:


Which of these states had the most powerful army in Ancient Greece?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Sparta
Troy
Athens
Macedonia

Question 6:


Which term refers to a method of education based on inquiry and examination of key moral concepts?
The Assembly
the Socratic method
The Council of 500
Direct Democracy

Question 7:


Jupiter was the chief Greek God on Mount Olympus.
False
True

Question 8:


Who was Sappho?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
a woman poet
an actress
a playwright
a noted philosopher

Question 9:


Name two styles of vase painting developed in Ancient Greece.
black figure and red figure
aquatic and pastoral
geometric and abstract
black and white

Question 10:


Where did Alexander the Great come from?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Macedonia
Athens
Asia Minor
Sparta

 


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