Ancient Greece Quiz

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Question 1

The Minoan civilisation developed on
  • the Greek mainland
  • the island of Crete

Question 2

Which of the following are ancient Greek primary sources? Tick as many as are correct.
  • the Parthenon
  • the movie 'Troy'
  • an amphora found during an archaeological dig in Crete
  • the ampitheatre that Joanna Lumley visited
  • your 'History alive' textbook
  • a dolphin fresco from the Palace of Knossos

Question 3

The Acropolis is a flat-topped hill used as a stronghold in an ancient Greek city-state.
  • True
  • False

Question 4

[blank_start]Spartan[blank_end] life was tough. All members of society were expected to forgo personal comfort and [blank_start]art[blank_end] and culture were seen as a waste of time and were no longer valued. [blank_start]Boys[blank_end] moved into a military camp when they turned seven to start their [blank_start]military[blank_end] training. Life in the camp was [blank_start]harsh[blank_end] and training was aimed at developing strong, brave fighters who could put up with great pain and physical hardship. The boys were trained to work as a unit. The community of soldiers became the most [blank_start]important[blank_end] thing in their lives.
  • Spartan
  • Athenian
  • fighting
  • art
  • family
  • Boys
  • Girls
  • Women
  • Men
  • military
  • dancing
  • football
  • easy
  • harsh
  • important
  • annoying
  • horrible

Question 5

The Mycenaean civilisation lasted for approximately
  • 200 years from 1400 BCE to 1200 BCE
  • 200 years from 1200 CE to 1400 CE
  • 1200 years from 1400 BC to 200 BC

Question 6

Homer's epic poems 'The Illiad' and 'The Odyssey' were passed down by word of mouth for centuries before being written down.
  • True
  • False

Question 7

The Greek [blank_start]Dark Ages[blank_end] followed. This was a period of about 400 years between c. 1200 BCE and c. 750 BCE. There is very little archaeological [blank_start]evidence[blank_end] available from this time. Around 750 BCE many Greeks left their country and [blank_start]migrated[blank_end] to nearby countries and islands. Historians [blank_start]hypothesise[blank_end] that this migration was due to civil war and other violent conflicts, and there not being enough farm land available on the dry and [blank_start]mountainous[blank_end] mainland.
  • Dark Ages
  • evidence
  • migrated
  • hypothesise
  • mountainous

Question 8

In which ancient Greek ciy was this temple to be found?
  • Athens
  • Corinth
  • None, it's not ancient Greek
  • Sparta

Question 9

Democracy when it began in Athens is just like democracy here in Australia now.
  • True
  • False

Question 10

In this ancient Greece topic I
  • learned lots of new and interesting things
  • didn't really learn much new at all
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