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Sparta was best known for what?
a) Slavery b) Democratic government c) Oligarchy d) Military power
Which government body best illustrates the principles and practice of direct democracy in ancient Athens?
a) The assembly b) The court system c) The council d) The phalanx
Which group of ancient Greek women had greater freedom?
a) Slave women b) Metic women c) Athenian women d) Spartan women
People who lived in ______________ influenced early civilization in Greece.
a) Crete b) Mount Olympus c) Ionia d) Troy
Early Greek civilization was brought to an end by the ___________.
a) Dorians b) Minoans c) Ionians d) Trojans
What feature of Greek geography made city-states very independent of each other?
a) peninsulas b) lack of good soil c) coastline d) mountain ranges
This was the most powerful group in Sparta’s government.
a) The helots b) The citizen assembly c) The army d) The council of elders
The type of government in which the “best” people inherited the right to rule a Greek city-state was called a(n) _________________.
a) aristocracy b) polis c) acropolis d) kingdom
In the epic poem the Iliad, the poet Homer told the story of a long war the early Greeks waged against ______________.
a) Corinth b) Knossos c) Ionia d) Troy
The ancient Greek form of government in which one leader ruled with the people’s support was called _______________.
a) aristocracy b) representative democracy c) direct democracy d) tyranny
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