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Who wrote a play called Oedipus Rex and believed that human suffering is an unavoidable part of life?
a) Thales b) Alexander c) Plato d) Sophocles
Who was the king of Macedonia that conquered most of the Greek city-states, but was assassinated before he could attack Persia. His killer was most likely an agent of Persia or someone hired by his first wife, Olympias.
a) Aristotle b) Euclid c) Philip II d) Hippocrates
Who thought good hygiene was important and that sickness was caused by diseases that could be treated with medicine?
a) Plato b) Zeno c) Alexander d) Hippocrates
Who was was the scientist during the Hellenistic period that calculated the Earth’s circumference?
a) Alexander b) Philip II c) Eratosthenes d) Sophocles
Alexander's main goal was to SPREAD Greek culture throughout his new empire.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Philip II was the king of
a) Persia b) Athens c) Macedonia d) Sparta
Hippocrates developed a code of ethical conduct for doctors that is an
a) poem b) verdict c) oath d) comedy
Aristotle believed knowledge was gained through observation using the SENSES.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
War and trade STOPPED during the Olympics.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
The Hellenistic period refers to when Greek culture began to blend with other Middle Eastern cultures.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Plato was the student of
a) Aristotle b) Euclid c) Alexander d) Socrates
The Olympic Games were held every TEN years.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Plato started a school in ancient Greece called the Academy.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Philosophers are great thinkers who seek truth and wisdom.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
The Elements of Geometry book was written by EUCLID.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Philosophy and logic are important because they were the beginning of scientific thought.
a) True b) False c) - d) -
Who invented the cylander screw and compound pulley?
a) Alexander The Great b) Philip II c) Archimedes d) Myron
Stoics like Zeno believed
a) the Earth was flat b) Athena was more powerful than Zeus c) happiness comes only from reasoning and wisdom. d) water was the basic component of all life on Earth
Who believed water was the basic substance of everything on Earth?
a) Sophocles b) Aristotle c) Alexander d) Thales
Euclid and Pythagoras were experts in geometry which is a branch of
a) medical science b) political science c) mathematics d) physical education
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