Ancient Greece--Chap. 8a Question Preview (ID: 14301)

Early Greek Civilization, Geography, Sparta And Athens.[print questions]

One effect of rugged, mountainous geography on the civilization of ancient Greece was the development of
a) separate, independent city-states.
b) absolute monarchies.
c) belief in one God.
d) large farms.

Which statement about Greek civilization is an opinion rather than a fact?
a) Boys in Sparta were trained to be soldiers.
b) Athens had a better culture than that of Sparta.
c) The Olympic Games began here.
d) Many adults in Athens did not have the right to vote.

This Greek author wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey.
a) Homer
b) Pericles
c) Aesop
d) Solon

These are short stories that teach lessons about life or give advice on how to live.
a) Fables
b) Myths
c) Legends
d) Folk stories

These two groups were considered the earliest civilizations in Greece.
a) Minoans and Mycenaeans
b) Attica and Peloponnesus
c) Troy and Sparta
d) Athens and Persia

A main crop that Greece exported.
a) Olives
b) Rice
c) Maize
d) Potatoes

What did Solon declare that could no longer happen to Greek citizens?
a) Killed
b) Enslaved
c) Ostracize
d) Become poor

Rule by the people is a (an)
a) oligarchy.
b) democracy.
c) monarchy.
d) tyranny.

Name the term for a fort built on top of a large hill.
a) Parthenon
b) Agora
c) Assembly
d) Acropolis

A period in Greek history is known as the Dark Ages because...
a) City-states were warring with one another.
b) The people abandoned their legends and myths.
c) Invasions brought about cultural change.
d) Greek culture seemed to have taken a backward step. Cultural achievements stopped for awhile.

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