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Who is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
a) Homer
b) Pericles
c) Draco
d) Socrates

Who fought in the Peloponnesian Wars?
a) Persia and Greece
b) Rome and Carthage
c) Sparta and Macedonia
d) Sparta and Athens

Which of the following was a scientist who specialized in levers and pulleys?
a) Pythagoras
b) Archimedes
c) Aristarchus
d) Thales

Which of the following is the chief god in Greek Mythology?
a) Posedein
b) Jupiter
c) Zeus
d) Hercules

Which of the following was sentenced to death for
a) Plato
b) Socrates
c) Aristotle
d) Demosthenes

What body of wate borders Greece on the East?
a) Adriatic Sea
b) Mediterrannean Sea
c) Aegean Sea
d) Caspian Sea

The ep[ic poems, the Iliad and Odyssey, center on a war fought over the ancient city of
a) Troy
b) Athens
c) Sparta
d) Corinth

The Greek scientist who is considered the "father of medicine was
a) Democrittis
b) Euclid
c) Ptolemy
d) Hippocrates

He wrote the Persian Wars and is considered the father of history
a) Thucydides
b) Herodotus
c) Plutarch
d) Arrian

What is the Greek word that means "rule by the many"?
a) monarchy
b) arisotcracy
c) democracy
d) oligarchy

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