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Why did the First Persian War start?
a) Sparta and Athens were competing to be the best city-state
b) Sparta and Athens both wanted to defeat Persia
c) Persia wanted to punish Athens for interfering in the Ionian Revolt
d) Persia wanted revenge after being defeated at Marathon

Why did the Second Persian War start?
a) Sparta and Athens were competing to be the best city-state
b) Sparta and Athens both wanted to defeat Persia
c) Persia wanted to punish Athens for interfering in the Ionian Revolt
d) Persia wanted revenge after being defeated at Marathon

Who won the Battle of Marathon?
a) Athens
b) Athens and Sparta
c) Persia
d) Sparta

Who won the Battle of Thermopylae?
a) Athens
b) Athens and Sparta
c) Persia
d) Sparta

Who won the Persian Wars?
a) Athens
b) Athens and Sparta
c) Persia
d) Sparta

Which battle ended the First Persian War?
a) Salamis
b) Platea
c) Thermopylae
d) Marathon

Which naval battle was won by Athens and ended Xerses invasion of Greece?
a) Salamis
b) Platea
c) Thermopylae
d) Marathon

Which battle ended with 300 Spartans sacrificing themselves?
a) Salamis
b) Platea
c) Thermopylae
d) Marathon

One result of the First Persian War was...
a) Athens was destroyed
b) Sparta was defeated in battle
c) Athens thought they were the best city-state
d) Sparta was viewed as a great city-state

One result of the Second Persian War was...
a) Athens and Sparta were rivals
b) Persia invaded Greece again to get revenge.
c) Alexander the Great was able to conquer the world
d) Phillip of Macedon took over all of Greece

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