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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) Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle were Greek philosophers
d) Many adults in Athens did not have the right to vote

What was one effect of Alexander the Great’s conquests?
a) Expansion of Hellenistic culture
b) Formation of Christian church
c) Decreased importance of the Silk Roads
d) Increased support of the Mayan leaders

The Age of Pericles in Athens, the Gupta Empire in India, and the Tang Dynasty in China all experienced a golden age with
a) Advancements in the principles of democratic governments
b) Outstanding contributions in the arts and sciences
c) The end of foreign domination
d) The furthest expansion of their borders

An important factor that prevented the ancient Greek city-state from uniting to form a single nation was the
a) Lack of a common language
b) Size of the desert regions
c) Mountainous topography of the region
d) Cold, hostile climate

In a comparison of the ancient cities of Athens and Sparta, Sparta placed more emphasis on
a) Education
b) Military service
c) Family order
d) Human rights

One effect of rugged, mountainous geography on the civilization of ancient Greece was the development of
a) Absolute monarchies
b) Separate, independent city-states
c) Extensive trade with the Persians
d) Belief in one God

Which description accurately identifies Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle?
a) Rulers of the Roman Republic
b) Artists of the Italian Renaissance
c) Religious leaders of the Protestant Reformation
d) Philosophers of ancient Greece

Which society practiced direct democracy?
a) Ancient Athens
b) Dynastic China
c) Gupta Empire
d) Early Egypt

What was one cause of the development of many small independent city-states in ancient Greece?
a) Greece and Rome were often at war.
b) The mountainous terrain of Greece resulted in widely scattered settlements
c) Military leaders found small Greek settlements easy to control
d) The Greek people had many different languages and religions

Olympic games, the poems of Homer, and the Hellenistic culture are associated with which ancient civilization?
a) Egyptian
b) Roman
c) Greek
d) Phoenician

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