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I took questions out of the main ideas to ask you... SOME QUESTIONS ARE TRUE AND FALSE SOME AREN'T THE ONES THAT END IN A TF MEANS TRUE OR FALSE IF THERE IS NO TF THEN IT IS AN ANSWER!!!!!

true

Greece is 80% mountains. TF

true

Greeks used the seas to trade.TF

false

The Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Red sea played an important part in Greek trading. TF

religious ceremonies

The Greeks' sports competitions were a typical part of?

Mycenaeans

Which group established the first Greek civilizations?

Thermopylae

In what battle against the Persians did 300 Spartans fight for two days until all had been killed?

democracy, monarchy, and oligarchy

The government of Sparta was part...

true

Greece is a peninsula. TF

false

Less than half the Greeks were farmers and herders. TF

true

Greece lacked natural resources and metals. TF

false

Greeks didn't have stones for building. TF

true

Greeks believed that their gods controlled the human and natural worlds. TF

true

Greeks held festivals and games to honor their gods. TF

false

Greek gods looked like humans and were more powerful and beautiful but they lacked human emotions and feelings. TF

humans and the world

Greek myths explained the creations of what?

true

Myths often begin as oral stories-- they are later written down. TF

false

Greeks used statues, temples, and dances to honor their gods. TF

false

The Olympics were created to honor Mount Olympus. TF

true

Oldest Olympic records date to 776 B.C., but may have started earlier. TF

true

Races, wrestling, jumping, throwing tested soldiersʼ skills. TF

false

Girls competed to honor the Greek goddess Demeter. TF

true

Athens is known as the "birthplace of democracy". TF

false

Greek city states were large--more than 200,000 people. TF

agora

What was the center of life in a Greek city-state?

acropolis

Many cities had a fortified hilltop used for military at first, but later had temples, palaces, called _____.

acropolis

"highest city"

true

In oligarchy, people ruled because of wealth and land, not birth. TF

false

Tyrants helped overthrow monarchy and united people. TF

false

The city-states of Greece depended on each other. TF

true

Sparta was all about being strong. TF

true

Athens main rival was Sparta. TF

Council of Four Hundred

What council ran daily life?

Assembly

Which council voted on policies?

true

Persia conquered Anatolia in the 500s BC. TF

false

Athenians had a indirect democracy. TF

true

Spartan slaves had to work on fields and give half their crops to Sparta. TF

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