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Global 9 Ancient Greece Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Rhetoric
  2. Aristocracy
  3. Oligarchy
  4. Iliad
  5. Marathon
  1. a a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
  2. b a government ruled by the most wealthy and powerful members of a society
  3. c study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
  4. d a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
  5. e a system of government in which a small group holds power

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (Father of Alexander the Great). An ambitious king of Macedonia who was gradually bringing Greece under his control.
  2. The capital of the ancient Minoan civilization; located on the island of Crete off the coast of present-day Greece.
  3. Powerful city in Ancient Greece that was a leader in arts, sciences, philosophy, democracy and architecture
  4. a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
  5. a fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Phalanxformation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)


  2. Darius IIIking of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great his murder effectively ended the Persian Empire (died in 330 BC)


  3. Democracya government ruled by the most wealthy and powerful members of a society


  4. Spartaan ancient Greek city famous for military prowess. Located on the southern Peloponnesus


  5. Peloponnesian Wara war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta 431-404 BC


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