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5 Matching questions

  1. Pythagoras
  2. Debt slavery
  3. Myceneans
  4. Marathon
  5. City- State
  1. a a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
  2. b People who replaced the Minoans as the chief power of the Aegean world
  3. c a person would serve as someone's slave in order to pay off a debt
  4. d Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem, considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)
  5. e A city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independent political unit.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
  2. a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
  3. ancient Athenian philosopher pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
  4. formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
  5. was written by Homer and was about Odysseus' 10 year struggle to get home

5 True/False questions

  1. SocratesGreek philosopher who discussed laws, customs, values, religion with students; he was accused of urging young people to think for themselves, he was sentenced to drink hemlock


  2. Acropolisa fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city.


  3. Oligarchya system of government in which a small group holds power


  4. Trojan War(Greek mythology) a great war fought between Greece and Troy


  5. Aristotlea government ruled by the most wealthy and powerful members of a society