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5 Matching questions

  1. Comedy
  2. Citizen
  3. Themistocles
  4. Tragedy
  5. Pericles
  1. a In Ancient Greece, a person who took part in the government of a city-state
  2. b Athenian general/leader who lead the Athenian Navy to victory over the Persians at the battle at Salamis.
  3. c a story or play intended to entertain and amuse, usually with a happy ending
  4. d Story or play in which the central character struggles against destiny, but meets an unhappy end
  5. e Lead Athens through its Golden Age. Was responsible for rebuilding the city including its most famous structure, the Parthenon.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. form of government in which a small group holds political power
  2. A blind poet who lived during the 700's BC, composed the two most famous Greek epics-Iliad and the Odyssey
  3. Wrote many famous Greek tragedies including Oedipus Rex.
  4. A philosopher who believed in absolute truth. He developed a teaching technique known as The Socratic Method. He was found guilty of "corrupting the young" and was sentenced to die by drinking hemlock juice.
  5. Building used for worship; also a place of refuge

5 True/False questions

  1. ClassicalIn Ancient Greece, a person who took part in the government of a city-state


  2. PlatoA military formation in which foot soldiers stood so that their shields overlapped


  3. PolisCity-state of Ancient Greece


  4. AristocratMember of the nobility or the upper-class


  5. DemocracyA soldier who serves a foreign country for pay