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CHW3M
Greece Unit Test
Total: __
40
Name:_________________
PART A – MULTIPLE CHOICE (12 marks)
1
Delos was
a
the main city for the Mycenaean civilization
b
one of the leaders of the Ionian Revolution
c
a strong ally of Sparta
d
the original home of the Delian League
2
Which is NOT one of the possible explanations for the decline and destruction of the Minoan
Empire?
a
Dorian invasion
b
Mycenaean invasion
c
an enormous fire swept across the island of Crete
d
the eruption of Thera
3
Which statement is NOT true of the Athenian government?
a
women could vote and hold office
b
all males living in Athens could vote with the exception of slaves
c
all citizens were expected to participate in government
d
ostracism was used to ensure that power was focussed in the hands of a select few
people
4
Which Athenian leader was ostracized?
a
Solon
b
Cimon
c
Peisistratus
d
Homer
e
Leonidas
5
What is the “Greek ideal”?
a
b
c
d
6
The Strategy used at Themopylae to defeat the Persians
a belief that man could and should strive for perfection
the belief that Athens was better than Sparta
Souvlaki with extra tzaziki
Who was the Persian King that invaded Greece first?
a
Xerxes
b
Draco
c
Darius
d
Delos
7
How did the Minoans on Crete become such a wealthy and powerful empire?
a
Many military campaigns were fought against the mainland of Greece
b
Power was gained though extensive trade of agricultural surplus
c
All the resources needed to build a wealthy empire could be found on Crete
d
There were no other empires in existence at that time as competition for power
8.
How did Athens become so wealthy after the Dark ages (compared to other Greek city-states)?
a
Because of the trade with Ionian states
b
from spoils of war brought back from Troy
c
From the Delian league
d
mostly due to slavery
9
Which battle was NOT fought on mainland Greece?
a
Marathon
b
Plataea
c
Thermopylae
d
Chaeronaea
e
Gaugamela
10
Which is NOT true of the Peloponnesian Wars
a
Persia supported the Spartan side in the war
b
Sparta had a stronger naval fleet at the start of the war
c
Athens routinely exiled or executed any General who lost a battle
d
Athens wasted it’s resources on an unsuccessful attempt to take Syracuse
11
Pericles was
a
a really good speaker
b
a skilled military leader
c
a cunning politician
d
a victim of an untimely death
e
a founder of democracy
f
all of the above
12
Women generally had more rights in Sparta than in Athens.
a
True
b
False
Part B
Chronology (8 marks K/U)
Place a # (1-4) in front of each indicating the chronological order events occurred.
Section A
_____
Darius invades Greece
_____
The Trojan War
_____
Pericles takes power in Athens
_____
Peloponnesian war begins
Section B
_____
Battle at Salamis
_____
Philip united Greece
_____
Batle at Chaeronea
_____
Battle of Thermopylae
Part B
True False Section (10 marks T/I)
If true circle the T. If false circle the F (1/2 mark) and correct the statement (1/2 mark).
Do not just use the negative form to correct the sentence (by putting a “not” in).
1
T
F
The Minoans built their empire through the use of advanced weapons.
2
T
F
Xerxes brought about 20 000 men to attack Greece
3
T
F
Leonidas led the Delian league against the Egyptians
4
T
F
Socrates started a school called the Academy for research in many
scientific fields
5
T
F
The Parthenon had carvings of the Athenians defeating the Persians
6
T
F
Homer wrote about events from the Athenian time period
7
T
F
Bull leaping was a popular sport among the Minoans
8
T
F
Helots were Spartan slaves
9
T
F
In the Hellenistic Age sculptors tried to show humans in their ideal
state
10
T
F
Alexander the Great died from Tuberculosis
Part C – Matching (10 marks)
Match the following people with their significance by putting the correct number from column a in column b
1.
Helen of Troy
____Defeated by Alexander
2.
Homer
____Athenian general who tricked Xerxes
3.
Hippias
____Alexander’s closest companion
4.
Themosticles
____Exiled Greek tyrant who aided the Persians
5.
Xerxes
____Ran to Sparta asking for help in Marathon
6.
Pericles
____Alexander’s tutor’s mentor
7.
Buchephulus
____Sat on a golden throne to watch his navy destroyed at Salamis
8.
Darius
____His death caused a turning point in the Peloponnesian war
9.
Plato
____Greek Epic writer
10.
Phedippides
____Causes the Trojan War (according to Homer)