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History of Ancient Greece Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Most archaeologists dislike Heinrich Schliemann because _____.

Question 2 2. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

Question 3 3. What was unique about the Hoplite's position in Greek society?

Question 4 4. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 5 5. Prometheus likely provided a model for the Christian

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Question 6 6. What is the connection between the use of citizen soldiers and the creation of the phalanx?

Question 7 7. Mycenae rose to power thanks to _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following modern scientific theories can NOT be traced back to the presocratics?

Question 9 9. In The Iliad, to help her son gain immortality, the goddess Thetis does all of the following EXCEPT

Question 10 10. Greek sculpture surpassed that of previous cultures because

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Question 11 11. In ancient Greece, you could acquire slaves by...

Question 12 12. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is

Question 13 13. The first 3 Greek philosophers were called the Monists because they believed in

Question 14 14. Spartan women were unlike most ancient Greek women in what respects?

Question 15 15. Minoan civilization declined sharply around 1450 BCE because

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Question 16 16. Mycenae featured all of the following except:

Question 17 17. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

Question 18 18. The Greeks beat the Persians at Salamis because:

Question 19 19. The Minoan trade empire included outposts in

Question 20 20. Plato and Aristotle describe woman as

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Question 21 21. The first known writing system was

Question 22 22. Which of the following explains why alphabets came to replace pictographs in the West?

Question 23 23. Arthur Evans discovered two sorts of writing on Crete: Linear A and Linear B. Though historians have long since deciphered the Linear B script, they have yet to make sense of Linear A because

Question 24 24. Which is the correct historical order?

Question 25 25. The presocratics were mostly concerned with explaining

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Question 26 26. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

Question 27 27. After watching a Greek tragedy about a powerful woman like Euripides' Medea, the audience would probably come to which of the following conclusions about powerful women?

Question 28 28. Which of the following explains the need for Spartan hoplites as well as the phalanx style of warfare?

Question 29 29. Why were heroes so important for the Greeks?

Question 30 30. Which of the following civilizations did NOT fall apart during the Bronze Age Collapse that occurred between 1200 and 1150 BCE?

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