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Ancient Greek History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Greek city states did not form kingdoms and empires like their Egyptian and Sumerian counterparts because

Question 2 2. In 490 BCE, Persian emperor Darius the Great invaded Greece because:

Question 3 3. Pan-Hellenic competitions like the Olympics helped limit bloodshed between Greek city-states by _____.

Question 4 4. Why did Sparta refuse to participate in the Delian League?

Question 5 5. The Persians were defeated at Marathon because:

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Question 6 6. Who were the Olympians?

Question 7 7. Hellenization refers to:

Question 8 8. Alcibiades primarily served _____.

Question 9 9. The Delian League was formed to _____.

Question 10 10. The Athenian Navy was an essential part of Athenian democracy because it _____.

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Question 11 11. How did Alexander the Great behave towards those who surrendered?

Question 12 12. Why did Alexander the Great retreat from the Macedonian campaign in India?

Question 13 13. The source of ancient Athens' strength and wealth was its _____.

Question 14 14. Alexander the Great conquered all of the following except:

Question 15 15. Which of these was most inspired by actual historic events?

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Question 16 16. To promote democracy, Pericles did each of the following, EXCEPT that _____

Question 17 17. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War might have worked if it wasn't for the _____.

Question 18 18. Who betrayed his father and became the ruler of the universe?

Question 19 19. Which of the following English words is NOT derived from the Greek word Polis?

Question 20 20. Athens' allies became its subjects when _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Greek city-states?

Question 22 22. Greek city states established colonies in order to _____.

Question 23 23. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War was to _____.

Question 24 24. What effect did the battle of Salamis have on Greek culture?

Question 25 25. What were the characteristics of Greek gods?

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Question 26 26. Who were the Titans?

Question 27 27. The Peloponnesian war started because _____.

Question 28 28. How were Herodotus' historical accounts different from previous accounts?

Question 29 29. The Greeks beat the Persians at Salamis because:

Question 30 30. How did Philip II conquer Greece?

Ancient Greek History Chapter Exam Instructions

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