HiSET: Hellenism & the Athenian Achievement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Alexandria become a center of Hellenistic scholarship?

Question 2 2. In ancient Greek political thought, how is a classical tyrant different from a king?

Question 3 3. The works in the Library of Alexandria were written on _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements best describes the tragedian's role in Athenian religion?

Question 5 5. According to Plato, we know about ideal forms because _____

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Question 6 6. Socrates proposed all of the following, except:

Question 7 7. Our main source of information on Socrates comes from _____.

Question 8 8. Athens' allies became its subjects when _____.

Question 9 9. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War might have worked if it wasn't for the _____.

Question 10 10. In The Argonautica, in order for the Argonauts to escape the sirens,

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Question 11 11. How did Cleisthenes complete Athens' democratic reformation?

Question 12 12. How did Solon solve Athens' economic problems?

Question 13 13. Languages naturally tend to _____

Question 14 14. After the Bronze Age collapse, most city-states in ancient Greece were governed by _____.

Question 15 15. Alcibiades primarily served _____.

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

Question 17 17. The source of ancient Athens' strength and wealth was its _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following lists the Athenian tragedians in chronological order?

Question 19 19. Which statement about Aristotle is true?

Question 20 20. The Peloponnesian war started because _____.

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Question 21 21. Why did Sparta refuse to participate in the Delian League?

Question 22 22. One of Aristotle's most famous students was

Question 23 23. Plato wrote his Allegory of the Cave in order to:

Question 24 24. How did Alexander the Great behave towards those who surrendered?

Question 25 25. Why was Socrates sentenced to death?

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Question 26 26. Why did Alexander the Great retreat from the Macedonian campaign in India?

Question 27 27. Why was Socrates' quest for truth considered so dangerous by Athenian society?

Question 28 28. In The Argonautica, Jason's heroic quality is

Question 29 29. Pericles' plan for winning the Peloponnesian War was to _____.

Question 30 30. In The Argonautica, Pelias fears Jason because

HiSET: Hellenism & the Athenian Achievement Chapter Exam Instructions

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