Greek Food Lesson for Kids: Facts & History


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Why does the Greek diet contain a lot of seafood?

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1. Which of the following is a food staple in the Greek diet?

2. Which of the following is NOT a Greek dish made with phyllo dough?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet allow you to measure your knowledge of Greek food. You will be asked about the types of food eaten by the people of Greece.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review your understanding of:

  • The staples of Greek food
  • Greek dishes made with phyllo dough
  • The reason there is so much seafood in Greek food

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the material, such as the reason the gyro is not a traditional Greek food
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what was created by the Grecian man Archestratus
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about seafood in Greek cooking and major staples of the Greek diet

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about the food of this people, read the accompanying lesson titled Greek Food Lesson for Kids: Facts & History. This lesson covers:

  • The sauce commonly served with gyros
  • Fruit and nuts commonly consumed in Greece
  • The number of islands in Greece