Forms of Government in Ancient Greece


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What is a monarchy?

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1. What defines an oligarchy?

2. What made Sparta's government unique?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ancient Greece had various different government systems. This quiz and worksheet combination will determine your understanding of relative terminology and characteristics of these systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on these definitions:

  • Oligarchy
  • Monarchy
  • City-state

Skills Practiced

This quiz will give you an opportunity to practice different study skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Sparta's government
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of Athenian democracy

Additional Learning

Learn more about Ancient Greece's Types of Government by reviewing the accompanying lesson, which focuses on the following objectives:

  • Identify unique characteristics of the Spartan government
  • Know the common form of a city-state's first government
  • Recognize Cleisthenes' contribution to democracy
  • Understand the function of Athens' legislative assembly