Aristocracy: Definition & Explanation


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An aristocracy is ____________.

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1. In ancient Greece, the aristocracy was __________.

2. In Zhou Dynasty China, the aristocracy was ___________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive practice questions will help you define and understand the key characteristics of aristocracies. You'll be quizzed on examples of aristocracies in various countries and note the differences and similarities between them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These learning assessments will test you on:

  • Definition of aristocracy
  • Characteristics of aristocrats
  • Aristocracy in Ancient Greece
  • Aristocracy in China
  • Aristocracy in the UK

Skills Practiced

These learning assessments will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - define aristocracy and its key characteristics
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aristocracies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about historical aristocracies

Additional Learning

To learn more about aristocracies, watch the accompanying lesson on the Characteristics of Aristocracies. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Understand what an aristocracy is and how it differs from other forms of government
  • Observe several different examples of aristocracies throughout history
  • Identify the benefits and challenges of aristocracies