Life in Athens vs. Life in Sparta


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What was the culture of Athens centered on?

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1. What was the focus of Spartan culture?

2. What was the most powerful city-state in Greece known as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of daily life in Ancient Athens and Sparta. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the causes of the Peloponnesian War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Focus of Athenian culture
  • Greece's most powerful city-state
  • Athens and Sparta's relationship during the Persian Wars

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on daily life in Ancient Athens and Sparta
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Athens viewed art and philosophy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the focus of Spartan culture

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on daily life in Ancient Athens and Sparta. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the term that refers to the most powerful city-state in Greece
  • Differentiate between the culture in Sparta and the culture in Athens
  • Understand the events of the Persian Wars
  • Recognize the causes and effects of the Peloponnesian War