Daily Life in Ancient Athens


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1. Which form of government was invented in ancient Athens?

2. What did Plato and Aristotle do in Athens?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Athens was a powerful city in ancient Greece, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of history, features and culture of the city.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Greek history
  • Notable figures and monuments of Athens
  • Cultural impact of Athens

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important figures, such as Plato and Aristotle
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Acropolis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of government invented in Athens

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson on Daily Life in Ancient Athens. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the birthplace of democracy
  • Understand the cultural legacy of Athens
  • Know important monuments and figures
  • Define terms such as polytheistic and hegemon