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The Acropolis: History, Temples & Sanctuaries

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The Acropolis has become a symbol of which ancient city?

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1. Most of the buildings in the Acropolis have what direct function?

2. Under which leader did the Acropolis become the architectural and intellectual center of Greece?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will assess how much you know about the Acropolis and its history. Answer questions on topics like the city that the Acropolis represented and what kind of buildings are found in the Acropolis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be covering these key points:

  • The leader of Greece when the Acropolis flourished
  • Why the Parthenon is so memorable
  • A building in the Acropolis that was a temple for Athena (other than the Parthenon)

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Acropolis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the buildings that made up the Acropolis and what they signified
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the city that the Acropolis symbolized

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named The Acropolis: History, Temples & Sanctuaries to learn more about the following subjects:

  • Decorations in the Parthenon
  • A detailed history of the Acropolis
  • Who Cecrops was
  • The Propylaea and what it was made for
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