The Greco-Persian Wars: Causes, Effects & Events


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1. What led to the end of the First Greco-Persian War?

2. After the Greco-Persian Wars, what is one instance of Persia still involving itself in Greek affairs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The wars between ancient Greece and Persia were some of the most significance events of the ancient world. You can see how much you know about these wars by taking this online quiz on the subject. The quiz will help you go over key points on the events, participants, and outcomes of the wars.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on subjects such as:

  • The first invasion of Greece
  • The end of the first war
  • Greek-Persian relations
  • The Ionians
  • The consequences of the wars

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall -check to ensure that you remember the important facts about the Greece-Persian Wars
  • Reading comprehension - see if you understand the events leading up to the wars and their ultimate historical consequences
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of the Greece-Persian Wars to identify key groups and participants of the wars

Additional Learning

More facts on this subject can be found in the associated lesson called The Greco-Persian Wars: Causes, Effects & Events. This lesson will teach you about:

  • The ancient Greek and Persians
  • The first Persian invasion of Greece
  • Notable battles and participants
  • The outcomes and effects of the wars