Statistics for Geography of Ancient Greece

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  • This quiz has been taken 18,472 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
City called the "Birthplace of Democracy"Athens
99%
This city was the dominant land power in Greece until 371 BCSparta
93%
Highest mountain in Greece; home of the godsMount Olympus
92%
African city, founded in 331 BC, which was famous for its libraryAlexandria
90%
City in Turkey that was destroyed by Greeks in "The Iliad"Troy
84%
Island on which Theseus slew the MinotaurCrete
83%
Most famous temple in the above, many of whose artifacts reside in the British MuseumThe Parthenon
83%
Sea in which the two above islands can be foundAegean
78%
Island whose harbor was guarded by a marvelous colossusRhodes
78%
Greek kingdom was led by Philip and AlexanderMacedon
77%
Greek battle site about 25 miles from Athens, namesake of a type of footraceMarathon
76%
Place where the oracle of Apollo could be foundDelphi
70%
Island home to the lyrical poet SapphoLesbos
68%
Term for a citadel built on an area of elevated ground with steep cliffsAcropolis
61%
City-state which gave its name to a type of column and two books of the New TestamentCorinth
53%
"New city" in Italy founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BCNeápolis (Naples)
53%
Greek colony on the Bosporus which was later renamed ConstantinopleByzantium
51%
Island home to the Greek colony of SyracuseSicily
49%
City whose "sacred band" of elite warriors consisted of 150 male couplesThebes
31%
City which dominated Greece before 1200 BC, and whose collapse marked the
start of the Greek Dark Ages
Mycenae
20%

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