Statistics for Geography of Ancient Greece

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  • This quiz has been taken 27,393 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
City called the "Birthplace of Democracy"Athens
99%
City which was the dominant land power in Greece until 371 BCSparta
92%
Highest mountain in Greece; home of the godsMount Olympus
91%
African city, founded in 331 BC, which was famous for its libraryAlexandria
89%
Island on which Theseus slew the MinotaurCrete
83%
City in Turkey that was destroyed by Greeks in "The Iliad"Troy
83%
Most famous temple in the above, many of whose artifacts reside in the British MuseumThe Parthenon
82%
Island whose harbor was guarded by a marvelous colossusRhodes
77%
Sea in which the two above islands can be foundAegean
76%
Greek kingdom led by Philip and AlexanderMacedon
76%
Greek battle site about 25 miles from Athens, namesake of a type of footraceMarathon
75%
Place where the oracle of Apollo could be foundDelphi
70%
Island home to the lyrical poet SapphoLesbos
67%
Term for a citadel built on an area of elevated ground with steep cliffsAcropolis
60%
City-state which gave its name to a type of column and two books of the New TestamentCorinth
52%
"New city" in Italy founded by the Greeks in the 6th century BCNeápolis (Naples)
52%
Greek colony on the Bosporus which was later renamed ConstantinopleByzantium
50%
Island home to the Greek colony of SyracuseSicily
48%
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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