Statistics for Ancient Greece

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  • The average score is 26 of 35

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
Peloponnesian War was fought between which two leading city-states in Ancient Greece?Athens and Sparta
94%
What was the name of Odysseus' wife whom he married at the end of the Homer's Odyssey?Penelope
94%
Who did Paris pick as the most beautiful goddess and as a reward she cast a spell on Helen to make her fall in love with Paris?Aphrodite
91%
Which two city-states were the principal enemies in the Peloponnesian War?Athens and Sparta
91%
Which Greek historian chronicled the Persian Wars and is often called the Father of History?Herodotus
91%
Which famous ancient Greek mathematician developed the theorem that a2 + b2 = c2?Pythagoras
91%
Which city Greeks used the Trojan horse to enter?Troy
91%
Which Greek military victory was reported to the Athenians by a messenger who ran about 42 km and then died from exhaustion?Battle of Marathon
88%
Which poet is considered one of Greek poetry's fathers, and is famous for writing the Iliad and the Odyssey?Homer
88%
What Greek city-state was named for the goddess of wisdom, defense and war?Athens
85%
Who wrote an oath to uphold ethical medical standards, and a version of it still observed by medical professionals today?Hippocrates
85%
Who did the people of Troy fight in the Trojan War?Greeks
82%
Which king led a small army of Spartans in the Battle of Thermopylae?Leonidas
82%
How many Spartans fought in the Battle of Thermopylae?300
79%
In Greek architecture there were three main types of columns that were used for the past 2500 years. Which one is not one of them?Aegean
79%
Which Greek philosopher was the teacher of Alexander the Great?Aristotle
79%
On what island did ancient Greek civilization originate?Crete
79%
On what island the Minoan civilization existed during 3000-1450 BC?Crete
79%
Who took Helen from King Menelaus?Paris
79%
Who killed the Trojan Prince Hector?Achilles
76%
Who is the greatest of all the Trojan warriors and King Priam's son?Hector
76%
Who was husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon?Menelaus
76%
Who did Spartans fight in the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC?Persians
76%
Which famous historian cataloged the events in Peloponnesian War?Thucydides
76%
What famous philosopher was put to death by the Greeks for corrupting the youth of Athens with his teachings?Socrates
71%
Who was Paris' father?Priam
68%
Who came up with the idea for the Trojan horse that helped the Greeks defeat the Trojans in the Trojan War?Odysseus
65%
How long lasted the war between the Greeks and the Trojans?10 years
59%
What do we call the last period of Ancient Greece, before they were conquered by the Romans?Hellenistic Period
59%
How did Alexander the Great die?illness
53%
Which Greek philosopher founded the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the western world?Plato
53%
Who won the Peloponnesian wars?Sparta
53%
Who is credited with making the first map of the known world?Anaximander
50%
When did the city of Troy fell to invading Greek armies?1184 BC
44%
When were the first Ancient Olympic games held?776 BC
44%

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