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Ancient Greece A-Z

How much do you know about ancient Greek history and mythology?
Quiz by Panos96
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Last updated: June 12, 2021
First submittedFebruary 13, 2019
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Hint
Answer
A
Known as the "Father of Western Philosophy"
Aristotle
B
Aphrodite was the goddess of love, pleasure, and ________
Beauty
C
Island which was the center of Minoan civilization
Crete
D
System of government established by Athens around 500 BC
Democracy
E
His "Elements" served as the main textbook for teaching geometry for more than
two thousand years
Euclid
F
Prometheus stole this from the gods and gave it to humanity
Fire
G
Location on which the city of Byzantium was founded: The _____ Horn
Golden
H
Her face launched a thousand ships
Helen
I
Greek region on the western shore of what is today Turkey
Ionia
J
Mythological hero who led the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece
Jason
K
Tenth letter of the Greek alphabet
Kappa
L
King who led three hundred Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)
Leonidas
M
Alexander the Great was the king of ____________
Macedon
N
The drink of the Greek gods
Nectar
O
Epic poem about a Greek hero and his journey home after the Trojan War
Odyssey
P
Former temple on the Athenian Acropolis dedicated to the goddess Athena
Parthenon
Q
Persephone was the ____ of the underworld
Queen
R
Dodecanese island where the author Apollonius was born
Rhodes
S
Philosopher known for his phrase: "All I know is that I know nothing"
Socrates
T
City state whose "sacred band" of 300 warriors was shattered by Alexander the Great
Thebes
U
The primal Greek god personifying the sky and one of the Greek primordial deities
Uranus
V
Concept personified by the goddess Nike
Victory
W
Dionysus was the god of fertility, ritual madness, and ____
Wine
X
Philosopher who was also a military commander of the Greek mercenaries
known as "The Ten Thousand"
Xenophon
Y
The ancient Greeks ate a dairy product called Oxygala, which was similar to ...
Yogurt
Z
The king of the gods of Mount Olympus
Zeus
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Level 32
Mar 30, 2020
I'm Greek and this was really good
+24
Level 40
Jun 17, 2021
I'm good and this was really Greek.
+2
Level 32
Jun 21, 2021
lol
+2
Level 82
Mar 27, 2021
Nice quiz
+7
Level 73
Jun 12, 2021
Any chance you could accept the British spelling of yogurt?
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Level 78
Jun 12, 2021
Seconded.
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Level ∞
Jun 12, 2021
Sure.
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Level 76
Jun 13, 2021
Trivia: According to earlier writings on Helen of Troy, we're talking about a statue of a moon goddess that was stolen. Of course, the current legend is, in many ways, more appealing.
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Level 71
Jun 13, 2021
What are these writings? Sources?
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Level 39
Jun 13, 2021
Congrats on your first feature!
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Level 24
Jun 17, 2021
When u dont know their names at English ur screwed xD
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Level 67
Jun 21, 2021
Uranus is the Roman spelling, no? I thought the Greek spelling is Ouranos.
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Level 61
Jun 21, 2021
You are right, but in English is with U. Thanks for the comment.
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Level 56
Jun 23, 2021
Uranus and Ouranos are both Greek names. His Roman name is Caelus.
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Level 74
Jun 23, 2021
Nice quiz, although I'm not sure what Plato would have to say about A.
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Level 75
Jun 23, 2021
...and Plato was taught by Socrates, who was in turn influenced by Bill S Preston Esquire and Ted "Theodore" Logan.
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Level 67
Jun 23, 2021
as a greek that was very easy
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Level 71
Jun 23, 2021
Congrats on your first feature!
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Level 64
Jun 23, 2021
I saw "300" and typed Thermopylae about five times trying various spellings before double-checking the question.
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Level 59
Jun 26, 2021
Since the first word in the L clue was King, I naturally thought of King Lear first---then resigned to read the rest of the clue.