• 1. 
    Which were the two most powerful city-states of Ancient Greece?

  • Sparta and Athens
  • Corinth and Argos
  • Athens and Thebes
  • Thebes and Sparta
  • 2. 
    Which of the below statements best describes a city-state?

  • A city that independently rules the lands around it
  • A small section of a larger city
  • A division of a large country similar to a province
  • A region that is part of an empire
  • 3. 
    Which type of government ruled the Greek city-states?

  • All of the above
  • Monarchy
  • Democracy
  • Oligarchy
  • 4. 
    Which city-state was famous for defeating the Spartans at the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BC?

  • Thebes
  • Corinth
  • Argos
  • Rhodes
  • 5. 
    For which of the following achievements was the city of Argos famous for?

  • A standard system of weights and measures called the Pheidonian measures
  • The birthplace of democracy
  • Having the strongest army and warriors
  • The home of the famous poet Pindar
  • 6. 
    Which city-state was often called the center or navel of the world?

  • Rhodes
  • Athens
  • Thebes
  • Delphi
  • 7. 
    What two things was the city of Rhodes famous for?

  • The first silver coins and the home of the poet Pindar
  • A mysterious religious oracle and standard weights and measures
  • Theatre and poetry
  • Shipbuilders and a giant statue called the Colossus
  • 8. 
    Which city-state allied with the Persians against Sparta and Athens?

  • Delphi
  • Argos
  • Corinth
  • Thebes
  • 9. 
    True or False: Most people living in the region of Ancient Greece considered themselves to be Greek first and a member of a city-state second.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    What was the city of Delphi famous for?

  • It was home to the oracle Pythia
  • It was the religious center of the Ancient Greek world
  • It was home to the athletic competition called the Pythian Games
  • All of the above
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