• 1. 
    From what does the Peloponnesian War get its name?

  • From the river where the largest battle was fought
  • From the city-state that was conquered by Sparta
  • From the language spoken by the people fighting
  • From a peninsula where many Greek city-states are located
  • 2. 
    What were the main two Greek city-states that were fighting during the Peloponnesian War?

  • Corinth and Thebes
  • Athens and Sparta
  • Rhodes and Athens
  • Sparta and Argos
  • 3. 
    What happened that weakened Athens during the First Peloponnesian War?

  • There was a plague in the city that killed many people including their leader
  • Many of their ships were sunk in a huge storm
  • They were attacked by the Persians
  • Much of the wall protecting the city collapsed due to poor construction
  • 4. 
    When did the Peloponnesian War begin?

  • 300 BC
  • 200 AD
  • 404 BC
  • 431 BC
  • 5. 
    How long did the First Peloponnesian War last?

  • 10 years
  • 1 year
  • 5 years
  • 7 years
  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes the war strategy of Athens?

  • To remain inside the walls of their city and use their superior ships to win the war
  • To meet the Spartans head on and destroy them in a ground battle
  • To lay siege to Sparta and eventually starve them out of their city
  • All of the above
  • 7. 
    What former enemy did Sparta turn to for help during the Second Peloponnesian War?

  • Persia
  • Rome
  • Athens
  • Carthage
  • 8. 
    Who was Pericles?

  • A famous warrior from Corinth
  • The king of Sparta
  • A great general and leader of Athens
  • A Greek philosopher who was against all war
  • 9. 
    What happened to Athens after they lost the war to Sparta?

  • All the people in the city were put to death
  • The people were sold into slavery
  • The city was completely destroyed including all the temples and buildings
  • The walls were torn down, but the city and people were saved by the Spartans
  • 10. 
    What were hoplites?

  • Greek soldiers
  • A type of shield
  • Spartan slaves
  • Ships used by Athens
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