• 1. 
    Pericles was the leader of what Greek city-state?

  • Corinth
  • Delphi
  • Athens
  • Sparta
  • 2. 
    Who did Greece fight in two major wars while Pericles was still a child?

  • Mongols
  • Persians
  • Egyptians
  • Romans
  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes the childhood of Pericles?

  • He was an orphan who had to survive on the streets of Athens
  • He grew up on a small farm in rural Greece
  • He was the prince and heir to the throne of Athens
  • He grew up in a wealthy family and his father was a general
  • 4. 
    What was the strategos in Ancient Greece?

  • The general of the Athenian army
  • The high king of the Greeks
  • A group of men who were considered the best poets of the day
  • The main council that ran the government
  • 5. 
    What change to Athenian law made by Pericles is mentioned in the article?

  • Slavery was abolished
  • Women were given the right to vote
  • Non-citizens were allowed to vote if they owned enough land
  • Members of a jury were paid for their service
  • 6. 
    What structure did Pericles have constructed in order to help protect Athens in the event of a siege?

  • The Forum
  • The Agora
  • The Parthenon
  • The Long Walls
  • 7. 
    What is the name of the famous temple that Pericles had constructed in honor of the goddess Athena?

  • The Parthenon
  • The Agora
  • The Forum
  • The Long Walls
  • 8. 
    Who did Athens fight during the Peloponnesian War?

  • Egypt
  • Persia
  • Sparta
  • Corinth
  • 9. 
    What was the name of the famous speech Pericles gave at the start of the Peloponnesian War?

  • The Odeon of Pericles
  • The Parthenon
  • The Great Summation
  • The Funeral Oration
  • 10. 
    How did Pericles die?

  • He drowned when his ship sunk
  • He was assassinated by one of his rivals
  • He died from a plague that hit Athens during the Peloponnesian War
  • He was killed in battle against Sparta
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