• 1. 
    Who fought each other in the Persian Wars?

  • Sparta and Athens
  • The Egyptians and the Spartans
  • The Greeks and the Persians
  • The Romans and the Greeks
  • 2. 
    What was the deciding battle during the first invasion of Greece by the Persians?

  • Battle of Rhodes
  • Battle of Athens
  • Battle of Thermopylae
  • Battle of Marathon
  • 3. 
    True or False: The Persian Empire was the largest empire in the world and their forces greatly outnumbered the Greeks.

  • TRUE
  • 4. 
    Who were Darius I and Xerxes?

  • Generals for the army of Sparta
  • Emperors of Persia
  • The greatest of the Greek warriors
  • Leaders of the city of Athens
  • 5. 
    Which of the below statements is true about the Battle of Thermopylae?

  • Three hundred Spartans held off thousands of Persians
  • The Greeks were led by the Spartan king Leonidas I
  • The Persians won the battle
  • All of the above
  • 6. 
    How much time passed between the first and second invasions of the Persians?

  • 20 years
  • 3 years
  • 1 year
  • 10 years
  • 7. 
    What happened at the Battle of Salamis?

  • The fast and maneuverable Athenian fleet defeated the Persian fleet
  • The Greeks were soundly defeated
  • The Persians defeated the Spartans and captured the city of Sparta
  • The Corinthians came to the rescue of Athens
  • 8. 
    What did the Persians find when they arrived at the city of Athens during the second invasion?

  • A huge army of the united Greek city-states
  • The city was deserted
  • A city that was ready to surrender and become part of the Persian Empire
  • A fortified city ready to withstand a long siege
  • 9. 
    What were triremes?

  • Fast ships used by the Athenian fleet
  • Spartan warriors who used spears and shields
  • A type of Persian siege equipment used to take down city walls
  • Soldiers who used long bows to attack from a distance
  • 10. 
    Who were the Ionians?

  • Egyptian mercenaries who fought for the Persians
  • Greeks that lived along the coast of Turkey
  • Soldiers from the city of Corinth
  • All of the above
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