Name(s):     Period: 
 
Make a rhyme about Alexander the Great for an extra point: 

5.1-2 Greece

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
aristocracy
d.
phalanx
b.
democracy
e.
strait
c.
monarchy
 

 1. 

Narrow water passage
 

 2. 

Government in which a king or queen exercises central power
 

 3. 

Rule by a landholding elite
 

 4. 

Government by the people
 

 5. 

massive formatino of soldiers
 
 
Match each question below as referring to Sparta, Athens, Both or Neither
a.
Sparta
c.
Both
b.
Athens
d.
Neither
 

 6. 

Was a city state
 

 7. 

They focused on military skills and combat
 

 8. 

The place of the beginning of democracy
 

 9. 

Were monotheistic
 

 10. 

Boys were endcouraged to steal food
 

 11. 

Felt inferior to people who did not speak Greek
 

 12. 

Solon, the wise ruler, instituted reforms here
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
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Figure 5-1
 

 13. 

Which civilization began in the location marked by the letter D in Figure 5-1?
a.
Persian
c.
Minoan
b.
Egyptian
d.
Mycenaean
 

 14. 

Which letter in Figure 5-1 marks the location of Sparta?
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 15. 

Which letter in Figure 5-1 marks the center of Minoan civilization?
a.
A
c.
C
b.
B
d.
D
 

 16. 

Which of the following conflicts centered around the location marked by the letter C in Figure 5-1?
a.
Trojan War
c.
Peloponnesian War
b.
Macedonian conquest
d.
Persian Wars
 

 17. 

The geography of Greece helped create
a.
a large Greek empire.
c.
unity among Greeks.
b.
many small city-states.
d.
isolation from the outside world.
 

 18. 

Polis
a.
Writing instrument in Sparta
c.
Narrow strip of land
b.
Reformer in Athens
d.
A Greek version of a city-state
 

 19. 

Tyrant
a.
Person who gained power by force
c.
A Grecian actor
b.
The hero in a Greek tragedy
d.
Angry mob
 

 20. 

Legislature
a.
The ruling elite of Athens
c.
the ruling trio in Athens
b.
Grecian symphony of strings
d.
lawmaking body
 

 21. 

Which of the following geographic characteristics of Greece provided a link to the outside world?
a.
mountains
c.
valleys
b.
seas
d.
grasslands
 



 
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