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1 All of the following are prominent features of Greece's topography except
a. extensive open plains
2.In general, separate early Greek communities
e. became fierce rivals fighting so often as to threaten Greek civilization itself
3.The chief center of Minoan Crete was
c. knossus
4. Which of the following statements best describes the Mycenaens
b. They were a warrior people who achieved their apex between 1400 and 1200 BC
5. The civilization of Minoan Crete
e. a and c
6. Which of the following was not among the Greek peoples who settled in Greece by the time of the Dark Ages?
e. b and c.
7. The period immediately following the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization is referred to as the
b. Greek Dark Age
During the migrations of the Greek Dark Age, many Ionians
c. crossed the Aegean Sea to settle in Asia Minor
What were the chief characteristics of the Greek Dark Age?
a.It was a period of migrations and declining food production
Homer's Iliad points out the
a. honor and courage of Greek aristocratic heroes in battle
Which of the following is true of Greece from the eight century BC?
c. The pois evolved into the central institution in Greek life.
The polis was the Greek name for
d. city-state
Which of the following was not a characteristic of the typical Greek polis?
b. Each polis had a population of between 90,000 and 100,000 citizens.
The development of the polis had a negative impact on Greek society by
b. dividing Greece into fiercely competitive states
During the period of Greek history from 750-500 BC
b. trade and colonization increased greatly.
The hoplite phalanx was
a. a new Greek military organization of heavily armed infantry
Which of the following statements about warfare in ancient Greece is incorrect?
b. The wealth of the city states alowed them to employ professional mercenary soldiers.
The rise of tyrants in the polis in the seventh and sixth centures BC
b. often encouraged the economic and cultural progress of the cities.
Tyranny in the Greek polis arose as
e. a reaction to aristocratic power and a widening gulf between the rich and the poor
In Sparta
a. life resembled that of a military camp.
The Lycurgan reforms resulted in
a. the establishment of a permanent military state in Sparta
The neighbors of the Spartans who were free inhabitants and required to pay taxes and perform military service but who were not citizens of Sparta were
e. perioikoi
To balance the power of kings and the Council of Elders, Spartan political reformers created the
a. ephors
24. Spartan helots
e. a and b
For the Greeks, the term arete described the
d. striving for excellence
Which of the following descriptions of Athenian leaders is incorrect?
e. Pisisratus- remodeled the entire Athenian constitution
The Athenian statesman who established the ten tribes and who weakened the aristocracy and increased the authority of the ordinary citizens was
e. Cleisthenes
Typical of Greek culture in the archaic age was
c. lyric poetry as found in the works of Sappho
Hesiod's famous poem about the pleasures of ordinary work is titled
e. Works and Days

The strategoi in Athens
e. was a board of ten generals
The poetry of Sappho reflected
b.  a woman's homosexual and heterosexual feelings in a world dominated by males.
The immediate cause of the Persian wars was
a. a revolt of the Ionan Greek colonies in Asia Minor
At the Battle of Marathon, the Greeks
c. won a decisive victory by aggressive attack against a stronger foe.
At the Battle of Thermopylae, the
e. Spartans fought a noble holding action to the last man.
Which of the following phases best describes the Delian League?
b. an alliance of city-states led by Athens after the Persian War
During the Age of Pericles
b. Athenians became deeply attached to their democratic system
The Peloponnesian War resulted in
c. the defeat of Athens and the collapse of its empire.
One of the chief causes of the Peloponnesian War was
b. Sparta's fear of the power of Athens and its maritime empire.
The Greek historian Thucydides differed from Herodotus in that the former
a. was unconcerned with spiritual forces as a factor in history.
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