The Greeks:
Quiz 3

1. The Peloponnesian War resulted in:
A. the consolidation of Pericles' power.
B. the unification of the Greek city-states under Thebes.
C. the defeat of Athens and the collapse of its empire.
D. Athenian control of Sicily.
2. The Greek historian Thucydides believed that the fate of men and women was:
A. left to the gods.
B. entirely in their own hands.
C. determined by nature.
D. not to be understood or determined.
3. Early Greek philosophy attempted to:
A. eliminate divinity from the world.
B. explain the universe on the basis of unifying principles.
C. undermine traditional Greek society.
D. establish an all-encompassing world view for all Greeks.
4. Socrates was condemned to death for:
A. corrupting the youth of Athens.
B. leading a political coup attempt.
C. killing one of his followers in a rage.
D. marrying his cousin.
5. The Republic depicted:
A. Socrates' idea about the "unexamined life".
B. Plato's idea of a return to nature.
C. Aristotle's response to Sophism.
D. Plato's idea of the ideal government and society.
6. In general, Greek women were:
A. afforded equal rights with men in business.
B. not allowed to participate in religious festivalse.
C. kept under strict control and assigned male guardians.
D. often allowed to participate in politics.
7. Before Philip II, the Macedonians:
A. were greatly admired by the Greeks for their cultural legacy.
B. spoke a Persian-like language unknown to the Greeks.
C. were a rural people organized in tribes.
D. forged a system of city-states marred by internal strife.
8. Before he got involved with the Greeks' interstate conflicts, Philip II of Macedon:
A. conquered lands to the west, north and east of mainland Greece.
B. rejected all forms of Greek cultural and military development.
C. adopted the Greek form of mercenary warfare.
D. none of the above.
9. The Philippics were a series of orations in which:
A. Demosthenes called Philip II a savior who would save the Greeks from themselves.
B. Demosthenes urged the Athenians to fight against the treacherous Philip II.
C. Isocrates spurred the Athenian assembly to action against Philip II.
D. Isocrates urged Athens to join Philip II in the Corinthian League.
10. All the following were results of the Battle of Chaeronea except:
A. the complete destruction of Athens for its leadership in the Greek fight against Macedon.
B. the formation of the Corinthian League, with Philip II as hegemon.
C. the establishment of Macedonian garrisons throughout Greece.
D. Greek cooperation with Macedonia for a future war against Persia.