History of Western Civilization to Middle Ages
Lesson 5 Quiz
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What type of columns does the Parthenon have?
| Alsacian | | Ionic | | Corinthian | | Doric |
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In 490 B.C.E. the Athenians defeated the Persians at the Battle of
| Plataea. | | Miltiades. | | Marathon. | | Miletus. |
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Which of the following was NOT true of the 490 B.C.E. Athenian victory over the Persians?
| It convinced the Greeks of their cultural superiority …show more content…
| Aristophanes | | Aeschylus | | Euripides | | Sophocles |
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The style achieved by the Athenian sculptor Phidias can BEST be described as
| seeking naturalism and realism in the idealized human figure. | | abandoning the human form in favor of geometric symbolism. | | abandoning idealism in favor of accurate portraiture. | | restoring the Egyptian tradition of kouros. |
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The greatest architectural and sculptural compositions of antiquity were the temples on the acropolis in Athens
| True | | False |
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Every surface of the Parthenon has a slight curve
| True | | False |
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After victory in the Peloponnesian War, the Spartans
| continued to attack Persia. | | immediately retreated to their homes. | | provoked opposition throughout the Greek world. | | emerged as popular leaders of the Greek world. |
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He was Plato's teacher.
| Sophocles | | Aristophanes | | Aristotle | | Socrates |
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Which best describes Plato's political views?
| He was satisfied with the government as it existed in Athens during his life. | | He suggested a balance between democracy and oligarchy. | | He advocated creation of a government ruled by a philosopher. | | He demanded an increased democratization of the constitution. |