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Alexander the Great (Grade 6)

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Alexander the Great

Which famous Greek philosopher tutored Alexander the Great?
  1. Plato
  2. Socrates
  3. Aristotle
  4. Anaximander
Alexander the Great founded over                 cities.
  1. 20
  2. 300
  3. 40
  4. 70
Which Persian King was defeated by Alexander the Great at The Battle of Issus?
  1. Cyrus the Great
  2. Darius I
  3. Darius III
  4. Xerxes
What did Alexander the Great's father introduce to give his army an advantage over other Greeks?
  1. Larger shields
  2. Longer spears
  3. Thicker armor
  4. Bow and arrows
Alexander the Great was the son of the king of what region?
  1. Thrace
  2. Sparta
  3. Thessaly
  4. Macedonia
Most of ancient Macedonia is not located within the modern nation of Macedonia.
  1. True
  2. False
How old was Alexander the Great when he became king?
  1. 16
  2. 20
  3. 21
  4. 18
What was the name of Alexander the Great's horse?
  1. Gorgon
  2. Pegasus
  3. Aristotle
  4. Bucephalas
Alexander the Great helped his father defeat Athens and Thebes at the battle of                .
  1. Hydaspes
  2. Granicus
  3. Chaeronea
  4. Thermopylae
According to legend, how did Alexander the Great solve the Gordian Knot?

In 332 BCE, Alexander the Great became the Pharaoh of Egypt.
  1. True
  2. False
Who took the name Artaxerxes V after killing Darius?
  1. Bessus
  2. Ptolemy
  3. Xerxes
  4. Alexander the Great
After the Battle of the Hydaspes, Alexander the Great came to the border of what empire?
  1. Nanda
  2. Maurya
  3. Persian
  4. Gupta
Alexander the Great's army revolted at the Hyphasis River and refused to keep going.
  1. True
  2. False
Alexander the Great died in which city?
  1. Susa
  2. Athens
  3. Babylon
  4. Alexandria
What happened to Alexander the Great's empire after his death?

The time between the death of Alexander the Great and the founding of the Roman Empire was known as the                  .
  1. Macedonian Age
  2. Classical Period
  3. Greek Dark Ages
  4. Hellenistic period

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