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History of Education (Grade 7)

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History of Education

Women in Babylon were taught how to read and write.
  1. True
  2. False
Ancient Egypt had a high literacy rate.
  1. True
  2. False
Scribes belonged to a powerful social class.
  1. True
  2. False
What were four of the six "arts" taught at the national schools during the Zhou dynasty in China?

Intellectual pursuits such as music and poetry belonged to what type of Classical Athenian education?
  1. Gumnastike
  2. Mousike
  3. Socratic
  4. Agoge
Sophists were traveling teachers of philosophy and rhetoric.
  1. True
  2. False
In Athens, women were educated along with men.
  1. True
  2. False
Who founded the Academy in Athens?
  1. Plato
  2. Socrates
  3. Aristotle
  4. Pythagorus
Unlike in Athens, there were schools for Spartan women.
  1. True
  2. False
Spartan boys entered the Ephebe at age seven to learn how to become soldiers.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the name of primary schools in the Roman Empire?
  1. Ludus
  2. Rhetor
  3. Litterator
  4. Grammaticus
Roman children were taught philosophy as part of their primary school education.
  1. True
  2. False
In medieval Europe, schools were usually located in                                and                           .
The quadrivium was taught as the foundation for learning the trivium.
  1. True
  2. False
Which field of study was not a part of the trivium?
  1. Grammar
  2. Rhetoric
  3. Music
  4. Logic
Founded in 859 CE, the University of al-Qarawiyyin in Morocco is the oldest continuously operating university.
  1. True
  2. False

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