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Persian War and Golden Age of Athens (Grade 6)

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Persian War and Golden Age of Athens

What two kinds of drama did the Athenians invent that are still used today?
  1. Tragedy and Romance
  2. Romance and Comedy
  3. Comedy and Tragedy
  4. Romance and Suspense
For what god was the Parthenon built for?
  1. Athena
  2. Dionysus
  3. Zeus
  4. Ares
For what god was the theater at Athens built for?
  1. Zeus
  2. Dionysus
  3. Ares
  4. Poseidon
What important structure did Pericles convince the Assembly to build?
  1. the Long Walls
  2. the Acropolis
  3. the Theater of Dionysus
  4. The Collosium
Sparta was part of the Delian League
  1. True
  2. False
Where was the battle that King Leonidas and 300 Spartans stayed behind to hold back the Persian army take place at?
  1. Athens
  2. Marathon
  3. Thermopylae
  4. Sparta
Athens was part of the Delian League.
  1. True
  2. False
Athens and Sparta continued to work together after the battle of Thermopylae.
  1. True
  2. False
What two city-states joined forces in 480 BC when the Persian King Xerxes decided to attack?
  1. Athens and Corinth
  2. Sparta and Corinth
  3. Athens and Sparta
  4. Corinth and Sparta
After the battle of Thermopylae what did the Spartans go home to do?
  1. Build an Empire
  2. Watch the Helots
  3. Rest
  4. Conquer Corinth
Who was considered the "father of medicine"?
  1. Leonidus
  2. Pericles
  3. Xerces
  4. Hippocrates
How many Greeks died at the battle of Marathon?
  1. 6000
  2. 500
  3. 192
  4. 2
What was the most famous building built under the leadership of Pericles?
  1. Colosium
  2. Parthenon
  3. Acropolis
  4. Theater
Over time the Athenians began to treat other members of the Delian League less like allies and more like colonial subjects
  1. True
  2. False
Who is in the Peloponnesian League?
  1. Athens, Sparta, and Corinth
  2. Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes
  3. Corinth, Thebes, and Athens
  4. Thebes, Athens, and Sparta
After the battle of Thermopylae what did the Athenians begin doing?
  1. Build an Empire
  2. Watch the Helots
  3. Rest
  4. Conquer Corinth
What happened to King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans when they stayed behind to hold off the Persian army?
  1. They won
  2. They all died
  3. They ran away
  4. They talked to the Persians
What Persian city did the Athenians conquer?
  1. Sparta
  2. Corinth
  3. Istanbul
  4. Sardis
How long did the Golden Age of Athens last?
  1. 55 years
  2. 150 years
  3. 75 years
  4. 10 years
Who eventually became one of the most powerful and influential men in Athens?
  1. Hippocrates
  2. Xerces
  3. Leonidas
  4. Pericles
Who played a leading role in the Delian League?
  1. Corinth
  2. Sparta
  3. Thebes
  4. Athens
What league did many of the Greek city-states form in an effort to thwart any future attacks by Persia?
  1. National League
  2. American League
  3. Delian League
  4. Greek League
HOW many Persians died at the battle of marathon?
  1. 6000
  2. 600
  3. 100
  4. 100000
What was the result of the Pelopponesian War?
  1. The Athenian empire was destroyed
  2. The Athenian empire was built
  3. The Spartan empire was destroyed
  4. The Spartan empire was built
List 3 cultural achievements of the Athenians during the Golden Age

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