Essay on History Quiz - Western Civilization to Middle Ages

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Introduction
HIS100
History of Western Civilization to Middle Ages
Lesson 5 Quiz

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1 of 60
What type of columns does the Parthenon have?

| Alsacian | | Ionic | | Corinthian | | Doric |
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2 of 60
In 490 B.C.E. the Athenians defeated the Persians at the Battle of

| Plataea. | | Miltiades. | | Marathon. | | Miletus. |
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3 of 60
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
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| | Athens and Sparta. | | Corinth and Athens. | | Sparta and Persia. |
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19 of 60
Even though Persia lost the Persian wars, it ultimately gained some influence in Greek affairs by allying with _______ in the Peloponnesian Wars.

| Athens | | Sparta | | Corinth | | Syracuse |
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20 of 60
This Athenian politician offered an alliance with Persia in return for replacing the Athenian democracy with an oligarchy.

| Lysander | | Alcibiades | | Pericles | | Themistocles |
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21 of 60
This controversial Athenian philosopher searched for moral self-enlightenment by questioning all who claimed to possess wisdom.

| Aristotle | | Plato | | Socrates | | Sophocles |
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22 of 60
He wrote the first true history in his book of "inquiries" discussing the conflicts between the Greeks and Persians.

| Herodotus | | Socrates | | Sophocles | | Thucydides |
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23 of 60
He is known as "the father of history."

| Aristotle | | Thucydides | | Socrates | | Herodotus |
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24 of 60
He wrote a history of the Peloponnesian War.

| Herodotus | | Thucydides | | Socrates | | Dionysus |
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25 of 60
He could be called the first political scientist.

| Herodotus | | Plato | | Thucydides | | Darius |
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26 of 60
All of the following were Athenian playwrights EXCEPT

| Aeschylus. | | Aristophanes. | |
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