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HIEU 201 Chapter 3 Quiz latest 2020 – Liberty University The Dark Age refers to a. a period of military chaos but economic prosperity in the Greek world. b. a period of econ... omic chaos but artistic and intellectual growth. c. a period of transition between Mycenaean and Hellenic civilizations. d. a period of migration of Greek tribes away from fertile lands to the mountains and the abandonment of Aegean islands. Hide Feedback Correct The work of Homer a. celebrates war without reflecting on its tragic character. b. rejects military prowess and the pursuit of glory and fame as criteria for human excellence. c. contains the origins of the notion that human excellence was a combination of thought and action. d. depicts the gods as primarily responsible for the good or evil that befell human beings. Hide Feedback Correct The Olympian religion that emerged in ancient Greece a. centered on a powerful professional priesthood that could dictate absolute truths. b. was monotheistic, worshipping Zeus as the only god. c. played no role in the lives of the Greek people after the development of philosophy. d. did not put an end to the worship of local gods or the practicing of local rituals. Hide Feedback Correct The polis a. was comprised mostly of full citizens, with a small number of non-citizens who could not participate in lawmaking. b. resulted from the disintegration of much larger political units. c. could be very large, comprising vast territories and huge populations. d. was comprised mostly of non-citizens, with a small number of citizens who made the laws. Hide Feedback Correct Spartan society was militaristic primarily because a. the Spartans had to defend the Helots from the perioikoi. b. Spartan conquest of Messenia was the first step in the Spartans' plan to conquer all of Greece. c. Spartans were forced to defend themselves from the Persians, who threatened an invasion of the Peloponnesus. d. Sparta relied on overwhelming military superiority to maintain dominance over the majority of its society. Hide Feedback Correct Solon's reforms a. excluded aristocrats from political life. b. excluded the poor from political participation. c. undermined the rights of the traditional aristocracy. d. opened the highest offices to the poorest Athenians. Hide Feedback Correct The Persians attacked Greece in the fifth century B.C. because a. they wished to add the riches of Greece to their empire. b. they wanted to crush the Athenian democracy before its ideas spread to peoples in the Persian Empire. c. Athens had aided a revolt by the Ionians, and the Persians wished to punish them for their interference. d. Sparta and the Peloponnesian League were threatening to invade Asia Minor, which borders on Persia. Hide Feedback Correct The Athenian navy delivered a decisive Greek victory against the Persians in 480 B.C. at a. Salamis. b. Thermopylae. c. Marathon. d. Plataea. Hide Feedback Correct Pericles was a. the leading figure in Athenian political life during the middle of the fifth century B.C. b. a tyrant who rejected Athenian democracy. c. a Spartan who admired Athenian democracy. d. a military leader who was credited with saving Athens during the Persian Wars. Hide Feedback Correct According to Demosthenes a. Athens faced decline if it pursued too much cooperation with other city-states rather than pursue its own particular interests. b. the Greeks faced decline if they did not show contrition to the gods. c. the Greeks faced decline if they did not unite against their common enemy, Macedonia. d. the Greeks faced decline because their enemies loved freedom more than they did. Hide Feedback Correct Artifacts and archaeological evidence of the Minoans on Crete indicate a. magnificent fortified palaces with extensive defensive structures that served as political centers. b. a warlike culture that rejected artistic and cultural pursuits. c. a civilization that did not predate that of the Mycenaeans. d. a substantial export trade from Crete to Egypt, Syria, Asia Minor, and Greece. Hide Feedback Correct Which of the following is NOT a feature of Mycenaean civilization? a. It had a political system that can be seen as an early form of democracy. b. It owed a considerable debt to Minoan civilization on Crete. c. It disintegrated due to constant warfare between its various kingdoms. d. It reached its height in the period from 1400 to 1230 B.C. Hide Feedback Correct The earliest examples of the polis a. were confederations of city-states acting in harmony in both war and peace. b. evolved from rational origins to theocracy. c. were small city-states based on tribal allegiances. d. united all Greeks under the rule of a divine kingship. Hide Feedback Correct The mature polis was a a. self-governing community that expressed the will of free citizens. b. community in which laws were seen as deriving from divine rulers. c. community in which religion played no role whatsoever. d. community designed to express the will of the gods. Hide Feedback Correct In contrast to Sparta a. Athens was a land power and exclusively agricultural. b. Athens defined freedom as the independence of the fatherland. c. Athens valued the political freedom of the individual. d. Athens possessed no navy. Hide Feedback Correct By Dik, Solon meant a. personal excellence in warfare. b. the principle of justice that is that underlies all human community. c. the obligation of all Athenians to take part in the defense of their city. d. the arrogance of the tyrants he opposed. Hide Feedback Correct The Delian League a. was created by rivals to Athens within the Peloponnesian League. b. was an alliance of city-states dominated by the largest polis, Athens. c. was an instrument of Spartan economic expansion. d. grew primarily because states voluntarily placed themselves under the protection of Athenian military power. Hide Feedback Correct The mature democracy that evolved in Athens by the fifth century B.C. a. granted political power to an Assembly made up of all adult male citizens. b. ensured the political equality of all people in the polis. c. chose all offices, even the most critical, by luck of the draw. d. prevented the emergence of strong political leaders who could influence the policies of the state. Hide Feedback Correct Athenian women were a. often highly educated. b. considered the wards of their husbands. c. considered the equals of their husbands. d. able to hold office but could not vote. Hide Feedback Correct As a result of the Peloponnesian War a. Athens brought democracy to Sparta by utilizing the resources of Syracuse. b. Athens eliminated its enemies and ended all attacks on Greek city-states. c. Sparta destroyed the city of Athens and executed its leader, Pericles. d. Athens experienced a decline in the quality of its leadership. Hide Feedback Correct [Show More]

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