How Well Do You Know Greek History?

Do you think you know Greek history pretty well? Take these 12 questions and put your Greek history knowledge to the test!
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How many thousands of years ago is it believed that Ancient Greece formed?
4,000
2,000
5,000
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Why wouldn't the Ancient Greeks eat beans?
They believed they contain the souls of the dead
They believed they were bad for the body
They were not good for the soul
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How many Greek deities were believed to have lived on Mt. Olympus?
12
13
9
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Who was the Greek God of sky and thunder? He is also considered the king of the Greek Gods.
Zeus
Hades
Hera
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How many events were included in the original Olympic games?
6
10
15
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What was the name of the article of clothing that most Greeks wore?
Chiton
Toga
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What is the most famous temple in Greece?
Parthenon
Temple of Artemis
Temple of Zeus
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What important cultural asset did the ancient Greeks invent and cultivate?
Theater
Horseback riding
Dance
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What was one of the most important contributions of Ancient Greece to modern society?
Art
The city-state
Food
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What would a typical Greek person eat for breakfast?
Bread and olive oil
Figs and cheese
Fruit
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What was Greece's greatest contribution to math?
Geometry
Equations
Fractions
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Who was considered the greatest Greek mathematician?
Archimedes
Aristarchus
Hipparchus
Result
You are Greek great! Although you missed a few questions, it's hard to fault you, given that you still knew a thing or two about this ancient civilization. That's not easy to do in this day and age!

C+, Greek Great

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You are a Greek god. Based on your results, we think you have a soft spot for Greek history. You know a great deal about gods, goddesses and ancient rituals. Well done!

B+, Greek God

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You are a Greek Goddess! Not many people in the present day know the history of ancient Greece as well as you do. Give yourself a pat on the back for keeping the history of this great civilization alive!

A+, Greek Goddess

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1
How many thousands of years ago is it believed that Ancient Greece formed?
4,000
2,000
5,000
2
Why wouldn't the Ancient Greeks eat beans?
They believed they contain the souls of the dead
They believed they were bad for the body
They were not good for the soul
3
How many Greek deities were believed to have lived on Mt. Olympus?
12
13
9
4
Who was the Greek God of sky and thunder? He is also considered the king of the Greek Gods.
Zeus
Hades
Hera
5
How many events were included in the original Olympic games?
6
10
15
6
What was the name of the article of clothing that most Greeks wore?
Chiton
Toga
Wrap
7
What is the most famous temple in Greece?
Parthenon
Temple of Artemis
Temple of Zeus
8
What important cultural asset did the ancient Greeks invent and cultivate?
Theater
Horseback riding
Dance
9
What was one of the most important contributions of Ancient Greece to modern society?
Art
The city-state
Food
10
What would a typical Greek person eat for breakfast?
Bread and olive oil
Figs and cheese
Fruit
11
What was Greece's greatest contribution to math?
Geometry
Equations
Fractions
12
Who was considered the greatest Greek mathematician?
Archimedes
Aristarchus
Hipparchus