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1.     An "acropolis" is: a.) a fortified hill citadel b.) a stone monument to a god or goddess c.) a farming technique employed in ancient Greece d.) a small island
     a.) a fortified hill citadel
2.     The "Lion Gate" leads to the acropolis at: a.) Lindos b.) Mycenae c.) Tiryns d.) Delphi
     b.) Mycenae
3.     The earliest identified inhabitants of the Athenian Acropolis were the Myceneans. True or false?
     false
4.     The famous Athenian king who slew the minotaur was: a.) Aegeus b.) Theseus c.) Dorian d.) Odysseus
     b.) Theseus
5.     The people who ushered in the Dark Age of ancient Greece were the: a.) Aegeans b.) Myceneans c.) Athenians d.) Dorians
     d.) Dorians
6.     The lovely stone maidens adorning the Temple of Athena were called Kore. True or false?
     true
7.     Who burned the Acropolis in 480 B.C.?
     Persians
8.     The great political leader of Athens during the 5th Century B.C. was: a.) Phidias b. ) Odysseus c.) Socrates d. ) Pericles
     d.) Pericles
9.     The temple on the Acropolis loved best by the ancient Greeks was the: a.) Propylaia b.) Architrave c.) Erectheum d. ) Pentelican
     c.) Erectheum
10.     What monumental stone structure was located at the foot of the Acropolis?
     the Theater (of Dionysus)
11.     Who proclaimed Christianity to be the state religion of the empire ( which included Athens ) in the 4th Century A.D.? a. ) Alexander the Great b.) Themistocles the Great c.) Dionysus the Great d.) Constantine the Great
     d.) Constantine the Great
12.     The columns of the Parthenon are of which style? a.) Doric b.) Ionic c.) Corinthian d.) Pentalic
     a.) Doric
13.     The Parthenon is constructed entirely of: a.) limestone b.) marble c.) adobe bricks d.) alabaster
     b.) marble
14.     The Parthenon's appearance is due to a series of optical illusions. True or false?
     true
15.     The gold and ivory statue in the Parthenon represented: a.) Aphrodite b.) Doris c.) Athena d.) Metopia
     c.) Athena
16.     The sculptured frieze of the Parthenon's cella was of which style? a.) Doric b.) Ionic c.) Corinthian d.) Pentalic
     b.) Ionic
17.     The dance performed to honor the goddess of the Parthenon was called: a.) Trochaic b.) Iambic c. ) Spondaic d. ) Pyrrhic
     d.) Pyrrhic
18.     What caused much of the destruction of the Parthenon?
     A Venetian shell exploded Turkish gunpowder stored there.
19.     Who took many of the friezes and sculptures from the Parthenon?
     Lord Elgin
20.     Where are these art treasures today?
     British Museum
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