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Quiz 5th Century BC History

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History quiz on the 5th Century BC
 
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1

The four great playwrights of the 5th Century BC are

2

The "Father of Tragedy" is___________.

3

Aristophanes was called "The Father of__________.

4

A war between the Greeks and the _________ began in 499 BC and lasted about 20 years

5

Pericles introduces _____________ for all Athenian citizens allowing them to vote and participate in the administration of the state.

6

Herodotus is known as the "Father of ____________. He wrote the account of the Greco-Persian wars from the vantage point in Asia Minor.

7

Pythagoras is credited with the mathematical theorem called____________.

8

The followers of ___________ maintained that the earth rotates on an axis and moves in an orbit.

9

Democritas declared that matter is composed of indivisible and indestructible ________.

10

The mystical texts of the ___________ of Daoism and the ___________ of Hinduism were written down during the 5th Century BC.

11

Siddartha Gautama left home to become a wandering ascetic. After a night of meditation he is 'enlightened' and becomes___________.

12

The Athenians built the _____________, a temple to Athena.

13

Hippocrates founded a school of ___________ on the Greek island of Kos.

14

The three classical styles of columns in Greek architecture are ___________, ________, and ____________

15

Phidias sculpted a huge stature of the goddess ___________ to be the central feature of the Parthenon.

16

Myron sculpts ________________, an outstanding example of the Greek ability to suggest movement.

17

Phidias created a massive statue of ____________ covered in gold and ivory, to stand in the temple at Olympia.

18

When the Oracle at Delphi said that there was no-one wiser than Socrates, Socrates believed ______________.

19

A series of questions that are asked to draw out individual answers and to encourage insight is called the _________________.

20

Socrates believed the best way for people to live was to focus on_____________.

21

Socrates criticized Democracy. He believed that the _______________ was the only type of person suitable to govern others.

22

Hippocrates was credited with coining the _________________ still in use today by medical professionals.

23

Hippocrates is credited to being the first person to believe that diseases were caused _________________.

24

The earliest surviving masterpiece of Greek art by Kritios is a


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