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ANCIENT GREECE & ROME

Regents Questions, 2000 – 2013


GREECE & GEOGRAPHY
An important factor that prevented the ancient Greek city-states from uniting to form a single nation was the

  1. lack of a common language

  2. size of desert regions

  3. MOUNTAINOUS TOPOGRAPHY OF THE REGION

  4. cold, hostile climate

One effect of the rugged, mountainous geography on the civilization of ancient Greece was the development of



  1. absolute monarchies

  2. SEPARATE, INDEPENDENT CITY-STATES

  3. extensive trade with the Persians

  4. belief in one God

What effect did the geography of ancient Greece have on its early development?



  1. THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN LED TO THE CREATION OF INDEPENDENT CITY-STATES

  2. A lack of natural seaports limited communication

  3. An inland location hindered trade and colonization

  4. Abundant natural resources encouraged self-sufficiency

Which geographic factor contributed to the formation of independent city-states in ancient Greece?



  1. Tropical rainforests

  2. Fertile farmland

  3. Navigable rivers

  4. MOUNTAINOUS GEOGRAPHY

How did geography influence the development of Ancient Greece?



  1. Rich farmland led to dependence on agriculture

  2. EXCELLENT HARBORS ENCOURAGED SEAFARING TRADE

  3. Flat plains made centralized rule possible

  4. Tropical climate discouraged urban development

What was one cause of many small independent city-states in Ancient Greece?



  1. Greece and Rome were often at War

  2. MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN OF GREECE RESULTED IN WIDELY SCATTERED SETTLEMENTS

  3. Military leaders found small Greek settlements easy to control

  4. The Greek people had many different languages and religions

Which geographic feature most directly influenced the development of Greek city-states?



  1. Deserts

  2. MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN

  3. Vast plains

  4. Monsoons

GREECE’S GOLDEN AGE



Olympic games, the poems of Homer, and Hellenistic culture are associated with which ancient civilization

  1. Egyptian

  2. GREEK

  3. Roman

  4. Phoenician

Which description accurately identifies Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle?



  1. rulers of the Roman Republic

  2. artists of the Italian Renaissance

  3. religious leaders of the Protestant Reformation

  4. PHILOSOPHERS OF ANCIENT GREECE

Base your answer to the question on the quotation below and your knowledge of social studies

In this quotation, Pericles is praising Athenian



  1. CIVIC VALUES

  2. Artistic creativity

  3. Military strengths

  4. Commercial success.

Which heading best completes the partial outline below?





  1. POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS OF THE CITY-STATE OF ATHENS

  2. Effects of the Roman Empire on Economic Development

  3. Influence of Belief Systems on Byzantine Society

  4. Achievements of the Age of Enlightenment

Which statement about ancient Greece is an opinion rather than a fact?



  1. Mountainous terrain was an obstacle to Greek political unity

  2. The Spartan culture placed an emphasis on military skills

  3. Athens granted voting rights to male citizens only

  4. GREEK ARCHITECTURE WAS SUPERIOR TO PERSIAN ARCHITECTURE

The Age of Pericles in Athens, the Gupta Empire in India, and the Tang Dynasty in China all experienced a golden age with



  1. advancements in the principle of democratic governments

  2. OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE ARTS AND SCIENCES

  3. the end of foreign domination

  4. the furthest expansion of their borders

ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY

What was one of the most important contributions of the Greek city-state of Athens?


  1. DEVELOPMENT OF DIRECT DEMOCRACY

  2. Diffusion of a monotheistic belief system

  3. Promotion of the equality of all humans

  4. Creation of a writing system using hieroglyphics

The ideals developed in the Athens of Pericles and in Republican Rome influenced the development of



  1. A PARLIAMENT IN BRITAIN

  2. military juntas in Latin America

  3. a communist government in China

  4. a theocracy in Iran

Which society practiced direct democracy?



  1. ANCIENT ATHENS

  2. Dynastic China

  3. Gupta Empire

  4. Early Egypt

ATHENS v. SPARTA


Which statement about Greek civilization is an opinion rather than a fact

  1. Boys in Sparta were trained to be soldiers

  2. ATHENS HAD A BETTER CULTURE THAN THAT OF SPARTA

  3. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle were Greek Philosophers

  4. Many adults in Athens did not have the right to vote

In a comparison of the ancient cities of Athens and Sparta, Sparta placed more emphasis on



  1. education

  2. MILITARY SERVICE

  3. family order

  4. human rights

Which statement most likely represents the view of a citizen of ancient Athens visiting Sparta?



  1. THE GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY IN SPARTA ARE SO STRICT. THE PEOPLE HAVE LITTLE VOICE IN GOVERNMENT.”

  2. “I feel as though I have never left home. Everything here is the same as it is in Athens.”

  3. “This society allows for more freedom of expression than I have ever experienced in Athens.”

  4. “I have never heard of a society like Sparta that believed in only one God.”

ALEXANDER THE GREAT



Which concept is most closely related to the main idea of the illustration?



  1. Isolation

  2. CULTURAL DIFFUSION

  3. Armed conflict

  4. Urbanization

Which leader is most closely associated with the accomplishment shown by the illustration?



  1. Charlemagne

  2. Mansa Musa

  3. ALEXANDER THE GREAT

  4. Suleiman the Magnificent

What was one effect of Alexander the Great’s conquests?



  1. EXPANSION OF HELLENISTIC CULTURE

  2. Formation of the Christian Church

  3. Decreased importance of the Silk Roads

  4. Increased support of the Mayan leaders

ROME
At the height of its power, which ancient civilization controlled the entire coastal region surrounding the Mediterranean Sea?



  1. Phoenician

  2. Persian

  3. ROMAN

  4. Carthaginian

One contribution of ancient Roman culture was the development of



  1. The concept of zero

  2. The process of making silk

  3. A REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT

  4. The printing press

Which ancient civilization is associated with the Twelve Tables, an extensive road system, and the poets Horace and Virgil?

  1. Babylonian

  2. Greek

  3. Phoenician

  4. ROMAN

Which statement is best supported by information on this map?



  1. THE ROMAN EMPIRE EXTENDED OVER THREE CONTINENTS

  2. Rivers kept invaders out of the Roman Empire

  3. Alexandria served as the eastern capital of the Roman Empire

  4. Carthage was eventually destroyed by the Romans

Based on the information provided by this map, which body of water was most likely the center of Roman trade?



  1. Red Sea

  2. Black Sea

  3. Atlantic Ocean

  4. MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Which conclusion about the Roman World around AD 526 can be drawn from the information on this map?



  1. The Gauls dominated trade on the Mediterranean Sea

  2. Rome was the capital of the entire western region

  3. THE EASTERN REGION WAS UNIFIED UNDER THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

  4. The division between eastern and western Rome followed natural boundaries




  • Roman women could own property

  • Roman women could make wills leaving their property to whomever they choose.

A valid conclusion drawn from these facts is that Roman women



  1. had the right to vote

  2. ENJOYED SOME LEGAL RIGHTS

  3. were equal to men

  4. could hold political offices

Which development is most closely associated with the beginning of the Byzantine Empire?



  1. Emergence of the Russian Orthodox Church

  2. DIVISION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

  3. Building of the Hagia Sophia

  4. Fall of Constantinople

China under the Han dynasty and the Roman Empire were similar in that both grew wealthy because they



  1. DEVELOPED EXTENSIVE TRADE NETWORKS

  2. created classless societies

  3. encouraged democratic ideals

  4. established free-market economies

Both the Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire were known for



  1. developing decentralized political structures

  2. having governments dominated by a merchant class

  3. using examinations to select officials

  4. HAVING LONG PERIODS OF STABLE GOVERNMENTS

How did the geography of the Italian peninsula influence the development of the Roman Empire



  1. The unnaviagable rivers in the northern part of the peninsula protected the Romans from their neighbors

  2. The harsh climate prevented agricultural production on the Italian peninsula

  3. The lengthy, rugged seacoast encouraged frequent invasions of the Italian peninsula

  4. THE LOCATION OF THE PENINSULA CONTRIBUTED TO ROMAN CONTROL OF THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION

In western Europe, the Middle Ages began after the collapse of which empire?



  1. Mughal

  2. ROMAN

  3. Ottoman

  4. Byzantine


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