k12-9th grade-history-unit 3-lesson 6-quiz

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Which temple is considered the best example of the Greek ideals of order and balance in architecture?
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the Parthenon
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Who composed the Iliad and the Odyssey?
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Homer
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What did Herodotus and Thucydides establish as a field of study?
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history
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Who analyzed different forms of government in the Republic?
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Plato
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Why was Plato skeptical about democracy?
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He believed uneducated masses could not make good decisions.
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Who is known as the father of medicine?
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Hippocrates
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What two civilizations did Alexander the Great conquer as he built his empire?
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Egypt and Persia
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Which explains why Hellenistic culture spread so widely in the centuries following Alexander’s death?
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Rome adopted many Greek cultural elements, which spread during its conquests.

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