0 of 0 correct
0 question streak
You’re a Muse!
Great job! You officially know enough about ancient Greece to call yourself a muse. The muses were the personifications of knowledge, wisdom, and the arts. Sound familiar? It’s you that we have to thank for all the knowledge that came out in ancient Greek poetry and myths. Congrats!
You’re Coeus, Titan of Knowledge!
Fantastic! You know so much about life in ancient Greece, you’re essentially the modern embodiment of Coeus, the Titan of knowledge. While you might not be as well-known as some other Titans or gods, you’ve nevertheless left one big impression with your understanding of ancient Greek literature, mythology, and history. Way to go!
Stupendous! Your understanding of ancient Greece is so impressive that you have to be the modern incarnation of Zeus himself! Only the embodiment of the King of the gods could know so much about what it was like in ancient Greece—not to mention your knowledge of the goings-on of gods and other mythological creatures. All hail Zeus!
Happy With Your Test Score? This video can help you do better on any quiz... even if you know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING about the topic.
What were the largest population centers in ancient Greece called?
What was the most important city-state in ancient Greece?
Which massive sporting event was invented by the ancient Greeks?
Which system of governance originated in ancient Greece?
What is the name of the Greek philosopher and mathematician who came up with a common rule for measuring the sides of a triangle, still taught today?
What was the name of the gathering place for residents of an ancient Greek city?
What ancient Greek city-state was best known for its fierce warriors, immortalized in the movie 300?
What famous foe did the Greek city-states, led by the Spartans, face during the 5th century BC?
Which Greek god was regarded as the king of the gods?
Which of Zeus’ children was born by bursting forth out of his forehead?
Who was the Greek god of the sea?
Which Greek epic poem tells the tale of a king’s long journey home after the Trojan War?
Who was the author of the Odyssey?
Which mythic figure is a central character in the Iliad, known for a particular weakness in the foot area?
Who was the Greek god of love?
Public Domain Pictures
What were the half-men, half-horse creatures of Greek mythology called?
What was the name of the king of the underworld?
What is the name of the most famous Greek hero, the son of Zeus and a mortal woman?
Which Greek city-state was a religious center known best for its famous oracle?
Which king of Greek mythology had a little problem involving items (and people) he touched?
What is the name of the Greek god of wine?
Which ancient philosopher, whose life was described in the works of Plato, was sentenced to death in 399 BC?
What is the name of the Greek god of victory, who now lends their name to a brand of shoes?
What is the name of the temple on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena?
What was the name of the ancient Greek lawmaker whose name has come to be associated with particularly harsh and unforgiving rules and laws?
What mythic war was sparked after a man named Paris kidnapped Helen, the wife of Sparta’s king?
During the mythic Trojan War, what kind of large structure was built out of wood to create a ruse in order to breach the walls of the city of Troy?
What was the name of the act under Athenian democracy whereby any citizen could be exiled from the city-state for a decade?
What substance was watered down in ancient Greek society, as consumption of it in its “stronger” state was thought to be barbaric?
Which of the following sports was NOT part of the ancient Olympic pentathlon?
About This Quiz
Ancient Greece was the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, but its mysteries are as great as its stunning advancements. From literature to mythology to history to philosophy, so much of what happened in Greece all those centuries ago continues to touch our society and culture today in ways we often fail to comprehend until we learn about it. Unless you’re a student of the classics, so much about ancient Greece, important as it is, is barely touched upon in school. So, how much do you really know about ancient Greece?