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1 Ancient Greek Jeopardy By Michelle Hutchings Cassie Endel for Sixth Grade Social Studies Spring 2005

2 Ancient Greek Jeopardy PEOPLEPLACESSPELLINGIDEASGODS

3 PEOPLE 100 Spartan girls are different from other Greek girls because…

4 PEOPLE 100 Spartan girls are different from other Greek girls because… they were the freest.

5 PEOPLE 200 Who wrote the Odyssey?

6 PEOPLE 200 Who wrote the Odyssey? Homer

7 PEOPLE 300 Name the three classes of Spartan people.

8 PEOPLE 300 Name the three classes of Spartan people. Spartans, Helots, and farmers & craftsmen

9 PEOPLE 400 Who was Pheidippides?

10 PEOPLE 400 Who was Pheidippides? The fastest runner in Greece.

11 PEOPLE 500 What capitol city of the modern world is known for Alexander the Great?

12 PEOPLE 500 What capitol city of the modern world is known for Alexander the Great? Alexandria, Egypt

13 PLACES 100 What does “acropolis” mean?

14 PLACES 100 What does “acropolis” mean? high city

15 PLACES 200 What was the largest of all the city- states?

16 PLACES 200 What was the largest of all the city- states? Athens

17 PLACES 300 What famous art-form once stood in the Parthenon?

18 PLACES 300 What famous art-form once stood in the Parthenon? The Statue of Athena

19 PLACES 400 What city defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War?

20 PLACES 400 What city defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War? Sparta

21 PLACES 500 Other than Athens, name two other city-states.

22 PLACES 500 Other than Athens, name two other city-states. Sparta, Corinth, Thebes, and Macedonia

23 SPELLING100 Spell the name of the best known temple in history.

24 SPELLING100 Spell the name of the best known temple in history. Parthenon

25 SPELLING200 Spell the name of the place that means “high city”.

26 SPELLING200 Spell the name of the place that means “high city”. Acropolis

27 SPELLING300 Spell the name of the man that took ten years to get back to his family after the Trojan War.

28 SPELLING300 Spell the name of the man that took ten years to get back to his family after the Trojan War. Odysseus

29 SPELLING400 He was the Greek god of the sea.

30 SPELLING400 He was the Greek god of the sea. Poseidon

31 SPELLING500 In this war Athens surrendered to Sparta and never regained its leadership.

32 SPELLING500 In this war Athens surrendered to Sparta and never regained its leadership. The Peloponnesian War

33 IDEAS 100 Our word “alphabet” comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet. What are they?

34 IDEAS 100 Our word “alphabet” comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet. What are they? alpha and beta

35 IDEAS 200 Why is a modern day 26 mile race called a “marathon”?

36 IDEAS 200 Why is a modern day 26 mile race called a “marathon”? Pheidippides ran 26 miles to Sparta from Marathon to get help. He died after.

37 IDEAS 300 The suffix “polis” means what?

38 IDEAS 300 The suffix “polis” means what? city

39 IDEAS 400 What war destroyed the Athenian empire?

40 IDEAS 400 What war destroyed the Athenian empire? The Peloponnesian War

41 IDEAS 500 What does the saying “The face that launched 1000 ships mean?”

42 IDEAS 500 What does the saying “The face that launched 1000 ships mean?” King Menelaus sent his navy to Troy to recapture Helen, his wife.

43 GODS 100 This god is the Supreme Ruler of all the gods.

44 GODS 100 This god is the Supreme Ruler of all the gods. Zeus

45 GODS 200 These two goddesses were the symbols of home.

46 GODS 200 These two goddesses were the symbols of home. Hestia and Hera

47 GODS 300 He is the god of the sea and Zeus’ brother.

48 GODS 300 He is the god of the sea and Zeus’ brother. Poseidon

49 GODS 400 Daily Double

50 GODS 400 This goddess is the goddess of love and beauty. She was chosen by Paris as the fairest goddess.

51 GODS 400 This goddess is the goddess of love and beauty. She was chosen by Paris as the fairest goddess. Aphrodite

52 GODS 500 Hades, god of the underworld, is brother to these other two gods:

53 GODS 500 Hades, god of the underworld, is brother to these other two gods: Zeus and Poseidon

54 Ancient Greek Double Jeopardy WARSGODS & GODDESSES MAGICAL CREATURES PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS CITY- STATES

55 WARS 200 The Propylaea, the huge entrance to the Acropolis, was never finished due to the _____________ War.

56 WARS 200 The Propylaea, the huge entrance to the Acropolis, was never finished due to the _____________ War. Peloponnesian War

57 WARS 400 ______________ was the son of Darius and invaded Greece to avenge the loss at Marathon.

58 WARS 400 ______________ was the son of Darius and invaded Greece to avenge the loss at Marathon. Xerxes

59 WARS 600 Who was the king that started the Persian War?

60 WARS 600 Who was the king that started the Persian War? Darius, King of Persia

61 WARS 800 What were the names of the 2 sides of the Trojan War?

62 WARS 800 What were the names of the 2 sides of the Trojan War? Argives and Trojans

63 WARS 1000 How did the Argives finally win the war?

64 WARS 1000 How did the Argives finally win the war? They built a large wooden horse and delivered it to Troy as a gift. The horse was filled with warriors that defeated Troy.

65 GODS & GODDESSES 200 The gods and goddesses live here:

66 GODS & GODDESSES 200 The gods and goddesses live here: Mt. Olympus

67 GODS & GODDESSES 400 This god was brother to Zeus and Poseidon.

68 GODS & GODDESSES 400 This god was brother to Zeus and Poseidon. Hades

69 GODS & GODDESSES 600 Daily Double

70 GODS & GODDESSES 600 This god was the god of war:

71 GODS & GODDESSES 600 This god was the god of war: Ares

72 GODS & GODDESSES 800 What substance made the gods immortal?

73 GODS & GODDESSES 800 What substance made the gods immortal? ambrosia and nectar

74 GODS & GODDESSES 1000 What god and goddess were twins?

75 GODS & GODDESSES 1000 What god and goddess were twins? Artemis and Apollo

76 MAGICAL CREATURES 200 What monster had one eye in the middle of his forehead?

77 MAGICAL CREATURES 200 What monster had one eye in the middle of his forehead? Cyclops

78 MAGICAL CREATURES 400 The monster with 9 heads was the __________.

79 MAGICAL CREATURES 400 The monster with 9 heads was the __________. hydra

80 MAGICAL CREATURES 600 Where did the Minotaur live?

81 MAGICAL CREATURES 600 Where did the Minotaur live? In the labyrinth

82 MAGICAL CREATURES 800 The Chimera had the head of a _________, the body of a __________, and the tail of a ________.

83 MAGICAL CREATURES 800 The Chimera had the head of a _________, the body of a __________, and the tail of a ________. lion, goat and dragon

84 MAGICAL CREATURES 1000 The Sirens were _________________. People who heard them usually died of ______________.

85 MAGICAL CREATURES 1000 The Sirens were _________________. People who heard them usually died of ______________. birdwomen / starvation

86 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 200 What is the Greek word that means “high city”?

87 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 200 What is the Greek word that means “high city”? acropolis

88 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 400 The marketplace in Athens was called the __________.

89 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 400 The marketplace in Athens was called the __________. agora

90 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 600 The Parthenon was built to honor what goddess?

91 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 600 The Parthenon was built to honor what goddess? Athena

92 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800 Daily Double

93 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800 What important event took place in April, 1896 in Athens?

94 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800 What important event took place in April, 1896 in Athens? The first modern Olympics

95 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 1000 Why was the Parthenon built?

96 PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 1000 Why was the Parthenon built? To show the might and glory of Athens

97 CITY STATES 200 What is a “polis”?

98 CITY STATES 200 What is a “polis”? A “polis” is a city, a political organization.

99 CITY STATES 400 What 3 things does a “polis” include?

100 CITY STATES 400 What 3 things does a “polis” include? It includes the city, the land around it and the population.

101 CITY STATES 600 Name 3 Greek city-states.

102 CITY STATES 600 Name 3 Greek city-states. Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Thebes, Macedonia

103 CITY STATES 800 What is the name of the peninsula that Athens is on?

104 CITY STATES 800 What is the name of the peninsula that Athens is on? Attica

105 CITY STATES 1000 What were the 3 classes of people in Sparta?

106 CITY STATES 1000 What were the 3 classes of people in Sparta? Dorians (ruling class) Helots (slaves) Farmers and craftsmen

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