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

Ancient Greek Jeopardy
PEOPLE 100 200 300 400 500 PLACES 100 200 300 400 500 SPELLING 100 200 300 400 500 IDEAS 100 200 300 400 500 GODS 100 200 300 400 500

PEOPLE 100

Spartan girls are different from other Greek girls because„

PEOPLE 100

Spartan girls are different from other Greek girls because„

they were the freest.

PEOPLE 200

Who wrote the Odyssey?

PEOPLE 200

Who wrote the Odyssey?

Homer

PEOPLE 300

Name the three classes of Spartan people.

PEOPLE 300

Name the three classes of Spartan people.

Spartans, Helots, and farmers & craftsmen

PEOPLE 400

Who was Pheidippides?

PEOPLE 400

Who was Pheidippides?

The fastest runner in Greece.

PEOPLE 500

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

PEOPLE 500

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

Alexandria, Egypt

PLACES 100

What does “acropolis” mean?

PLACES 100

What does “acropolis” mean?

high city

PLACES 200

What was the largest of all the city-states?

PLACES 200

What was the largest of all the city-states?

Athens

PLACES 300

What famous art-form once stood in the Parthenon?

PLACES 300

What famous art-form once stood in the Parthenon?

The Statue of Athena

PLACES 400

What city defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War?

PLACES 400

What city defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War?

Sparta

PLACES 500

Other than Athens, name two other city-states.

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

Sparta, Corinth, Thebes, and Macedonia

SPELLING 100

Spell the name of the best known temple in history.

SPELLING 100

Spell the name of the best known temple in history.

Parthenon

SPELLING 200

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

SPELLING 200

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

Acropolis

SPELLING 300

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

SPELLING 300
Spell the name of the man that took ten years to get back to his family after the Trojan War.

Odysseus

SPELLING 400

He was the Greek god of the sea.

SPELLING 400

He was the Greek god of the sea.

Poseidon

SPELLING 500

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

SPELLING 500

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

The Peloponnesian War

IDEAS 100

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

IDEAS 100

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

alpha and beta

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

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.

IDEAS 300

The suffix “polis” means what?

IDEAS 300

The suffix “polis” means what?

city

IDEAS 400

What war destroyed the Athenian empire?

IDEAS 400

What war destroyed the Athenian empire?

The Peloponnesian War

IDEAS 500

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

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.

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

GODS 100

This god is the Supreme Ruler of all the gods.

Zeus

GODS 200
These two goddesses were the symbols of home.

GODS 200

These two goddesses were the symbols of home.

Hestia and Hera

GODS 300

He is the god of the sea and Zeus’ brother.

GODS 300

He is the god of the sea and Zeus’ brother.

Poseidon

GODS 400

Daily Double

GODS 400

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

GODS 400

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

Aphrodite

GODS 500

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

GODS 500

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

Zeus and Poseidon

Ancient Greek Double Jeopardy
WARS 200 400 600 800 1000 GODS & GODDESSES 200 400 600 800 1000 MAGICAL CREATURES 200 400 600 800 1000
PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS

CITYSTATES 200 400 600 800 1000

200 400 600 800 1000

WARS 200

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

WARS 200

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

Peloponnesian War

WARS 400

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

WARS 400

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

Xerxes

WARS 600

Who was the king that started the Persian War?

WARS 600

Who was the king that started the Persian War?

Darius, King of Persia

WARS 800

What were the names of the 2 sides of the Trojan War?

WARS 800

What were the names of the 2 sides of the Trojan War?

Argives and Trojans

WARS 1000
How did the Argives finally win the war?

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.

GODS & GODDESSES

200

The gods and goddesses live here:

GODS & GODDESSES

200

The gods and goddesses live here:

Mt. Olympus

GODS & GODDESSES

400

This god was brother to Zeus and Poseidon.

GODS & GODDESSES

400

This god was brother to Zeus and Poseidon.

Hades

GODS & GODDESSES

600

Daily Double

GODS & GODDESSES

600

This god was the god of war:

GODS & GODDESSES

600

This god was the god of war:

Ares

GODS & GODDESSES

800

What substance made the gods immortal?

GODS & GODDESSES

800

What substance made the gods immortal?

ambrosia and nectar

GODS & GODDESSES

1000

What god and goddess were twins?

GODS & GODDESSES

1000

What god and goddess were twins?

Artemis and Apollo

MAGICAL CREATURES 200

What monster had one eye in the middle of his forehead?

MAGICAL CREATURES 200

What monster had one eye in the middle of his forehead? Cyclops

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

MAGICAL CREATURES 400

The monster with 9 heads was the __________. hydra

MAGICAL CREATURES 600

Where did the Minotaur live?

MAGICAL CREATURES 600

Where did the Minotaur live?

In the labyrinth

MAGICAL CREATURES 800

The Chimera had the head of a _________, the body of a __________, and the tail of a ________.

MAGICAL CREATURES 800

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

MAGICAL CREATURES 1000

The Sirens were _________________. People who heard them usually died of ______________.

MAGICAL CREATURES 1000

The Sirens were _________________. People who heard them usually died of ______________.

birdwomen / starvation

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

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 200

What is the Greek word that means “high city”? acropolis

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 400

The marketplace in Athens was called the __________.

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 400

The marketplace in Athens was called the __________. agora

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 600

The Parthenon was built to honor what goddess?

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 600

The Parthenon was built to honor what goddess? Athena

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800

Daily Double

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800

What important event took place in April, 1896 in Athens?

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 800

What important event took place in April, 1896 in Athens? The first modern Olympics

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 1000

Why was the Parthenon built?

PARTHENON & ACROPOLIS 1000

Why was the Parthenon built?

To show the might and glory of Athens

CITY STATES 200

What is a “polis”?

CITY STATES 200

What is a “polis”? A “polis” is a city, a political organization.

CITY STATES 400

What 3 things does a “polis” include?

CITY STATES 400

What 3 things does a “polis” include?

It includes the city, the land around it and the population.

CITY STATES 600

Name 3 Greek city-states.

CITY STATES 600

Name 3 Greek city-states.

Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Thebes, Macedonia

CITY STATES 800

What is the name of the peninsula that Athens is on?

CITY STATES 800

What is the name of the peninsula that Athens is on? Attica

CITY STATES 1000

What were the 3 classes of people in Sparta?

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

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