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UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY Annapolis, Maryland HH 205--Western Civilization to 1776: Quiz 1—Chapter 4 At-Home, Open Book Quiz 1. The economy of Dark Age Greece was characterized by A. massive depopulation, perhaps as much as 90 percent. B. innovative developments in pottery making. C. population centers moving toward the sea-coast. D. striking inequalities of wealth and social status in Greek society. 2. Greek ideals of political equality derive from A. the Dark Age. B. the Archaic Period. C. the Classical Period. D. Egypt. 3. As trade became an increasingly important feature of the Dark Age Greek economy, A. gift exchange became more common. B. aristocrats shunned trade, because it was socially demeaning. C. wealth increased and social stratification became more pronounced. D. piracy declined. 4. The Homeric epics describe. A. the wars between the Greeks and Persians. B. the wars between Athens and Sparta. C. the origins of the Olympic games. D. the capture of Troy by the Greeks. 5. The Iliad and the Odyssey A. are epic poems with no foundation in historical events. B. provide evidence for the heroic ideal of late Dark Age Greece. C. were composed in the Classical period, but were based on older, oral sources. D. all of the above. 6. The Greeks became literate again during the 9th century B.C.E. by adopting A. cuneiform script from the Assyrians. B. Egyptian hieroglyphics. C. the Phoenician alphabet. D. the Hebrew alphabet. 7. The Greek polis was a A. collective group or community organized around a city. B. well-armed militia of all adult men aged 21 to 60. C. central marketplace close to the harbor. D. protected area around the temple. Page 1
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8. To the ancient Greeks, Synoikismos , or synoecism, meant A. borrowing useful inventions from Egypt, Israel, Assyria, and Persia. B. combining the best of ancient cultures, to make a better society. C. building towns and cities, often around temples, into small states. D. disbelief in the goodness of the
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