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1

Where is Athens?

Easy  88% got this right

2

Aside from being one of the oldest cities in the entire world, Athens is also the oldest city in Europe. True or False?

False

True

Hard  33% got this right

While Athen is Europe's oldest capital city, Europe's oldest city is Plovdiv.
3

Following the Greek War of Independence, in what year did Athens become the capital of Greece?

1834

1836

1844

1846

Hard  25% got this right

Ancient Greece was not a country, but rather a collection of independent city states ruled independently.
4

Where is the Acropolis in Athens?

39% got this right

5

In ancient times, a colossal bronze statue of which god or goddess stood on the Acropolis?

Athena

Aphrodite

Poseidon

Zeus

49% got this right

Dedicated in 438 BCE, it remained the great city's symbol for a millennium until it disappeared from historical record.
6

The Acropolis of Athens is the only Acropolis in Greece. True or False?

False

True

42% got this right

Acropolis was the term used for fortified settlements on top of a hill, so there is more than one Acropolis in Greece.
7

Where is Panathenaic Stadium?

Hard  4% got this right

8

What does Panathenaic mean?

All Athenians

By Athenians

For Athenians

The Athenians

44% got this right

The Panathenaic Stadium was a symbol of unity for all Athenians
9

The Panathenaic Stadium is built entirely of which material?

Marble

Cement

Clay Bricks

Limonite Limestone

Hard  33% got this right

The Panathenaic Stadium remains the world's only arena made completely from marble.
10

What famous athletic institution originated in Athens?

Olympic Games

Olympics

The Olympic Games

The Olympics

57% got this right

The Olympic Games were a revival of the Ancient Olympic Games, a competition among cities and states in honor of Zeus.