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#1  Location  50 seconds

Where is Athens?

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

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

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

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

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

1834

1844

1846

1836

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

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where is the Acropolis in Athens?

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

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

Athena

Zeus

Poseidon

Aphrodite

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

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

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

False

True

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

#7  Location  50 seconds

Where is Panathenaic Stadium?

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What does Panathenaic mean?

All Athenians

By Athenians

For Athenians

The Athenians

The Panathenaic Stadium was a symbol of unity for all Athenians

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

The Panathenaic Stadium is built entirely of which material?

Marble

Limonite Limestone

Cement

Clay Bricks

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

#10  Type answer  30 seconds

What famous athletic institution originated in Athens?

The Olympics

Olympics

The Olympic Games

Olympic Games

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