Persian War
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by Michelle Tabor
| 8 Questions
1
1 pt
__________ united the Persians and built the world's largest empire.
Zoroaster
Cyrus the Great
Xerxes
Themistocles
2
1 pt
The Persian Wars were fought between
Sparta and Athens
Macedonia and Persia
Persia and Greece
Persia and Thebes
3
1 pt
Why did the first Persian War start in 490 BCE?
Persia wanted revenge after being defeated at Marathon.
Sparta and Athens both wanted to defeat Persia.
Sparta and Athens were competing to be the best city-state.
The Athenian army helped the Greeks in Asia Minor rebel against their Persian rulers.
4
1 pt
Why did the second part of the Persian War start in 480 BCE?
Persia wanted revenge after being defeated at Marathon.
Sparta and Athens both wanted to defeat Persia.
Sparta and Athens were competing to be the best city-state.
The Athenian army helped the Greeks in Asia Minor rebel against their Persian rulers.
5
1 pt
Who won the battle of Marathon?
Athens and Sparta
Athens
Sparta
Persia
6
1 pt
Who won the Battle of Thermopylae?
Athens and Sparta
Athens
Sparta
Persia
7
1 pt
Which is the correct order of major battles?
Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea
Plataea, Thermopylae, Marathon, Salamis
Salamis, Plataea, Thermopylae, Marathon
Thermopylae, Marathon, Plataea, Salamis
8
1 pt
What was a major outcome of the Persian wars?
The Greeks won by collaborating and joining forces between city-states.
The Persian empire was weakened, leaving it vulnerable to internal problems that would eventually lead to its collapse.
The Persians invaded and burned the city of Athens.
All of the above.
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