Government in Ancient Greece

1. Where did people stand when giving a speech?

  • The Bema
  • The Stage
  • The Orchestra
  • In front of the second column
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2. How was it ensured that enough people attended the Assembly?

  • Slaves would use a red rope to herd people into the Pnyx.
  • Free donkeys and goats would be given to citizens who attended often.
  • Citizens would be fined if they did not attend at least once a year.
  • Free wine would be given out to citizens who attended.

3. How often did the Assembly meet?

  • 40 times a year
  • Every Sunday
  • Twice a week
  • Once a month

4. Who ate, slept and lived in a roundhouse?

  • The Executive Committee
  • The Chairman and his family
  • The Council of 500
  • The Wives of the Council of 500

5. Which individual was the leader of the Assembly?

  • Whichever speaker had the most votes at the start of the meeting
  • Whoever arrived at the Pnyx first on the day of the meeting.
  • Whichever chairman whose sitting coincided with the day of the Assembly
  • Whichever citizen had attended the most Assembly meetings in the past year


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