Government in Ancient Greece

1. Who could attend the Assembly?

  • Only members of the Executive Committee
  • All citizens (men and women over 18)
  • All citizens (male, over 18)
  • All citizens (only men and slaves)
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2. What happened after an issue had been discussed?

  • The date and official who put the issue to vote was recorded.
  • It would be recorded and burned as a sacrafice to Hermes.
  • It would be recorded and burned as a sacrifice to Dionysus.
  • The Assembly and Executive Committee would swear an oath to secrecy.

3. What responsibility did the Executive Committee have?

  • To be in charge of Greece in war time
  • To be in charge of Athens during the Lenaia and Dionysia Festivals.
  • To be in charge of Athens in an emergency
  • To be in charge of Sparta once the Greeks had invaded their territory

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

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

5. How long did the chairman/leader of the Executive Committee sit?

  • 24 Hours
  • Two weeks
  • A year
  • A month


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