Government in Ancient Greece

1. How was it ensured that enough people attended the Assembly?

  • Slaves would use a red rope to herd people into the Pnyx.
  • Citizens would be fined if they did not attend at least once a year.
  • Free wine would be given out to citizens who attended.
  • Free donkeys and goats would be given to citizens who attended often.
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2. What were the advantages of being on the Council of 500?

  • Exclusion from tax
  • Free food and paid a small fee
  • Free accommodation for the period of sitting
  • Free food and unlimited wine

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

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

4. Who decided what was to be discussed during the Assembly?

  • The Citizens who attended on the day
  • The Council of 500
  • The Executive Committee
  • The politicians who were chosen to speak

5. Who could attend the Assembly?

  • All citizens (male, over 18)
  • All citizens (men and women over 18)
  • All citizens (only men and slaves)
  • Only members of the Executive Committee


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