Politics and Society of Sparta Classics Quiz AS Level

A quiz on key historical facts about Ancient Sparta and reliability of sources in studying for OCR AS Level Classical Civilisation!

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1. Which source wrote "Lysistrata"?

  • Sophocles
  • Aristophanes
  • Diodorus
  • Herodotus
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2. What was the name of the slave class in Sparta?

  • The helots
  • The hoplites
  • The perioikoi
  • The Eirens

3. Which of these is NOT a source we can use in studying Sparta?

  • Aristophanes
  • Aristagoras
  • Herodotus
  • Xenophon

4. Which Spartan king was described by Herodotus as "not quite right in the head"?

  • Anaxandrides
  • Theopompus
  • Cleomenes
  • Demaratus

5. Which of these did Sparta not go to war with at any time?

  • Elis
  • Tegea
  • Argos
  • Persia

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