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. Where did the helot revolt in 464 take place?

  • Hysiae
  • Ithome
  • Olympia
  • Salamis
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2. Which source wrote "Lysistrata"?

  • Aristophanes
  • Sophocles
  • Herodotus
  • Diodorus

3. What was the name of the slave class in Sparta?

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

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

  • Cleomenes
  • Demaratus
  • Anaxandrides
  • Theopompus

5. What was the Spartan education system called?

  • The agoge
  • The kryptaeia
  • The apella
  • The gerousia


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