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. What was the Spartan education system called?

  • The gerousia
  • The agoge
  • The apella
  • The kryptaeia
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2. Which Spartan king was described by Herodotus as "not quite right in the head"?

  • Anaxandrides
  • Cleomenes
  • Demaratus
  • Theopompus

3. Which of these political bodies was NOT put in place during the Lycurgan reforms but came later on?

  • The dual kingship
  • The Ephors
  • The gerousia
  • The assembly

4. How many lots of land does Plutarch say Sparta was divided into during the Lycurgan reforms?

  • 9,000
  • 50,000
  • 10,000
  • 900

5. Which source wrote at around 60-100AD?

  • Tyrtaeus
  • Aristophanes
  • Plutarch
  • Diodorus


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