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Question 1: Modern Greek music combines these elements, as well as influences from the ________, to carry Greeks' interpretation of a wide range of musical forms.
IranMiddle EastAsiaWestern Asia

Question 2: ________ and Thucydides are often attributed with developing the modern study of history into a field worthy of philosophical, literary, and scientific pursuit.
Alexander the GreatAncient GreeceGreco-Persian WarsHerodotus

Question 3: Greek developments of mathematics continued well up until the decline of the ________.
Roman EmpireByzantine EmpireByzantine IconoclasmWestern Roman Empire

Question 4: Galen built on Hippocrates' theory of the four humours, and his writings became the foundation of medicine in ________ and the Middle East for centuries.
Eastern EuropeWestern EuropeEuropeBalkans

Question 5: The first recorded works in the western literary tradition are the epic poems of Homer and ________.
HesiodAnaximanderAncient GreeceDemosthenes

Question 6: Greece also has a significant minority of Muslims in Eastern Thrace (numbering around 100-150,000), with their places of worship guaranteed since the 1923 ________.
Treaty of LausanneTreaty of Neuilly-sur-SeinePartitioning of the Ottoman EmpireTreaty of Sèvres

Question 7: Biologist Fotis Kafatos pioneers in the field of molecular cloning and genomics; Dimitris Nanopoulos is a noted theoretical physicist, having made significant contributions to the fields of ________ and cosmology.
Faddeev–Popov ghostTachyonStandard ModelParticle physics

Question 8: Diophantus of Alexandria, in turn, was the "father of ________".
Vector spaceAlgebraAlgebraic structureMathematics

Question 9: Thales, ________ and Democritus were amongst those contributing significantly to the establishment of this tradition.

Question 10: The music of Greek Byzantium is also of major significance to the history and development of European music, as liturgical chants became the foundation and stepping stone for music of the Renaissance (see: ________).
Madrigal (music)Baroque musicRenaissance musicClassical music


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