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Peloponnese: Quiz


Question 1: A significant part of its population emigrated to the larger cities of Greece, especially ________, and other countries such as the United States and Australia.

Question 2: Mycenae (fortress-town of the ________
Aegean SeaGreeceAegean civilizationsMycenaean Greece

Question 3: It fell to the expanding ________ in 146 BC and became the province of Achaea.
Classical antiquityRoman RepublicRoman EmpireAncient Rome

Question 4: Mistra (ancient town near ________)
Classical AthensAncient Greek warfareSpartaAncient Greece

Question 5: [1] According to folk etymology, this is because the ________ found it densely planted with mulberry trees (Greek: moreai) used by the flourishing silk industry.
CrusadesFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsEast–West SchismCounter-Reformation

Question 6: Mainland Greece's (and Europe's) first major civilization, the Aegean (or Mycenaean) civilization, dominated the Peloponnese in the ________ from the stronghold at Mycenae in the north-east of the peninsula.
Bronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near East

Question 7: The peninsula was involved in the Persian Wars and was the scene of the ________ of 431 BC-404 BC.
Peloponnesian WarClassical AthensGreco-Persian WarsCorinthian War

Question 8: The peninsula has been inhabited since ________ times.
Ancient historyEarly modern periodPrehistoryStone Age

Question 9: Living standards have improved dramatically throughout Greece since then, especially after the country's accession to the ________ in 1981.
DenmarkEuropean ParliamentGermanyEuropean Union

Question 10: The island of ________, off the Epidaurus Limera peninsula to the south of the Peloponnese, is considered to be part of the Ionian Islands.

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