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Themistocles: Quiz

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Question 1: Under his guidance, the Athenians began the building of a new port at ________, to replace the existing facilities at Phalerum.
ThessalonikiAthensPiraeusCorinth

Question 2: [26] The task force then sailed to ________, landing at the Bay of Marathon.
GreeceAtticaCorinthAthens

Question 3: [48] In order to persuade the Spartans to defend ________, Themistocles needed to show them that the Athenians were willing to do everything necessary for the success of the alliance.
GreeceCorinthAtticaAthens

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Ostracon with inscription: "Themistocles, son of Neocles"
  A sluicing tank for silver ore, excavated at Laurium, Attica
  Diagram of the approximate events of the Battle of Salamis
  Diagram of events in the Battle of Marathon

Question 5: However, he aroused the hostility of ________ by ordering Athens to be re-fortified, and his perceived arrogance began to alienate him from the Athenians.
Classical AthensSpartaAncient Greek warfareAncient Greece

Question 6:
Which of the following battles did Themistocles take part in?

Question 7: The expedition island-hopped through the ________, before besieging and destroying Eretria.
CycladesDodecaneseEuboeaSantorini

Question 8: [92] He also instructed the Athenians to build 20 ________ per year, to ensure that their dominance in naval matters continued.
Greco-Persian WarsThemistoclesTriremeAncient Greece

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  A sluicing tank for silver ore, excavated at Laurium, Attica
  Diagram of events in the Battle of Marathon
  Map of the Athenian Empire in 431 BC

Question 10: [25] The following year therefore, Darius sent an naval expedition across the ________, with the ultimate aim of punishing Athens and Eretria; Sparta does not yet seem to have been a target.
Aegean SeaGreeceAegean civilizationsSamos Island







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