WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT GREECE?


How much do you know about Greece? What do you know about its people? We give you 10 questions, each divided into 3 parts. And we give you 6 answers. Make your choice and write down your answers. For every correct answer you get 1 point. If you answer correctly on all 3 parts of the same question you get 1 extrapoint, that is 4 points on that question.

All set? Good luck!



Question  1: On which islands are the following cities situated?

A: Knossos           1: Kos
B: Lindos           2: Crete
C: Mytilini           3: Lesvos
            4: Naxos
            5: Rhodes
            6: Samos



Question  2: Which three countries border on Greece on the mainland?

  1: Albania
  2: Bulgaria
  3: Georgia
  4: Macedonia
  5: Romania
  6: Serbia



Question  3: Whom were they married to?

A: Amphitrite           1: Apollo
B: Aphrodite           2: Hades
C: Hera           3: Hephaistos
            4: Hermes
            5: Poseidon
            6: Zeus



Question 4: Which dish is concealed behind the following words?

A: Fassolada           1: meat-spit
B: Saganaki           2: bean soup
C: Kalamarakia           3: fish soup
            4: calamari
            5: baked feta-cheese
            6: gingerbread



Question 5: Which three buildings can you find on the Acropolis?

  1: Erechtheion
  2: Hephaistos-temple
  3: Stoa of Attalos
  4: Parthenon
  5: Nike-temple
  6: Dionysos-theatre



Question 6: Which are the christian names of these musicians?

A: Mouskouri           1: Costas
B: Papadopoulos           2: Christos
C: Theodorakis           3: Melina
            4: Nana
            5: Georgios
            6: Mikis



Question 7: What happened in the years below?

A: 490 BC           1: end of the 2. Peloponnesian War
B: 480 BC           2: death of Alexander the Great
C: 323 BC           3: Aristotle was born
            4: Socrates was sentenced to death
            5: battle of Marathon
            6: seabattle of Salamis



Question 8: Which three dates do you connect with Olympic Games?

  1: 848 BC
  2: 776 BC
  3: 1896
  4: 1924
  5: 1984
  6: 2004



Question 9: What do the following greek expressions mean?

A: bouzouki           1: passport
B: evzonen           2: musical instrument
C: diabatirio           3: lamb
            4: guard soldiers
            5: railway station
            6: loud speaker



Question 10: With whom do you associate the following?

A: Cave Allegory           1: Socrates
B: panta rhei           2: Aristotle
C: Music of the Spheres           3: Plato
            4: Anaximander
            5: Pythagoras
            6: Heraclitus



Bernhard Kauntz, 2004


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