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Quiz 3 :
From Classical Greece to the Hellenistic World: Cultures in Contact, 400-30 Bce

Quiz 3 :
From Classical Greece to the Hellenistic World: Cultures in Contact, 400-30 Bce

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Which of the following was a method that Alexander used to govern his empire?
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E

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"Soft power" was an important means by which Hellenistic monarchs controlled their subjects.What does "soft power" consist of?
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B

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What was the forerunner of and inspiration for the modern university as a place for education?
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A

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Which of the following philosophers might say, "Mathematics is essential for understanding the world"?
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What term did Aristotle use to refer to what he perceived to be the negative form of government?
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Which of the following best characterizes the nation and culture of Macedon?
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Which of the following statements best explains the political circumstances of the Greek world in the early fourth century BC?
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The "common peace" negotiated by Persia favored which Greek city-state?
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Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes trends in warfare in the fourth century BCE?
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What is a satrap?
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Which of the following regions of the Greek world, all conquered by Philip II of Macedon, was known for its precious metal resources, especially gold?
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Who was the Greek writer and orator who hoped to persuade Philip II of Macedon to support peace within the greater Greek world?
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The conquest of which Persian capital gave Alexander the Great access to the entire Persian treasury?
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Which of Alexander the Great's battles during the Persian conquest resulted in an offer of peace by Darius II, king of Persia, which was soon rejected?
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To what does Hellenism formally refer?
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Which philosopher tutored Alexander the Great?
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What was Alexander the Great's most successful strategy for ruling the lands he conquered?
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Which of the following was a feature both Alexander the Great and Hellenistic monarchs shared?
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Which of the following statements best expresses Macedonian and Greek frustration with Alexander the Great's rule?
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In addition to being a love match, what does Plutarch suggest regarding the purpose of Alexander's marriage to Roxana?
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