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Ancient Greece Quiz!

How much do you know about the Ancient Greeks? Test your history trivia by taking this thoroughly modern quiz!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

May the trivia be forever in your favour...

1/10 Valley of the Temples

When do historians believe Ancient Greek civilisations were first formed?

2/10 A pile of US currency

What did Ancient Greeks use to buy slaves?

3/10 A tin of beans

The phrase 'spill the beans' dates back to Ancient Greece, where they were used as a way of counting votes. True or false?

4/10 Planets

Which Ancient Greek mathematician and astronomer came up with the idea that planets orbited the sun?

5/10 An athlete on the starting blocks

What was banned for a month before the Olympic Games?

6/10 Fruit sellers

What piece of fruit were Ancient Greeks said to throw at someone they loved?

7/10 A doctor shrugging

Which internal organ did Ancient Greeks believe to be the centre of human emotion?

8/10 A man with Greek flags painted on his cheeks

Ancient Greek was the official language of Greece until which year?


Argos was the Greek God of convenient shopping. True or false?


The original Olympic Games were held in hour of which Greek god?

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