1. What was the original
name of Olympias?
2. What is the practice
of arguing a point from either side, as taught by Aristotle to
3. What was the name
of Olympias's brother who succeeded to the throne of Epirus?
4. What alliance
did Philip defeat at Chaeronea?
5. What was the name
of the elite Theban group whom Alexander defeated at Chaeronea?
6. With whom did
Alexander get into a public quarrel after he felt he had been called
7. Where did Alexander's
first battle with the Persians take place?
8. Which of the following
was involved in the conspiracy against Darius?
9. Which exiled satrap
adopted Alexander as a son?
10. How was Callisthenes
related to Aristotle?
11. What was the
only city in Phoenicia that opposed Alexander?
12. Where was Alexandria
13. Alexander married
the daughter of which one of the four Paraetacene barons?
14. Which Macedonian
commander did Spitamenes defeat?
15. Where did Porus
16. Why, officially,
was Philotas executed?
17. Who of the following
was not executed by Alexander's orders?
18. Whom did Alexander
publicly murder in a drunken rage?
19. Which plundered
city has become a key source for archaeological research?
20. Which satrap
did Alexander reinstate despite having just fought against him at
21. Who led the conspiracy
that deposed Bessus?
22. Against which
enemy did the Macedonians have to face elephants?
23. Who led the army
that finally defeated Spitamenes?
24. What was the
name of Alexander's heavy cavalry?
25. What was the
official term for the leader of the Hellenic League?
26. How many times
did Darius offer to make a peace settlement with Alexander?
27. Olympias was
Philip's _______ wife.
28. If Alexander
was poisoned, who are the parties most under suspicion?
29. What was the
name of Alexander's horse?
30. In what capacity
did Aristotle's father serve during a previous Macedonian king's
31. Although he had
several, which mythical hero did Alexander see as his ideal model?
32. Where did Alexander
fight his first battle?
33. Which Greek city-state
refused to participate in the Hellenic League?
34. What is another
name for the Hellenic League?
35. Where was Olympias
36. Who tried to
marry his or her daughter to Alexander's half-brother Philip Arrhidaeus?
37. Whose marriage
to Philip gave Alexander reason for anxiety about his succession?
38. What famous Athenian
orator stirred the most trouble against Macedonian authority?
39. What Greek mercenary
leader commanded the defense of Halicarnassus?
40. When was Alexandria
41. Who defended
the nearly impenetrable wall at Persis?
42. What Sogdinian
city was razed after following Spitamenes and revolting?
43. Which Indian
ruler aligned himself with Alexander without a fight?
44. Whom did Alexander
defeat in battle on the bank of the Hydaspes?
45. Whose death greatly
saddened Alexander near the end of his own life?
46. What general
finally gave voice to the desires of the Macedonian army to return
47. Against whom
did Alexander fight his final battle?
48. Where did Alexander
49. In what Persian
city did Alexander make his two famous decrees regarding exiles
50. In what year
did Alexander make those decrees?
51. Which of the
following cities did Alexander never raze?