AP World History : Family and Kinship 600 BCE to 600 CE

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP World History

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Example Questions

Example Question #2 : Family And Kinship

Which Athenian leader at one point fled to Sparta? 

Possible Answers:

Themistocles

Alcibiades 

Pericles

Thucydides

Nicias

Correct answer:

Alcibiades 

Explanation:

During his long and strange career, Alcibiades fell in and out of favor in Athens, at one point even fleeing to Sparta (something no other Athenian leader ever did). He would eventually become an Athenian general in the Peloponnesian War. He was assassinated in 404 BCE. 

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