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Ancient Civilizations Vocabulary Quiz

Quiz by Danielle Armstrong

Grade 5
Social Studies
New York Learning Standards

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    a social institution in which belief systems and rituals are systematically arranged and formally established
    city
    technology
    organized religion
    language
    30s
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  • Q2
    each person does a specific job based on their skill
    organized religion
    city-state
    government
    job specialization
    30s
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  • Q3
    place where many people live and work (larger than a town)
    job specialization
    city
    social hierarchy
    city
    30s
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  • Q4
    the institution that make laws and customs for a particular place
    organized religion
    hieroglyphics
    government
    government
    30s
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  • Q5
    the words, their pronunciation and the methods of combining them, used and understood by a large group of people
    technology
    language
    language
    organized religion
    30s
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  • Q6
    to form letters, words or symbols on a surface with an instrument
    writing
    city
    hieroglyphics
    city-state
    30s
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  • Q7
    the use of science in solving problems as in the area of public works; bridges, water supply, roads
    technology
    job specialization
    technology
    government
    30s
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  • Q8
    the division of society by rank or class
    social hierarchy
    writing
    city-state
    organized religion
    30s
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  • Q9
    states surrounding a city that each have their own government
    writing
    city-state
    social hierarchy
    job specialization
    30s
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  • Q10
    an advanced writing system that uses pictures (glyphs)
    hieroglyphics
    government
    city
    organized religion
    30s
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