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  • Q1
    Where was the Minoan civilization located?
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    on the island of Crete
    in Ancient Egypt
    in Mesopotamia
    on the Peloponnesian Peninsula
  • Q2
    Which statement best describes how the Minoans interacted with other civilizations in the Middle East?
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    The Minoans fought wars with other civilizations to obtain more land.
    The Minoans signed peace treaties with other civilizations.
    The Minoans traded with other civilizations to import goods they needed.
    The Minoans imported workers from other civilizations to perform low-paying jobs.
  • Q3
    Why did the Minoans need a strong navy?
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    The navy helped protect the Minoans trade routes.
    The navy helped the Minoans build large temples.
    The navy helped evacuate Minoans when storms flooded the island.
    The navy enabled the Minoans to conquer Italy and Egypt.
  • Q4
    How is the Phaistos Disk similar to this seal found in the Indus River Valley civilization in Ancient India?
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    Both artifacts are made out of bronze.
    Archaeologists believe both artifacts were used for religious purposes.
    The symbols on both artifacts represent domesticated animals.
    Modern-day scholars are unable to read the writing on both artifacts.
  • Q5
    Which statement best describes a result of the development and use of metal coins in ancient Greece?
    Metals coins discouraged foreign merchants from trading with Greek city-states.
    Metal coins provided Greeks with a standard unit of value for goods.
    Metal coins encouraged people to barter in most Greek city-states.
    Metal coins reduced the ability of poor Greeks to build large fortunes.
  • Q6
    Which achievement did Alexander the Great accomplish?
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    He conquered the Persians and expanded Greek territory.
    He adapted the Phoenician alphabet in Greece.
    He led explorations eastward from Greece to China.
    He unified most of the Greek city-states.
  • Q7
    The excerpt describes Alexander’s achievements and goals in defeating which ancient empire?
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  • Q8
    Which changes resulted from Alexander the Great’s conquest of Egypt? Choose two answers. a. Egyptians were required to practice Greek religion. b. Greece and Egypt became trading partners. c. The Greek culture spread throughout the Middle East. d. Egyptians migrated to Greece in large numbers. e. Greece acquired the technology to start building its own pyramids.
    b and c
    b and d
    c and e
    a and d
  • Q9
    Choose two ways how the physical geography affected the development of Greek civilizations. a. The nearby seas provided abundant fresh water for irrigation. b. The flat highland terrain made it easy for Greek armies to move quickly and attack other peoples suddenly. c. The mountains separated communities and led to the development of separate city-states. d. The mountain valleys created large lakes that provided abundant water supplies. e. The lack of farmland in the mountains led the Greeks to trade with other peoples to gain resources.
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    b and c
    d and e
    c and e
    a and d
  • Q10
    The map shows the location of several Ancient Greek City-States. What was a main benefit ancient Greek city-states gained from their location?
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    They could easily reach supplies of water for drinking and irrigation.
    They were protected from violent storms by deep harbors.
    They could use several shipping routes to trade with different regions.
    They were protected from hostile peoples living in other areas.
  • Q11
    Which event best completes the flowchart?
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    Democracy develops among Greek city-states.
    The Roman Republic takes control of Greek city-states.
    Greek culture and trade spread to Asia and Africa.
    Several Greek city-states form a league to protect themselves.
  • Q12
    Which statement best compares the boundaries of ancient Athens to those of Sparta before the Peloponnesian War?
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    Athens extended along the coast, while Sparta was mainly in one area.
    Athens had few allies and territorial possessions, while Sparta had many allies.
    Athens and Sparta were allies that shared many territories.
    Athens and Sparta were both close to gaining permission for trade with Persia.
  • Q13
    Choose two strengths of ancient Athens. a. The empire was spread over a large area. b. Citizens controlled decision-making. c. Many people were not citizens. d. Women participated in public life and the government. e. Intellectual accomplishments were discouraged. f. The navy protected trade.
    d and e
    a and c
    b and f
    b and c
  • Q14
    Choose two weaknesses of ancient Athens. a. The empire was spread over a large area. b. Citizens controlled decision-making. c. Many people were not citizens. d. Women participated in public life and the government. e. Intellectual accomplishments were discouraged. f. The navy protected trade.
    a and c
    d and e
    b and f
    b and c
  • Q15
    Which feature best completes the web?
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    buildings made from straw and clay
    absolute rule by emperors
    belief in only one god
    lessons in mathematics and philosophy

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