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Grade 6 India and China

Quiz by Coralee Fraschetti

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  • Q1
    What is the Mauryan emperor, Asoka, known for in India?
    introducing zero to the number system
    expanding Hinduism
    expanding the empire across most of China
    spreading Buddhism
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  • Q2
    How were the governments of ancient Egypt and China similar?
    They were ruled by a pharaoh.
    They depended on the caste system.
    They were dynasties.
    They were democracies.
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  • Q3
    Who was the first emperor of China?
    Shihuangdi
    Confucius
    Laozi
    Han
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  • Q4
    What are two architectural achievements of early Indian civilization?
    pyramids and temples
    sewer system and the Great Bath
    aqueducts and roads
    irrigation system and the Great Wall
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  • Q5
    Brahmins, warriors, merchants/farmers, and servants are all part of what system in ancient India?
    government
    caste
    economic
    religious
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  • Q6
    Which of the following is an example of cultural diffusion in China?
    the building of the Great Wall
    the spreading of Buddhism from India
    the growth of manufacturing and trade
    the use of inventions to improve farming
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  • Q7
    For what purpose would a Shang leader most likely use an oracle bone made from a turtle shell?
    to make music for his family
    to ask advice from his ancestors
    to serve a ceremonial meal
    to send messages to the nobles
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  • Q8
    How did trade along the Silk Road affect China?
    China received silk from other countries.
    China learned to use coal and fireworks.
    China developed a system of money and taxes.
    China received new ideas on religion and architecture.
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  • Q9
    What was a negative impact of trade along the Silk Road?
    bandits trying to steal cargo and water
    growth of trade
    spread of architectural ideas
    spread of religious ideas
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  • Q10
    How did the Indians benefit from the technology of metallurgy?
    It allowed them to expand their religion.
    It allowed them to create the first calendar.
    It allowed them to create high quality tools and weapons to trade.
    It allowed them to create plays and poetry.
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  • Q11
    Which of these facts relating to the Silk Road is an example of cultural diffusion?
    Different animals carried goods on different parts of the route.
    Europeans learned some Chinese manufacturing methods.
    China became wealthy trading crops.
    Travelers faced many dangers on their journey.
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  • Q12
    How did the Silk Road most affect the spread of Buddhism?
    Travelers carried Buddhist beliefs from India to China.
    Chinese philosophers wrote Buddhist texts to sell in Antioch.
    Dangers on the route supported the Buddhist idea that life is suffering.
    The Buddha encouraged people to seek enlightenment in the desert.
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  • Q13
    Cotton and spices were goods traded by India on the Silk Road. China traded silk and _____________.
    wool carpets
    polished ivory
    fine dishware
    ground coffee
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  • Q14
    Where does the Indus River form a delta?
    at the base of the Himalaya Mountains
    in the Hindu-Kush Mountains
    at the Bay of Bengal
    where it flows into the Arabian Sea
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  • Q15
    Why is India regarded as a subcontinent?
    The Indus River flows through Pakistan.
    The Hindu Kush and Himalaya mountains separate it from much of Asia.
    The Ganges River carries silt south to the Arabian Sea.
    The Deccan Plateau occupies most of Southern India.
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  • Q16
    Later in Chinese history, which of these geographical features made governing China as a unified state most difficult?
    its large size
    its different crops
    its broad plains
    its long rivers
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  • Q17
    Why did fewer people settle in Outer China than in inner China?
    The roads were more dangerous.
    The land was in larger estates.
    The invasions drove farmers away.
    The climate was more extreme.
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  • Q18
    How did the Huang He most influence settlement near its banks?
    by carrying boats of raiders, it drove households away
    by flooding dangerously, it kept people at a distance
    by swarming with fish, it led to the growth of fishing villages
    by fertilizing the soil, it attracted communities of farmers
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  • Q19
    Which of the following parts of India has the most fertile farmland?
    the Deccan Plateau
    the plains along the Ganges
    the Hindu Kush
    the Himalaya Mountains
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  • Q20
    What was one feature from Mohenjo Daro that set this civilization apart from other civilizations?
    It had walls.
    It had roads.
    It had private homes.
    It had sewer systems.
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