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River Valley Civilizations

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25 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the river valley of Mesopotamia?
    Tigris-Euphrates
    Huang He
    Nile
    Indus
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  • Q2
    What is the river valley of Egypt?
    Tigris-Euphrates
    Nile
    Huang He
    Indus
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  • Q3
    What is the river valley of India?
    Nile
    Indus
    Tigris-Euphrates
    Huang He
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  • Q4
    What is the river valley of China?
    Huang He
    Nile
    Tigris-Euphrates
    Indus
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  • Q5
    On what continent is the NILE located?
    Australia
    Africa
    the Americas
    Asia
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  • Q6
    Why did civilizations start near rivers?
    rivers provided water, food, and fertile soil
    to get settled, these villages must first begin trading
    rivers were the most effective means of transportation once ships were invented
    it always served as a defense mechanism and nothing more
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  • Q7
    Rivers did NOT provide which of the following for people living in river valleys?
    energy
    protection
    transportation
    trade
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  • Q8
    What is the writing of the Ancient Sumerians (Mesopotamians) that is wedge-shaped symbols?
    Sanskrit
    pictographs
    cuneiform
    hieroglyphics
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  • Q9
    Most of the river valley civilizations are considered to be this because they worshipped many gods:
    polytheistic
    mythology
    God
    monotheistic
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  • Q10
    They 4000 mile long network of trade routes from China to the Mediterranean Sea?
    the Trans-Saharan trade routes
    Silk Road
    the barter system
    Nile River Valley Civilization
    30s
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  • Q11
    What country is the origin of both Hinduism and Buddhism?
    China
    Indus River
    India
    Africa
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  • Q12
    What writing system used pictographs Egypt later wrote on papyrus?
    hieroglyphics
    Sanskrit
    cuneiform
    symbolism
    30s
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  • Q13
    Who had ziggurats?
    Mesopotamia
    China
    India
    Egypt
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  • Q14
    Why did Egyptians build pyramids?
    as tombs for pharaohs
    for royalty to live in
    to protect their villages
    as storehouses of goods in the deserts
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  • Q15
    Which river valley had people that heavily believed in the afterlife?
    Tigris-Euphrates
    Indus
    Nile
    Huang He
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  • Q16
    What was the first set of written laws that believed in "eye-for-an-eye?"
    Twelve Tables
    Constitution
    Justinian Code
    Hammurabi's Code
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  • Q17
    What system organized Indian society based on roles the people were born into?
    Egypt's social order
    China's dynasties
    Mesopotamia's system
    India's caste system
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  • Q18
    What major world religion emphasizes words like dharma, karma, and and reincarnation?
    Buddhism
    Judaism
    Hinduism
    Christianity
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  • Q19
    Who founded a philosophy that also became a part of the civil service exam in China?
    Hammurabi
    Confucius
    Lao Tzi
    Junstinian
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  • Q20
    Families that ruled in Ancient China and India for a very long time were called:
    monarchies
    dynasties
    pharaohs
    kings
    30s
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