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WH Unit 1

Quiz by Jennifer Wilmot

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  • Q1
    Gender roles in the Paleolithic Era were:
    Male dominant as the roles of hunting and defense were more valued.
    Less equal than that of the Neolithic Era.
    None of the above are true.
    Fairly equal as all contributing roles were valued for survival.
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is true of the Neolithic Era?
    Humans used weapons and tools made of bronze.
    Humans moved from place to place following their food supply.
    Humans began domesticating animals and planting crops.
    Humans primarily practiced a hunter-gatherer lifestyle.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following geographic features deposited rich silt and had the greatest influence on Ancient Egypt?
    The Red Sea
    The Nile River
    The Mediterranean Sea
    The Nubian Desert
    30s
  • Q4
    The Fertile Crescent/Mesopotamia refers to the area between:
    The Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
    The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
    The Black Sea and Caspian Sea
    The Nile River and Arabian Desert
    30s
  • Q5
    The Code of Hammurabi was a major achievement for which of the following reasons?
    It ended capital punishment.
    It was the first major collection of written laws.
    It treated men and women as equals.
    It rejected the principle of “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth”.
    30s
  • Q6
    The Chinese Mandate of Heaven is the idea behind which of the following?
    Ancestor worship
    The cycle of rebirth
    The feudal system
    The emperor’s right to rule
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is NOT a Greek contribution to Western Civilization?
    Filial Piety
    Democracy
    Socratic Method
    Comedy and Tragedy
    30s
  • Q8
    Socrates was known for:
    Outlining his ideal state in “The Republic”
    Setting up “The Academy”, a school for philosophy.
    His method of questioning to help students seek truth from within.
    Being a student of Plato.
    30s
  • Q9
    Plato believed that the best form of government was one run by:
    Philosopher kings.
    The citizens in a direct democracy.
    Elected representatives.
    Two military commanders.
    30s
  • Q10
    Spartan military society can be seen by all of the following ways EXCEPT:
    All of the above are ways Spartan military society can be seen.
    Inclusion of women into ideals of health and physical fitness.
    The inspection of babies at birth to determine if they would be allowed to live.
    Training boys in the art of war from the age of seven.
    30s
  • Q11
    Athenian government is characterized by:
    All male citizens could vote.
    All members of the city state having a say in government.
    A strong ruler who dictated rules to the people to provide security and order.
    All males in Athens could vote.
    30s
  • Q12
    The building at the top of the Athenian acropolis is called the:
    Sphinx
    Parthenon
    Temple of Poseidon
    Colosseum
    30s
  • Q13
    Alexander the Great ushered in a time of increased cultural diffusion in the Mediterranean World known as what?
    Hellenistic Age
    Paleolithic Age
    Mauryan Age
    Feudal Age
    30s
  • Q14
    The legislative body made up of 300 patricians that had the power to control finances and handle foreign relations was known as the:
    Senate
    Assembly of Centuries
    House of Representatives
    Council of State
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following was NOT a political office during the Roman Republic?
    Representative
    Senator
    Consul
    Tribune
    30s

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