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WHAP Periods 1 & 2

Quiz by Jamie Pfeil

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  • Q1
    The decline of the three classical civilizations by 600 C.E. were all characterized by
    centralized government
    famine
    the rise of Islam
    outside invasions
    30s
  • Q2
    The rise of agricultural societies saw the rise of all of the following EXCEPT -
    the development of systems of law
    the development of democratic societies
    the general deterioration of the status of women
    the creation of bureaucracy
    30s
  • Q3
    Each of the following became centers of a civilization in the ancient world EXCEPT -
    the Middle East
    Egypt
    India
    South America
    30s
  • Q4
    The civilization most responsible for the modern English alphabet is
    The Egyptians
    The Phoenicians
    The Hebrews
    The Sumerians
    30s
  • Q5
    The use of which of the following metals had the greatest influence on the development of weapons and warfare during ancient times?
    Steel
    Iron
    Bronze
    Copper
    30s
  • Q6
    By around 3500 B.C.E., Sumerians developed all of the following EXCEPT
    an alphabet
    astronomy
    the wheel
    complex religious systems
    30s
  • Q7
    In comparison to its Mesopotamian neighbors, Egyptian society showed a higher level of sophistication in
    its alphabet
    its development of science
    its defense against neighbors
    mathematics
    30s
  • Q8
    During the Neolithic Revolution, which of the following advancements was key to the transition of nomadic societies into fixed communities and the start of civilizations?
    domestication of animals
    cultivation of plants
    development of simple tools
    written language
    30s
  • Q9
    Ziggurats were pyramid-like temples that were formed to worship deities in which of the following early civilizations?
    Sumerian
    Egyptian
    Indus Valley
    Greek
    30s
  • Q10
    The Roman and Han Empires traded via which of the following?
    The Suez Canal
    The Triangular Trade Route
    The Silk Roads
    The Strait of Gilbraltar
    30s
  • Q11
    Lao-Tzu argued that
    obligations of filial piety included extended family
    ambition and activism led to chaos
    all life is suffering
    order was achievable through strong, centralized government
    30s
  • Q12
    Monotheistic Zoroastrianism shares its origins as a belief system with
    Sufism
    Islam
    Judaism
    Hinduism
    30s
  • Q13
    The Vedic religions
    considered reincarnation incompatible with a focus on hard work
    featured monotheism, as did Judaism
    were practiced predominantly within the Roman Empire
    contributed to the development of India's caste system
    30s
  • Q14
    By the early fourth century C.E., the Empire of Axum on the Red Sea had
    converted to Islam thanks to the efforts of missionaries
    adopted Christianity as its state religion
    risen to become the chief trading power in Africa
    slipped into economic decline
    30s
  • Q15
    Qin China and the African Nok culture were both noted for their creation of
    life-size terra cotta figures
    legalist bureaucracies
    major walled defenses for the realm
    graves for horses alongside their masters
    30s

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