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5 Matching questions

  1. Tigris and Euphrates
  2. Karma
  3. Shang
  4. Shi Huangdi
  5. imported
  1. a Chinese Dynasty from 1750 BCE to 1050 BCE. Area around Yellow River valley. First dynasty we have physical evidence of (oracle bone writings and bronze art).
  2. b Mesopotamia is the land between what two rivers?
  3. c A Hindu and Buddhist concept that by doing good to others, good will happen to you (and vise versa)
  4. d
    Called himself the First Emperor. He united China and buried himself with hundreds of terracotta soldiers.
  5. e Both Greece and Japan owe their advancement to the fact that they ______ ideas from other more sophisticated regions (China in the case of Japan and the Middle East in the case of Europe)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A traditional and somewhat controversial term to describe an urbanized society with written language, complex social, political, and religious institutions.
  2. The Sumerians, Egyptians, and Americans all built different types of this kind of structure because they all had a heavily centralized governments with emperors who were seen as closely tied to religion or were even seen as gods.
  3. Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-European language. A multi-ethnic and multi-religious empire. Fell to Alexander the Great.

  4. Although it had a rich and sophisticated civilization, this American empire did not have a written language.
  5. Dates that countdown backwards to the year zero.

5 True/False questions

  1. Himalayas
    These mountains separate India from China and are the tallest in the world.


  2. Urban RevolutionA turning point in the stone age when humans began farming.


  3. Roman RepublicExisted from 27 BCE to about 400 CE. Conquiered entire Mediterranean coast and most of Europe. Ruled by an emperor. Eventually oversaw the rise and spread of Christianity.


  4. HistoriographyAlthough initially it was seen as a bizarre cult and was violently persecuted, eventually it gained acceptance and in the 300s became the official religion of the Roman state.


  5. Fertile CrescentThe swath of land in the Middle East where agriculture and later urbanization and later the first empires began.


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