5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Trance dance
- Great Zimbabwe
- Silk Roads
- a City, now in ruins (in the modern African country of Zimbabwe), whose many stone structures were built between about 1250 and 1450, when it was a trading center and the capital of a large state.
- b An Italian trading city on the Ariatic Sea, agreed to help the Byzantines' effort to regain the lands in return for trading privileges in Constantinople.
- c The most famous of the trading routes established by pastoral nomads connecting the European, Indian, and Chinese; transmitted goods and ideas among civilizations
- d A state based on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, between the seventh and eleventh centuries C.E. It amassed wealth and power by a combination of selective adaptation of Indian technologies and concepts, and control of trade routes.
- e In San culture, a nightlong ritual held to activate a human being's inner spiritual potency (n/um) to counteract the evil influences of gods and ancestors. The practice was apparently common to the Khoisan people, of whom the Ju/'hoansi are a surviving remnant.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A process of centralization that took place in the First Civilizations, growing out of the greater complexity of urban life in recognition of the need for coordination, regulation, adjudication, and military leadership.
- A form of culture characterized by cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology
- Elite group of scholars dedicated to determining the imperial interpretation of the major Confucian works. Responsible for the exams.
- A grass from which modern maize/corn subsequently developed in a process of adaptation and "genetic engineering" over thousands of years
5 True/False questions
Symbolic Language → Images that point to a deeper meaning than the literal meaning of the words, language that helps us broaden our relationship
Literocracy → Administrative Sovereignty or paramount authority over another State or territory.
Jihad → Struggle in God's service; _________ Mirza
China's scholar-gentry class → A fairly small-scale trade that developed in the twelfth century CE, exporting West African slaves captured in raids across the Sahara for sale mostly as household servants in Islamic North Africa; the difficulty of travel across the desert limited the scope of this trade.
Neolithic → A grass from which modern maize/corn subsequently developed in a process of adaptation and "genetic engineering" over thousands of years