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5 Matching questions

  1. For what reasons did the Persians not participate in trade?
  2. What is the estimated age of the universe? The earth?
  3. For what reasons was Socrates brought to trial in ancient Athens?
  4. What factors contributed to the decline of the small farmer in Roman society following the Punic Wars?
  5. What were the functions/responsibilities of the vizier during the Old Kingdom?
  1. a He was accused of impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens
  2. b They believed trade was an indecent occupation
  3. c 20 billion years; 4.5 billion years
  4. d Small farmers could not compete against grain imported to Rome from conquered lands and they were unable to pay their taxes, which forced them to sell their land
  5. e Supervising the business of government, collection of taxes, and supervision of farming and irrigation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. To end blood feuds and private vengeance
  2. After the Persian Wars
  3. The use of fire
  4. Diplomacy, conquest, and marriage
  5. They developed techniques to keep warm (fire and clothing), migrated to warmer climates, and died if they were unable to adapt

5 True/False questions

  1. In what ways did the cities of the early Indus River Valley civilization exhibit concern for sanitation and cleanliness?The rise of cities


  2. What benefit did the early Egyptians derive from the protection against invasion that was afforded by them by the geography of the region?Egyptian energy and resources were not heavily directed at war


  3. Which Hellenistic philosophy had an impact on Roman intellectuals and early Christian thinkers?Stoicism


  4. Identify the fundamental ideas held by Plato and Aristotle as they are presented in "The Republic" and "Politics".Plato - the state is more important than the individual; Aristotle - the viability of a government is determined by circumstance


  5. How did ruling classes justify their position and power in early societies?Custom


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