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5 Matching questions

  1. Sumerians
  2. The Red Sea
  3. Black Sea
  4. Himalayas
  5. Confucianism
  1. a
    This body of water is North of present-day Turkey.
  2. b The name of the first culture in the world to develop cities.
  3. c
    These mountains separate India from China and are the tallest in the world.
  4. d Chinese belief system from 500s BCE that emphasized family loyalty, respecting elders, education, obedience, and ancestors.
  5. e This body of water separates the Arabian Peninsula from Africa.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Chinese civilization began as small kingdoms and dynasties on this river, named after the color of the loess-type soil.
  2. Although 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.
  3. 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)
  4. He and his father defeated and united the weakened Greek city-states and he defeated the Persian Empire in 330 BCE thus spreading Greek culture and influence throughout Western Asia.

  5. Called himself the First Emperor. He united China and buried himself with hundreds of terracotta soldiers.

5 True/False questions

  1. Agricultural RevolutionResulted not only in a more reliable food source, but also in a shifting of dependancy and power to males over females, the claiming and defending of land, and the establishment of the first political and religious institutions.


  2. Julius Caesar
    This body of water is North of present-day Turkey.


  3. Indo-EuropeansIn about the 1500s BCE these people were migrating tribes from present-day southeast Russia. Some traveled to Europe, some to Persia, and some to India. Thus, today many people in Europe, Perisa, and India share some lingustic, cultural, and biological roots.


  4. Tigris and EuphratesExisted 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.


  5. MediterraneanThe Phonecian traders brought the first alphabet from the Middle East to the Greeks because both were seafaring traders in this sea.