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5 Matching questions

  1. oligarchy
  2. octavian
  3. minoans
  4. liu bang
  5. nero
  1. a system of government I which the power is held by small, powerful elite
  2. b - illiterate peasant who overthrew Shi Huangdi, lowered taxes, and started the Han dynasty (previously a government worker who went into hiding and joined the resistance)
  3. c involved in second triumvirate, buries Marc Antony and cares for his children, becomes emperor at the end of the Roman Republic
  4. d peaceful people on the island of Crete who based their economy on trading
  5. e ended secret treason trials, allowed slaves to file complaints against their masters, tried to kill his mother then hired assassin, accused of setting fire to rome and blamed and then executed Christians, wore disguises and stole from his people, and wouldnot let anybody leave the theatre during his brilliant acting (some people jumped over the walls to get away)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. involved in second triumvirate, allied with Cleopatra and fought Octavian, killed himself when he receives news that Cleopatra has killed herself
  2. economic problems and increased costs of goods due to a devaluing in currency (Nero devalued the coins by printing so many that they became worthless)
  3. overthrew Qin dynasty and followed the ideas of Confucianism
  4. practice of leaving unhealthy or undesired babies to die on hillside (Athens-husband decides whether or not to keep the baby, usually done to girls since they were less desirable) Sparta- babies were checked by the government to see if they were healthy, if not unhealthy babies would be left to die
  5. main character of play who buries her brother who is considered a traitor and put to death by Creon. Before she learns that she is free, she hangs herself.

5 True/False questions

  1. julius caesarlong spears which could be used from farther away but took two hands to hold, used by Phillip II


  2. feudalismGreek word for city, also a Greek city-state (after about 750 B.C.) which was built on two levels, the acropolis being the high hilltop which was were temples were built and the walled city was below


  3. debtorone owing another money, being in debt


  4. straitsnarrow water passages that connect seas, in this case the straits connected the Mediterranean and Black seas which caused the disputes between the Myceneans and Trojans and according to historians, caused the actual Trojan war


  5. pompey10 social and political groups in which Cleisthenes separated the Athenians