AP World: Modern Review 0.1: 8000 BCE-600 BCE
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was a characteristic of the Paleolithic Age?
    answer choices
    A lack of human innovation.
    Little to no artistic creativity or communication.
    A settled existence promoted by farming practices.
    A prevailing attitude of appreciation of the roles of both genders. 
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. This is an artistic representation of Catal Huyuk. What is it representing?
    answer choices
    A neolithic proto-city
    Ur, the first major city
    The Caves of the Paleolithic Era
    The first historical map
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. When studying prehistoric people, cave drawings like this one allow archaeologists to -
    answer choices
    speculate about daily lives
    understand spoken languages
    interpret written records
    study farming techniques
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Period in which people moved from hunting and gathering to systematic agriculture.
    answer choices
    Paleolithic 
    Metal discovery age
    Neolithic Revolution 
    Neon age
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What made specialization possible?
    answer choices
    A knowledge of plants.
    The farming surplus.
    Organized government.
    Traders and merchants.
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. What effect did the inventions of the plow, pottery, and weaving have on early societies?
    answer choices
    They helped people move about to find  food.
    They increased incidences of fighting among  neighbors.
    They helped create agricultural surpluses  and encouraged settlements.
    They gave rise to early forms of  government.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This image, called a Venus or Aphrodite to historians, is which of the following?
    answer choices
    Art produced by neolithic people
    A pro-fertility figurine
    A depiction of the reality of the female figure in the paleolithic age
    The goddess of love and fertility in the Sumerian religion
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Early civilizations - Mesopotamia, Egypt, Harappan, China-- formed along rivers because...
    answer choices
    Rivers made it possible to rely on farming rather than hunting and gathering. 
    Rivers provided great views and breezes. 
    Early humans believed gods lived along the rivers. 
    Rivers offered more fish and wildlife to eat. 
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The two major rivers located in Mesopotamia are the ________________ and _______________.
    answer choices
    Tigris and Euphrates
    Indus and Ganges
    Indus and Euphrates
    Nile and Yellow
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How did people in the Fertile Crescent adapt to their environment?
    answer choices
    by hunting and gathering
    by sifting through the silt
    by using irrigation and drainage
    by abandoning the river valleys when necessary
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the technique utilized by early humans to clear land for agriculture?
    answer choices
    Mahabharata
    Scorched Earth Policy
    Plantation Farming
    Slash and Burn
  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q. What is a "diaspora"?
    answer choices
    Genocide of a people
    Dying of a people
    Scattering of a people
    Coming together of a people
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What helped Judaism survive during the Diaspora?
    answer choices
    the high levels of literacy due to reading the Torah
    allowing women to become rabbis
    rebuilding the Temple of Jerusalem
    rewriting the Jewish teachings
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. How did the beliefs of the Hebrews differ from those of most nearby peoples?
    answer choices
    Believed in an afterlife
    Believed in an underworld
    Believed divine forces ruled the world
    Believed in one, all-powerful god
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What monumental projects did the Olmec undertake?

    answer choices

    Ziggurats

    Large heads and ballgame courts

    Stepped Pyramids

    Palaces and stadiums

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is a list of laws created in ancient Babylon? 
    answer choices
    Twelve Tables 
    Bill of Rights
    Hammurabi's Code
    Analects
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. At the center of each Sumerian city-state, stood a large building called a ziggurat. What was a ziggurat?
    answer choices
    The palace of the king
    The home of the city’s chief god
    A tomb for kings
    The court where judges heard their cases
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What is cuneiform? 
    answer choices
    the Egyptian writing system
    the Harappan writing system
    the scroll-like writing of the Aryans
    wedge-shaped writing of the Sumerians
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What advancement in ship technology enhanced trade in the Bronze Age?

    answer choices

    Sail

    Stern Mounted Rudder

    Rows of Oars

    Docks

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. The Minoans were the first "Greek" Civilization. Which of these is FALSE concerning the Minoans?
    answer choices
    Sea faring / Trading
    The possiblity of matriarchy
    A large standing proffessional army
    Mathematics / Architecture
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. The first "mainland" civlization of Greece was Mycenae. Which of these best describes the Mycenaeans?
    answer choices
    Their true name was "Trojans" as they invaded Greece from Troy.
    They were a warrior-based people who are remembered by Homer.
    They had brutal terrorist tactics and utilized them to subdue large populations.
    Hey had a monotheistic faith that was later used by the classical Greeks
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What civilization implemented an alphabet based on sound? (Totally not in the videos, but I like this civilization and couldn't bring myself to delete the question...)

    answer choices

    Hittites

    Phoenicians

    Egyptians

    Akkadians

  • Question 23
    20 seconds
    Q. The following would be associated with this picture?
    answer choices
    Sumeria
    China
    Egypt
    India
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. What is represented by the picture?
    answer choices
    Content Representation
    Cultural Diffusion
    Syncretism
    Monumental Architecture
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was NOT a reason for increased warfare?

    answer choices

    Diplomacy

    Advancement in metallurgy with the introduction of iron

    Taming of horses

    Creation of two-wheeled chariots

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q. What are three ways that the Nile River was beneficial to the Ancient Egyptians?
    answer choices
    Food, Trading, Papyrus
    Papyrus, Water, Food
    Food, Water, Trading
    Trading, Gold, War
  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The largest group in early societies was the ________________________.

    answer choices

    farmers and workers

    scribes and traders

    artisans and merchants

    army commanders and nobles

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the accurate description of the aftermath of what is depicted by the red lines?
    answer choices
    The migration of the Aryan people brought a syncretic religion and syncretic faith.
    The Aryan Invasion caused the destruction of the Dravidian culture.
    The destruction of the Sikhs in the Punjab region by the Aryans.
    The depletion of resources by the migrants that led to environmental losses.
  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is depicted here, and is the first written language found in Ancient China?
    answer choices
    Oracle Bones
    Sanskrit
    Mesoamerican Literature
    Cuneiform
  • Question 30
    60 seconds
    Q. What metal did the Chinese use to make art and tools?
    answer choices
    Iron
    Copper
    Bronze
    Tin
  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q. What did the Zhou Dynasty use to claim it could usurp the Shang Dynasty's power?
    answer choices
    Bronze Initiative
    Aryan Majority
    Mandate of Heaven
    Hammurabi's Code
  • Question 32
    10 seconds
    Q. The Olmec were known for their sharp weapons made of
    answer choices
    basalt
    obsidian
    steel
    jade
  • Question 33
    10 seconds
    Q.

    What crop was grown by the Olmecs?

    answer choices

    Rice

    Wheat and Barley

    Maize

    Millet and Sorghum

  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. What alloy caused copper to be strong enough to make tools?
    answer choices
    charcoal and stone
    wood and copper
    copper and iron
    copper and tin
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which metal was more difficult to control use of and trade of, considering it was more prevalent? (But it took longer to develop because it utilizes higher heat levels to mold)

    answer choices

    Bronze

    Tin

    Copper

    Iron

  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. Only one of these languages can be translated.  Which is it?
    answer choices
    Linear A
    Linear B
    Harappan
    Meroitic Script
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. Where was Nubia located? 
    answer choices
    Mesoamerica 
    Nile valley-south of Egypt
    Sub-Saharan Africa 
    Northern Nile, near Cairo  
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. What does this artistic piece display about the civilization of Nubia? 
    answer choices
    It was influenced by Greek Culture due to the porticos
    It was a syncretic culture influenced by Egypt
    Pyramidal architecture became popular thorughout the world
    The destruction of temples was common
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. The written language used by the Indo-Europeans (Aryans) is called ________________.
    answer choices
    Script
    Vedas
    Cuneiform
    Sanskrit
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. What religion is associated with the Indo-Europeans/Aryans and the book of writings called the Vedas? 
    answer choices
    Buddhism
    Confucianism
    Hinduism
    Janism
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. Early Indian Society was known for all of the following EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    Beginning in the Indus River Valley
    Early innovations like city-planning and public baths
    Large urban centers and long distance trade
    A monotheistic faith based on Vishnu
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q. What was unique about Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa?
    answer choices
    People were warriors
    The cities were well planned 
    They imported grain
    Women were the rulers
  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the name of the social system in India.
    answer choices
    Untouchables
    ancient
    caste
    Vedas
  • Question 44
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following represents the "laws and duties for your caste"? 
    answer choices
    Karma
    Dharma
    Reincarnation
    Hinduism
  • Question 45
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did Hindu's believe the Caste System was fair?
    answer choices
    People could move up in society
    People chose their social class
    Social class is based on your actions in previous lives
    People are all equal in the Caste System
  • Question 46
    30 seconds
    Q. The Hindu sacred religious texts are called the ___________.
    answer choices
    Four Noble Truths
    Vedas
    Sanskrit
    Eightfold Path
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. What system became the dominant social organization among agricultural societies?
    answer choices
    Matriarchy
    Patriarchy
    Oligarchy
    Tetrarchy
  • Question 48
    30 seconds
    Q. Which civilization had more equality between kings and queens, and even gave queens equal burial to men?
    answer choices
    Nubia
    Egypt
    Assyrian
    Phoenician
  • Question 49
    20 seconds
    Q. Who is considered the ancestor for ALL 3 monotheistic religions?
    answer choices
    Moses
    Jesus
    Abraham
    David
  • Question 50
    30 seconds
    Q. What is depicted in this map?
    answer choices
    Migration of the Bantu People
    Expansion of the Forest Peoples
    Spread of steel technology
    Migration of the Dravidian People
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