Eastern River Valley Civilizations
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Indus civilization placed restrictions on marriage and employment which were based on social class.  What were Indus social classes called?
    answer choices
    Feudal System
    Castes
    Hierarchy
    Patriarchy
  • Question 2
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    Q. The Caste system was created by the __
    answer choices
    Aryans
    Indians
    Chinese
  • Question 3
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    Q. What was the first ancient city archeologists discovered in the Indus River Valley?
    answer choices
    Harrappa
    Pakistan
    Medina
  • Question 4
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    Q. What river did these people in the ancient India settle along?
    answer choices
    Tigris
    Nile
    Indus
  • Question 5
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    Q. Siddhartha Gautama is best known for which of the following?
    answer choices
    He was the king of the Harappan civilization.
    He was the founder of Hinduism.
    He was a great warrior from India.
    He was an Indian prince who founded Buddhism.
  • Question 6
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    Q. The law of karma is:
    answer choices
    belief in many gods.
    code of law that covers all aspects of life.
    the belief that actions in this life effect the soul in the next life.
    the process of reaching heaven by rituals and prayer.
  • Question 7
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    Q. A common building material in the Indus River Valley was
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    stone
    bronze
    mud brick
    terracotta
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following is NOT an ancient Chinese religion
    answer choices
    Taoism
    Judaism
    Confusianism 
    Buddhism
  • Question 9
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    Q. What was the largest trade item in ancient China?
    answer choices
    silk
    cattle
    metal
    coal
  • Question 10
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    Q. What does Huang He translate to?
    answer choices
    red river
    blue river
    white river
    yellow river
  • Question 11
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    Q. Shang China established a series of rulers from the same family.  What is each family rule called? 
    answer choices
    Monarchy
    Dynasty
    Dictatorship
    Empire
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is the founder of Buddhism?
    answer choices
    The Hebrews
    Hammurabi
    Pharaoh
    Siddhartha Gautama
  • Question 13
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    Q. The Aryans were _______________ from the North.
    answer choices
    friends of the Indus River Valley people
    towns in the Indus River Valley
    invaders
    a social system
  • Question 14
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    Q. Monsoons with too much wind and rain came  _______________.
    answer choices
    in winter months
    year round
    in the spring time
    in summer months
  • Question 15
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    Q. For what purpose would a Shang leader most likely use an oracle bone made from a turtle shell?
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    to serve as a ceremonial meal
    to make music for his family
    to send messages to the nobles
    to ask for advice from ancestors
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. Confucius a very famous ____________, in Ancient China
    answer choices
    emperor
    philosopher
    army leader
    god
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did Qin Shihuangdi standardize laws, money, and the writing system?
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    to maintain his power
    to unify the country
    to establish Confucianism
    to punish his ememies
  • Question 18
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    Q. What was the name of China's FIRST dynasty?
    answer choices
    Shang
    Zhou
    Hanfeizi
    Huang He
  • Question 19
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    Q. What is the purpose of the structure pictured here?
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    It is a temple
    To protect China's northern border
    To protect China's Southern border
    To protect China from India 
  • Question 20
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    Q. Why did China call themselves the Middle Kingdom?
    answer choices
    They considered themselves the center of the world.
    They had older and younger countries around them.
    They had geographic barriers that isolated them.
    They didn't get along with other countries.
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