Ancient Social Structures
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  • Question 1
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not thought to be true about the pharaoh?
    answer choices
    He controlled the army
    He made the sun rise each day
    He required that taxes be paid to him
    He would be blamed for a famine
  • Question 2
    10 seconds
    Q. Who was the top adviser to the pharaoh?
    answer choices
    His favorite wife, the queen
    His priest
    His vizier
    His army general
  • Question 3
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would have the most status, importance, and power on the social pyramid?
    answer choices
    A skilled stone cutter
    a farmer
    a scribe
    a temple priest
  • Question 4
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not a job performed by a priest?
    answer choices
    collecting taxes
    mummification
    maintaining temples of the gods
    religious rituals
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not commonly written by scribes?
    answer choices
    important events in history
    court cases
    tax rates and food supplies
    poetry and plays
  • Question 6
    10 seconds
    Q. How do we know that hieroglyphics was difficult to learn?
    answer choices
    No one has ever deciphered it
    It took many years to learn and only 1% of Egyptians could write
    Only the children of royals learned it
    Anyone who could learn it was in the top social class
  • Question 7
    10 seconds
    Q. Who was most likely to become a soldier?
    answer choices
    a first born son
    a second born son
    a slave
    an artisan
  • Question 8
    10 seconds
    Q. At the end of his career, what was a successful soldier given?
    answer choices
    a wife
    gold
    land
    a trophy
  • Question 9
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would not be an artisan in ancient Egypt?
    answer choices
    a carpenter
    a weaver
    a miner
    a jeweler
  • Question 10
    10 seconds
    Q. About what percentage of ancient Egyptian people were farmers?
    answer choices
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
  • Question 11
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not true about farmers?
    answer choices
    They kept the grain they grew
    They maintained water canals
    They built monuments to the pharaoh
    They paid taxes to the pharaoh
  • Question 12
    10 seconds
    Q. How long did slavery usually last for a person in this social class?
    answer choices
    a week
    a lifetime
    a limited period of time
    until he completed his slave project
  • Question 13
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would not be a slave?
    answer choices
    a person owing a debt
    a criminal
    a divorced woman
    a prisoner of war
  • Question 14
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best describes social mobility in ancient Egypt?
    answer choices
    easy
    very limited
    impossible
    based on hard work
  • Question 15
    10 seconds
    Q. Which two groups were at about the same level on the social pyramid?
    answer choices
    Nobles and Priests
    Vizier and Pharaoh
    Farmers and Artisans
    Scribes and Priests
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the name of the elite social class in Rome?

    answer choices

    Plebeians

    Patricians

    Consuls

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What was the term used to refer to common people in Rome?

    answer choices

    Plebeians

    Patricians

    Consuls

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. In what ways did Egyptian women enjoy more freedom and rights than most women in the ancient world? 
    answer choices
    They were allowed to own land.
    They could own their own business.
    They could ask for a divorce.
    All of the above
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which two groups were at about the same level on Egypt's social pyramid?

    answer choices

    Nobles and Priests

    Vizier and Pharaoh

    Farmers and Artisans

    Scribes and Priests

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This divides the society into categories usually shown by a pyramid, with the highest class being the top and the lowest class at the bottom.

    answer choices

    Technology

    Religion

    Government

    Social Structure

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. Which system of "warriors" in Japan is similar to the European knights in Europe during the Middle Ages?
    answer choices
    Crusaders
    Peasants
    Samurai
    warlords
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is at the bottom of the Egyptian social pyramid?
    answer choices
    Artisans
    Scribes
    peasants
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why are the social classes of Ancient Egypt shaped like a pyramid?

    answer choices

    A. The triangle represented the three seasons of the Nile.

    B. Most people were in the bottom classes, and the fewest people were at the top.

    C. Scientists like to use a pyramid to keep the layers apart.

    D. Many structures of that design were built in the desert.

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which sentence best describes the role of women in Egypt?

    answer choices

    A. They worshipped gods.

    B. They could become pharaohs

    C. They ran all religious ceremonies.

    D. They were not allowed in temples.

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    India - The Caste System included all EXCEPT...

    answer choices

    Sudra (servants)

    Brahman (priests)

    Kshatriya (warriors)

    Siddartha (merchants)

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    India - The "untouchables" were not part of the Caste System

    answer choices

    TRUE

    FALSE

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - Had little to no rights & did not attend school (Pick the BEST answer)

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - Wealthy & powerful; independent (Choose the BEST answer)

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - Most required to join the army (Pick the BEST answer)

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - The smallest representation of the population; made up of wealthy people (Pick the BEST answer)

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - Did not own land & made a living doing unskilled labor

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Greece - Were never payed for their work (Choose the BEST answer)

    answer choices

    Men

    Young Boys

    Women

    Slaves

  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best describes Social mobility in Europe
    answer choices
    Individuals could freely move between each class as they please as long as they paid a large tax
    Only the lower levels could interchange class
    It was similar to that of Caste System where there were rigidly defined levels of social class 
    Only the higher levels could interchange class
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the Samurai in Japan attempt to limit social mobility?
    answer choices
    A Attempt to maintain an ample amount of peasant farmers to produce 
    B They believed that to move up to another class was only possible after being reborn into a new 
    C They wished to limit the right to vote for the king to as few people as possible 
    D The samurai wished to maintain their power in society as elite warriors and allowing social mobility would reduce their power.
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. What role does the Emperor play in Japan's hierarchy?
    answer choices
    The Emperor was an important religious power in Japan.
    The emperor was the ruler of the Japanese people and controlled the military.
    The Emperor gained the power of the military through conquest. 
    The Emperor was the democratically elected leader.
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the purpose of a vassal
    answer choices
    To provide work, loyalty and fight for their overlord
    Employ in diplomacy with other countries 
    To provide labor for the jobless peasants
    To  give out land to be divided upon 
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a "Fief"
    answer choices
    A hierarchy level in the Feudal system
    Land that is given to a Noble
    A job assigned to a Peasant
    An Oath one recites to pledge ones loyalty
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. This term means a system of people ranked above one another
    answer choices
    social class
    social hierarchy
    socialism
    socialite
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. Based on the information in this illustration. Which statement about the society of ancient Egypt is accurate?
    answer choices
    The women had equal status to the men
    The social structure was hierarchical
    Soldiers outnumbered farmers
  • Question 40
    20 seconds
    Q. Who was the top adviser to the pharaoh?
    answer choices
    His favorite wife, the queen
    His priest
    His vizier
    His army general
  • Question 41
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not a job performed by a priest?
    answer choices
    collecting taxes
    provided advice for the pharaoh 
    maintaining temples of the gods
    judicial duties
  • Question 42
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was not commonly written by scribes?
    answer choices
    important events in history
    court cases
    tax rates and food supplies
    poetry and plays
  • Question 43
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following would not be an artisan in ancient Egypt?
    answer choices
    a carpenter
    a weaver
    a miner
    a jeweler
  • Question 44
    20 seconds
    Q.
    answer choices
    unskilled workers
    pharaohs
    traders
    artisans
  • Question 45
    20 seconds
    Q.

    Ancient Egyptians believed their king was the son of a god.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 46
    20 seconds
    Q. Egyptians had a written language using pictures. It was called ____________.
    answer choices
    cuneiform
    English
    hieroglyphics
    Cursive
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. Becoming a scribe took little training.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 48
    20 seconds
    Q. Their role was to carry goods such as grain, rope, jewelry out of Egypt to other countries.
    answer choices
    Merchant
    Artisan
    Scribe
    Government Officials
  • Question 49
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ______________ served as household servants and laborers in fields

    answer choices

    Farmers

    Children

    Slaves

    Soldiers

  • Question 50
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT a role of the pharaoh?

    answer choices

    Chief Priest

    Protector of Egypt's invaders

    Judge

    Accountant

  • Question 51
    20 seconds
    Q. Which varna contains the warriors?
    answer choices
    Brahmin
    Sudra
    Kshatriya
    Dalit
  • Question 52
    20 seconds
    Q. Which varna contains the farmers?
    answer choices
    Vaisya
    Brahmin
    Sudra
    Kshariya
  • Question 53
    20 seconds
    Q. Which varna contains the priests?
    answer choices
    Dalit
    Kshatriya
    Vaisya
    Brahmin
  • Question 54
    20 seconds
    Q. What was the purpose of the caste system in India?
    answer choices
    It forced everyone to follow the rules of the king
    It allowed everyone to trade with each other peacefully
    It organized people in categories of society
    It promoted the worship of only one god
  • Question 55
    20 seconds
    Q. Some considered this to be a benefit of the caste system in ancient India..
    answer choices
    stability because everyone knew their place
    specialization of skills
    freedom of religion
    equality
  • Question 56
    20 seconds
    Q. What was considered most important when living in the caste system?
    answer choices
    treating people of all castes fairly
    reading the sacred texts to those in castes below you
    following your dharma, reincarnating to the next caste as a result of good karma, and finally achieving moksha
    providing for your family
  • Question 57
    45 seconds
    Q. Which group of people ranked highest on the caste system?
    answer choices
    warrior
    priests
    farmers
    merchants
  • Question 58
    30 seconds
    Q. Divided India's society into groups?
    answer choices
    Social Hierarchy
    Caste System
    Social Classes
    Hinduism
  • Question 59
    30 seconds
    Q. The four classes (varnas) in the caste system are: 
    answer choices
    Pharaoh, priests, artisans, slaves
    Brahman, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Sudras
    King, queen, princes, lords
    Shogun, samurai, governors, artisans
  • Question 60
    30 seconds
    Q. A social group that one is born into and cannot be change is called a
    answer choices
    cast
    family
    raja
    caste
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