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6th Grade Social Studies Final Exam

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6th Grade Social Studies Final Exam
Africa, Ancient Egypt, Asia, Ancient Fertile Crescent and Mesopotamia, Ancient India, and Ancient China

  
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1.  What were the Israelites known for that made them unique among ancient peoples?
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2.  The ancient Egyptian picture writing system was called
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3.  According to the rap, which group of people within the Fertile Crescent invented the arch? You reopen the rap song by using this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdtgX9ORiW4
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4.  Southern Asia is more mountainous than Northern Asia because of the
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5.  __________ was the world's first woman ruler, and she greatly increased Egypt's wealth through trade.
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6.  The Hindu belief that each person has many lives is known as
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7.  According to the Fertile Crescent rap, which group within the Fertile Crescent were the best sailors?  Click the link you can read or listen to tjhe rap. http://flocabulary.com/fertile-crescent-civilizations/
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8.  The Sumerian ziggurat is a ___________________________.
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9.  The Nile River flows
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10.  A government system with one ruler in which the right to rule is inherited is a
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11.  Which of these would NOT be an example of a law from Hammurabi's Code?                                     
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12.  Asoka converted to Buddhism after
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13.  How did the ancient Egyptians demonstrate their belief in life after death?
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14.  A(n)__________ acted as its own state with its own ruler and worshipped its own special god or goddess.
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15.  During the time of the Atlantic slave trade,
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16.  According to legend, who united Upper and Lower Egypt?
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17.  Why did Shi Huangdi feel he needed over 6,000 terra-cotta warriors to guard his tomb?
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18.  The Fertile Crescent arches between what two bodies of water?
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19.  According to the Fertile Crescent rap, who needs Herbal Essence?
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20.  Mesopotamia is a Greek word for
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21.  The _____ alphabet made it easier for people in the Mediterranean world to read and write.
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22.  In China, using the family name first shows
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23.  During the Bantu Migrations people moved from Western Africa to
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24.  The _____ was built to keep invaders from entering China from its northern border.
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25.  The Chinese called the Huang River China's sorrow because
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26.  In ancient Sumer, a professional writer was known as a(n)
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27.  The __________________ system was a strict division of social classes in ancient India.
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28.  A ziggurat is an example of which trait of civilization?
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29.  The _____ Civilization was centered round the Indus River and was known for its planned cities and advanced sewer systems.
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30.  To bring order to society was the main goal of _____.
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31.  The founder of the Han dynasty was
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32.  The overland trade route on which silk and other goods were carried between Asia and Europe was called the __________.
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33.  Three world monotheistic religions that started in the Fertile Crescent are
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34.  Hinduism was the major religion in ancient
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35.  The ______ Hemisphere includes Asia, Australia, most of Africa, Europe, Antarctica and their waters.
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36.  What was an effect of the Bantu Migrations?
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37.  What landform in North America creates the Continental Divide?
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38.  The _________ of Heaven was a sign that a good ruler had the approval of the gods.
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39.  Chandragupta was the founder and ruler of the
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40.  The first contact between Europeans and Africans began through
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