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  • 1. 
    The Greeks differed from the later Romans in that the Greeks...
    • A. 

      Were better engineers and builders

    • B. 

      Built a strongly centralized empire

    • C. 

      Specialized more in scientific thought


  • 2. 
    Hellenistic culture gets its name from the synthesis of Middle Eastern culture and _______ culture.
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Persian

    • D. 

      Carthaginian


  • 3. 
    Cyris the Great and the religion of Zoroastrianism were from which world civilization?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Macedon

    • C. 

      Persia

    • D. 

      Greece

    • E. 

      Arabia


  • 4. 
    Which Greek word means "rule of the best"?
    • A. 

      Aristocracy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Patriarchy


  • 5. 
    Peloponnesian Wars were won by the Spartans over Athens, but both were depleted, and this allowed who to invade and conquer Greece?
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Carthage

    • C. 

      Macedon

    • D. 

      Persia


  • 6. 
    Which of the following did Greeks and later Romans need from their colonies sich as Sicily and North Africa?
    • A. 

      Grain

    • B. 

      Wine

    • C. 

      Meat

    • D. 

      Fruit

    • E. 

      Vegetables


  • 7. 
    Which classical society lagged begind the other two in developing practical production technology?
    • A. 

      Indian

    • B. 

      Greco-Roman

    • C. 

      Chinese


  • 8. 
    The long quotation in the document in the reading called "Rome and a Values Chrisis " was written by...
    • A. 

      Cicero

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Sophocle

    • D. 

      Socrates


  • 9. 
    Which of the following was most characteristic of Greco-Roman religion?
    • A. 

      A great spiritual passion

    • B. 

      An emphasis on the after life

    • C. 

      A rather human and of-this-world approach

    • D. 

      A monotheistic focus


  • 10. 
    Which of the following would characterice Greeks much more than the Romans?
    • A. 

      An interest in engineering

    • B. 

      Road building

    • C. 

      Original, innovative, and realistic sculptures

    • D. 

      The use of domes in construction


  • 11. 
    Which of the following produced an elaborate theor of the sun's motion around a stationary earth?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Ptolemy

    • C. 

      Sophocles

    • D. 

      Cicero


  • 12. 
    On which of the following continents would you find Axum and Kush?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Asia

    • E. 

      Africa


  • 13. 
    Which of the following was not something mentioned in the reading that nomads helped to spread from one civilization to another?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Saddles

    • C. 

      Papermaking

    • D. 

      Plague

    • E. 

      Confucianism


  • 14. 
    In which country would you have found the Yellow Turbans?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Persia

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      Kush


  • 15. 
    Which civilization is the oldest in the Americas?
    • A. 

      Mayas

    • B. 

      Olmecs

    • C. 

      Aztecs

    • D. 

      Incas


  • 16. 
    According to legend, which apostle went to India and establish churches in the first centurty AD?
    • A. 

      Peter

    • B. 

      Thomas

    • C. 

      Paul

    • D. 

      John

    • E. 

      Matthew


  • 17. 
    Which of the following did the two early American civilizations not have that the big 3 classic civilizations did have?
    • A. 

      Bronze making ability

    • B. 

      Iron making ability

    • C. 

      Farming

    • D. 

      Cities


  • 18. 
    Which list is most accurate in  terms of the size of its world membership? (Largest to Smallest)
    • A. 

      Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism

    • B. 

      Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism

    • C. 

      Christianity, Shintoism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism

    • D. 

      Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism

    • E. 

      Islam Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism


  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of both the Parthian and Sassanid Empires?
    • A. 

      Both conquered parts of the old Western Roman Empire

    • B. 

      Both served as bridges between the Mediterranean world and the East

    • C. 

      Both used Latin and Greek as governmental languages.

    • D. 

      Both ultimately became Roman Catholic.


  • 20. 
    As Christianity grew in Europe during the declining days of the Roman Empire, which of the following religions surged into a declining classical China?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Orthodox Christianity

    • D. 

      Hinduism

    • E. 

      Shintoism


  • 21. 
    What did Buddhism teach about women that should have weakended patriarchy in Chine but ultimately did not?
    • A. 

      Women were inferior to men

    • B. 

      Women were equal to men in marriage

    • C. 

      Women had souls like men

    • D. 

      Women should be able to choose their own husbands


  • 22. 
    Which of the following religions or pholosophies has never dominated a whole civilization?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Confucianism

    • E. 

      Islam


  • 23. 
    Which of the following most accurately portrays the role of women in bedouin society?
    • A. 

      They had a higher status and greater freedom than did women in neighboring civilizations.

    • B. 

      They had a more inferior role in the family than women did in neighboring societies.

    • C. 

      They had a nearly equal status with men in bedouin society.

    • D. 

      They had a slightly superior status compared with bedouin men.


  • 24. 
    How did Chinese invention of paper first begin to spread to the west?
    • A. 

      Marco Polo came back to Italy with samples.

    • B. 

      Islamie troops capture some papermakers in western China.

    • C. 

      Euro merchants in China stole a paper making machine and returned to France.

    • D. 

      The Chinese gave technology as a gift to a European King.


  • 25. 
    The Quran is believed by the Muslims to have been revealed to Muhammad through _________
    • A. 

      Matthew

    • B. 

      Gabriel

    • C. 

      Khadijah

    • D. 

      Michael


  • 26. 
    Although the major religions all insisted that women were spiritually equal to men or that they had souls or share in the divine essence, which of the following practices in India might indicate women wer still inferior to men?
    • A. 

      Footbinding

    • B. 

      Sati

    • C. 

      Zakat

    • D. 

      Umma


  • 27. 
    Besides religion, which of the following does your book say is the other "engine of change in the postclassical period"?
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Commerce

    • D. 

      War


  • 28. 
    Which of the following was one of "the most revered religious shrines in Pre-Islamic Arabia"?
    • A. 

      The Umayyad

    • B. 

      The Ka'ba

    • C. 

      The Kadijah

    • D. 

      The Shakh


  • 29. 
    Which of the following were used to call Musclims to community prayers?
    • A. 

      Qiblas

    • B. 

      Zakats

    • C. 

      Qazirs

    • D. 

      Minarets

    • E. 

      Hadiths


  • 30. 
    The Umayyad muslims continued to rule their empire that stretched from _______ in Europe to the steppes of centras Asia. 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Germany


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