Ancient History Final Test

98 Questions | Total Attempts: 1637

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Ancient History Final Test

A quiz I created to help me study for my Ancient History final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did the Hellenistic age emerge?
    • A. 

      Greece and Persia signed an allience.

    • B. 

      The Persian Wars changed the way the two cultures thought about each other.

    • C. 

      Alexander The Great spread Greece culture to the east and the west.

    • D. 

      The two cultures came together when the found out that they had common ancestors.

  • 2. 
    Egyptian gods were...
    • A. 

      Anthopomorphic

    • B. 

      Zoomorphic

    • C. 

      Animistic

  • 3. 
    Who united Lower and Upper Egypt?
    • A. 

      King Tut

    • B. 

      Narmar

    • C. 

      Assernassurpaul

  • 4. 
    In Egyptian religion what was the spirit that lead you to the after life?
    • A. 

      Ka

    • B. 

      Karma

    • C. 

      Dharma

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 5. 
    Why did Cyrus the great bring the Persians together?
    • A. 

      To create a unified society

    • B. 

      To take over Meades

    • C. 

      To make an agreement between two feuding city-states.

  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a characteristic of Zoroastranism?
    • A. 

      The religion had an impact on Judea-Christianity

    • B. 

      There was a good god, Ahura Mezda, and a bad god, Ahriman

    • C. 

      Their afterlife included a final judgement

    • D. 

      They were monotheistic

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT an Egyptian god?
    • A. 

      Re

    • B. 

      Ra-Amon

    • C. 

      Hor-Amon

    • D. 

      Horus

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Ziggurats

    • B. 

      Pyramids

    • C. 

      Temples

    • D. 

      Palaces

  • 9. 
    What is Pericles biggest achievement in the period of classical Greece?
    • A. 

      He created the peace treaty between Athens and Sparta

    • B. 

      He set the stage for the Golden Age

    • C. 

      He was a powerful Spartan General

    • D. 

      He was a great playwrite

  • 10. 
    Osiris, Anubis, and Isis are all...
    • A. 

      Burial Gods

    • B. 

      Characters in the Odyssey

    • C. 

      Egyptian pharaohs

    • D. 

      Constants on America's Next Top Model

  • 11. 
    What was the biggest contribution Philip made to military tactics for the Macedonians?
    • A. 

      His innovations with chariots

    • B. 

      His 10 feet long spears

    • C. 

      His well organized Phalanx

    • D. 

      New materials used to make armor

  • 12. 
    Who defeated the combined force of Thebes and Athens in the battle of Charonia?
    • A. 

      Alexander The Great

    • B. 

      Darius III

    • C. 

      Philip of Macedonia

    • D. 

      Cleon

  • 13. 
    Which pharaoh's tomb was the only pharaoh's to be found undisturbed?
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Thutmoses II

    • C. 

      Amenhotep

    • D. 

      King Tut

  • 14. 
    True or false?Greece is located in the black sea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, it's located in the Med. sea

  • 15. 
    Alexanders generals, Ptolemy, Seleurus, and Antigonus get which empires respectively? 
    • A. 

      Greece and Asia Minor, Egypt, Persia

    • B. 

      Persia, Egypt, Greece and Asia Minor

    • C. 

      Egypt, Persia, Greece and Asia Minor

    • D. 

      Persia, Greece and Asia Minor, Egyt

  • 16. 
    Hieroglyphics were developed by...
    • A. 

      Persians

    • B. 

      Mesopotamians

    • C. 

      Sumarians

    • D. 

      Egyptians

  • 17. 
    Which period in Egyptian culture is also know as the "Pyramid Age?"
    • A. 

      Old Kingdom

    • B. 

      New Kingdom

    • C. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • D. 

      1st Intermediate period

    • E. 

      2nd Intermediate period

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is NOT a contribution of the Phoenicians?
    • A. 

      Bow and arrows

    • B. 

      Purple dye

    • C. 

      The alphabet

    • D. 

      Polytheistic religion

    • E. 

      Navigation systems

  • 19. 
    Leonidas was the first the great general who lead 300 Spartans to Thermopaele to fight.True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, that was Themistocles

  • 20. 
    Who was Darius I?
    • A. 

      An egyptian pharaoh

    • B. 

      An athenian hero

    • C. 

      Alexander the great's lover

    • D. 

      A great persian general

  • 21. 
    Which of the follow rivers are where the birth place of civilization started 6,000 years ago?
    • A. 

      The Tigris

    • B. 

      Eurphrates

    • C. 

      Indus

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 22. 
    Who were the first true greeks?
    • A. 

      Menoans

    • B. 

      Athenians

    • C. 

      Mycenaeans

    • D. 

      Spartans

  • 23. 
    Who wrote the illiad and the odyssey?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Aristotle

  • 24. 
    The gods in Sumer where...
    • A. 

      Zoomorphic

    • B. 

      Anthropomorphic

    • C. 

      Animistic

  • 25. 
    Cuneiform was pictures that represented letters.True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, it represented words