Ancient History Final Test

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Ancient History Final Test

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


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  • 1. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Alexander The Great

    • B. 

      Darius III

    • C. 

      Philip of Macedonia

    • D. 

      Cleon

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Thutmoses II

    • C. 

      Amenhotep

    • D. 

      King Tut

  • 14. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, it represented words

  • 26. 
    What was set up for protection from the Persians during ancient greece?
    • A. 

      The Delian League

    • B. 

      The Anti-Persian League

    • C. 

      The United Nations

    • D. 

      The New Deal

  • 27. 
    What time period is known as the Old Stone Age?
    • A. 

      Paleolithic Culture

    • B. 

      Mesolithic Culture

    • C. 

      Neolithic Culture

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, Solomon does.

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Thutmoses

    • B. 

      Ramses

    • C. 

      King Tut

    • D. 

      Akenation

  • 30. 
    What is the literal meaning for Pharaoh?
    • A. 

      Leader

    • B. 

      Man

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      House

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Macedonia

    • C. 

      Sparta

    • D. 

      Thebes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, they all were a theocracy

  • 33. 
    The most beautiful building on the arcopolis is the...
    • A. 

      Parthenon

    • B. 

      Panthemium

    • C. 

      Pandaemonium

    • D. 

      The white house

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major battle site of the Persian wars?
    • A. 

      Marathon

    • B. 

      Thermopaly

    • C. 

      Salamis

    • D. 

      Hector

    • E. 

      Platae

  • 35. 
    Where did Akhenation move the capitol of Egypt to?
    • A. 

      Opplosisys

    • B. 

      Tell el Armama

    • C. 

      Geoplaza

    • D. 

      The Nile Mall

  • 36. 
    Pyramids, temples, and shadoofs are all examples of...
    • A. 

      Frescoes

    • B. 

      Egyptian Architecture

    • C. 

      Places where pharaohs were buried

    • D. 

      Houses of the gods.

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Egyptian technology advancement?
    • A. 

      Irrigation

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Calendars

    • D. 

      Geometry

    • E. 

      Algebra

  • 38. 
    Which mesopotamian civilization was lead by Nebuchadnezzar?
    • A. 

      Babylon

    • B. 

      Sumer

    • C. 

      Kassites

    • D. 

      Akkandians

  • 39. 
    Alcibades shown signs that he was a bad leader by...
    • A. 

      Being a traitor

    • B. 

      Being lazy

    • C. 

      Having no courage

    • D. 

      Getting killed in the first battle he ever fought in

  • 40. 
    Which of the following was NOT an effect of the pelopennesian war?
    • A. 

      Spartan navy destroys athenian ships.

    • B. 

      Macedonia puts an end to Greek independence.

    • C. 

      A peaceful country at last

    • D. 

      No more democracy

  • 41. 
    T or F?Cyrus the Great made hanging gardens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, nebuchadnezzar did.

  • 42. 
    Who wants to avenge Athens after the Persian defeat in Marathon?
    • A. 

      Darius I

    • B. 

      Darius III

    • C. 

      Xerxes

  • 43. 
    • A. 

      A disagreement between Athens and Sparta

    • B. 

      The destruction at Melose

    • C. 

      A navel fire

    • D. 

      A miss communication of the alliences

  • 44. 
    • A. 

      Amorites

    • B. 

      Ur III

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Chaldeans

  • 45. 
    Which Meso civilization was a bureaucracy, and lead by Ur-Nammu?
    • A. 

      Babylon

    • B. 

      Amorites

    • C. 

      Kassites

    • D. 

      Ur III

  • 46. 
    Because Moses couldn't enter the promise land, who lead the the Hebrews instead?
    • A. 

      David

    • B. 

      Saul

    • C. 

      Joshua

    • D. 

      Jacob

  • 47. 
    T or f?Buddha believed in the wheel of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    What religion was developed by Siddhartha Geutama?
    • A. 

      Buddhism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 49. 
    What was the highest ranking in the Hindu faith?
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Brahman

    • D. 

      Buddha

  • 50. 
    If you follow the social, religious, and moral laws of your caste you will have good...
  • 51. 
    Karma is rules to live by.t or f?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, dharma is rules to live by.

  • 52. 
    Vedas and Upanishade are the religious text of what religion?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Hinduism

    • C. 

      Islam

    • D. 

      Buddism

  • 53. 
    Hellenic civilization is...
    • A. 

      Ancient greece

    • B. 

      Ancient rome

    • C. 

      Persian

    • D. 

      Sparta

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      14

  • 55. 
    • A. 

      Olympia

    • B. 

      Mt. Athens

    • C. 

      Delphi

  • 56. 
    A gov't run by religious leaders is called...
    • A. 

      Thesselacracy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Theocracy

    • E. 

      Anarchy

  • 57. 
    Which was the 1st battle of the Persian war?
    • A. 

      Marathon

    • B. 

      Salamis

    • C. 

      Platae

  • 58. 
    Which period in egyptian history was caused by nobel unrest?
    • A. 

      Old Kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • C. 

      New Kingdom

    • D. 

      1st I. per.

    • E. 

      2nd I. per.

  • 59. 
    T or f?The middle kingdom was the period in egyptian history when egypt was united
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, that was the new kingdom

  • 60. 
    Polis was....
    • A. 

      A bad illness

    • B. 

      The center of every city state

    • C. 

      The greatest god in ancient greece

    • D. 

      Where the gods lived

  • 61. 
    Which country was Alexander the Great NOT a leader of?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Asia Minor

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Egypt

    • E. 

      Mesopotamia

  • 62. 
    T or f?Socrates was arrested or corruption of the youth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, he was not arrested

  • 63. 
    • A. 

      Amorites

    • B. 

      Babylon

    • C. 

      Akkadians

    • D. 

      Sumer

  • 64. 
    Who said "An eye for an eye?"
    • A. 

      Cyrus the Great

    • B. 

      King Tut

    • C. 

      Hammurabi

    • D. 

      David

  • 65. 
    Which time period is known as "middle or change?"
    • A. 

      Paleolithic culture

    • B. 

      Mesolithic culture

    • C. 

      Neolithic culture

  • 66. 
    Who opened a school called the Acadamy?
    • A. 

      Alexander The Great

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Homer

    • D. 

      Hatshesut

    • E. 

      Hammurabi

  • 67. 
    Who taught Alexander the Great?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Aristotle

  • 68. 
    Philip was the king of...
    • A. 

      Persia

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Macedonia

    • D. 

      Greece

  • 69. 
    • A. 

      Hammurabi

    • B. 

      Ur-Nammu

    • C. 

      Terrence

    • D. 

      Sargon I

  • 70. 
    • A. 

      Ramses

    • B. 

      Akenation

    • C. 

      Tut

    • D. 

      Thutmoses

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 71. 
    The convenant between God and Abraham stated...
    • A. 

      The Abraham was to be the leader of the Hebrews

    • B. 

      Abraham was to lead the Hebrews to the Promise land

    • C. 

      God was weaker than Abraham

    • D. 

      God had a problem with Abraham's children

  • 72. 
    • A. 

      Ramses

    • B. 

      Tut

    • C. 

      Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      Thutmoses

    • E. 

      Akhenation

  • 73. 
    Who was Saul?
    • A. 

      A Hebrew that defeated the Philistines

    • B. 

      The first pirate to be found along the cost of the Black Sea

    • C. 

      A historian

    • D. 

      A horseman

  • 74. 
    Which time period is known as the "New Stone Age?"
    • A. 

      Paleolithic culture

    • B. 

      Mesolithic culture

    • C. 

      Neolithic culture

  • 75. 
    Which of the following is NOT a contribution of the Hittites?
    • A. 

      Iron Ore

    • B. 

      Better Weapoms

    • C. 

      A feudal society

    • D. 

      Purple dye

  • 76. 
    The 2nd I. per. was cause by...
    • A. 

      A war against Asia Minor

    • B. 

      Problems with communication

    • C. 

      Hyksos rule in lower egypt

  • 77. 
    The _________________ was the essential guide about how to get to the after life.
  • 78. 
    Animism is worship of the gods of _________
  • 79. 
    The movie 300 was based on the battle of....
    • A. 

      Thermopayle

    • B. 

      Salamis

    • C. 

      Platae

    • D. 

      Marathon

  • 80. 
    Salamis was a _________ battle.
  • 81. 
    The palace at _______ had running water, a flushing toilet, paintings, and air conditioning.
  • 82. 
  • 83. 
    Which of the following is not a contribution of the Shang Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Spoke and wheel

    • B. 

      Silk ornaments

    • C. 

      Dog leashes

    • D. 

      The decimal system

  • 84. 
    Which meso. civilization was lead by Asssurnasipal, possessed chariots and cavalry units, but where taken over by Meades and the Chaldeans. 
    • A. 

      Akkadians

    • B. 

      Babylonians

    • C. 

      Kassites

    • D. 

      Assyrians

  • 85. 
    Which of the follow was the Nile used for?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Mathematics

    • C. 

      Fruit sales

    • D. 

      The caste system

  • 86. 
    Which Meso. civilization came to be around 1555 BC, and invented chariots?
    • A. 

      Kassites

    • B. 

      Sumerians

    • C. 

      Assyrians

    • D. 

      Chaldeans

  • 87. 
    In the ______ dynasty, the king is powerless
  • 88. 
    Legalism is utilized in the _________ dynasty.
  • 89. 
    The Golden Age of China took place during the ______ dynasty.
  • 90. 
    According to Confucius harmony comes all the following except...
    • A. 

      Peace

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Harmony

    • D. 

      Loyalty

    • E. 

      Courtesy

  • 91. 
    The Great Wall of China is how many miles long?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      1,400

    • C. 

      1,800

    • D. 

      2,200

    • E. 

      2,600

  • 92. 
    If you practiced Taoism, you must be close with...
    • A. 

      Your family

    • B. 

      Your emperor

    • C. 

      Nature

    • D. 

      Literature

  • 93. 
    In _____ people need to give their king full power. People are stupid and, and should be controlled by physical punishment.
  • 94. 
    The two cities, Harrapa and Mohenjo-Daro are what?
    • A. 

      The Indus River Valley

    • B. 

      The Capitols of China

    • C. 

      The Twin Cities

    • D. 

      The Water Hole Town

  • 95. 
    The written language of the Aryans is _______
  • 96. 
    Vedas contain what?
    • A. 

      Stories

    • B. 

      The Iliad and the Odyssey

    • C. 

      Epic Poems

    • D. 

      Newspaper clippings

  • 97. 
    Nirvana is...
    • A. 

      The book or rules to live by

    • B. 

      The center of happiness

    • C. 

      The ultimate goal of life

    • D. 

      A musical phenomena of the 90's

  • 98. 
    The only way to escape pain and suffering is to follow the ________.