AP World Ch 1 Open Book Quiz Clark

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 162

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  • 1. 
    When did humans begin to cultivate plants & domesticate animals?
    • A. 

      About 5000 years ago during the Paleolithic Age

    • B. 

      About 10000 years ago during the Neolithic Age

    • C. 

      About 2000 years ago in the Paleolithic Age

    • D. 

      About 30000 years ago during the Neolithic Age

  • 2. 
    Who were the earliest known people to live in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      Egyptians

    • B. 

      Nubians

    • C. 

      Sumerians

    • D. 

      Assyrians

  • 3. 
    Why were lavish resources used in the construction of pyramids and Egyptian tombs?
    • A. 

      The Egyptians were scared of the afterlife

    • B. 

      Because the king was the link between the people and their gods

    • C. 

      They wanted to show off to the other ancient civilizations

    • D. 

      Because they had the natural resources to do it

  • 4. 
    Why did the Indus Valley civilizations probably disappear?
    • A. 

      Natural disasters or environmental change

    • B. 

      Warfare

    • C. 

      The Black Death

    • D. 

      Corrupt leadership

  • 5. 
    In what areas were the Indus Valley people advanced in?
    • A. 

      Medicine, mathematics, astronomy & engineering

    • B. 

      Sculpture, medicine & weaving

    • C. 

      Irrigation,ceramics & construction

    • D. 

      Painting,agriculture & architecture

  • 6. 
    What sort of writing system did the Egyptians use?
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

    • D. 

      Demotic

  • 7. 
    In which areas did Egyptians acquire substantial knowledge?
    • A. 

      Sculpture, medicine & weaving

    • B. 

      Painting,agriculture & architecture

    • C. 

      Irrigation,ceramics & construction

    • D. 

      Medicine, mathematics, astronomy & engineering

  • 8. 
    What sort of class system did the Egyptians have?
    • A. 

      There was no formal system

    • B. 

      One with priests at top and warriors at the bottom

    • C. 

      Slaves,warriors,farmers & priests

    • D. 

      Farmers priests warriors only

  • 9. 
    How did the Mesopotamians view their gods?
    • A. 

      As guides to the "Happy Field of Food"

    • B. 

      With fear because of the violent forces of nature they often faced

    • C. 

      Remote , uninterested deities

    • D. 

      They didnt believe in gods and the afterlife

  • 10. 
    What was the earliest known form of writing?
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • C. 

      Demotic

    • D. 

      Sanskrit

  • 11. 
    What 2 rivers define Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      The Nile & the Somalia

    • B. 

      The Indus & Harappa

    • C. 

      The Tigris & Euphrates

    • D. 

      The Mohenjo Daro & Harappa

  • 12. 
    What were 2 of the earliest Neolithic towns?
    • A. 

      Memphis & Heliopolis

    • B. 

      Harappa & Mohenjo Daro

    • C. 

      Catal Huyuk & Jericho

    • D. 

      Jericho & Mohenjo Daro

  • 13. 
    Term for : small independent state consisting of an urban center & surrounding agricultural territory
    • A. 

      City

    • B. 

      Civilization

    • C. 

      City-state

    • D. 

      Town

  • 14. 
    What was the largest and most important city in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      Hammurabi

    • B. 

      Ur Nammu

    • C. 

      Jericho

    • D. 

      Babylon

  • 15. 
    Egyptian term for the concept of divinely created & maintained order in the universe
    • A. 

      Pharaoh

    • B. 

      Ma'at

    • C. 

      Ka

    • D. 

      Book of the Dead

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