Quiz: World Civilization History Test! Trivia Questions

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Quiz: World Civilization History Test! Trivia Questions - Quiz

What do you suppose you know about the history of world civilization? World civilization refers to the nations of the world unified by trade, travel, treaties, and international commerce. A civilization is a complex human society. It is usually made up of different cities, with individual variables of cultural and technological development. Take this quiz and exactly see how much you know.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most of the 2 million-plus years during which our species has existed are described by the term __________. 
  • 2. 
    The ending of the __________ was a major factor in the formation of the first farming communities, or the emergence of the Neolithic Revolution. 
  • 3. 
    The Neolithic village, __________ , has been elaborately studied by archaeologists. 
  • 4. 
    Most civilizations developed writing, starting with the emergence of __________ in the Middle East around 3500 B.C.E. 
  • 5. 
    It was under the Babylonian rule that King __________ introduced the most famous early code of law. 
  • 6. 
    Egyptian civilization sprang up in northern Africa, along the __________ River. 
  • 7. 
    By about 1500 B.C.E., a line of kings called the __________ ruled over the Hwanghe river-valley civilization.
  • 8. 
    A smaller regional culture called the __________ devised a greatly simplified alphabet with 22 letters around 1300 B.C.E.; this in turn was the ancestor of the Greek and Latin alphabets. 
  • 9. 
    The largest city to develop along the Indus River was __________ .
  • 10. 
    Beginning in 2700 B.C.E., the Egyptian pharaohs used slave labor to build the __________.
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