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Society Quizzes & Trivia

Please answer the following multiple choice questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ruler created a code of laws in order to produce a fair society?
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Hamurrabi

    • C. 

      Nero

    • D. 

      William the Conqueror

  • 2. 
    Which of the following describes specialization?
    • A. 

      Taming animals for personal use

    • B. 

      To pursue a specific field or occupation

    • C. 

      Creating a monetary system within a society

    • D. 

      Continually traveling in search of food and water

  • 3. 
    Which religion believes in one god whom they call Yahweh?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Buddism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Judaism

  • 4. 
    Who is the main prophet of the Islamic religion?
    • A. 

      Budda

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Muhammad

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 5. 
    The Vedas is the religious book of which religion?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 6. 
    Which is the title for a wealthy Roman citizen?
    • A. 

      Plebian

    • B. 

      Impulvium

    • C. 

      Atrium

    • D. 

      Patrician

  • 7. 
    What year did Mount Vesuvius erupt at Pompeii?
    • A. 

      1000 AD

    • B. 

      250 BCE

    • C. 

      79 AD

    • D. 

      25 AD

  • 8. 
    Which Roman was killed by the Senate because they feared his influence over other Roman citizens.
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Caligula

    • C. 

      Julius Caesar

    • D. 

      Domitian

  • 9. 
    What is the Pantheon?
    • A. 

      A place where people may come to worship

    • B. 

      The palace of the Emperor

    • C. 

      A place for trade and entertainment

    • D. 

      A meeting place of the Roman Senate

  • 10. 
    Which emperor played music while the city of Rome was on fire?
    • A. 

      Caligula

    • B. 

      Hadrian

    • C. 

      Domitian

    • D. 

      Nero

  • 11. 
    In ancient Greek society, what was known as the local marketplace?
    • A. 

      Agora

    • B. 

      Acropolis

    • C. 

      Forum

    • D. 

      Parthenon

  • 12. 
    What type of government did Athens create?
    • A. 

      Oligarchy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Monarchy

  • 13. 
    Which epic story was written by Homer discussed the Trojan War as well as famous Achilles?
    • A. 

      The Odessey

    • B. 

      Aesop's Fables

    • C. 

      The acropolis

    • D. 

      The Illiad

  • 14. 
    Which of the following cities is not a Greek city state?
    • A. 

      Corinth

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Florence

  • 15. 
    Which of the following occurred before the creation of civilizations?
    • A. 

      Specialization

    • B. 

      Domestication

    • C. 

      Government

    • D. 

      Nomadic lifestyle

  • 16. 
    How many battles did Alexander the Great lose?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0

  • 17. 
    Who was the author of the Odessey and the Illiad?
    • A. 

      Homer

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Aesop

  • 18. 
    Which Greek god was a messanger for all the other gods?
    • A. 

      Hermes

    • B. 

      Poseidon

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      Apollo

  • 19. 
    What was known as a period of time where people used science rather than superstition?
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Middle Ages

    • C. 

      The Enlightenment

    • D. 

      The Roman Empire

  • 20. 
    Which of the following was not a great thinker during the Enlightenment period?
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Thomas Hobbes

    • C. 

      Thomas More

    • D. 

      Jean Jacques Rousseau

  • 21. 
    How many wives did Henry VIII have altogether?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      3

  • 22. 
    Which king was a terrible ruler who influenced the creation of the Magna Carta?
    • A. 

      King John

    • B. 

      William the Conqueror

    • C. 

      Henry VIII

    • D. 

      Edward VI

  • 23. 
    Who was the offical painter of the Sistine Chapel?
    • A. 

      Leonardo Di Vinci

    • B. 

      Michaelangelo

    • C. 

      Donatello

    • D. 

      Pope Gregory I

  • 24. 
    Which Italian city gained wealth throughout the Renaissance due to wool production.
    • A. 

      Venice

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Milan

    • D. 

      Florence

  • 25. 
    Which one of Henry VIII's children had a long and successful reign?
    • A. 

      Mary I

    • B. 

      Edward VI

    • C. 

      Henry Carey

    • D. 

      Elizabeth I

  • 26. 
    Who was the inventor of the printing press?
    • A. 

      Johannes Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

    • D. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

  • 27. 
    How many people did the Black Plague kill?
    • A. 

      5 million

    • B. 

      25 million

    • C. 

      500,000

    • D. 

      10,000

  • 28. 
    What was the main purpose of a medieval castle?
    • A. 

      A place for the king to live

    • B. 

      Illustrated a country's wealth

    • C. 

      Defense

    • D. 

      A place for serfs to live

  • 29. 
    The Magna Carta is simliar to which document?
    • A. 

      Hammurabi's Code of Laws

    • B. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 30. 
    Who created a form of musical notation during the middle ages that is still used today?
    • A. 

      Pope Gregory I

    • B. 

      William the Conqueror

    • C. 

      Henry VIII

    • D. 

      Alexander the Great

  • 31. 
    Why did Henry VIII separate from the Catholic church and follow the Protestant religion?
    • A. 

      He needed more money for England and the Catholic church refused grant him more funds

    • B. 

      He wanted complete control over Europe

    • C. 

      He wanted to marry Anne Boleyn and have a son

    • D. 

      He wanted to marry a French princess and have a son

  • 32. 
    Which Enlightenment idea was not illustrated in the Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      Freedom of religion

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech

    • C. 

      Freedom of wealth

    • D. 

      Separation of powers

  • 33. 
    Which Renaissance painter created the Mona Lisa?
    • A. 

      Michelangelo

    • B. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • C. 

      Botticelli

    • D. 

      Donatello

  • 34. 
    Which Roman emperor dressed as a god and forced Roman citizens to worship him?
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Caligula

    • C. 

      Domitian

    • D. 

      Hadrian

  • 35. 
    Who is the founder of the Islamic religion?
    • A. 

      Siddhartha Gautama

    • B. 

      Muhammad

    • C. 

      Jesus Christ

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 36. 
    What is the reformation?
    • A. 

      A period during the 17th and 18th century where people began to believe in science rather than superstition

    • B. 

      A set of laws that granted rights to the people during the Medieval period

    • C. 

      A time where people disagreed with the church teachings and left to create their own religion

    • D. 

      A set of laws that was meant to control the power of the king

  • 37. 
    Who placed his 95 point thesis on a church door to express his separation and disagreement with the church?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      King Henry VIII

    • C. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • D. 

      John Locke

  • 38. 
    What is domestication?
    • A. 

      Creating specific occupations for each person in a society

    • B. 

      The taming of animals to use within a society

    • C. 

      The end of a nomadic lifestyle and creation of new civilizations

    • D. 

      The creation of farming

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Many

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    Which of the following definitions describes feudalism?
    • A. 

      A system where vassals provided work in exchange for protection from nobles

    • B. 

      A system where vassals created their own village and received protection from nobility

    • C. 

      A system where young men train to become a knight

    • D. 

      A document created to check the power of the king

  • 41. 
    Which is not a Christian belief?
    • A. 

      Jesus died on the cross for our sins

    • B. 

      Belief in many gods

    • C. 

      10 commandments

    • D. 

      Jesus is the son of God

  • 42. 
    What was the form of writing created by the ancient Egyptians?
    • A. 

      Papyrus

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphs

    • D. 

      Latin

  • 43. 
    Who was Alexander the Great's tutor?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Aristotle

    • D. 

      Hadrian

  • 44. 
    What is name for the Jewish holy book?
    • A. 

      The Bible

    • B. 

      The Torah

    • C. 

      The Vedas

    • D. 

      The Quran

  • 45. 
    What is the name of the Islamic god?
    • A. 

      Allah

    • B. 

      Holy Spirit

    • C. 

      Yahweh

    • D. 

      Jehovah