The Ultimate World History Exam Prep Test Part- III

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The Ultimate World History Exam Prep Test Part- III

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do the Cuneiform symbols change the numbers increase from 1 to 10?
    • A. 

      One symbol is taken away

    • B. 

      The symbols are stacked on top of each other

    • C. 

      One symbol is added

    • D. 

      The symbols change in shape

  • 2. 
    Based on the pattern on the chart, what would the number <<< be?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      13

  • 3. 
    Mesopotamia's climate was _______
    • A. 

      Temperate.

    • B. 

      Always cold.

    • C. 

      Hot and dry.

    • D. 

      Tropical.

  • 4. 
    Skilled workers who made metal products, cloth, or pottery are called _______
    • A. 

      Priests.

    • B. 

      Artisans.

    • C. 

      Scribes.

    • D. 

      Heroes.

  • 5. 
    Who wrote a legal code that covered most areas of daily life?
    • A. 

      Hammurabi

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

    • D. 

      Nineveh

  • 6. 
    . People who study and write about the human past are called _______
    • A. 

      Scribes.

    • B. 

      Historians.

    • C. 

      Astronomers.

    • D. 

      Nomads.

  • 7. 
    The Sumerian writing system was called _______
    • A. 

      Sargon.

    • B. 

      Hieroglyphics.

    • C. 

      Cuneiform

    • D. 

      Civilian.

  • 8. 
    Times of extreme cold when great sheets of ice covered parts of the earth were the _______
    • A. 

      Ice Ages.

    • B. 

      Bronze Age.

    • C. 

      Stone Ages.

    • D. 

      Golden Ages.

  • 9. 
    In ancient Mesopotamia, artisans, merchants, farmers, and fishers were the largest group of people made up this social class: _______
    • A. 

      Lower class.

    • B. 

      Business class.

    • C. 

      Upper class.

    • D. 

      Middle class.

  • 10. 
    A group of traveling merchants is called a _____
    • A. 

      Fleet.

    • B. 

      Gaggle.

    • C. 

      Flotilla.

    • D. 

      Caravan.

  • 11. 
    Which tools might indicate that a society hunted animals?
    • A. 

      Spear, bow and arrow

    • B. 

      Sharp-edged tools

    • C. 

      Scraping tools

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which tools were useful for catching fish?
    • A. 

      Bone harpoon and fish hook

    • B. 

      Bone needles for weaving baskets and nets

    • C. 

      Bow and arrow

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 13. 
    Walled cities that are also small, independent countries with their own kings, governments, and even religions are referred to as _____
    • A. 

      Independents.

    • B. 

      City-states.

    • C. 

      Oligarchies.

    • D. 

      Speedbumps.

  • 14. 
    When talking about the year something occurred, the term BCE means _____
    • A. 

      Before Christ Emerged.

    • B. 

      Before Common Era.

    • C. 

      Before Columbus Embarked.

    • D. 

      Back in College Error.

  • 15. 
    When talking about the year something occurred, the term AD means _____
    • A. 

      After (Jesus’) Death.

    • B. 

      Antiquated and Done.

    • C. 

      .After Dinner.

    • D. 

      Anno Domini.

  • 16. 
    Taming an animal or plant for use by humans is called _____
    • A. 

      Execution.

    • B. 

      Domestication.

    • C. 

      Petification.

    • D. 

      Ranching.

  • 17. 
    Also known as Menes, this man unified Upper and Lower Egypt to form the Old Kingdom.     
    • A. 

      Ramses II

    • B. 

      Piye

    • C. 

      Narmer

    • D. 

      King Tut

  • 18. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a dynasty
    • A. 

      A single country controlling many countries at once

    • B. 

      Rapids that keep boats from traveling up the Nile

    • C. 

      Passing rule to a family member

    • D. 

      World’s largest desert, located east of Egypt

  • 19. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a embalming?
    • A. 

      Means "Great House"; this person was the Egyptian god-king

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 20. 
    This word means “belief in many gods.”    
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Singlegodism

    • D. 

      Hieroglyphics

  • 21. 
    Why was the Rosetta Stone so important? 
    • A. 

      It contained a detailed history of the Middle Kingdom.

    • B. 

      It contained the same message in 3 languages allowing us to. decipher (figure out) hieroglyphics

    • C. 

      It was a stone copy of the Book of the Dead.

    • D. 

      It smelled like roses.

  • 22. 
    In Egyptian mythology, to get to the afterlife, Anubis would guide your KA to the Hall of Ma’at where would be put on trial by the gods and pharaohs gone on before you. If you pass, then your heart would be weighed against the Feather of Truth. If your heart is lighter than the feather, Anubis would take you to join Osiris in the afterlife. If your heart is heavier than a feather, your KA would be consumed by Ammut.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A collection of spells and prayers to guide dead Egyptians through the after-life was called ____.    
    • A. 

      The Book of Secrets

    • B. 

      The Scrolls of Life

    • C. 

      The Bible

    • D. 

      The Book of the Dead

  • 24. 
    This word means “belief in just one god.”            
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Singlegodism

    • D. 

      Hieroglyphics

  • 25. 
    The Nile River’s flooding could be described as ______.
    • A. 

      Cataclysmic

    • B. 

      Gentle and dependable

    • C. 

      Destructive

    • D. 

      Rare