The Geohistory Quiz: Trivia Facts!

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The Geohistory Quiz: Trivia Facts!

What do you know about geohistory, and do you believe you can ACE this quiz? During this quiz, you will be required to know which religion was based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, which is not one of the five pillars, and which individual is not mentioned in the Quran. Why were rivers so valuable to ancient people, and which Ancient Greek society was centered on the military. This quiz will help you learn geohistory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which religion was based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama?
    • A. 

      Islam

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 2. 
    Which is in not one of the Five Pillars?
    • A. 

      Going to church

    • B. 

      Pray 5 times a day

    • C. 

      Help the poor

    • D. 

      No other God but Allah

  • 3. 
    Which individual is not mentioned in the Quran?
    • A. 

      Jesus

    • B. 

      Mary

    • C. 

      Noah

    • D. 

      Pope John Paul II

  • 4. 
    Why were rivers so important to ancient people?
    • A. 

      Use for travel

    • B. 

      Constant supply of fish

    • C. 

      Floods made the soil fertile

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 5. 
    What do Archaeologists call the assignment of specific tasks to specific people?
    • A. 

      Specialization

    • B. 

      Domestication

    • C. 

      Migration

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 6. 
    Which Ancient Greek society was centered on the military?
    • A. 

      Marathon

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Athens

    • D. 

      Delphi

  • 7. 
    Which Greek Philosopher wrote The Republic?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Aristotle

  • 8. 
    Which of the following Greek Gods or Goddesses was the God of Love?
    • A. 

      Hermes

    • B. 

      Dionysus

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 9. 
    Which of the following Greek Gods or Goddesses was the God of the Sea?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Apollo

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Posedion

  • 10. 
    What artist created this painting?        
    • A. 

      Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

    • D. 

      Raphael

  • 11. 
    What artist created this painting?  
    • A. 

      Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

    • D. 

      Raphael

  • 12. 
    Who is depicted in the painting? 
    • A. 

      Renaissance artists

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar and the senators

    • C. 

      Jesus and his disciples

    • D. 

      Philosophers

  • 13. 
    Who are the Renaissance artists that completed the statue of "David"? 
    • A. 

      Michelangelo & Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Michelangelo & Donatello

    • C. 

      Da Vinci & Raphael

    • D. 

      Raphael & Da Vinci

  • 14. 
    What was the "aristocracy" called in Ancient Roman society?
    • A. 

      Plebeian

    • B. 

      Patrician

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Who was the governing body during the Roman Republic?
    • A. 

      Consuls

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      Tribune

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    What event ended the Roman Republic?
    • A. 

      Constantine establishes Christianity

    • B. 

      Hadrian's Wall

    • C. 

      Assassination of Caesar

  • 17. 
    Who was the first emperor of Rome after the fall of the Republic?
    • A. 

      Nero

    • B. 

      Constantine

    • C. 

      Hadrian

    • D. 

      Augustus

  • 18. 
    Which of the following structures is correct for the social class system during the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      President, senate, & house of representatives

    • B. 

      King, lord, knight, & peasant

    • C. 

      Dictator & peasants

    • D. 

      Pope, knight, king, lord, & peasant

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a factor of an ancient civilization?
    • A. 

      All of these

    • B. 

      Specialization

    • C. 

      Fresh Water

    • D. 

      Records

  • 20. 
    In 1348, the Black Death entered Europe through________________ship traders.
    • A. 

      African

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      Brazilian

    • D. 

      Asian

  • 21. 
    Most people belonged to what religious institutions during the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      Baptist Church

    • B. 

      Catholic Church

    • C. 

      Lutheran Church

    • D. 

      Protestant Church

  • 22. 
    What was the purpose of the Crusades?
    • A. 

      Recapture the holy land from the Muslims

    • B. 

      Serve God

    • C. 

      A chance to get to heaven

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 23. 
    How did Gutenberg's printing press change society?
    • A. 

      More books available

    • B. 

      New ideas spread quickly

    • C. 

      Literacy rates decreased

    • D. 

      A & B only

  • 24. 
    What did the Egyptians believe about those that died?
    • A. 

      Heaven

    • B. 

      Hell

    • C. 

      Afterlife

    • D. 

      Reincarnation

  • 25. 
    What is shared by the Torah and the Bible?
    • A. 

      Old Testament

    • B. 

      New Testament

    • C. 

      Jesus is the Messiah

    • D. 

      All of the above

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