# Making And Using Timelines Final Quiz

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Now that you have studied and created a timeline, you will take the quiz again--without all of the clues.

• 1.

### The word chronology means...

• A.

Drawing a timeline

• B.

The arrangement of events in the order they occurred

• C.

Events in history

B. The arrangement of events in the order they occurred
Explanation
The word "chronology" refers to the arrangement of events in the order they occurred. It is a term commonly used in history and other disciplines to organize and understand the sequence of events. By studying the chronology of events, one can gain a better understanding of the timeline and progression of historical or chronological events.

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• 2.

### A timeline's span is the amount of time between its starting point and its ending point.  What is the span of the Egyptian timeline in the picture?

• A.

1,000 years exactly

• B.

• C.

Over 3,000 years

B. About 2,000 years
Explanation
The span of the Egyptian timeline in the picture is about 2,000 years. This means that the timeline covers a period of approximately 2,000 years from its starting point to its ending point.

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• 3.

### When you make a timeline, it is essential that you divide the span in even segments.  In the Egyptian timeline below, what are the segments?

• A.

Each year

• B.

Every 100 years

• C.

Every 500 years

C. Every 500 years
Explanation
The segments in the Egyptian timeline are divided into intervals of every 500 years. This means that each section of the timeline represents a span of 500 years.

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• 4.

### Reading events.  Looking at the new Egyptian timeline below, what is your best guess as to when the Step Pyramids were built?

• A.

2,900 BC

• B.

2,600 BC

• C.

2,300 BC

B. 2,600 BC
Explanation
Based on the new Egyptian timeline, the best guess for when the Step Pyramids were built would be around 2,600 BC.

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• 5.

### How long is the span of this timeline (the part that you can see here)?

• A.

500 years

• B.

1,000 years

• C.

1,500 years

• D.

2,000 years

D. 2,000 years
Explanation
The span of the timeline is determined by the length of time that can be seen in the given image. Since the answer is 2,000 years, it suggests that the visible part of the timeline covers a period of 2,000 years.

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