Cultural Evolution Quiz

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Cultural Evolution Quiz

The cultures we see around us today, have taken centuries to evolve to where they are right now. Cultural Evolution is a slow yet important process in human history. Know how different cultures around the world were changed. These are 10 questions which will tell you 10 new facts about ancient cultures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alexander's conquests helped to spread ______________________ throughout the lands his empire.
    • A. 

      Belief in the Roman gods/goddesses

    • B. 

      Greek Culture

    • C. 

      Olive Oil

    • D. 

      The idea that the world was flat

  • 2. 
    Greek ideas blended with African and Asian traditions to produce an entirely new culture that we call _________________________.
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Hellenism

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 3. 
    Although Hellenism was primarily Greek, it also contained elements of many other cultures. Hellenistic ______________, learning, ______________, and art spread to cultures as far away as the Indus River Valley.
    • A. 

      Weaving and Rowing

    • B. 

      Philosophy and Science

    • C. 

      Herding and Baking

    • D. 

      Drawing and Sculpting

  • 4. 
    Both Geometry and _________________ are products of Hellenism.
    • A. 

      Math

    • B. 

      Science

    • C. 

      Art

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 5. 
    One Hellenistic ___________________ suggested that all the planets, including Earth, revolve around the sun.
    • A. 

      Astronomer

    • B. 

      Mathematician

    • C. 

      Scientist

    • D. 

      Guy

  • 6. 
    What two great cities were becoming powerful in the Western Mediterranean?
    • A. 

      Carthage and Athens

    • B. 

      Rome and Carthage

    • C. 

      Athens and Rome

    • D. 

      Spokane and Couer d' Alene

  • 7. 
    Toothpaste was invented in ancient Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Egyptians were the ones who invented mummification
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mayans first consumed chocolate around 600 BC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The swastika was a symbol of spirituality across the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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