World History Test: Great Civilizations And Historical Events

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Many different elements must come together before a human community develops to sophistication, commonly referred to as civilization. In this world history test, you will answer the questions about some great civilizations and historical events. So, let's get started.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the oldest Mediterranean culture?
    • A. 

      Peloponnesian civilization

    • B. 

      Mycenean civilization

    • C. 

      Carthaginian civilization

    • D. 

      Minoan civilization

  • 2. 
    Which civilization was most likely the aggressor in the "Trojan War?"
    • A. 

      Peloponnesian civilization

    • B. 

      Mycenean civilization

    • C. 

      Minoan civilization

    • D. 

      Carthaginian civilization

  • 3. 
    Who was involved in the Persian Wars?
    • A. 

      Greeks and Persians

    • B. 

      Greeks and Carthaginians

    • C. 

      Persians and Carthaginians

    • D. 

      Sparta and Athens

  • 4. 
    During the Persian Wars the main land victory occurred at ___________, and the main naval victory occurred at ____________.
  • 5. 
    Where was the birthplace of democracy?
  • 6. 
    The "Golden Age" of Athens most notable coincides with the age of what famous historical figure?
    • A. 

      Perseus

    • B. 

      Hercules

    • C. 

      Pericles

    • D. 

      Odysseus

  • 7. 
    During the Peloponnesian War the main naval power was __________, and the main land power was __________.
  • 8. 
    Who were the great philosophers in chronological order?
    • A. 

      Socrates, Aristotle, Plato

    • B. 

      Plato, Aristotle, Socrates

    • C. 

      Archimedes, Plato, Socrates

    • D. 

      Socrates, Plato, Archimedes

    • E. 

      Pythagoras, Plato, Archimedes

    • F. 

      Plato, Socrates, Archimedes

    • G. 

      Socrates, Plato, Aristotle

  • 9. 
    Alexander the Great was a __________?
    • A. 

      Athenian

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Macedonian

    • D. 

      Spartan

    • E. 

      Mean Person

  • 10. 
    Alexander's tutor was __________?
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Archimedes

  • 11. 
    When Alexander the Great conquers Egypt he founds the city of __________?
  • 12. 
    Alexander's empire extended all the way into _________?
  • 13. 
    Why didn't Alexander proceed further?
    • A. 

      His wife died.

    • B. 

      He died of disease.

    • C. 

      His horse died.

    • D. 

      His generals mutinied.

    • E. 

      His army was destroyed.

  • 14. 
    When Alexander the Great died his generals carved his empire up into the __________ kingdoms?
  • 15. 
    The three wars in which Roman fought against Carthage were called the __________ wars?
  • 16. 
    Who were the three members of the Roman Triumvirate?
  • 17. 
    Caesar marched on Rome after conquering __________?
    • A. 

      Carthage

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Macedonia

    • D. 

      Gaul

    • E. 

      Greece

  • 18. 
    What month was Julius Caesar assassinated on?
    • A. 

      January

    • B. 

      February

    • C. 

      March

    • D. 

      April

    • E. 

      May

    • F. 

      June

    • G. 

      July

    • H. 

      August

    • I. 

      September

    • J. 

      October

    • K. 

      November

    • L. 

      December

  • 19. 
    What day was Julius Caesar assassinated on?
  • 20. 
    In what year was Julius Caesar assassinated?
  • 21. 
    Who was the last in the line of Ptolemaic pharaohs?
  • 22. 
    Antony and Cleopatra's navy was defeated by a Roman force in the Battle of __________?
  • 23. 
    In what year did the Roman navy defeat Antony and Cleopatra's navy?
    • A. 

      31 B.C.

    • B. 

      44 B.C.

    • C. 

      431 B.C.

    • D. 

      31 A.D.

    • E. 

      44 A.D.

    • F. 

      431 A.D.

  • 24. 
    What was the original name of Rome's first emperor?
  • 25. 
    What was Rome's first emperor renamed?
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