Phoenicia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The purple dye that the Phoenicians were famous for came from ___________________.
    • A. 

      Juice from berries

    • B. 

      Liquid from murex snails

    • C. 

      A special kind of tree sap

    • D. 

      Ink from squids

  • 2. 
    What were the Phoenicians' most important tools for finding their way on their trading voyages?
    • A. 

      Compasses

    • B. 

      Maps from earlier explorers

    • C. 

      Landmarks and stars

    • D. 

      Wind socks

  • 3. 
    What natural resource did the Phoenicians use to make glass?
    • A. 

      Cedar trees

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Sand

    • D. 

      Rocks

  • 4. 
    Why did the Phoenicians become sailors and traders instead of farmers?
    • A. 

      There were no rivers for irrigation for crops.

    • B. 

      There was not much land for farming.

    • C. 

      There was not enough rainfall in the area from crops.

    • D. 

      They did not like farming.

  • 5. 
    The Phoenicians spread stories of sea monsters to discourage which people from competing with them along thier trade route?
    • A. 

      The Assyrians

    • B. 

      The Greeks

    • C. 

      The Egyptians

    • D. 

      The Babylonians

  • 6. 
    Which theme of the geography does this sentence best fit? The Phoenicians sailed the Mediterranean Sea.
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Place-physical characteristics

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Absolute Location

  • 7. 
    The Phoenicians used cedar trees to build boats.
    • A. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Relative Location

    • D. 

      Place-Physical

  • 8. 
    What places have in common and how they are different from other places.
    • A. 

      Region

    • B. 

      Location

    • C. 

      Human Environment Interaction

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 9. 
    Phoenicia was located in present-day Lebanon.
    • A. 

      Relative Location

    • B. 

      Absolute Location

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 10. 
    Phoenicians enjoyed looking at the Mediterranean Sea.
    • A. 

      Physical Characteristics of Place

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Absolute Location