Vocabulary 1 World History

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 111

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

This is a vocabulary quiz of the specific terms used throughout this course.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lineage is traced through the kinship of the mother
    • A. 

      Matrilineal

  • 2. 
    Person moving from place to place in search of food
    • A. 

      Nomad

  • 3. 
    Taming of animals and crops for purpose of cultivation
    • A. 

      Domesticate

  • 4. 
    Family unit consisting of parents and children
    • A. 

      Nuclear family

  • 5. 
    Lineage traced through kinship of the father
    • A. 

      Patrilineal

  • 6. 
    Picture writing developed by the ancient Egyptians
    • A. 

      Hieroglyphics

  • 7. 
    Distance north and south of the Equator
    • A. 

      Latitude

  • 8. 
    Group claiming common ancestor
    • A. 

      Lineage

  • 9. 
    The study of people, environment, and resources
    • A. 

      Geography

  • 10. 
    Distance east and west of the Prime Meridian
    • A. 

      Longitude

  • 11. 
    Spreading of ideas, customs, and technologies from one people to another
    • A. 

      Cultural diffusion