A World History Vocabulary Quiz! Part- II

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

    • B. 

      Patrilineal

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

      Nomad

    • B. 

      Civilized

    • C. 

      Settled

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

      Domesticate

    • B. 

      Untame

  • 4. 
    A family unit consisting of parents and children:
    • A. 

      Nuclear family

    • B. 

      Extended family

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

      Patrilineal

    • B. 

      matrilineal

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

      Hieroglyphics

    • B. 

      kharosthi

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

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

  • 8. 
    A group claiming a common ancestor:
    • A. 

      Offspring

    • B. 

      Lineage

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

      Geography

    • B. 

      Civics

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

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

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

      Cultural seclusion

    • B. 

      Cultural diffusion

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