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  • 1. 

    Which chinese dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty?

    • A.

      Zhou

    • B.

      Qin

    • C.

      Han

    • D.

      Mao Zedong

    • E.

      Deng Xiaoping

    • F.

      Sui

    • G.

      Tang

    • H.

      Song

    • I.

      Yuan

    • J.

      Republuc

    • K.

      Qing

    • L.

      Ming

    • M.

      Shang

    Correct Answer
    A. Zhou
    Explanation
    The Zhou dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese history, lasting for over 800 years. It ruled from 1046 BCE to 256 BCE and is known for its feudal system, the Mandate of Heaven, and the introduction of iron technology. The Zhou dynasty was a period of significant cultural and political development in China, with advancements in agriculture, philosophy, and literature. It was eventually overthrown by the Qin dynasty, which marked the beginning of imperial China.

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  • 2. 

    Which dynasty belived in the mandate of heaven?

    • A.

      Ming

    • B.

      Qing

    • C.

      Republic

    • D.

      Zhou

    • E.

      Han

    Correct Answer
    D. Zhou
    Explanation
    The Zhou dynasty believed in the mandate of heaven. This concept was a political and religious ideology in ancient China that stated that the ruler was chosen by the heavens to rule based on their moral virtue and ability to govern. The ruler's power was seen as legitimate as long as they ruled with righteousness and the well-being of the people in mind. If a ruler became corrupt or failed to govern effectively, it was believed that the mandate of heaven would be withdrawn, leading to the downfall of the dynasty.

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  • 3. 

    Which dynasty was the shortest?

    • A.

      Ming

    • B.

      Qing

    • C.

      Qin

    • D.

      Zhoe

    • E.

      Han

    Correct Answer
    C. Qin
    Explanation
    The Qin dynasty was the shortest dynasty in Chinese history, lasting only 15 years from 221 to 206 BC. It was established by Qin Shi Huang, who unified China and became the first emperor. Despite its short duration, the Qin dynasty implemented significant reforms and centralized power, including the standardization of writing, currency, and measurements. Qin Shi Huang is also known for the construction of the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Army. However, the dynasty faced numerous revolts and was eventually overthrown, leading to the establishment of the Han dynasty.

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  • 4. 

    Which dynasty belived in legalism and daoism

    • A.

      Qin

    • B.

      Qing

    • C.

      Zhoe

    • D.

      Ming

    Correct Answer
    C. Zhoe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "zhoe." The Zhou dynasty believed in both legalism and Daoism. Legalism was a philosophy that emphasized strict adherence to laws and rules, while Daoism focused on living in harmony with nature and following the path of least resistance. The Zhou dynasty adopted a dualistic approach by incorporating elements of both philosophies into their governance and ideology. This allowed them to maintain order through legalistic principles while also valuing the natural way of life advocated by Daoism.

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  • 5. 

    Which dynasty existed during the roman empire

    • A.

      Han

    • B.

      Ming

    • C.

      Republic

    • D.

      Tang

    Correct Answer
    A. Han
    Explanation
    The Han dynasty existed during the Roman Empire. This dynasty ruled over China from 206 BC to 220 AD and is considered one of the greatest periods in Chinese history. The Han dynasty is known for its advancements in technology, literature, and trade. It also established a centralized government and implemented Confucianism as the state ideology. The Roman Empire, on the other hand, existed from 27 BC to 476 AD and was located in the Mediterranean region. The two empires were contemporaries but had little direct interaction due to their geographical distance.

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  • 6. 

    Which dynasty transformed economy to include free market capitalism and foreign investments

    • A.

      Mao zedong

    • B.

      Tang

    • C.

      Deng xiaoping

    • D.

      Zhoe

    • E.

      Han

    Correct Answer
    C. Deng xiaoping
    Explanation
    Deng Xiaoping is the correct answer because he is known for implementing economic reforms in China that transformed the economy to include free market capitalism and foreign investments. After Mao Zedong's era, Deng Xiaoping introduced the policy of "Reform and Opening Up," which encouraged private enterprise, foreign investment, and market-oriented reforms. These reforms led to significant economic growth in China and opened up the country to global trade and investments.

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  • 7. 

    Which dynasty entered communist party in 1921?

    • A.

      Mao zedong

    • B.

      Deng xiaoping

    • C.

      Zhoe

    • D.

      Sui

    Correct Answer
    A. Mao zedong
    Explanation
    Mao Zedong is the correct answer because he was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 1921. He played a crucial role in the Chinese Communist Revolution and later became the leader of the People's Republic of China. Mao Zedong's ideology and leadership shaped the policies and direction of the CPC for several decades, making him a significant figure in Chinese history.

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  • 8. 

    Which belief belives that humans are essentially evil and strict laws and harsh punishment must be used to maintain order?

    • A.

      Daoism

    • B.

      Legalism

    • C.

      Confucianism

    Correct Answer
    B. Legalism
    Explanation
    Legalism is a belief that holds the view that humans are essentially evil. According to Legalism, in order to maintain order in society, strict laws and harsh punishment must be implemented. This philosophy emphasizes the need for a strong and centralized government to control and regulate human behavior. Legalists believe that people are motivated by self-interest and will only behave morally if they are coerced through strict laws and severe punishments. This ideology promotes the idea that a strict and authoritarian approach is necessary to maintain social order and stability.

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  • 9. 

    Why was china isolated from other regions?

  • 10. 

    Which belief belives that the way to maintain order was to follow the path of the universe.

    • A.

      Daoism

    • B.

      Legalism

    • C.

      Confucianism

    Correct Answer
    A. Daoism
    Explanation
    Daoism is the correct answer because it is a belief system that emphasizes living in harmony with the Dao, which is the natural way of the universe. Daoists believe that by following the path of the universe and embracing its natural flow, one can achieve balance and maintain order in life. This belief contrasts with Legalism, which emphasizes strict laws and harsh punishments to maintain order, and Confucianism, which focuses on moral and ethical principles for social harmony. Daoism, on the other hand, promotes a more relaxed and intuitive approach to life, trusting in the natural order of the universe.

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  • 11. 

    Which belief belives that humans are essentially good and order could be maintain by following a strict hierarchy with a benevolent ruler.

    • A.

      Daoism

    • B.

      Legalism

    • C.

      Confucianism

    Correct Answer
    C. Confucianism
    Explanation
    Confucianism is the belief that humans are essentially good and order can be maintained by following a strict hierarchy with a benevolent ruler. This philosophy emphasizes the importance of moral values, respect for authority, and the proper conduct of individuals in society. Confucianism promotes the idea that by adhering to these principles, harmony and social order can be achieved.

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  • 12. 

    What did fenf shui do?

    • A.

      Influenced the design of cities and buildings in order to lay them out in alightment during the shang period.

    • B.

      Defeated nationalists and established people's republic

    • C.

      Spread buddhism

    Correct Answer
    A. Influenced the design of cities and buildings in order to lay them out in alightment during the shang period.
    Explanation
    Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice that focuses on harmonizing individuals with their surrounding environment. During the Shang period, feng shui played a significant role in influencing the design of cities and buildings. It aimed to create a balanced and harmonious layout by aligning structures with natural elements such as mountains, rivers, and celestial bodies. This practice was believed to bring good fortune, prosperity, and positive energy to the inhabitants.

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  • 13. 

    Why did civilizatin in china first develop in the yellow river?

  • 14. 

    The yin/yang demonstrates the yin female, dark, yang male bright

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The yin/yang symbol is a representation of the concept of duality in Chinese philosophy. It consists of two halves, one dark (yin) and one bright (yang), which symbolize the opposing but complementary forces in the universe. In this context, yin is associated with femininity, darkness, and passivity, while yang represents masculinity, brightness, and activity. Therefore, the statement that the yin/yang demonstrates the yin as female and dark, and yang as male and bright, is true.

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  • 15. 

    Why were oracle bones used during the shang period?

    • A.

      Collect tax

    • B.

      Divination

    Correct Answer
    B. Divination
    Explanation
    During the Shang period, oracle bones were used for divination purposes. Divination is the practice of seeking knowledge of the future or hidden information through supernatural means. The Shang people believed that by inscribing questions on the bones and then heating them, the cracks that formed would reveal the answers from the ancestors or deities. This practice was an important part of their religious and political system, as it helped them make decisions on matters such as warfare, agriculture, and governance.

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  • 16. 

    What is the location of nubia

    • A.

      Nile river

    • B.

      Yellow river

    • C.

      Mon river

    Correct Answer
    A. Nile river
    Explanation
    The location of Nubia is the Nile River. Nubia was an ancient region located in present-day Sudan and southern Egypt, along the Nile River. The Nile River was a crucial water source for the Nubian civilization, providing fertile land for agriculture and facilitating trade and transportation. Thus, the Nile River is the correct answer for the location of Nubia.

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  • 17. 

    Name one resource of nubia

  • 18. 

    In what society could women be rulers?

    • A.

      Chavin

    • B.

      Nubia

    • C.

      Olmec

    Correct Answer
    B. Nubia
    Explanation
    Nubia is the correct answer because it was a society where women could be rulers. In ancient Nubia, also known as Kush, women had the opportunity to hold positions of power and become queens. This is evident from the archaeological evidence and historical records that show several powerful female rulers, such as Queen Amanirenas and Queen Shanakdakhete. These queens not only ruled but also led military campaigns and made important political decisions, highlighting the significant role of women in Nubian society.

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  • 19. 

    Which society was the first mezoamerican civilization

    • A.

      Nubia

    • B.

      Chavin

    • C.

      Olmec

    Correct Answer
    C. Olmec
    Explanation
    The Olmec civilization was the first Mesoamerican civilization. They emerged around 1500 BCE and thrived in what is now modern-day Mexico. The Olmec people were known for their advanced agricultural practices, complex social structure, and monumental architecture. They also made significant cultural and artistic contributions, including the creation of colossal stone heads and the development of a hieroglyphic writing system. The Olmec civilization laid the foundation for subsequent Mesoamerican cultures, such as the Maya and Aztec civilizations.

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  • 20. 

    Name one rsource from the chavin civilization

  • 21. 

    Wh unites persian tribes

    • A.

      Cyrus the great

    • B.

      Greeks

    • C.

      Tyrants

    Correct Answer
    A. Cyrus the great
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great is the correct answer because he was a Persian king who successfully united various Persian tribes during his rule. He established the Achaemenid Empire, which encompassed a vast territory and brought together different tribes under a centralized government. Cyrus the Great's leadership and diplomacy played a crucial role in unifying the Persian tribes and creating a powerful empire.

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  • 22. 

    Where is the aegian world?

  • 23. 

    What was the first monotheistic religion?

    • A.

      Zoroastrianism

    • B.

      Christianity

    • C.

      Hinduism

    Correct Answer
    A. Zoroastrianism
    Explanation
    Zoroastrianism is considered the first monotheistic religion because it originated in ancient Persia around the 6th century BCE and was founded by the prophet Zoroaster. It teaches the belief in one supreme deity, Ahura Mazda, and emphasizes the concepts of good and evil, free will, and the ultimate triumph of good over evil. Zoroastrianism had a significant influence on later monotheistic religions such as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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  • 24. 

    Which corresponds to this definition: the period of the stone age associated with the ancient agricultural revolution, and follos the paleothic period.

    • A.

      Hammurabi's code

    • B.

      Polytheism

    • C.

      Neolithic revolution

    • D.

      Hieroglyphics

    Correct Answer
    C. Neolithic revolution
    Explanation
    The Neolithic Revolution refers to the period of the Stone Age when humans transitioned from a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle to settled agricultural communities. This revolution marked a significant turning point in human history as it led to the development of farming, domestication of animals, and the establishment of permanent settlements. It also brought about advancements in technology, such as the use of tools and pottery. The Neolithic Revolution is closely associated with the ancient agricultural revolution and followed the Paleolithic period, making it the correct answer.

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  • 25. 

    The people who dominated  southern mesopotamia through the end of the third millennium. were responsivle for the creation of many elements.

    • A.

      Nomads

    • B.

      Sumerians

    • C.

      Semitic

    • D.

      Socrates

    Correct Answer
    B. Sumerians
    Explanation
    The Sumerians were the people who dominated southern Mesopotamia through the end of the third millennium. They were responsible for the creation of many elements in the region. The Sumerians developed the first known writing system called cuneiform, built advanced cities with complex irrigation systems, and made significant contributions to mathematics, astronomy, and literature. They also established the earliest known form of government and religious practices in Mesopotamia. The Sumerians were highly influential in shaping the culture and civilization of ancient Mesopotamia.

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  • 26. 

    Athenian philosopher who shifted the emphasis of philosophical investigation from questions of natural science to ethics and human behavior.

    • A.

      Nomads

    • B.

      Summerians

    • C.

      Semetic

    • D.

      Socrates

    Correct Answer
    D. Socrates
    Explanation
    Socrates is the correct answer because he was an Athenian philosopher who shifted the focus of philosophical inquiry from questions about natural science to ethics and human behavior. He is known for his Socratic method of questioning, which aimed to stimulate critical thinking and self-reflection. Socrates believed that the pursuit of knowledge should be centered around understanding oneself and how to live a virtuous life, rather than solely focusing on the natural world.

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  • 27. 

    What does the word ma'at mean?

    • A.

      Concept of divinety created and maintained order in the universe.

    • B.

      A system of writing in which pictorial symbols represented sounds.

    • C.

      A system of writing in which wedge shaped symbols represented words or syllables.

    • D.

      A reed that grows along the banks of the nile river in egypt.

    Correct Answer
    A. Concept of divinety created and maintained order in the universe.
    Explanation
    The word "ma'at" refers to the concept of divinity that created and maintained order in the universe. This concept was central to ancient Egyptian belief and was associated with truth, justice, and harmony. Ma'at represented the balance and harmony that governed the natural and social order, ensuring that everything functioned in accordance with the divine plan. It was believed that living in accordance with ma'at brought prosperity and stability, while going against it led to chaos and disorder.

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  • 28. 

    Which followed ancestor worship.

    • A.

      Qin

    • B.

      Qing

    • C.

      Zhoe zhoe

    • D.

      Shang

    Correct Answer
    D. Shang
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "shang" because the question is asking for the dynasty that followed ancestor worship. The Shang dynasty is known for its practice of ancestor worship, which involved honoring and worshiping deceased family members.

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  • 29. 

    Iron age

    • A.

      Iron was the primary metal for tools and weapons

    • B.

      The removal and relocation of large numbers of people or entire populations

    Correct Answer
    A. Iron was the primary metal for tools and weapons
    Explanation
    During the Iron Age, iron became the primary metal used for making tools and weapons. This marked a significant technological advancement as iron was stronger and more durable than the previously used metals such as bronze. The widespread use of iron tools and weapons allowed for greater productivity in agriculture, construction, and warfare. The ability to produce and utilize iron tools and weapons also played a crucial role in shaping societies and their economies during this period.

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  • 30. 

    Ruler that crushed the widespread intiial resistance to his rule and gave all major government posts to persians rather than to medes.

    • A.

      Cyrus the great

    • B.

      Darius

    Correct Answer
    B. Darius
    Explanation
    Darius is the correct answer because he was the ruler who crushed the widespread initial resistance to his rule and gave all major government posts to Persians rather than to Medes. This demonstrates his ability to consolidate power and establish a Persian-dominated government. It is likely that Cyrus the Great, while also a significant ruler, did not exhibit the same actions described in the question.

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  • 31. 

    Pax romana

    • A.

      Caste system

    • B.

      Roman peace

    Correct Answer
    B. Roman peace
    Explanation
    The term "pax romana" refers to the period of relative peace and stability in the Roman Empire that lasted from 27 BC to 180 AD. It was characterized by the absence of major conflicts and the establishment of Roman authority and governance throughout the empire. The term "roman peace" is a direct translation of "pax romana" and is commonly used to describe this period of peace and stability in Roman history.

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  • 32. 

    Varna/jati

    • A.

      Caste system

    • B.

      Peace

    Correct Answer
    A. Caste system
    Explanation
    The term "varna/jati" refers to the caste system. The caste system is a social hierarchy prevalent in certain societies, particularly in India, where individuals are divided into different castes based on their birth. Each caste has its own set of privileges, duties, and restrictions. This system has been a significant part of Indian society for centuries and has had a profound impact on social, economic, and political aspects of people's lives. It has also been a subject of debate and criticism due to its discriminatory nature and the inequalities it perpetuates.

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