World History Final Exam

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World History Quizzes & Trivia

Hey! You made it through World History. Taking this exam is the last step in securing a required credit for your graduation. It's been a fun semester, you have all taught me a lot. I hope you learned as much as I did this semester. You are a great class that I will remember with much love!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does B.C.E stand for?
    • A. 

      Because Christ Existed

    • B. 

      Before the Common Era

    • C. 

      Behind the class erasers

  • 2. 
    Who do we think first discovered the eastern coast of America?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Leif Erikson

    • C. 

      Bill Gates

  • 3. 
    Leif Erikson was a _______________.
    • A. 

      Saint

    • B. 

      Packer

    • C. 

      Viking

  • 4. 
    What was the religion of the Vikings?
    • A. 

      Pagan

    • B. 

      Baptist

    • C. 

      Mormon

  • 5. 
    What does polytheistic religion mean?
    • A. 

      The believers worshipped only one god

    • B. 

      The worshipers wear polyester clothing

    • C. 

      Followers worshipped more than one god or higher being

  • 6. 
    When did the Chinese invent gun powder?
    • A. 

      700 AD

    • B. 

      700 BCE

    • C. 

      Last year

  • 7. 
    What religion was introduced to the Vikings as an attempt to link and control them?
    • A. 

      Paganism

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Buddhism

  • 8. 
    In a Viking house, what was the longhearth?
    • A. 

      A couch for sitting

    • B. 

      A fire pit in the middle of the room

    • C. 

      A place to keep food cold

  • 9. 
    What is this ship called?
    • A. 

      Cruise ship

    • B. 

      Tanker

    • C. 

      Longship

  • 10. 
    Nordic people (norse) came from what countries?
    • A. 

      England, Ireland, Scotland

    • B. 

      Germany, France, Japan

    • C. 

      Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland

  • 11. 
    What are these called?
    • A. 

      Ruins

    • B. 

      Coins

    • C. 

      Runes

  • 12. 
    Where did the Vikings attack in 793?
    • A. 

      Lindisfarne

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 13. 
    Why did Vikings raid monasteries?  What did they stea?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Food

  • 14. 
    Three groups of barbarians are the vikings, the goths, the Huns and the ___________________.  (Fill in the blank by choosing the correct answer).                               
    • A. 

      Saints

    • B. 

      Mongols

    • C. 

      Seahawks

  • 15. 
    The Vikings used boats to make conquests, but the Goths used ____________.
    • A. 

      Camels

    • B. 

      Chariots

    • C. 

      Horses

  • 16. 
    Why did the Goths give up their religion, way of life and culture?
    • A. 

      For protection from the Vikings

    • B. 

      For protection from the Huns

    • C. 

      For protection from the Romans

  • 17. 
    Goths were pagans but the Romans were _______________.
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Buddhist

  • 18. 
    What civilization was the first to use the catapult and the reflex bow?
    • A. 

      Huns

    • B. 

      Goths

    • C. 

      Vikings

  • 19. 
    Aleric was the king of what barbarian group?
    • A. 

      Huns

    • B. 

      Vikings

    • C. 

      Goths

  • 20. 
    Genghis Khan was the ruler of which group of barbarians?
    • A. 

      Goths

    • B. 

      Mongols

    • C. 

      Seahawks

  • 21. 
    How was Marco Polo important in engaging the Age of Discovery?
    • A. 

      Introduced Europeans to silk, perfumes and spices from his trips to the orient.

    • B. 

      Taught Europeans how to play a game in the pool.

    • C. 

      Showed Columbus how to sail a ship

  • 22. 
    Estaban led Spain in an expedition to find what imaginary place?
    • A. 

      The Aztec palace

    • B. 

      The Incan pyramids

    • C. 

      Seven cities of Gold

  • 23. 
    During the Age of Discovery, what 3 European countries were in competition for wealth, gold and fame?
    • A. 

      England, Spain, Germany

    • B. 

      France, England, Spain

    • C. 

      Spain, Latvia, France

  • 24. 
    In the 17th century, what English explorer discovered the Northeastern part of NA?
    • A. 

      Vasco de Gama

    • B. 

      Hudson

    • C. 

      Blaylock

  • 25. 
    What European country was responsible for discovering/settling the Northwest part of NA?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Russia

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