Can You Answer This World History Test?

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Can You Answer This World History Test?

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  • 1. 
    On what continent, do scientists believe that mankind began?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      North America

  • 2. 
    Paleolithic man mastered the use of this to help control his environment.
    • A. 

      Pottery

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Weaving

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 3. 
    The discovery of this is what shifted Paleolithic man into the Neolithic Age?
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Clothing

    • C. 

      Pottery

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 4. 
    Kings of ancient Egypt were known as ____________________.
    • A. 

      Emperor

    • B. 

      King

    • C. 

      Pharaoh

    • D. 

      Vizier

  • 5. 
    This religion was founded by Siddhartha Gautama.
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Zoroastrianism

    • C. 

      Christianity

    • D. 

      Buddhism

  • 6. 
    This trade route facilitated trade between China and the West.
    • A. 

      Porcelain Road

    • B. 

      Cotton Road

    • C. 

      Nylon Road

    • D. 

      Silk Road

  • 7. 
    Which Chinese philosophy uses this symbol to represent balance and harmony in the universe?
    • A. 

      Legalism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Daoism

  • 8. 
    In which war did Sparta and Athens work together to defeat an enemy Empire?
    • A. 

      Peloponnesian War

    • B. 

      Punic War

    • C. 

      Persian War

    • D. 

      One Hundred Years War

  • 9. 
    Which Greek god was the king of the gods?
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Hads

    • D. 

      Poseidon

  • 10. 
    Ancient Athens was the first city-state to develop this type of Government.
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Tyranny

    • C. 

      Monarchy

    • D. 

      Aristocracy

  • 11. 
    Who was ruler during the golden age of Athens?
    • A. 

      Solon

    • B. 

      Draco

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Pericles

  • 12. 
    This Greek Philosopher said that people would only understand themselves by questioning what they believed.
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Sophocles

  • 13. 
    This man is credited with creating the Iliad and Odyssey.
    • A. 

      Aristophanes

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Homer

  • 14. 
    Greek philosopher who was the tutor of Alexander the Great.
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Aristophanes

  • 15. 
    Which Greek city-state formed the Peloponnesian league to counter the Delian league, eventually leading to the Peloponnesian war.
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Troy

    • C. 

      Sparta

    • D. 

      Corinth

  • 16. 
    Whose great empire is pictured here?
    • A. 

      Cyrus the Great

    • B. 

      Phillip II

    • C. 

      Alexander the Great

    • D. 

      Julius Caesar

  • 17. 
    What do historians call the culture created by Alexander the Great?
    • A. 

      Greco-Roman Culture

    • B. 

      Roman Culture

    • C. 

      Hellenistic Culture

    • D. 

      Egyptian Culture

  • 18. 
    What is the holy book of Judaism?
    • A. 

      The Quran

    • B. 

      The Bible

    • C. 

      The Torah

    • D. 

      The Tripitika

  • 19. 
    What man was the founder of Judaism?
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Jesus

    • C. 

      Solomon

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 20. 
    What Roman god was the god of the Sea?
    • A. 

      Neptune

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Hades

    • D. 

      Juno

  • 21. 
    Upper-class Romans in the Roman Republic were known as ___________________.
    • A. 

      Plebeians

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Senators

    • D. 

      Gladiators

  • 22. 
    Lower class citizens during the Roman Republic were known as _____________.
    • A. 

      Plebeians

    • B. 

      Patricians

    • C. 

      Slaves

    • D. 

      Tribunes

  • 23. 
    The lawmaking body of the Roman Republic.
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Tribune

    • C. 

      Estates-General

    • D. 

      Senate

  • 24. 
    What Carthaginian General led his elephants over the Alps in the Second Punic War.
    • A. 

      Octavian

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Hannibal

    • D. 

      Alexander

  • 25. 
    How did Julius Caesar die?
    • A. 

      He was assassinated by his wife

    • B. 

      He was assassinated by Mark Antony

    • C. 

      He was assassinated by members of the Senate.

    • D. 

      He was assassinated by his wife

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