World History & Geography 1

This quiz was basically made for my own benefit only, but if you would like to test your knowledge on any World History and Geography trivia, feel free to take the test and find out your results.

This test is based strictly on the testing I'm taking soon. Probably won't be much fun for you to take, but you can go ahead and try your luck. Anyways that's what I plan to do.

Created by: nana
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1. Which city is important to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam?
Rome
Constantinople
Mecca
Jerusalem
2. The movement patterns of early humans were mostly determined by --
tribal wars
language development
animal migration
religious practices
3. *Great sailors of the ancient world *Developed the alphabet *Established colonies in Spain & North Africa *Traded purple dye
Rome
Greece
Phoenicia
Mesopotamia
4. What shaped how early human societies lived their lives?
culture
physical environment
agriculture
fossils and artifacts
5. Homo-sapiens migrated from ____ to ______, _____, _____.
Africa, Eurasia, Australia, Americas
Africa, Australia, Eurasia, Americas
Africa, Eurasia, Americas, Australia
Africa, Americas, Eurasia, Australia
6. Which of the following did not develop during the Old Stone Age?
oral language
cave art
agriculture
usage of fire
7. On what river was China's river civilization located?
Huang He
Nile
Ganges
Mediterranean
8. Which of the following is an example of an archaeological site in England that was begun during the Neolithic times & completed in the Bronze Age?
Great Wall of China
Stonehenge
Machu Picchu
Babylon
9. -dynasties led by pharaoh -rigid class system -hieroglyphics -located on Nile River
Egypt
India
Americas
China
10. -polytheistic -Hammurabi's written code of law -used specialization -development of city-states, kingdoms, empires
Egypt
India
Americas
Mesopotamia
11. Who introduced cuneiform?
China
India
Americas
Mesopotamia
12. faced persecution for being monotheistic
Phoenicians
Hebrews
Lydians
Persians
13. -alphabet -traded along Mediterranean
Phoenicians
Hebrews
Lydians
Persians
14. introduced coins
Phoenicians
Hebrews
Lydians
Persians
15. Who was the founder of the Hebrew religion?
Abraham
Moses
Jesus
Paul
16. Who led the Hebrews in their flight from slavery in Egypt?
Abraham
Moses
Jesus
Paul
17. -respect for elders -civil service examinations -ancestor worship
Ancient China
Persian Empire
Ancient India
Muslim Empire
18. -bureaucracy -zoroastrianism
Ancient China
Persian Empire
Ancient India
Muslim Empire
19. Aryans invaded India through which of these geographical connection?
Khybur Pass
Himalayas
Hindu Kush
Indian Ocean
20. 2 most important bodies of water to Ancient Indian society...
Indus & Mediterranean
Ganges & Mediterranean
Mediterranean & Yellow
Indus & Ganges
21. Whose missionaries crossed the Himalayas spreading Buddhism into China & other parts of Asia.
Qin Shi Huangdi
Aryans
Asoka
Lao Tzu
22. Who was the founder of Taoism
Qin Shi Huangdi
Confucious
Asoka
Lao Tzu
23. Ruled under 'Mandate of Heaven'
Chinese dynasties
civil service
taoism
Great Wall of China
24. Connected trade with China and Rome
Mediterranean Sea
Silk Road
Yellow River
Great Wall of China
25. What is the evolution of government in Athens?
monarchy - tyranny - aristocracy - democracy
tyranny - monarchy - aristocracy - democracy
aristocracy - monarchy - tyranny - democracy
monarchy - aristocracy - tyranny - democracy
26. Sparta's government---
monarchy
oligarchy
aristocracy
tyranny
27. -United Athens and Sparta against Persia -Athens won at Marathon & Salamis -Greeks control the Aegean
Peloponnesian Wars
Persian Wars
28. -Athens & Sparta fight for control of the Greek world -Sparta won leading to the decline of Greece
Peloponnesian Wars
Persian Wars
29. -The time that he led Athens is called the Golden Age of ____ -he expanded democracy & rebuilt Athens after the Persian Wars -the most famous building is the Parthenon
Homer
Euclid
Pericles
Alexander the Great
30. -established an empire from Greece to Egypt & then to the Indus River (India) -spread of Hellenistic culture
Homer
Euclid
Pericles
Alexander the Great
31. Hannibal: invaded from the north & won at Cannae... ultimately Rome won amd took control of the Med. Sea.
Peloponnesian Wars
Punic Wars
Persian Wars
32. Julius Caesar, Augustus, Marc Anthony--
First Triumvirate
Second Triumvirate
Third Triumvirate
33. inflation, moral decay, lack of leadership, undisciplined army, Germanic invasions
decline of Greece
decline of Athens
decline of Rome
decline of Egypt
34. Diocletian's idea, walled city, building projects, crossroads of trade, Constantine (Christianity & establishment of Constantinople as the capital city). Justinian - code of law... Contributions: art, architecture, icons, mosaics, Hagia Sophia (domed church), Greco-Roman ideas flourish, Greek Orthodox Church.
Roman Empire
Islam
Byzantine Empire
35. -roots in Judaism, led by Jesus (proclaimed the Messiah), conflict with polytheism, monotheism, New Testament, spread by the Apostles, including Paul throughout the Roman Empire, adopted & legalized by the Emperor Constantine. Loyalty to the Church more important than loyalty to the emperor so... add to it the changes in morality... Christianity becomes 1 of the causes of the Decline of the Roman Empire
Islam
Muslim
Christianity
Middle Ages
36. Muhammad (the Prophet), Mecca & Medina (early cities = holy cities), rapid spread across Asia Minor, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, & Spain, monotheistic, Quran (holy book), Five Pillars of Islam, spread through trade routes, Sunni & Shi'a Contributions: architecture (Dome of the Rock), mosaics, Arabic alphabet, Arabic numerals, Algebra
Islam
Muslim
Christianity
Middle Ages
37. Mesoamerica, Tenochtitlan, polytheistic, pyramids
Inca
Aztec
Mayan
38. Mesoamerica, Tenochtitlan, polytheistic, pyramids
Inca
Aztec
Mayan

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