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The Story of the World
TEST BOOK AND ANSWER KEY
Volume 1: Ancient Times
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Chapter 1 Test: The Earliest People
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. A is a person who wanders or roams around. . . .
2. In warm places, the first families lived in 3. In colder, rocky places, they lived in
4. One of the best places for the earliest people to live was 5. Early farmers would dig
to bring water from the river to their fields.
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
6. When the nomads had eaten most of the food in one place they would a. plant more food b. move to another place c. send a few people out to look for more 7. What kind of food did women and children help provide for the family? a. large animals such as deer and bison b. vegetables c. berries, nuts, and roots d. fish 8. What kind of food did men provide for the family? a. honey and eggs b. vegetables c. berries, nuts, and roots d. large animals such as deer and bison .
Nomads built tents using a. animal hides b. mud bricks c. rocks d. reeds and grasses
and wooden frames.
The first farmers grew a. olives and figs b. corn and wheat c. wheat and barley d. berries and nuts
Early farmers used a machine called a shaduf to a. harvest their grain b. water their crops c. plant seeds d. till the soil
12. Farmers began to build crops. a. stone walls b. villages c. canals d. houses
so that they could help each other water and tend their
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. The Fertile Crescent was a good place to live because there was water, good soil, and plenty of grass and plants. 14. The early farmers moved from place to place like nomads. 15. Farmers began to build their houses out of mud bricks and reeds. 16. Early farmers began to raise cattle and pigs. 17. Villages began to build stone walls around their villages to keep their animals inside the village. 18. Jericho was one of the earliest cities. 2
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Chapter 2 Test: Egyptians Lived on the Nile River
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. The Nile River is on the continent of . . .
2. Every year the Nile River would 3. The people who lived in the Nile delta were called the
4. The people who lived along the straight part of the Nile River were called the . 5. The king of Egypt became known as the .
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
6. What is the Nile Delta? a. the area at the top of the river where it splits into several different little rivers b. the name of the mountain range near the Nile River c. the part of the river that dried up each year 7. Why did the Egyptian farmers like to see the river flood? a. It would give them more drinking water. b. It would make the air cooler. c. It would bring up rich dirt that was good for the plants. d. It would make it easier to fish. 8. How many tribes lived along the Nile during Egypt’s early history? a. one b. two c. three d. four
When the Egyptians were united, what did the king wear to show that he ruled the entire country? a. a red crown b. a shepherd’s crook c. a double crown with a white spike at the center and a red band on the outside d. a gold crown
According to one Egyptian myth, Set tricked his brother, Osiris, into lying down in a a. river b. field c. bed d. coffin
What happened to Osiris after he lay down? a. Set threw him into the river. b. Ra helped him climb out. c. He was buried. d. He cried until he had no tears left.
12. What happened after Osiris came back to life? a. Isis wrapped him in linen so that he became the first mummy. b. The Nile filled back up and overflowed. c. Set built a beautiful coffin for him. d. The Nile wept over his death and ran dry.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. When the White Crown King and the Red Crown King fought for control of Egypt, the White Crown King won. 14. The Egyptians worshipped many gods. 15. Osiris was the god of the sun and the chief god. 16. The Egyptian pharaoh was worshipped as a god. 17. Egyptian farmers would build their houses very close to the river. 18. Egyptian stories about the gods often tried to explain why the Nile overflowed each year. 4
found a better way to write using wet clay. 5. The people who lived in 4. next to Egypt 7.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: The First Writing A. 2. between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. bake them until they were hard c. sand d. get them wet to harden them b. paper 6. Where is Mesopotamia? a. papyrus 5 . . fold them up 8. roll them up into scrolls d. below the Nile River c. The were among the earliest people to use writing. . hieroglyphics d. in Egypt b. Multiple Choice. cuneiform c. meso b. 1. The Egyptians learned to make a special kind of paper called a. wet clay c. They wrote with pictures called B. Circle the letter of the best choice. . Fill in the blanks. The Egyptians carved their pictures into a. stone tablets b. What did the Sumerians do with their tablets after they carved them? a. They wrote with pictures called 3. .
c. It starts to fall apart over time. It takes up less room. paper C. stone b. The stone tablets carved by the Egyptians lasted for a long time and they were quick to make. 6 . We do not know a great deal about what happened in Egypt after they started writing on because these writings have crumbled and disappeared.” 14. We know a lot about early Egyptian and Sumerian history because of the writings that have been found.” 11. It is easier to write on paper than on clay or stone. Write the word “true” or “false. What is something that is not good about this special paper? a. The word Mesopotamia means “between two rivers. 12.9. It can be folded or rolled up into a scroll. wet clay c. 10. Writing in clay was harder than carving in stone. b. True or False. a. 13. 15. d. Egyptian paper was made from reeds that grew along the banks of the Nile.
They were covered with gold. for the 2. salt b. A mummy was put into 5. to keep their treasures safe. were allowed to embalm bodies. The Egyptians believed that the scales when a person reached the afterworld. would be weighed on a special pair of coffins before it was buried. Fill in the blanks. 1. the Egyptians began to make first time. several days b. 8. Circle the letter of the best choice. What was placed between the strips of linen wrapped around a mummy? a. two weeks d. How long did it take to make a mummy? a. 6. Pharaohs were buried in B. b. spices c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Old Kingdom of Egypt A. They were covered in special spices and placed back in the body. 4. They were wrapped in linen strips. Multiple Choice. They were covered in special spices and placed in canopic jars. over two months c. c. d. wine d. Only 3. During the Old Kingdom of Egypt. What did the priests do with most of the organs inside a dead body? a. pieces of jewelry 7 . one year 7.
sarcophagus b. d. C. 16. They carved the pyramids out of mountains. What were the pyramids made out of? a. 15. 13. A sarcophagus was a big stone coffin inside the burial chamber. How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? a.” 12. The Egyptians believed it was important to embalm a body so that the dead could enter the afterworld. 8 . Once a tomb was sealed it was never again opened or disturbed by robbers. wood 11. clothes. They built ramps and used ropes. Write the word “true” or “false. gold mask c. and jewelry. b. food. They used elephants to drag the blocks. beautiful painting d. True or False. c. a. A was put onto the mummy’s face so that the gods would recognize him. clay c. gold d. papyrus 10. stone b. They used cranes and bulldozers. 14.9. The burial chamber would be filled with everything that a dead person would need in the afterlife such as furniture. games. The Great Sphinx is an imaginary animal with the body of a man and the head of a lion.
clay tablets c. Circle the letter of the best choice. . cup bearer c. thick walls with high towers 7. The 3.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 5 Test: The First Sumerian Dictator A. 6. farmers d. cook b. general 8. king c. Sargon became so popular that he convinced the a. A man named 5. because each city was like a separate wanted to make all of the cities into one country. He grew up in the city of B. Sargon became the a. 2. 4. fences b. 9 . soldier d. castles d. Multiple Choice. queen to follow him. is the area of land between the Tigris and lived in this area. What did the villages in Sumer build to protect themselves? a. in the king’s palace. Euphrates rivers. The cities in Sumer were called country with its own king and army. army b. Fill in the blanks. 1.
Sargon named his new empire a. 14. c. Mesopotamia . Akkadia d. A military dictatorship is when a ruler uses his army to make sure people obey him. Sargonia b. He poisoned all of the other kings. 10 . 12.9. 15. b.” 11. 10. Sargon sent police to every city to make sure the people were following his laws. All of the cities in Mesopotamia were glad that Sargon was their new king. He fought over fifty wars. How did Sargon unite all of the cities in Mesopotamia? a. He became very popular with all of the people. C. True or False. 13. One story about Sargon says that he was found floating down the Euphrates River in a basket when he was a baby. Sargon convinced the army to kill the king. Sumer c. Write the word “true” or “false.
Babylon b. Abram’s father. Circle the letter of the best choice. Jacob. Multiple Choice. God told Abram to move to the land of 4. . 6. Terah. sons. The Bible tells the story of Abram in the book of 3. was worried that b. Abraham’s grandson. . 2.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Jewish People A. Joseph. Abraham did not have a son to carry on the family business 7. he had a son named a. Judah c. Babylon might attack Ur and he would lose all of his riches 11 . . . a. Abram lived in one of the cities in Sargon’s empire called . When Abraham was 100 years old. Isaac . Benjamin b. 1. Canaan 8. the moon-god would not protect him d. Haran d. Jacob’s son. Egypt c. Jacob d. Fill in the blanks. to a. . had 5. including Abram and Sarai. he did not have enough money c. Terah moved his family. became a powerful leader in B.
When Joseph’s brothers came to Egypt to buy food during the famine. Abraham means “father of many children. d. vines and grapes b. Write the word “true” or “false. a shepherd’s crook 10. 12. C. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the special gift that Jacob gave to Joseph. When the Israelites moved to Egypt.9. moon. seven fat cows and seven skinny cows . c. What special gift did Jacob give to Joseph? a. b. bread baskets and birds c. b. They made fun of him. True or False. 12 . There were ten tribes that became known as the nation of Israel. d. or the Jewish people. He made Joseph second in command in Egypt. and stars d. 18. What did Pharaoh do after Joseph told him what his dream meant? a. They threw him in a pit and left him there. They sold him to traders as a slave. they recognized Joseph immediately. 17. They killed him.” 14. What did Joseph’s brothers do to him? a. a flock of sheep c. 15. they began to worship the same gods that the Egyptians worshipped. God promised to bless Abraham if Abraham would worship only God. a beautiful coat b.” 13. He sent Joseph back to Canaan. He killed Joseph. c. 11. He gave Joseph to Potiphar. his own servant d. The Pharaoh of Egypt had a dream about a. 16. the sun.
2. Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Hammurabi and the Babylonians A. Multiple Choice. a powerful king 6. Fill in the blanks. . Who had to obey these laws? a. 5. 13 . Hammurabi wanted his empire to be governed by a. everyone d. God gave them to him. only soldiers . d. 7. He wrote down a set of laws called 3. only men b. Hammurabi ruled the whole southern part of Mesopotamia called . They divided this time period into B. 1. Why are Hammurabi’s laws important? a. They are the first set of written laws that we know of. months. religious priests d. 4. just laws b. a strong army c. everyone but the king c. They are all fair laws. These laws are still used today. b. The Babylonians called the time that it took the earth to go all the way around the sun once . c.
watching the movements of the planets and stars c. d. They were written on clay tablets. People in Babylon believed that they could find out what the gods were doing by a. b. praying and offering sacrifices b. c. . the laws of other cities c. The Babylonians could tell the difference between stars and planets. Where did Hammurabi write down his laws? a.” 11. the gods b. 9. made him king so that he could become rich. 15. 13. 14 . nature 10. Hammurabi encouraged his people to learn more about a. 12. The Babylonians divided an hour into 50 minutes. Hammurabi believed that the chief god of Babylon. C. Write the word “true” or “false. observing nature . 14. The people of Mesopotamia lived with war all the time because the citystates were constantly fighting with each other. Marduk. True or False. farming d. They were carved on a stone monument. They were carved on the walls of the palace. Hammurabi wanted people to follow his laws because they were right—not because soldiers were making them obey. asking the priests d. They were written on a scroll in a ziggurat .8.
What did the people in Mesopotamia think of the Assyrians? a. rule the whole world c. 1. He rewarded the people who obeyed him. According to this story. They were scared of the Assyrians. Babylon b. Shamshi-Adad ruled the part of Mesopotamia. The name of his empire was the 3. . Assur c. They did not think that the Assyrians were good warriors. Multiple Choice. They thought the Assyrians were fair rulers. a B. Empire. is one of the oldest fairy-tales in the world. He killed anyone who would not do exactly what he said. Egypt 6. c. b. Shamshi-Adad wanted to a. He promised to let the people choose their own leaders. d. d. Circle the letter of the best choice. 8. be a noble king 7. c. b. become a priest d. ate a magic plant that made it live forever. He had fair laws. The story of 4. Kish d. Fill in the blanks. They thought the Assyrians had good laws.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Assyrians A. be a fair ruler b. How did Shamshi get people to obey him? a. 15 . 5. 2. Where did Shamshi-Adad live? a.
16 . 13. 15. and his people loved him. a monster named Enkidu b. Gilgamesh became the new ruler. According the story of Gilgamesh. According to the story. Shamshi-Adad ruled by fear and cruelty. His two sons ruled together peacefully. True or False.9. send to help the people? a.” 11. a strong army C. Hammurabi was not as cruel as Shamshi-Adad. b. c. His two sons split his empire. a new king c. what did the sky god. Gilgamesh ate a magic plant that made him live forever. Gilgamesh and Enkidu eventually became good friends. Anu. What happened after Shamshi-Adad died? a. 10. 12. d. Gilgamesh was a good king. Hammurabi conquered the Assyrians. a man named Utnapishtim d. 14. Write the word “true” or “false.
rice and beans c. it was safer than building roads c. iron tools d. a. with other cities. Ancient people began to make money by . . . Farmers in India grew grain like the Mesopotamians. the people could not agree where to build roads b. but they also grew a. the people did not have enough money to build roads 6. . cotton and melons d. Multiple Choice. The people of India built cities near the 4. boats to trade his crops c. Ancient cities often used rivers as a road because a. 5. Many ancient cities were built near 3. Fill in the blanks. elephants and water buffalo b. corn and melons b. canals to irrigate . 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: The First Cities of India A. Circle the letter of the best choice. Their cities were often built around huge circular mounds called B. 17 . 2. it was easier and faster to travel by boat than across land d. corn and rice 7. Another way that the Indian farmer was different from the Mesopotamian farmer was he used .
The cities of India were eventually united into one large kingdom. Why were the cities in the Indus Valley built around citadels? a. and even toilets and drains. 14.” 11. to help the people become rich 9. 13. water buffalo d. cedar logs c. wells. 18 . The people of ancient India built comfortable houses with courtyards. One ancient story passed down in India tells of a hunter and a flock of a. stone b.8. to make it easier for the farmers to work together b. chickens . C. mud bricks baked hard in ovens 10. For hundreds of years. no one knew that the great cities of India ever existed because they had been deserted and covered with dirt and sand. to make transportation easier d. No one knows for sure what happened to the citadel cities of India. 12. What were the houses in the Indus Valley made of? a. animal skins d. True or False. 15. The people of India found that it was easier to travel over the mountains than to travel by sea. quail b. Write the word “true” or “false. to protect the people in case enemies attacked c. elephants c.
Fill in the blanks. . 1. . 19 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Far East: Ancient China A. 4. The Chinese people had to travel far to the east to trade with other people. The people of China first lived between the River and the Yangtze River. c. Why was China called the “Far East”? a. d. It was all the way the way to the edge of the world to the Mesopotamians. d. A 5. 2. She had a dream about it. 6. Why don’t we know many facts about the first great leader of China? a. Many of the written records say different things. the farmers grew a different kind of grain called 3. c. The Chinese used a special kind of writing called B. . No one understands Chinese writing. b. 7. She saw some cocoons in a tree and thought they would make pretty fabric. c. The Yangtze River was east of China. 8. Her servant girl told her how to make it. A cocoon fell into her cup of tea. It was far away from the Yangtze River. Multiple Choice. d. b. In China. There are no stories or legends about him. Circle the letter of the best choice. There are no written records about his empire. b. The Empress Lei Zu discovered a way to make the fabric called is when a family rules one country for many years. How did Lei Zu discover the new kind of fabric? a.
In the story about Chin. 18. 14. The Shang dynasty ruled for about 500 years. sheep and goats b. pigs. Write the word “true” or “false. 11. 15. turkeys and geese d. silver d. 10. The Shang family also used a kind of writing in which words look like a. elephants and water buffalo c. bronze b. iron . The mulberry plant was an important plant in Ancient China.” 13. straight lines b.9. 16. Chin’s job helping his father in the fields was very easy. rocky soil C. Huang Di was the first great leader of China who united the many small villages into one empire. wavy lines c. The rivers in China often flooded. very dry soil c. soil that is wet part of the year and dry part of the year d. What kind of animals did farmers in China raise? a. very wet soil b. During the rule of the Shang family. letters d. 20 . it was the mother’s duty to make sure that the father had everything that he needed in the morning. gold c. What kind of soil did the Chinese farmers need to raise their special kind of grain? a. pictures . the Chinese began to use a. 17. and cows 12. chickens. True or False.
Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: Ancient Africa A. 21 . The people of Africa didn’t leave written records or thousands of artifacts. This area in Africa was not always dry. Too much rain flooded it. pollen from trees and seeds from grasses and flowers that do not grow in the Sahara today 7. c. clay tablets with writing on them b. Why don’t we know much about ancient Africa? a. d. 5. Many of the tribes of people who lived there fought wars and killed each other. What did archeologists find when they dug down through the hard dirt of the Sahara? a. 3. thousands and thousands of artifacts d. is a favorite character of African storytellers. The is a large. it was once a green. The Egyptians conquered the tribes of people. a little patch of land where 2. 1. bronze weapons c. d. What happened in the Sahara? a. Multiple Choice. We have no stories or legends from Africa. Fill in the blanks. Many of the written records say different things. 4. The only water in this area is found in an water collects and a few scrubby palm trees can grow. B. Circle the letter of the best choice. The rains got scarcer and the grass and trees dried up. fertile place full of trees and . . b. No one understands African writing. c. b. and hot area west of Egypt. dry. 6.
15. 12.8. honest b. What kinds of food did Anansi find in the different villages? a. 13. Plantains are a special kind of rice. plantains. south to the center of Africa c. rice and melons d. north to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 9. The people of Africa passed many stories down from person to person. 22 . Archeologists have found paintings on the walls of caves that show how Africans once lived. east to Mesopotamia d. Yams are like sweet potatoes. The people who once lived in the Sahara were farmers.” 11. Which word best describes Anansi? a. yams and rice b. 14. Write the word “true” or “false. Where did the people who once lived in the Sahara move? a. True or False. brave d. wheat and corn c. cassava. east to Egypt b. and rice C. just like those who lived in the Fertile Crescent. tricky c. fearful 10.
c. The Egyptians renamed this country 3. 6. Multiple Choice. 23 . . When Amenemhet became pharaoh. It grew much larger when the people conquered the land of Canaan. The Second Kingdom of Egypt 7. Amenemhet’s family ruled Egypt for many years and became a powerful called the Hyksos conquered Egypt after Amenemhet’s 4. d. silver c. What happened to the Old Kingdom of Egypt? a. Amenemhet knew there was Egypt. gold in the hills and ground of the country to the south of . so he decided to conquer the country to the south of Egypt called . The Old Kingdom of Egypt c. Amenemhet’s reign was the beginning of the a. It was conquered by the Nubians. b. 5.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt A. It became weak and powerless. Nomads from family ruled. . It grew more powerful. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. bronze b. 2. a. Fill in the blanks. 1. Circle the letter of the best choice. ivory d. B. he wanted to make Egypt larger. The New Kingdom of Egypt d.
True or False. prosperous and wealthy d. C. polite and good-looking 11. Amenemhet b. Egypt once again became a. After Amenemhet’s family ruled. 24 . 14. and uncivilized c. 13. Who drove the Hyksos out of Egypt? a. richer 10. rude. weak and powerless c. they a.” 12. The Hyksos called the Egyptians “shepherd kings. Egypt became stronger even when there were bad pharaohs.” 16. Using the weapons of the Hyksos. 15. stronger and more powerful b. moved to Canaan c. The Hyksos used the same kind of weapons that the Egyptians used. The Egyptians thought that the Hyksos were a. moved to the Sahara 9. Write the word “true” or “false. One woman from the conquered country to the south became the queen of Egypt. a group of Egyptian princes d. became Egyptian b. unclean. .8. larger d. the Egyptians became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the whole world. . When the people to the south of Egypt were conquered by the Egyptians. the Egyptian priests c. the Canaanites . good rulers b. rebelled against the Egyptians d.
C. Tutankhamen a. He killed the old pharaoh. 8. Last Kingdom of Egypt d. Match each pharaoh with the correct description.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The New Kingdom of Egypt A. d. c. was only seven when he became king. b. When Tut’s tomb was discovered. Amenhotep 3. 9. He married the pharaoh’s daughter. Hatshepsut 2. Write the word “true” or “false. was buried with many treasures that were not found until three thousand years later d. 6. 1. Matching. many items had already been stolen. Most Egyptians worshipped only one god. wore men’s clothes and a false beard c. 25 . Circle the letter of the best choice. fought both the Nubians and the Hyksos and made Egypt twice as big b. people said that there was a curse on Tut’s tomb. Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. Golden Age of Egypt 11. . Polytheism is the worship of just one god. 7. Thutmose 4. 10.” 5. became pharaoh even though she was a woman. Thutmose was a general in the Egyptian army. After it was discovered. How did Thutmose become the pharaoh of Egypt? a. The priests named him as the new pharaoh. Before he became pharaoh. He persuaded the army to crown him as king. Multiple Choice. True or False. The New Kingdom of Egypt is sometimes called the a. Second Kingdom of Egypt c. wanted the Egyptians to worship just one god B.
serve at the temple c. incense. worshipped only one god d. the Egyptian people a. the pyramids are located c. He thought that Babylon did not have enough gold or riches. archeologists have found old temples 26 . rule as pharaoh d. Thutmose did not try to conquer Babylon because a. worships no gods d. does not believe in any gods 16. c. The Valley of the Kings is a place in Egypt where a. Hatshepsut a. worships many gods b. and elephants from Africa c. . b. His army did not want to cross the Euphrates River. A monotheist is someone who a. . worshipped only one god d. get married and have children b. . . brought back gold. many of the pharaohs lived b. tried to forget he had ever been pharaoh 17. become dancers 14. As pharaoh. many of the pharaohs were buried d. monkeys.12. ruled for only four years 15. 13. Babylon was too far away. When Amenhotep died. . Which of the following were Egyptian women not allowed to do? a. buried him with all of his treasures b. d. fought many wars b. He knew Babylon was too powerful to conquer. worships only one god c. built many monuments to him c.
Circle the letter of the best choice. . 8. decide to move back to Canaan c. Fill in the blanks. The Israelites are descended from . start worshipping the Egyptian gods . 1. 2. c. B. The story of the Israelites leaving Egypt is found in the Bible in the book of . They wanted to conquer the Egyptians. attack the Egyptians and take their kingdom away d. 27 . The Egyptians started to worry that the Israelites might a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Israelites Leave Egypt A. 4. God parted the waters of the 5. The Israelites were unusual in the ancient world because a. . Why did the Israelites move to Egypt? a. they were very rich d. 6. they were polytheists c. b. was an Israelite who grew up in the palace of the pharaoh. When the Israelites left Egypt. There was a famine in Canaan where they lived. Multiple Choice. The Egyptians made the Israelites their 3. they were monotheists b. d. try to steal all of their gold b. they had very small families 7. They were trying to escape from the Babylonians. They were looking for gold. .
The Israelites later became a powerful kingdom in their own right. When the Israelites left Egypt. to the Sahara Desert c. 17. send the Israelites to the Sahara Desert 10. God sent Egypt. back toward Canaan C. kill every Israelite baby boy d. a. five b. Moses was born into an Egyptian family and was raised in the palace. What did the pharaoh decide to do about the Israelites? a. pharaoh’s daughter b.9. ten c. pharaoh c. Where did the Israelites go when they left Egypt? a. 18. make the Israelites worship the Egyptian gods b. eight d. Miriam d. the Israelites worshipped only one God. but were drowned. the Egyptians chased them. True or False. Who found a baby floating in a basket on the Nile? a. 28 . When the Israelites asked to leave Egypt. 14. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. The Israelite nation grew smaller and smaller in Egypt. a servant girl 11. 15. to Mesopotamia d. send the Israelites back to Canaan c. pharaoh said yes. to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea b. While they lived in Egypt. six plagues on Egypt to show that he was more powerful than the gods of 12.” 13.
cedar logs 7.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The Phoenicians A. sand and lye c. The Phoenicians were the group of people living in . 1. It wasn’t a good place to raise animals because there wasn’t enough grass or water. What did the Phoenicians use to make glass? a. and 2. green b. Multiple Choice. Which of these sentences is not true about the area where the Phoenicians lived? a. sandy. blue c. Two important Phoenician cities were . snails b. lye c. B. 4. cedar logs 29 to make their special dye. . flowers b. purple d. 5. The Phoenicians used a. It was easy to get into and out of. snails d. It was surrounded by steep craggy hills. Fill in the blanks. . 6. It was rocky. Circle the letter of the best choice. What was the color of the Phoenicians’ famous dye? a. The Phoenicians sailed all around the 3. gold 8. c. rocks d. and dry. d. b.
10. little settlements of people. When the Israelites walked from Egypt back up to Canaan. The color of this dye was often called “the color of kings” because a. a. it was the Phoenician king’s favorite color d. True or False. 13.” 11. 12. The Phoenicians were the first glassmakers to invent glass blowing. Dido wanted to build her city near the water so that ships would visit and trade with her. city-states c. colonies d. only kings were allowed to wear it c. 14. The Phoenicians started where their ships landed. The northern part of Canaan wasn’t a very good place to grow wheat. 15. According to the story. Write the word “true” or “false. states b. they were moving into an empty country. the dye smelled so good when it was being made . Dido left her home because she was afraid of her husband. the dye was so expensive b. countries .9. 30 . in many of the places C.
make glass d. They were happy to obey him. The Assyrians were almost impossible to beat because they a. 5. c. 1. Ashurbanipal was a 3. Fill in the blanks. fought in pairs b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: The Return of Assyria A. India d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Which of these countries did the Assyrians not conquer? a. What did most of the people in the Assyrian Empire think about Ashurbanipal? a. The Assyrian army used shields made out of king. write poetry b. They admired him. d. He lived in the city of 4. . 31 . Multiple Choice. What did Ashurbanipal like to do for fun? a. listen to music 7. Babylon b. . wore so much armor 8. dug tunnels under the ground d. They thought he was a fair ruler. . They hated him. used bronze swords c. Canaan 6. 2. . He was the first B. b. Egypt c. hunt lions with bows and arrows c.
c. The Assyrians conquered the Israelites and never allowed them to return to Canaan. To defeat the Babylonians. To capture a city. C. clay d. b. 13.9. 32 . 10. d. Ashurbanipal built beautiful gardens with strange plants from far away. stone c. 14. books were made out of a. He told many stories. Ashurbanipal created the first hospital in the world. scrolls . paper b. True or False. Assyrian soldiers would dig tunnels under the city walls. He collected many books.” 11. What did Ashurbanipal do so that people would remember him? a. He built a beautiful temple. Write the word “true” or “false. the Assyrians dug canals and flooded the city. He held a grand parade. 12. 15. During Ashurbanipal’s time.
They made it their new capital. What was the name of the great king of Babylon? a. 5. Ishtar. d. Assyria b. of Babylon for his wife. Ashurbanipal c. 8. Multiple Choice. Canaan c. Egypt 7. c. They destroyed it. This king also built the They are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Fill in the blanks. Which country was never conquered by the Babylonians? a. They left it alone.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Babylon Takes Over Again! A. The king of Babylon built a famous a. 1. gate b. Ishtar 6. . B. Nebuchadnezzar b. They flooded it. . What did the Babylonians do to the city of Nineveh? a. . garden c. Marduk d. Circle the letter of the best choice. library d. temple 33 to honor the chief goddess. Babylon had a powerful king who went mad and lived like a wild . 2. This story is recorded in the Bible in the book of 3. The king of Babylon was worried about 4. b. a country to the east.
The king of Babylon married his wife because he thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. The king of Babylon went mad because a. 34 . 15. 14. The Babylonians forgave the Assyrians for destroying Babylon. Who did the king of Babylon marry? a. Write the word “true” or “false. his wife was so sad b. What did she miss the most about her old home? a. he was so worried about other nations attacking him d. the flat land c. he never got better. he thought he was greater than everyone.” 12. including God 10. 16. an Israelite princess d. the queen of Egypt b. a princess from Assyria 11. The Babylonian Empire was not as large as the Assyrian Empire. the mountains d. The new queen of Babylon was homesick. 13. her family C. her palace b. he was weary from fighting so many wars . c. True or False.9. the princess of the country to the east c. After the king of Babylon lost his mind.
Fill in the blanks. . Nebuchadnezzar . 1. Minos c. Aegeus d. The people of Crete had the first 5. skinny island in the 3. their children d. Pirates controlled the sea. 6. nature 7. 2. . 35 . Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: Life in Early Crete A. a. the king b. The people of Crete used to entertain themselves by leaping over 4. d. The lived on an island called Crete. The weather made the water rough and choppy. Multiple Choice. c. Crete is a long. The B. their gods c. Ariadne was a legendary king of Crete. b. There were no maps so the people did not know where to sail. 8. was a monster who was half man and half bull. Why was it so dangerous to travel on the sea in ancient times? a. Sea. an army that fights on water. The people of Crete held their leaping festivals to honor a. The people did not know how to make boats. King b.
Athens 11. d. Nineveh c. his father a. bulls to the monster that lived in the maze beneath his palace. a sword c. True or False. The Aegean Sea was named after the father of Ariadne. a mirror d. C. and gold. Write the word “true” or “false. pirates captured them Many historians believe the people left Crete because b. a volcano erupted nearby d. jumped off a cliff b. 18. a. a. 15. girls and boys from a nearby city b.” 14. Theseus was the prince of the nearby city. This king fed a. 16. his daughters 10. 36 . When Theseus was sailing home. These children were given beautiful clothes. jewelry. c. was killed by one of his enemies 13. Knossos d. his slaves c. The island of Thera sank into the sea. they were tired of living on an island . The children who participated in the leaping festivals had a safe job. planned a huge celebration to welcome him home d. a map . Ariadne helped Theseus kill the monster. What did Theseus use to find his way through the maze so he could kill the monster? b. a ball of wool 12.9. 17. ran to the shore to meet him . a. a hurricane forced them to leave c. Egypt b.
walls d. temples 6. . How did the Mycenaeans live? a. 37 in battle. also called the Sea people. bows and arrows 8. bronze b. Match each group of people with the correct description. Circle the letter of the best choice. Multiple Choice. horses d. colonies b. The Mycenaeans built a. Mycenaeans 2. palaces c. wood c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: The Early Greeks A. gold d. They lived in caves. c. iron 7. they conquered the Greeks b. 5. They lived in houses made of stone or wood. all around the Aegean Sea. Matching. The Mycenaeans were the first Greeks to use a. a. Dorians 3. The Mycenaeans were good fighters because they made their weapons and armor from . lived on the island of Crete B. 1. Minoans a. swords c. b. Greek people who conquered the island of Crete d. invaded Greece from the North c. Philistines 4. javelins b. The wandered around from place to place.
d. smelly and uncivilized. Mycenaean Era d. The barbarians couldn’t read or write. b. C. to kill Greek chariot drivers from a long distance away. How were the barbarians different from the Mycenaeans? a. Write the word “true” or “false. Golden Age c. The barbarians used a. wooden b. 15. c. The barbarians were great craftsmen. The barbarians thought the Greeks were ignorant. The Mycenaeans learned how to build ships from the Minoans. 9. cannons 12. We know much about the barbarians who conquered the Greeks because they left many written records. 10. horses d. d. 38 . Missing Time Era . The time period after the Greeks were conquered is called the a. Dark Ages b. True or False. The barbarians had regular jobs. The barbarians had a. iron 11. The Mycenaeans were the first great Greek civilization. The built tents with sticks and animal hides. swords b. 14. weapons. The barbarians lived in better houses. gold c. 16. javelins c. bronze d.” 13.
Homer 4. a Greek warrior who fought in the Trojan War c. Cyclops 3. For fun. They were eventually defeated by the Mycenaeans. What kind of crops did the Greeks learn to grow? a. Matching. yams and bananas 7. 1. a giant with only one eye in the center of his forehead d. 6. The were killed when a volcano erupted. b. the Greek god of the sea B.Name The Story of the World Date A. . They moved back to their original lands. Multiple Choice. alphabet c. and figs b. Poseidon 2. olives. pictograms d. a. a Greek poet who wrote down some of the old Greek stories b. attack their neighbors c. cuneiforms 39 . Odysseus Chapter 20 Test: Greece Gets Civilized Again a. pens b. We know more about the early Greeks than we know about the barbarians because they wrote things down using their own . dance b. oranges and cotton d. What happened to the barbarians who invaded Greece? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. sing d. c. They became civilized and learned to live like the Greeks. draw pictures 8. d. 5. grapes. the Greeks liked to a. corn and beans c. Match each person with the correct description.
The Phoenicians had one of the first alphabets. 10. He could not walk. 40 . According to tradition. the Olympic Games b. To escape from the giant’s cave. 16. ten b. d. The pentathlon was an athletic event in which the athlete had to compete in events. 12. yearly wars to honor Zeus and to celebrate courage and strength. 15. Knossos b. chariot races d. 11. He did not know how to write.9. The Greeks held a. Both men and women were allowed to compete in the Olympic Games. Write the word “true” or “false. Many of the letters we use today are borrowed from the ancient Greeks. 17. The Olympic Games were held every six years. He was blind. the Greek soldiers held on to the bellies of the giant’s sheep. Nineveh . c.” 13. One famous Greek story tells about a war when the Greeks attacked the city of a. True or False. 14. five d. seven different C. Troy c. what was wrong with Homer? a. b. He was deaf. Mycenae d. 18. The Iliad is a poem about a Greek soldier trying to sail back home. four c. the Trojan Games c. a.
Name The Story of the World Date A. helped Cyrus become king. not punishing the Persians when they did not follow the king’s laws d. What did King Astyges of Persia do with his grandson? a. who lived at the edge of Media. He ordered his chief advisor to kill him. good and fair 41 king. Shamshi-Adad 8. 6. Croesus c. cruel d. became a great king of Persia. . B. lazy c. The Persians were a tribe of 3. letting the king’s grandson run away c. . c. Harpagus d. 5. 4. He gave him many gifts of gold and jewels. 1. Fill in the blanks. ordering a shepherd to kill the baby instead of doing it himself 7. This king became the greatest king in the world at that time. but there was still one country that he had not conquered. Astyges b. a. He taught him how to be a great king. b. Chapter 21 Test: The Medes and the Persians finally defeated the Assyrians. d. The Babylonians and the 2. The Persians thought Cyrus was a great warrior and a a. not worshipping the king’s gods b. Harpagus disobeyed his master by a. selfish b. Multiple Choice. This country was . He trained him to be a shepherd. Circle the letter of the best choice.
b. return to Palestine c. When Cyrus became king of Babylon. the Babylonians hated their king. Croesus had more a. he allowed the Jews to a. True or False. d. palaces d.9. 42 . c. Astyges was worried by a dream he had. have important positions in his government b. the shepherd king C. The Jews called Cyrus a. a cruel tyrant b. land c. The Medes and the Babylonians also fought against each other. 18. 14. the Anointed of the Lord . 15. build their own temple in Persia d. . gold b. The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought each other for many years. When Cyrus grew up. Cyrus conquered land from Egypt all the way to India. the city did not have a wall around it. 16. 17. 11. c. elect their own king . Write the word “true” or “false.” 13. 10. soldiers than anyone in the world. and the rulers of the world kept changing. he was smaller than all the other boys his age. the Babylonian Empire was not very strong. the King with the Golden Touch d. he had many more soldiers than the Babylonian king. Cyrus was raised as a shepherd on a mountain. Cyrus was able to easily conquer Babylon because a. 12.
pass a test of fitness and bravery 43 . didn’t worship the same gods 6. The Greeks were different from the Persians because all of the Greeks a. exercise 8. Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. elected c. The people of 3. Fill in the blanks. didn’t dress the same d. didn’t speak the same language b. 1. educated 7. complain b. they had to a. When Spartan boys were 20 years old. many b. A B. leave the army c. The people of Chapter 22 Test: Sparta and Athens wanted their children to be wise and educated. run c. warrior d. is when people vote on the laws and the leaders. get married b. kings. wanted their children to be strong and brave. . 2. When the citizens of Athens needed to vote about something.Name The Story of the World Date A. they would gather at a special meeting place called the . eat d. Sparta was ruled by a. didn’t obey the same king c. Spartan boys were never allowed to a. 5. . . Multiple Choice. vote d.
The people of Athens wanted to be ruled by tyrants. c. Sparta d. Boys in Athens learned reading. . have children who would fight for Athens d. b. d. 18. Cyrus was a famous Greek who said ignorant people will always obey tyrants. the gods they would worship d. have children who would fight for Sparta c. 16. and take care of children. boys would know how to fight a. citizens could understand how to vote properly c.” 14. 44 . 15. Write the word “true” or “false. Athens What were all girls in Athens supposed to do? b. whether they should go to war The Athenians thought it was important to be educated so that a. music. people could read b. and poetry. What were girls in Sparta supposed to do? b. learn to take care of the household C. learn to take care of the household 10. their leaders c. learn to read and write c. All men in Sparta were allowed to vote. b. 17. writing. join the army with the men d. raise a garden.9. Plato 13. people would have better jobs 12. mathematics. Which of these things did the people of Athens not vote on? a. learn how to vote a. Girls in Athens learned how to sew. Sparta and Athens were very similar cities. learn to read and write a. True or False. their taxes 11.
Confucians c. the goddess of war B. d. He liked having wars.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The Greek Gods A. Mount Olympus b. which means they worshipped many gods. Athena 5. c. Helen 7. b. Multiple Choice. monotheists 10. Zeus 2. 9. Menelaus 8. The goddess of war needed something to do. Match each person with the correct description. Aphrodite 4. 45 . the prince of Troy e. polytheists d. Matching. polyglots b. Circle the letter of the best choice. the king of the Greeks b. Why did Zeus want to start a war on earth? a. The Greeks believed that their gods lived on a. . The Greeks were a. Mount Sinai 11. Paris 6. 1. Mount Ararat d. the king of the gods c. the wife of Zeus g. Eris a. the goddess of love and beauty f. Mount Zion c. the wife of Menelaus d. He thought there were too many people on the earth. Hera 3. the goddess of strife h. the highest mountain in Greece. He was bored. .
Why did he choose Aphrodite as the most beautiful? a. b. He wanted to have the most beautiful woman on earth. b. Menelaus d. He wanted to win every battle he fought. C. 18. c. Helen and Paris got married. d. He wanted to obey Zeus. What happened when Helen fell in love with Paris? a. Write the word “true” or “false.12. The Greek gods were always kind and helpful to men. a golden orange c. 17. a golden apple 13. a. True or False. 46 . d. Paris killed Menelaus. Paris c. was asked to judge who was the most beautiful. 15. Hera killed Helen. Poseidon b. c. The Greeks believed that the gods were very interested in what men were doing. Eris 14.” 16. What did Zeus make that caused a war? a. The Trojan War lasted for many years. a golden crown b. He wanted to be king of the whole world. a crown of olive leaves d. The Trojan War began.
1. Salamis c. These two cities decided to become friends and allies when to invade Greece. Fill in the blanks. Sparta b. Athens 7. Athens d. He died of exhaustion. six weeks c. . twenty years b. 47 to deliver the news . The was a temple built in honor of Athena. 4. a.Name The Story of the World Date A. two months d. Sparta and Chapter 24 Test: The Wars of the Greeks were always fighting with each other. Circle the letter of the best choice. He became a hero. what happened to the messenger? a. Persia d. Multiple Choice. B. twenty-five years 6. Salamis c. a messenger ran all the way to of victory. won the Peloponnesian War. Who was outnumbered at the Battle of Marathon? a. Sparta b. Persia 8. According to legend. The war with Persia lasted for a. c. After the Battle of Marathon. 5. b. the goddess of war. 3. He was made the new king. tried 2.
The Greeks could not agree on the best kind of government. 10. 11. 12. 17. the Greeks threw the messenger down a well. 16. He killed the Spartan king. 14. When Greece was at peace they became famous for their a. He became a traitor and led the Spartans into his own city. Persia finally stopped attacking Greece. b. Each Greek city wanted to have the most beautiful buildings and statues. What did Alcibiades do that helped end the war? a.” 13. What happened in the city of Athens while Sparta was attacking them? a. When the Persian king sent a messenger to Greece. He convinced the Athenians to surrender. During one battle. What caused the Peloponnesian War? a. c. books . the Athenians refused to come help the Spartans because they were having a religious festival. Sparta and Athens were afraid that the other city would become too powerful. After the Battle of Marathon. Sparta and Athens were afraid that another country would try to invade them again. b. food c. The Peloponnesian War lasted for sixty years. They ran out of water. d. d. True or False. The people began to starve to death.9. The people in Greek friezes look very real. C. 18. architecture b. 15. b. A plague broke out inside the city walls. 48 . A frieze is a picture carved in marble. d. c. The Persians joined with the Spartans. paintings d. Write the word “true” or “false. c. He killed the greatest Athenian general.
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Chapter 25 Test: Alexander the Great
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. Philip was the king of . Empire, but he died before he . in Egypt.
2. King Philip wanted to take over the could attack. 3. The Pharos was a giant
4. Alexander built a great city named
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
5. The name “Alexander” means “ruler of a. the world b. the sky c. men d. all people 6. Bucephalus was the name of Alexander’s a. father b. mother c. horse d. dog 7. What did Alexander do to the Gordian Knot? a. He cut it in half. b. He untied it. c. He burned it. d. He asked the gods to help him solve it. . .”
8. Why was Alexander unable to conquer all of India? a. He did not know how to use elephants in battle. b. The Indian soldiers far outnumbered Alexander’s soldiers. c. He died before he got to India. d. His soldiers refused to fight. 9. What did Alexander do so that people of the future would remember him? a. He built a huge library. b. He built many cities. c. He wrote many books. d. He had many statues made of himself. 10. How did Alexander die? a. His soldiers killed him. b. He caught the plague. c. He died of old age. d. No one knows for sure; he just became weaker and weaker. 11. After Alexander died, his generals divided his empire into a. two b. five c. three d. four parts.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
12. Egypt was the first area conquered by King Philip. 13. Alexander tamed his horse by turning him so he couldn’t see his shadow. 14. Alexander was only 20 years old when he became king. 15. Ptolemy I became the new pharaoh of Egypt after the death of Alexander. 16. After Alexander died, his generals got along well together.
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Chapter 26 Test: The People of the Americas
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. To get to the Americas from the Fertile Crescent, you have to cross the Ocean.
2. The narrow strip of land that connects North and South America is called . 3. South America has flat, fertile land in the middle and one edge. all along behind
4. The people of the Americas did not leave so we don’t know as much about them as we know about other ancient people.
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
5. The were a tribe of people who lived along the rivers of South America in a place that is now called Peru. a. Nazca b. Meso c. Olmecs d. Macedonians 6. These people made drawings on the ground that were a. washed away by heavy rains b. carved in stone c. very small and hard to see d. hundreds of miles across 7. Some of these drawings were pictures of a. their great tribal leaders b. horses, cows, and pigs c. spiders, hummingbirds, and flowers d. huge buildings and temples 51 . .
8. Archeologists think these drawings may have been made using a. roads and highways b. airplanes c. the sun d. mathematics 9. What was the name of the first civilization in Central America? a. Nazca b. Meso c. Olmecs d. Macedonians 10. Where did the rich people of this tribe live? a. on top of a huge pyramid of dirt and clay b. at the foot of the hill, on the plain c. in a city on a hill d. by the river 11. Archaeologists found huge a. animals b. heads c. bodies d. pyramids 12. The people who lived in North America left us a. written records b. stories c. artifacts d. books
that once surrounded these people’s temple.
that tell us about them.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. The ancient people of South America learned how to dry cassava roots, grind them up, and make them into banana pudding. 14. Mesoamerica means “between the Americas.” 15. In the northern part of North America, the people ate corn, wheat, fish and buffalo. 52 16. The ancient people of North America were nomads.
Multiple Choice. According to the legend. . . Egyptians c.Name The Story of the World Date A. 1. The most important Italian tribe was called the 4. two brothers who founded Rome c. Phoenicians b. 5. two of the Roman gods 6. . Why did Romulus kill Remus? a. . the first two consuls of Rome d. The Etruscans traded with the a. 8. He was tired of sharing everything with him. their grandfather c. who were Romulus and Remus? a. Their kings wore special robes called show everyone how important the king was. Greeks 53 . Circle the letter of the best choice. b. c. Fill in the blanks. Chapter 27 Test: The Rise of Rome hills. with purple borders to Rome was founded on top of 2. . the first two Etruscan kings b. Rome is located in the country of 3. Romulus and Remus were raised by a. d. B. He was angry because Remus jumped over his wall. He was jealous of Remus because their grandfather liked him better. the servant who was told to drown them d. He was angry because Remus wanted to be king. Romans d. a wolf and then a shepherd b. the king of Rome 7.
fasces b. about the Greek gods d. 54 . Ancient people liked stories about their kings that made them seem like great fairytale heroes. The Roman Empire was not as large as Alexander the Great’s empire. how to dress b. 14.” 13. A a. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds and hundreds of years. one b. all men who weren’t slaves b. only the rich and powerful men c. 15. 11. Write the word “true” or “false.9. consul c. Rome was a democracy just like Greece. 16. painting and music c. only the consuls 12. Who could vote on laws and leaders in Rome? a. how to fight 10. all of the men d. True or False. two C. patrician is a symbol of power that shows a bundle of rods with an ax blade. How many consuls were appointed in Rome? a. five d. dime d. Which of the following did the Romans not learn from the Etruscans? a. ten c.
Babylonian c. Which of the following did the Romans not build? a. How did the Romans travel from one end of the Italian peninsula to the other? a. Pluto a. They did not travel much. the daughter of the goddess of the harvest d. b. apartment buildings c. Matching. 1. the goddess of the harvest f. the Roman god of the sea b. the king of the Roman gods c. Greek b. Assyrian 8. gods as their own but gave them Roman names. d. 55 . Ceres 5. They built aqueducts. Neptune 4. Match each god or goddess with the correct description. Circle the letter of the best choice. the Roman god of war B. Proserpine 6. 7. Egyptian d. baths 9. Multiple Choice. Mars 3. The Romans took the a. They used ships. the king of the underworld e. roads b. c. Jupiter 2. castles d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Roman Empire A. They built roads.
aqueducts were men trained to fight with each other and with wild animals. C. The Appian Way was a famous Roman a. The Romans were the first ancient people to use concrete. Today. 14. aqueduct d. gladiators c. 17. apartment building c. they liked to see men hurt. aqueducts d. All Roman apartment buildings were well built and luxurious. 15. roads to bring fresh water into the cities. patricians d. consuls c. road . 11. bath b. The Romans built a. gladiators b. The Romans were bloodthirsty people. 18. Write the word “true” or “false. 56 . True or False. a. 16. 12. winter comes because Ceres has to spend six months of every year in the underworld.” 13. According to the Romans. many things built by the Romans can still be found.10. baths b. The Roman roads were much better than most roads of the ancient world.
A Carthaginian sailor betrayed his country and moved to Rome.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: Rome’s War with Carthage A. c. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. 6. Carthage wanted to take over all of the Roman land. elephants b. 1. 4. B. a. 5. They captured some Carthaginian soldiers. d. d. was the man who finally defeated him. A Roman general named Claudius Pulcher took sacred him good fortune in battle. The Romans sent spies to Carthage. They both wanted to rule India. was a famous general from Carthage. b. Rome and Carthage fought for many years in the . Why did Rome and Carthage fight for so many years? a. 3. . peacocks on his ship to bring 57 . The both wanted to control trade around the Mediterranean Sea. At first. chickens d. They took apart a Carthaginian ship that wrecked on the coast of Italy. Rome wanted to take over all of the Carthaginian land. c. b. 7. 2. How did the Romans learn how to build ships like the Carthaginians? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. Carthage had the advantage because they had a soldiers who knew how to sail ships. cows c.
d. He pretended to surrender. True or False. They came at night. 58 . Greece C. he killed himself by drinking poison.” 12. The wars between Rome and Carthage took place mainly on land.8. When the great general of Carthage heard that the war was over. He attacked the city of Carthage. 14. b. elephants b. Gaul d. 15. Write the word “true” or “false. Carthage b. Who finally won these wars? a. What unusual thing did the Carthaginians use to attack the Romans? a. How did the Roman general get the Carthaginians to leave Italy? a. They sailed on ships. Rome c. 11. c. They came through Greece. b. they were content and peaceful. How did the Carthaginians sneak into Italy? a. d. 10. He surrounded their camp and starved them. They came over the mountains. After the Romans took over all of Italy. c. 13. He drove them out with his strong army. The Romans made many sacrifices to their gods asking for help in defeating Carthage. ships 9. cannons c.
untouchables 59 . The Aryans were a group of people who came to India from 2.Name The Story of the World Date A. River. . farmers and traders b. Siddhartha b. Chapter 30 Test: The Aryans of India . cotton and rice 6. melons and wheat c. Multiple Choice. Which group of people was the most important? a. In this religion. 1. wheat and rice b. Every year the sacred river in India would a. grow longer 7. people belong to one of four groups called a B. overflow c. corn and beans d. change direction d. Fill in the blanks. Shiva 8. . dry up b. . Rig Veda c. Circle the letter of the best choice. The religion of these people was called 4. Ganga d. 5. brahmin or priests d. Who did the people of ancient India believe had given them their river? a. What kinds of crops did the Indian farmers raise? a. the Indus River and the 3. The Aryans settled near two rivers. noble warriors c.
C. True or False. brahmin or priests d. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. The job of the Untouchables was to protect the priests from enemies and to rule India. Siddhartha became known as a. They were assigned a group at school. farmers and traders b. They were assigned a group by the king. you could only marry someone who belonged to the same group as you. no one follows the teachings of Siddhartha. Ganga c. Shiva b. He wanted to help people. b. Buddha d. They were born into it. He wanted to see what was outside the palace walls. He was bored. They married into it. 60 . Siddhartha taught that people could find happiness by leading a good life. The people of ancient India raised horses and cows. noble warriors c. 12. In India. Purusha . How did people know which group they belonged to? a. c. untouchables 11. Today. c. d. What were the people called who didn’t belong to any group? a. d. 10. 17. 16. He thought that a god was calling him to go. Why did Siddhartha leave his palace? a. b. 14.” 13.9.
Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: The Mauryan Empire of India A. B. Multiple Choice. 6. Cities in the ancient world were stronger if they were with other cities. He followed the religious teachings of . Some of the best-known writings from the Mahayana Tripitaka are called the . Fill in the blanks. 1. being cruel to animals d. He saw the suffering that his soldiers had caused. 2. He wanted to defeat everyone by himself. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. They wanted to be like their neighbors. He did not think he could trust an army. unified country. c. together 4. 61 . 7. Asoka made laws against a. d. They wanted India to be a strong. d. eating meat b. Why did Asoka not want to fight with an army? a. He did not have enough money to pay his soldiers. They wanted to be able to attack other countries. 5. Why did the Indian kings want to unite the many different cities? a. dishonesty . They needed to help each other with farming. was a famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire. c. 3. b. having hospitals c.
They would not share any food. 16. Sakka c. 62 .8. merciful rule b. According to legend. Write the word “true” or “false. 14. In the story we read from the Jakata Tales. who was rewarded for his generosity? a. his strict.” 13. Jackal to show people how to live. King Asoka gave up eating meat because of the teachings of Sakka. A vegetarian is someone who a. They only ate grass. It was very unusual for ancient cities to be united together. They did not find any food. the jackal 12. Asoka planted trees along the road so that travelers could walk in the shade. Asoka b. Why were the other animals not rewarded? a. the hare c. c. . d. They stole their food. harsh commands 10. doesn’t eat meat c. b. 11. . 15. the trees he planted d. the thousands of people he killed c. the monkey b. takes care of animals 9. his just. the Jakata Tales were told by a. True or False. Asoka became famous for a. does not allow violence b. Asoka built hospitals for sick people and sick animals. Buddha d. C. the otter d.
copper fibers d. 5. pictogram b. The first Chinese writing used pictures that looked almost exactly like the words they represented. Writers in ancient China first used special sharp paintbrushes made out of a. but later Chinese writing began to change into writing that looked less like the words they stood for. Circle the letter of the best choice. calligraph d. each word is called a a. so this time period is called “The Period of the . These kingdoms were constantly fighting. calligraphy c. hieroglyphics d.” 4. clay that had been hardened 63 . This kind of writing is called . character 7. The ruler of each kingdom was called the 3. animal hair b. . cuneiform 6. separate kingdoms with their own . . In this form of writing. Fill in the blanks. The ruler of the kingdom of kingdoms and became the first emperor of all China. 1. pictograms b. grasses & reeds c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: China: Writing and the Qin A. a. cuneiform c. Ancient China was divided into rulers and armies. 2. conquered all of the other B. Multiple Choice.
He made all of the former rulers move to his capital city so he could keep an eye on them. Why did Qin Zheng build the Great Wall of China? a. c. 16. d. He burned thousands of books. 12. True or False.8. d. b. Write the word “true” or “false. What did Qin Zheng do to keep control of his new kingdom? a. They despised him for his cruelty. The Great Wall of China is almost as long as the United States is wide.” 14. What is the Great Wall of China made of? a.” 13. Qin Zheng changed his name to Shi Huangdi meaning “Emperor of the Sun. papyrus 9. What did the people think about Qin Zheng? a. 11. cuneiform c. sun-baked clay c. He killed anyone who tried to rebel against him c. It took one hundred years to build the Great Wall of China. 15. clay tablets b. All of the above 10. c. 64 . with ink and blocks of wood. He wanted to keep the Mongols out of China. He didn’t want any of his people to escape. The Chinese were the first people to use a. Archaeologists found thousands of life-sized clay horses and soldiers around Qin Zheng’s tomb. They thought he was fair and just. rocks from the river beds d. They worshipped him as a god. He was worried about the Mauryan Empire in India. d. He wanted to be remembered forever. stone and packed dirt C. b. carved blocks of stone b. b. They loved him. printing d.
wealthy b. authority. Circle the letter of the best choice. respect b. cruel c. wastefulness 4. peace d. just d. Multiple Choice. kind b. Confucius taught that people could learn to be a. Abraham d. . war b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Confucius A. Buddha c. which was happening all around him. 1. happy d. Confucius hated a. He taught that people should a. Confucius lived around the same time as a. . He also taught that people in authority should be a. . disobey 5. hateful 65 to those who are beneath them. rebel against c. smart c. Like Buddha. sad 3. even if they were poor. Qin Zheng 2. Alexander the Great b. wealth c. ignore d.
Write the word “true” if the statement is one of the saying of Confucius or “false” if it is not. this is a bigger mistake. The sayings of Confucius were collected together into a book called a. 10. 9. 8. 7. C. True or False. It is the wiser person who takes rather than gives. If you make a mistake and correct it. what you would not want others to do to you. The Sayings of Confucius b. Do not do unto others. The Analects of Confucius .6. He who aims to be a man of complete virtue does not seek to gratify his appetite in his food. The Writings of Confucius c. The Wisdom of Confucius d. 66 .
writing d. . 1. c. 67 . His uncle was a 4. mathematics 6. He was shipwrecked. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea to take more rhetoric lessons? a. . He was not old enough. He captured pirates and had them executed. Julius Caesar was born in 2. Chapter 34 Test: The Rise of Julius Caesar . 5. He was captured by pirates. He became ill and almost died.Name The Story of the World Date A. Fill in the blanks. public speaking b. He was out of the country. What is rhetoric? a. He won a rhetoric competition. Circle the letter of the best choice. His family claimed to be descended from 3. c. Caesar’s job was governing the Roman province of B. reading c. What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? a. 7. the founder of Rome. b. He was elected to the Senate. b. . 8. Multiple Choice. d. d. He could not get elected. He won a great victory in Gaul. At one time. His ship became lost. b. Why could Caesar not become consul when he wanted to? a. There were already two consuls. c. d. one of Rome’s two rulers.
his soldiers c. Caesar was not popular with a. Cincinnatus c. Scipio . the king of Rome c. Caesar had not yet done anything to make himself famous b. 11.” 13. his family . the ruler of Egypt d.9. 10. Cincinnatus was a legendary Roman who represented the ideal ruler. Caesar wept when he read the story of Alexander the Great because a. he wanted a great horse like Bucephalus d. 68 . Caesar’s father once said that his son would “become one of the most famous men in Rome!” 14. True or False. Romulus d. Caesar always listened to the Senators and did what they said. C. 16. When Caesar became consul. he was sad that Alexander died so young c. 17. the ruler of Spain . 18. The Senators wished that Caesar were more like a. the consuls were known as the triumvirate because there were three of them. Write the word “true” or “false. The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be a. the rich. powerful men of Rome d. Caesar became popular by throwing large parties for the people he needed to vote for him. Caesar was excited about his job of governing one of Rome’s colonies. 12. he had never been to Greece and really wanted to go . Alexander the Great b. the most powerful Senator b. the people b. 15.
Pompey knew that Caesar was more popular with the people than he was. he paid them well c. Why was it hard to convince Pompey to turn against Caesar? a. Pompey thought that Caesar was a great hero. Caesar would be made king when he returned to Rome. . All of the above. Multiple Choice. Caesar would be arrested when he returned to Rome. b. Julius Caesar wanted to conquer a country called 2. Caesar went to 5. Caesar’s soldiers were loyal to him because a. 4. 8. 6. Pompey was jealous of Caesar. Fill in the blanks. 69 . Circle the letter of the best choice. While he was there. Caesar fell in love with B. . to look for Pompey. he treated them so well b. . 1. b. Chapter 35 Test: Caesar the Hero .Name The Story of the World Date A. The convinced Pompey to turn against Caesar. c. 7. he made sure they had plenty to eat d. What message did Pompey send to Caesar? a. Caesar would be killed when he returned to Rome. The people who lived in this country were the 3. Pompey had married Caesar’s daughter. Pompey would give up his job as consul. c. d. d.
They gave Caesar many gifts of gold and jewels. 70 . 44 BC? a. he was always honest about the times when he was defeated.9. They sent Pompey to Caesar as a prisoner. He was killed in the Senate. Write the word “true” or “false. True or False. I conquered” in Latin. Why was it hard for Pompey to find soldiers to fight for him? a. b. He became the new pharaoh of Egypt. b. Caesar’s wife begged him not to go to the Senate on March 15. vici” means “I came. Caesar wanted his adopted son. 11. 17. Pompey did not have enough money to pay them. c. but Brutus remained loyal. C. No one wanted to fight against Caesar’s army. c. What happened to Caesar on March 15. vidi. b. They sent Pompey’s head to Caesar in a bag. He was crowned as king. d. When Caesar sent back reports to the Roman people about the wars he was fighting. Octavian.” 13. All of the men who were the right age already belonged to Caesar’s army. 14. to inherit his power. “Veni. Ganges River to return to Rome. Caesar had to cross the a. 10. Caesar was made king when he returned from Egypt. c. 12. 18. Many of Caesar’s friends turned against him. Euphrates d. d. What did the two pharaohs of Egypt do to try to make friends with Caesar? a. 15. Rubicon b. I saw. 16. He was named dictator for life. Tiber c. No one liked Pompey. d. They gave Caesar part of Egypt.
Multiple Choice. the people did not like him c. 5. Octavian b. 1. How was Octavian like Julius Caesar? a. Octavian went to the Senate and demanded that a. he did not have enough money 8. .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: The First Roman Prince A. hid in Egypt c. . He made many enemies in the Roman Senate. 2. 71 . Caesar be honored with a special statue b. Octavian’s uncle and adopted father was was named after Octavian. refused to see anyone 6. He demanded that the Senate make him king. Fill in the blanks. was named after Julius Caesar. d. he be made a consul 7. The Senate did not want Octavian to become a leader of Rome because a. The month of 3. Caesar’s murderers be put to death c. Circle the letter of the best choice. threw a huge party that lasted for ten days . he was too old b. he be made the new emperor d. He made the Roman Empire bigger and richer. . c. He fell in love with Cleopatra. became the new king d. b. . When Julius Caesar died. Octavian became Rome’s first B. he was too much like Caesar d. The month of 4. a.
10. Octavian’s new name meant “blessed” and “majestic. consul for life .” 72 . 12.9. The Senate gave Octavian the title of a. Octavian gave presents and money to every rich family in Rome. 13. Julius Caesar b. Cincinnatus Caesar . Octavian was only nineteen when Caesar died. After Julius Caesar died. emperor d. C. The Senate also changed Octavian’s name to a. dictator for life c. The English word “prince” comes from the Latin word “princeps. Write the word “true” or “false.” 15. True or False. Augustus Caesar d. Princeps Caesar c.” 11. Rome was finally at peace. 14. First Citizen b.
Canaan c. a. . 73 . 1. Jerusalem 7. Phoenicia b. . Jesus was born in 4. . Augustus Caesar ordered that everyone in the Roman Empire go back to the place were their ancestors were from to be counted. b. Why did Jesus’ parents have to take a trip just before he was born? a. The time of peace and safety in the Roman Empire was called the . c. . They were looking for new jobs. The people who followed Jesus became known as B. Elizabeth c. 2. Sarah 8. Many people celebrate the birth of Jesus on 5. We can read about Jesus in the four books of the Bible called the 3. d. The king of Judea ordered everyone to move to a new place to be counted. Multiple Choice. . They wanted to be with their families when the baby was born. was the mother of Jesus. Fill in the blanks. Anna b. Syria d. Jesus was born in an area called Judea which was once known as a. According to the Bible.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The Beginning of Christianity A. Circle the letter of the best choice. 6. Mary d.
Write the word “true” or “false. he came back to life b. his most famous teaching was given a. to the chief priests b. it was dangerous to travel on the Mediterranean Sea. women . he was put into a tomb. and after three days . The Sermon on the Mount contains many of Jesus’ teachings. 16. “Anno Domini” means “The Year of Our Lord” in Latin. Jesus was not very popular with the people of Judea. in the temple c. shepherds b. servants d. True or False. to Augustus Caesar d. 15. his followers began mourning for him c. 74 . he appeared to Caesar Augustus 12. Jesus’ mother worshipped the God of Abraham. BC b. a. The Romans were worried that Jesus might decide he wanted to become the king of the Jews. 17. he went to heaven d. 14. AD d. The years after Jesus’ birth are called a. AC . The Gospel of Luke says that after Jesus died. C.” 13. 10.9. During the time when Jesus was born. BCE c. When Jesus grew up. 18. on the side of a mountain . Angels announced the birth of Jesus to a group of a. 11. kings c.
Jacob had 3. 75 . The Romans made them their slaves. 6. was the good king of Persia and Babylon who allowed the Jews . Multiple Choice. Around the time of Jesus’ life. 4. they thought they could become rich in Egypt c. they wanted to worship the Egyptian gods 7. Nazareth . c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation A. 2. Circle the letter of the best choice. until the Assyrians captured them. 5. When Joseph lived in Egypt. they missed Joseph so much b. sons who became the tribes of Israel. The Israelites lived in to move back to their own land. b. 8. Rome b. Fill in the blanks. a famine had destroyed all their crops d. The Jews worshipped God in the Temple in the city of a. 1. was the father of the Jewish nation. The Romans wouldn’t let them worship God. the Israelites joined him there because a. The Romans forced them to pay high taxes. the Jews were ruled by the B. Jerusalem c. Why didn’t the Jews like the Romans? a. . d. The Romans would not let them stay in their own country. Bethlehem d.
What did the Jews do when they rebelled against Rome? a. They killed all of the Jews.” 13. but were never again a strong nation. They remained in Canaan. What happened to all of the gold and silver decorations inside the Temple? a. b. They were scattered throughout all the countries of the ancient world. They killed the emperor. The Jews hid them from the Romans. c. The Jews have never returned to the land of Canaan. 76 . They were all killed. c. C. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. d. They set fire to the house of the Roman ruler of Judea. What happened to the Jews? a. What did the Romans do when the Jews rebelled? a. They ignored the Jews and let them have their country. 12. The Romans never worried about countries rebelling against them. True or False. d. Other countries ruled the Jews for many years. They burned down the Temple. b. d. The Jews sold them to help pay for their fight against the Romans. a and b 10.9. 14. d. 16. b. all the way down to its foundation. The Jews gave them to the Romans. They melted into the cracks between the stones of the Temple’s foundations. c and d 11. The Temple was destroyed. Armed groups of Jewish men attacked Roman soldiers. c. b. c. They conquered the Romans.
The Christians held meetings in underground passages called 4. He gave money to all of the poor families. Nero had everyone who disagreed with him murdered. Nero. Chapter 39 Test: Rome and the Christians even . Nero blamed the 3. He built a new capital city. When Rome burned. He stayed where he was for several more days. watching from his palace b. . Nero stole money from a lot of people. . d. c. were becoming wealthier than the Romans c. 8. c. Nero tried to put spells on people. Circle the letter of the best choice. would not worship the emperor b. He rebuilt all of the buildings that had been burned down. . b. . the worst Roman emperor of all. Nero was so similar to Augustus Caesar.Name The Story of the World Date A. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. loved though he was terrible at it. in the country giving a huge party 7. b. Constantine built a new capital city for the Roman Empire called B. in another city at a meeting d. What did Nero do when he heard about the fire? a. 1. 2. The Roman emperors did not like the Christians because the Christians a. d. Nero was a. visiting Egypt c. When the city of Rome burned. Why were people so afraid of Nero? a. 5. 6. disobeyed all of the Roman laws d. were encouraging the Roman people to rebel 77 .
15. 17. Many Christians were forced to fight in gladiator shows or killed by wild animals during Nero’s reign. He took a trip to Jerusalem C. He returned to Rome. 78 .” 13. 18. a picture of Jesus c. The Roman people were grateful to Nero for helping them after the burning of Rome. a fish made out of clouds b.9. The Roman army often refused to obey the emperors because they were such bad generals. 16. b. dove as a secret symbol to identify other Christians. cross c. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false. he didn’t think it was right to put people in jail because of who they worshipped c. Constantine ended the persecution of the Christians because a. he was a Christian too . Constantine’s army was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. 10. b. 14. He started persecuting the Christians again. c. One emperor made his horse a consul and told everyone to obey the horse. fish b. The Christians used a a. a cross of light d. What happened to Constantine after the battle? a. Greek word for Jesus d. he wanted the Christians to think he was a good emperor d. The Romans worshipped the emperor as one of their gods. the Christians paid him a lot of money 11. d. the army of God 12. What did Constantine see in the sky before an important battle? a. He became a Christian.
3. They stayed together in battle and obeyed their general. There were no good roads to travel from one end of the empire to another. They had more men in their army. d. Fill in the blanks. Why did the Romans finally win against Boadicea? a. some of the countries that Rome had conquered began to rebel c. Boadicea was the leader of a tribe of in the Roman province of Britain. He ruled the was the emperor who decided to divide the empire into two parts. all of the above 6. b. 7. The Roman Empire began to weaken because a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: Rome Begins to Weaken A. The emperor could not visit all of the different cities to meet the people. 1. the empire was getting so large d. 4. . c. The Romans were embarrassed to be beaten by Boadicea because Boadicea was a . d. b. 2. Circle the letter of the best choice. They had better weapons. There was not enough food for such a large empire. The borders were too long for one army to protect. Multiple Choice. They had better maps of the area. B. half and chose someone else to rule the other half. Why did the size of the Roman Empire cause problems? a. 5. 79 . c. there were many bad emperors b.
Constantine d. who was chosen to rule the other half of the empire? a. Rome b. If you go to Italy today. 15. 16. but they did not stay in control for long. a. was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Why did the Romans call the people who invaded them “barbarians”? a. b. was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. Rome b. Constantinople d. 80 .8. The Romans conquered all of the British Isles. Gaul. They could not understand their language. Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were two of Rome’s strongest rulers. 14. They thought they were crude and uncivilized. True or False. They were not Christians. Boadicea b. Their weapons had sharp points called barbs on them. Gaul c. When the empire was split. you will not see any remains of the Roman Empire. 13. Diocletian c. Gaul c. Spain and Italy itself. a. Maximian 9. C. Constantinople d. The Roman settlement of Londinium became the city of London. Invaders attacked the Roman Empire in Britain. Write the word “true” or “false. d. Londinium 11.” 12. Londinium 10. c.
A Roman soldier killed him. What happened to the Huns’ leader before he could marry the emperor’s sister? a. d. d. Honoria b. . give him thousands of pounds of gold c. Attila c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: The Attacking Barbarians A. The did not like living in Rome. Multiple Choice. The emperor gave their leader his sister in marriage. Another group of barbarians captured him. marry him 6. c. surrender to him b. Fill in the blanks. The emperor paid them a large amount of money. b. 2. The Roman emperor’s sister sent a letter to the leader of the Huns offering to a. 3. fast . b. Circle the letter of the best choice. 1. His own men killed him. 4. He died of a nosebleed. Why did the Huns leave Italy after a successful invasion? a. Alaric d. The Roman army drove them back out. The leader of the Huns was a. . B. Stilicho 5. c. was a brave Roman fighter whose father was a barbarian. introduce him to her brother d. 81 . The The Huns were a group of barbarians from Central Asia who attacked Rome on strong. 7. were a group of barbarians who destroyed the city of Rome.
16. b. They had become allies with the Visigoths. 10. 15. When the Visigoths invaded the city of Rome. he . they a. took the people of Rome as hostages c. Some barbarians grew to like the Roman way of life and sometimes switched sides. b. gathered together a small army to defend the city c. but it arrived too late. 11.8. ripped down golden statues and stole coins and jewelry b. did not harm anything in the city . 13. 9. Many Romans felt bad after they executed Stilicho. 82 . True or False. 14. The emperor was afraid that the barbarians would attack his own city. d. They did not like the Western Roman Empire. When the Eastern Roman Empire heard that Rome had been invaded. they rejoiced. He married the daughter of their leader. Why didn’t the Eastern Roman Empire send help? a. He gave them four thousand pounds of gold. He defeated them after many battles. They did send help. When the emperor heard that the Visigoths were again planning to invade Rome.” 12. C. a. destroyed Rome’s churches d. The Huns taught their babies to ride horseback even before they could walk. Write the word “true” or “false. killed himself b. The Huns built a huge monument over the grave of their great leader. fled to a small city in the middle of a swamp d. He killed their leader. How did Stilicho get the Visigoths to leave Rome? a. d. sent them a letter begging them to leave. c. c.
Stilicho 5. . It was given to the Huns. 3. Multiple Choice. surrendered to him c. B. decided to drive the Roman Emperor out of hiding. ran away b. Orestes d. years old when he was named emperor. Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. When the emperor heard that he was coming he a. It all became the country of France. 83 . What happened to the land that once belonged to Rome? a. little ruler b. An invader named a. was the last Roman emperor. c. 1. d. sent him thousands of pounds of gold 6. He was only After the Roman Empire divided.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: The End of Rome A. b. little disgrace 7. gathered an army for one last fight d. Fill in the blanks. Alaric b. great ruler c. last d. It was divided among the various barbarian kings. 2. the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire. The Romans called their last emperor “Momyllus” which means a. It became part of the Eastern Roman empire. Attila c. .
frigidarium E. library 14. 10. The Romans loved their last emperor. navy 15. 9. navis e. family 13.” 8. they mourned. 84 . refrigerator 12. scriptum b. D. 16. Match each English word with the Latin word it comes from (one word will not be used). liber c. Name three things other than words that we get from the Romans. 11. familia f. floris d. Write the word “true” or “false. flower a. 18. When the people of the Eastern Roman Empire heard that the Western Roman Empire was gone. True or False.C. 17. The Romans gave us many words and inventions that we use today.
true Chapter 2 Test 1. Kish 10. Volume 1: Ancient Times ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. priests 7. 12. d 13. the Fertile Crescent 5. heart 8. true 12. Canaan d true false 4. 12. tents c b false 3. b 12. 6. true 3. true 5. true 85 . Africa a a true 2. Mesopotamia 6. 18. 5. true 3. Lower Egyptians b true true 4. cuneiforms 9. 7. Sargon 9. false Chapter 3 Test 1. caves d true true 4. 6. c 11. false Chapter 5 Test 1. a 10. true Chapter 6 Test 1. 16. Upper Egyptians 9. a 10. 7. 16. true Chapter 4 Test 1. d 11. hieroglyphics 7. Babylonia a b false 2. 11. c 14. a 14. three 9. 16. a 15. true 5. b 12. mummies b b false 2. 10. true Chapter 7 Test 1. flood c b false 3. 8. true 4. c 14. a 12. 11. false 5. true 2. false 4. nomad b b false 2. Egyptians 6. d 13. a 14. Ur a d true 2. 17. d 15. 7. b 15. twelve 9. a 13. 18. 13. false 3. 13. one year 8. twelve 9. b 14. 15. true 4. false 5. true 5. 17. Sumerians 7. false 2. canals 9. 11. 11. The Code of Hammurabi 6. c 11. city-states 8. d 13. c 15. 13. 8. pyramids 10. d 7. 8. pharaoh 10.The Story of the World. 6. 18. 16. c 15. true 4. Genesis c c false 3. false 15. Sumer 8. a 14. false 3. 17. Egypt 10. 12. 6. c 14.
11. Nubia a c true 2. d 15. 11. Sahara Desert 6. c 4. a 14. Mediterranean Sea 3. true 4. b 10. 17. true 13. Tyre 9. 13. true 3. b 11. b Chapter 14 Test 1. b 13.Chapter 8 Test 1. a 15. 6. Carthage 7. Exodus 10. false 5. true Chapter 12 Test 1. water 8. Moses c true true 4. true 4. a 10. c 12. 18. northern 6. 16. false 4. c 14. silk b true true 4. b 11. b 15. a 12. 17. pictograms 10. Abraham a b false 2. d 11. d 15. b 14. false 2. d 15. citadels 9. Kush 7. Gilgamesh 8. 7. false Chapter 15 Test 1. a 12. c 8. true 4. Anansi the Spider 9. trading 6. true 86 . a 8. Canaan 9. true 5. 17. 7. c 15. false 3. d 10. true 4. d false a c 3. a 15. c 9. Indus River 8. a 15. true 10. true 5. snake 9. Assyrian 7. oasis 7. d 13. d 14. 8. a 16. dynasty 8. 16. true Chapter 11 Test 1. c 10. 12. a 13. false 11. true 3. a 14. b 14. 11. false 13. Yellow b d false 2. false 2. true Chapter 10 Test 1. rice c a false 3. false 5. d 12. false Chapter 13 Test 1. Red Sea 9. true 2. 16. c 10. true 3. rivers 7. 12. c 14. true 2. 12. false Chapter 9 Test 1. c 11. true 14. d 2. 7. 8. false 5. 13. a 12. b 6. 18. dynasty 9. Canaan 6. b 5. false 5. b 13. 6. slaves d d true 3. false 5. 6.
Greece 9. 18. true 1. d 15. 13. Sparta a d true 12. librarian 9. 11. 16. b 17. 17. d 4. cruel 7. b 9. 17. a 13. 8. h 9. 12. c 14. d 9. true 5. 7. 17. 11. a 13. b 12. 6. true 5. a 3. 7. navy 9. true 2. 16. 11. b 11. Nineveh 8. true 4. b 13. a 10. a 14. false 4. b 7. a 15. b 15. a b true false 4. 6. true 5. d 14. false Chapter 17 Test 1. 16. a 10. Minoans b c true 2. c 16. bulls b c true 4. a 5. false 5. d 2. d a a true 2. d 14. 18. Mediterranean c a false 3. c a c false 3. a 10. false 15. 11. a 12. d 15. false 3. baskets 6. c a b false 2. 16. true Chapter 22 Test 3. false Chapter 20 Test 1. 18.Chapter 16 Test 1. d 14. Athens c b true 11. b 15. 11. 12. b 10. c 10. e g b true 4. 6. 11. 13. 8. b 18. 13. c 5. animal c c true 2. f a d false 3. 18. Minotaur 10. democracy 9. 8. 6. a 8. c 15. Cyrus 8. false 5. 16. Persia 8. true 14. 12. false 5. false Chapter 18 Test 1. 7. d 10. c 3. c 12. true 4. c 10. false 2. 13. 12. a 87 . b 15. 6. c 14. 16. 7. true Chapter 19 Test 1. shepherds 7. true 3. false Chapter 21 Test 1. forum d d false 13. 17. 8. false Chapter 23 Test 1. Medes 6. 6. Daniel 7. true 4. a 14. b c d true 2. Hanging Gardens 9.
11. a 14. 17. c 15. f a a true 3. 11. Asoka 7. 16. b 2. 6. c 14. b 13. 18. true Chapter 30 Test 1. 11. d 14. Asia b b true 2. 16. 18. c 12. 17. 8. c 10. Scipio 9. a 10. 7. false 3. b 14. e 9. false 4. a 14. 6. Athens d b true 2. 11. b 3. Persia c b true 3. d 13. Hannibal 8. caste 9. united d b false 2. Jakata Tales 9. d 11. 7. a c false true 4. written records 9. a 12. true 5. Persian 7. a 14. Alexandria 9. true 5. mountains 8. false Chapter 27 Test 1. c 15. 16. 11. true 5. 6. a 10. true 4. false 3. true Chapter 31 Test 1. c 13. Punic Wars 6. d 15. true 4. Parthenon b true false 4. false 5. 6. false 4. seven a b false 2. true 88 . 16. false 4. 16. Central America 7. Ganges d c false 3. lighthouse 8. true 4. d 15. a 10. true 5. c 10. d 15. c 15. c 15. b 3. 13. false 5. d 3. true Chapter 29 Test 1. 12. 11. a 14. 7. 8. 13. a 15. a 10. Buddha 8. true 5. b 14. Macedonia c c false 2. Sparta 9. true Chapter 26 Test 1. true Chapter 28 Test 1. 6. d 13. 12. Etruscans 8. 12. c 12. false 5. c 12. togas 9. a 10. a 13. 11. 16. Italy 7. d 13. 6. false Chapter 25 Test 1. navy 7. 16. c 12. b 10. 6. Atlantic d b true 2. b d c false 2. 17. Hinduism 8.Chapter 24 Test 1.
true Chapter 39 Test 1. Senate a false false 4. 18. 11. Bethlehem b false true 4. false 4. a 10. 8. false 4. July 8. d 15. true 3. 17. Britain d c true 2.Chapter 32 Test 1. 16. d 13. 13. a 10. consul d true true 4. Cleopatra 10. 18. 12. a 12. false 4. d 14. d 3. true Chapter 37 Test 1. false 2. 18. a 14. 11. catacombs a true false 4. c 12. 16. b 15. 12. 11. 16. b 13. true Chapter 38 Test 1. false 5. false 5. a 10. a 14. true 5. Celts b b true 3. 6. 6. c 15. emperor 9. c 7. c 10. 17. false Chapter 36 Test 1. 8. d 11. 7. Qin 9. Egypt 9. 6. a 12. c 13. Julius Caesar 6. Spain 9. 17. 16. a 9. true 5. true 5. 8. 11. 7. 13. true 5. Christians 10. 13. warlord 7. d 14. c 15. Rome d b true 2. 11. Pax Romana b a false 2. a 8. Cyrus 9. b 15. Christians c b true 3. 16. 6. 12. six d b true 2. twelve 7. true Chapter 33 Test 1. false 5. false 89 . d 15. b 6. 8. 7. 16. 6. a 14. false Chapter 35 Test 1. Romans 10. a 14. Canaan 8. 18. 17. 13. Gospels c c true 3. d 2. a 3. Warring States 8. true 3. Abraham c b false 2. c 15. Romulus c b false 3. 12. 6. a 14. b 10. true Chapter 34 Test 1. music d c true 2. August 7. 11. Christmas 9. true 4. 7. true 5. Constantinople 9.
a 14. b 4. b 15. 5. d 10. e answers will vary 3. Celts d b false 2. Stilicho 7. true Chapter 41 Test 1. c 12. six 8. 11. false 4. Romulus Augustus d 7. true Chapter 42 Test 1. 10. c f 12. b 9. Byzantine a true c 2. true 14. true 3.Chapter 40 Test 1. warhorses a a false 2. false 5. 16. 16. c 9. 11. 6. d 10. true 3. eastern 9. Vandals 8. 16–18. c 14. c 15. a 13. d 13. woman 7. 6. 11. 15. Diocletian 8. true 4. d 90 . false 13. 6. c 12. true 5.
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