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