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UNIT 2: ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONSQUIZ 1

Timelines/Chronology
Create timelines and order the events below in chronological order. Label the letter and the year.

a. 2560 BC: Building of the Great Pyramid of Cheops at Giza
b. 3100 BC: First dynasty of Egypt
c. 3500 BC: Egyptian calendar
d. 1200 BC: Fall of Troy - if there was a Trojan War
e. 3300 BC: Bronze Age begins in the Near East


a. 44 BC: Julius Caesar murdered by Marcus Brutus and others
b. 126 AD: Hadrian completes the Pantheon in Rome
c. 995 BC: Hebrew King David captured Jerusalem
d. 563 BC: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha), founder of Buddhism is born
e. 79 AD: Mount Vesuvius Erupted covering Pompeii and Herculaneum


a. 1439 AD: Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press
b. 1088 AD: University of Bologna is formed, the oldest University in Europe
c. 1910 AD: Beginning of the Mexican Revolution
d. 1298 AD: Marco Polo publishes his tales of China
e. 1492 AD: Christopher Columbus reaches the New World

Extra-Credit Timeline Questions
1. Julius Caesar becomes the first long-term dictator, 464 years after the start of the Roman
Republic in 509 BCE. In what year did Julius Caesar become the dictator of Rome?
2. The Crucifixion of Jesus occurred 31 years before the great fire of Rome in 64 CE. In
what year was Jesus Crucified?
3. The first gladiatorial contests occurred in 264 BCE, but construction on the Roman
Coliseum was not completed until 343 years later. When was the Roman Coliseum
finished?
4. According to legend, Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus in 753 BCE. This is
2,206 year before the fall of the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire after the
split). In what year did the Byzantine Empire come to an end?
Cause and Effect
Complete the pair of cause and effect by writing in one that makes sense.

1. Cause: humans started to walk on two feet and freed their hands.
Effect:

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2. Cause:
Effect: humans started using symbols and language to communicate our thoughts!

3. Cause:
Effect: humans start to eat more meat.

Hunter- Gatherer Vocabulary
Match the term to its definition.


______1. Anthropology

______2. Nomads

______3. Bands

______4. Domesticate

______5. Adaptation

______6. Technology

______7. Common Era

______8. Africa






a. to tame or adapt something wild
b. the ways that knowledge, tools and
inventions are applied to meet needs- like fire,
stone tools, and bone needles
c. the branch of social studies that studies
culture.
d. when humans change their way of life to the
natural resources that their local environment
provides
e. clans or groups that could be made up of
many different families
f. Where humans originated from about 7
million years ago according to Human
Movement Theories
g. people who migrate a lot. They dont stay in
one place for long.
h. All time after year 0.