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100 Term Social Studies Vocabulary Test, #1-75

1. ____________ was the Mauryan king who unified India, renounced violence, and
established Buddhism as the official religion.
2. Sumerians, Egyptians, Hindus, Greeks, and Romans all followed
____________religions.
3. The "law giver" of the ancient Hebrews was ____________.
4. ____________, a Chinese philosopher of the Zhou Dynasty, developed a code of
behavior based on personal and governmental morality, correctness of social
relationships, justice and sincerity.
5. ____________, is a Chinese philosophy in which people live a simple life in
harmony with nature.
6. As Indian people learned new skills, they developed subgroups called
____________into which people were born, and worked their entire lives.
7. A ____________is a ruler who seizes power by force and shares it with no one.
8. ____________is a religion in which people follow The Four Noble Truths, and the
Eightfold Path to reach enlightenment.
9. A ____________is rule by a king.
10. ____________, emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified all of China under one ruler,
and created the Great Wall to protect it.

100 Term Social Studies Vocabulary Test, #1-75

1. ____________ was the Mauryan king who unified India, renounced violence, and
established Buddhism as the official religion.
2. Sumerians, Egyptians, Hindus, Greeks, and Romans all followed
____________religions.
3. The "law giver" of the ancient Hebrews was ____________.
4. ____________, a Chinese philosopher of the Zhou Dynasty, developed a code of
behavior based on personal and governmental morality, correctness of social
relationships, justice and sincerity.
5. ____________, is a Chinese philosophy in which people live a simple life in
harmony with nature.
6. As Indian people learned new skills, they developed subgroups called
____________into which people were born, and worked their entire lives.
7. A ____________is a ruler who seizes power by force and shares it with no one.
8. ____________is a religion in which people follow The Four Noble Truths, and the
Eightfold Path to reach enlightenment.
9. A ____________is rule by a king.
10. ____________, emperor of the Qin Dynasty unified all of China under one ruler,
and created the Great Wall to protect it.
Each word is worth 1 point. If it is spelled incorrectly or is
incorrectly capitalized, mark off ½ point.

Please put the total amount correct over the total amount of
points, 10 points, on the top of the paper. For example, if they
missed 3 words, it would be 8/10.

After you have graded them, please put them in alphabetical


order by last name. The class roster may help.

1. King Ashoka or King


Asoka
(Either answer is okay)
2. polytheistic
3. Moses
4. Confucius
5. Taoism or Daoism
(Either answer is okay)
6. castes
7. tyrant
8. Buddhism
9. monarchy
10. Qin Shihuangdi (If
missing one part of the name,
give ½ point)