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The Story of the World
TEST BOOK AND ANSWER KEY
Volume 1: Ancient Times
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Chapter 1 Test: The Earliest People
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. A is a person who wanders or roams around. . . .
2. In warm places, the first families lived in 3. In colder, rocky places, they lived in
4. One of the best places for the earliest people to live was 5. Early farmers would dig
to bring water from the river to their fields.
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
6. When the nomads had eaten most of the food in one place they would a. plant more food b. move to another place c. send a few people out to look for more 7. What kind of food did women and children help provide for the family? a. large animals such as deer and bison b. vegetables c. berries, nuts, and roots d. fish 8. What kind of food did men provide for the family? a. honey and eggs b. vegetables c. berries, nuts, and roots d. large animals such as deer and bison .
Nomads built tents using a. animal hides b. mud bricks c. rocks d. reeds and grasses
and wooden frames.
The first farmers grew a. olives and figs b. corn and wheat c. wheat and barley d. berries and nuts
Early farmers used a machine called a shaduf to a. harvest their grain b. water their crops c. plant seeds d. till the soil
12. Farmers began to build crops. a. stone walls b. villages c. canals d. houses
so that they could help each other water and tend their
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. The Fertile Crescent was a good place to live because there was water, good soil, and plenty of grass and plants. 14. The early farmers moved from place to place like nomads. 15. Farmers began to build their houses out of mud bricks and reeds. 16. Early farmers began to raise cattle and pigs. 17. Villages began to build stone walls around their villages to keep their animals inside the village. 18. Jericho was one of the earliest cities. 2
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Chapter 2 Test: Egyptians Lived on the Nile River
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. The Nile River is on the continent of . . .
2. Every year the Nile River would 3. The people who lived in the Nile delta were called the
4. The people who lived along the straight part of the Nile River were called the . 5. The king of Egypt became known as the .
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
6. What is the Nile Delta? a. the area at the top of the river where it splits into several different little rivers b. the name of the mountain range near the Nile River c. the part of the river that dried up each year 7. Why did the Egyptian farmers like to see the river flood? a. It would give them more drinking water. b. It would make the air cooler. c. It would bring up rich dirt that was good for the plants. d. It would make it easier to fish. 8. How many tribes lived along the Nile during Egypt’s early history? a. one b. two c. three d. four
When the Egyptians were united, what did the king wear to show that he ruled the entire country? a. a red crown b. a shepherd’s crook c. a double crown with a white spike at the center and a red band on the outside d. a gold crown
According to one Egyptian myth, Set tricked his brother, Osiris, into lying down in a a. river b. field c. bed d. coffin
What happened to Osiris after he lay down? a. Set threw him into the river. b. Ra helped him climb out. c. He was buried. d. He cried until he had no tears left.
12. What happened after Osiris came back to life? a. Isis wrapped him in linen so that he became the first mummy. b. The Nile filled back up and overflowed. c. Set built a beautiful coffin for him. d. The Nile wept over his death and ran dry.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. When the White Crown King and the Red Crown King fought for control of Egypt, the White Crown King won. 14. The Egyptians worshipped many gods. 15. Osiris was the god of the sun and the chief god. 16. The Egyptian pharaoh was worshipped as a god. 17. Egyptian farmers would build their houses very close to the river. 18. Egyptian stories about the gods often tried to explain why the Nile overflowed each year. 4
They wrote with pictures called 3. 1. Where is Mesopotamia? a. papyrus 5 . The Egyptians carved their pictures into a. stone tablets b. Circle the letter of the best choice. . cuneiform c. The Egyptians learned to make a special kind of paper called a. below the Nile River c. paper 6. What did the Sumerians do with their tablets after they carved them? a. The were among the earliest people to use writing. wet clay c. roll them up into scrolls d. 5. . Multiple Choice. fold them up 8. The people who lived in 4. . . sand d. Fill in the blanks.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: The First Writing A. next to Egypt 7. They wrote with pictures called B. bake them until they were hard c. found a better way to write using wet clay. hieroglyphics d. between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. meso b. 2. in Egypt b. get them wet to harden them b.
stone b.” 11. paper C. It is easier to write on paper than on clay or stone. a. We do not know a great deal about what happened in Egypt after they started writing on because these writings have crumbled and disappeared. c. Write the word “true” or “false.9. Egyptian paper was made from reeds that grew along the banks of the Nile. The stone tablets carved by the Egyptians lasted for a long time and they were quick to make. b. wet clay c. 10. The word Mesopotamia means “between two rivers. 12.” 14. 15. 13. What is something that is not good about this special paper? a. 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. 6 . True or False. d. It can be folded or rolled up into a scroll. It takes up less room. It starts to fall apart over time.
the Egyptians began to make first time. The Egyptians believed that the scales when a person reached the afterworld. 8. salt b. Only 3. What did the priests do with most of the organs inside a dead body? a. would be weighed on a special pair of coffins before it was buried. spices c. 6.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Old Kingdom of Egypt A. A mummy was put into 5. Multiple Choice. 1. were allowed to embalm bodies. one year 7. b. What was placed between the strips of linen wrapped around a mummy? a. They were covered with gold. During the Old Kingdom of Egypt. They were wrapped in linen strips. Circle the letter of the best choice. several days b. How long did it take to make a mummy? a. Fill in the blanks. 4. to keep their treasures safe. two weeks d. c. wine d. They were covered in special spices and placed back in the body. over two months c. for the 2. Pharaohs were buried in B. pieces of jewelry 7 . They were covered in special spices and placed in canopic jars. d.
Write the word “true” or “false. c. beautiful painting d. 14.” 12. b. C. clothes. A was put onto the mummy’s face so that the gods would recognize him. games. gold d. clay c. The Egyptians believed it was important to embalm a body so that the dead could enter the afterworld. food. They used elephants to drag the blocks. sarcophagus b. They carved the pyramids out of mountains. They used cranes and bulldozers. A sarcophagus was a big stone coffin inside the burial chamber. 13.9. Once a tomb was sealed it was never again opened or disturbed by robbers. papyrus 10. 8 . The Great Sphinx is an imaginary animal with the body of a man and the head of a lion. d. a. 15. How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? a. True or False. The burial chamber would be filled with everything that a dead person would need in the afterlife such as furniture. What were the pyramids made out of? a. stone b. They built ramps and used ropes. 16. gold mask c. and jewelry. wood 11.
He grew up in the city of B. farmers d. Sargon became so popular that he convinced the a. castles d. A man named 5. cook b. Sargon became the a. . 2.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. army b. Multiple Choice. is the area of land between the Tigris and lived in this area. 6. thick walls with high towers 7. 9 . fences b. soldier d. Circle the letter of the best choice. queen to follow him. Euphrates rivers. in the king’s palace. clay tablets c. 4. The cities in Sumer were called country with its own king and army. king c. cup bearer c. The 3. What did the villages in Sumer build to protect themselves? a. 1. general 8. Fill in the blanks.
He became very popular with all of the people. 13. All of the cities in Mesopotamia were glad that Sargon was their new king. Sargon named his new empire a.” 11. 10. Mesopotamia . Sargon convinced the army to kill the king. C. c. How did Sargon unite all of the cities in Mesopotamia? a. 15. 14. Sargonia b. One story about Sargon says that he was found floating down the Euphrates River in a basket when he was a baby. 12. He poisoned all of the other kings. True or False. b. 10 . Akkadia d. Sargon sent police to every city to make sure the people were following his laws. Write the word “true” or “false.9. Sumer c. A military dictatorship is when a ruler uses his army to make sure people obey him. He fought over fifty wars.
Babylon might attack Ur and he would lose all of his riches 11 . Abram’s father. Joseph. he had a son named a. When Abraham was 100 years old. Abraham did not have a son to carry on the family business 7. . . Jacob’s son. . Abraham’s grandson. 1. Fill in the blanks. Haran d. Abram lived in one of the cities in Sargon’s empire called . was worried that b. Terah. God told Abram to move to the land of 4. Canaan 8. Babylon b. a. The Bible tells the story of Abram in the book of 3. Multiple Choice. Jacob d. sons. 6. Isaac . Circle the letter of the best choice. Egypt c. he did not have enough money c. Benjamin b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Jewish People A. . Judah c. had 5. . to a. the moon-god would not protect him d. including Abram and Sarai. 2. Terah moved his family. Jacob. became a powerful leader in B.
a flock of sheep c. True or False. 15. What did Pharaoh do after Joseph told him what his dream meant? a. d. or the Jewish people. they began to worship the same gods that the Egyptians worshipped. They killed him. c. He sent Joseph back to Canaan. bread baskets and birds c. his own servant d. They sold him to traders as a slave. C. They threw him in a pit and left him there.” 13. Abraham means “father of many children. When the Israelites moved to Egypt. He killed Joseph. b. they recognized Joseph immediately. vines and grapes b. 18. God promised to bless Abraham if Abraham would worship only God. 11. He made Joseph second in command in Egypt. d. 12 . The Pharaoh of Egypt had a dream about a. b. What special gift did Jacob give to Joseph? a. He gave Joseph to Potiphar. 17. a beautiful coat b. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the special gift that Jacob gave to Joseph. a shepherd’s crook 10. 12. moon. Write the word “true” or “false. the sun. When Joseph’s brothers came to Egypt to buy food during the famine. They made fun of him. There were ten tribes that became known as the nation of Israel. What did Joseph’s brothers do to him? a. and stars d. c. 16. seven fat cows and seven skinny cows .9.” 14.
5. only soldiers . everyone but the king c. just laws b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Hammurabi and the Babylonians A. Fill in the blanks. They are all fair laws. Hammurabi ruled the whole southern part of Mesopotamia called . c. He wrote down a set of laws called 3. Hammurabi wanted his empire to be governed by a. 4. . Circle the letter of the best choice. 7. These laws are still used today. 1. They are the first set of written laws that we know of. months. The Babylonians called the time that it took the earth to go all the way around the sun once . 13 . They divided this time period into B. b. religious priests d. a powerful king 6. God gave them to him. d. 2. Why are Hammurabi’s laws important? a. only men b. Who had to obey these laws? a. Multiple Choice. a strong army c. everyone d.
Where did Hammurabi write down his laws? a. the laws of other cities c. 9. Hammurabi believed that the chief god of Babylon. the gods b. nature 10. The Babylonians could tell the difference between stars and planets. True or False. 15. made him king so that he could become rich. d. asking the priests d. The people of Mesopotamia lived with war all the time because the citystates were constantly fighting with each other. Hammurabi wanted people to follow his laws because they were right—not because soldiers were making them obey. farming d. c. They were written on a scroll in a ziggurat . b.8. 13.” 11. observing nature . Hammurabi encouraged his people to learn more about a. The Babylonians divided an hour into 50 minutes. watching the movements of the planets and stars c. They were carved on a stone monument. . 14. They were carved on the walls of the palace. C. praying and offering sacrifices b. They were written on clay tablets. Marduk. People in Babylon believed that they could find out what the gods were doing by a. Write the word “true” or “false. 12. 14 .
d. He rewarded the people who obeyed him. b. They were scared of the Assyrians. 2. Fill in the blanks. a B. Multiple Choice. be a fair ruler b. b. Where did Shamshi-Adad live? a. d. They did not think that the Assyrians were good warriors. The story of 4. 8. He had fair laws. Egypt 6. 5. They thought the Assyrians had good laws. He killed anyone who would not do exactly what he said. ate a magic plant that made it live forever. Kish d. What did the people in Mesopotamia think of the Assyrians? a. rule the whole world c. is one of the oldest fairy-tales in the world. They thought the Assyrians were fair rulers. According to this story. be a noble king 7. The name of his empire was the 3. Babylon b. 15 . Shamshi-Adad ruled the part of Mesopotamia. 1. c. He promised to let the people choose their own leaders. become a priest d. Empire. Shamshi-Adad wanted to a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Assyrians A. c. How did Shamshi get people to obey him? a. . Assur c. Circle the letter of the best choice.
According to the story. Gilgamesh and Enkidu eventually became good friends. Gilgamesh was a good king. send to help the people? a. c. a new king c. and his people loved him. According the story of Gilgamesh. Hammurabi conquered the Assyrians. Hammurabi was not as cruel as Shamshi-Adad.9. what did the sky god. 10. d. Gilgamesh became the new ruler. What happened after Shamshi-Adad died? a. 14. True or False. b. 12. Write the word “true” or “false. 16 . His two sons split his empire. Shamshi-Adad ruled by fear and cruelty. a strong army C.” 11. a monster named Enkidu b. Gilgamesh ate a magic plant that made him live forever. Anu. 15. 13. a man named Utnapishtim d. His two sons ruled together peacefully.
Their cities were often built around huge circular mounds called B. the people did not have enough money to build roads 6. Another way that the Indian farmer was different from the Mesopotamian farmer was he used . corn and melons b. with other cities. . Many ancient cities were built near 3. cotton and melons d. 1. rice and beans c. The people of India built cities near the 4. . elephants and water buffalo b. corn and rice 7. a. 5. it was safer than building roads c. Multiple Choice. the people could not agree where to build roads b. but they also grew a. it was easier and faster to travel by boat than across land d. Fill in the blanks. Ancient cities often used rivers as a road because a. 17 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: The First Cities of India A. canals to irrigate . Circle the letter of the best choice. iron tools d. Farmers in India grew grain like the Mesopotamians. Ancient people began to make money by . . boats to trade his crops c. 2.
14. water buffalo d. animal skins d. No one knows for sure what happened to the citadel cities of India. 18 . elephants c. One ancient story passed down in India tells of a hunter and a flock of a. True or False.” 11. to make transportation easier d. and even toilets and drains. chickens . quail b. The people of India found that it was easier to travel over the mountains than to travel by sea. 13. to protect the people in case enemies attacked c. to make it easier for the farmers to work together b. What were the houses in the Indus Valley made of? a. 12. no one knew that the great cities of India ever existed because they had been deserted and covered with dirt and sand. mud bricks baked hard in ovens 10.8. The people of ancient India built comfortable houses with courtyards. Why were the cities in the Indus Valley built around citadels? a. The cities of India were eventually united into one large kingdom. wells. stone b. C. cedar logs c. For hundreds of years. to help the people become rich 9. Write the word “true” or “false. 15.
4. Many of the written records say different things. A cocoon fell into her cup of tea. How did Lei Zu discover the new kind of fabric? a. . The Yangtze River was east of China. 6. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Far East: Ancient China A. d. There are no stories or legends about him. She had a dream about it. Why don’t we know many facts about the first great leader of China? a. She saw some cocoons in a tree and thought they would make pretty fabric. b. 1. In China. It was far away from the Yangtze River. c. The Chinese people had to travel far to the east to trade with other people. There are no written records about his empire. 7. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. The Chinese used a special kind of writing called B. Her servant girl told her how to make it. The Empress Lei Zu discovered a way to make the fabric called is when a family rules one country for many years. . c. b. It was all the way the way to the edge of the world to the Mesopotamians. b. d. The people of China first lived between the River and the Yangtze River. 19 . the farmers grew a different kind of grain called 3. . 2. A 5. Why was China called the “Far East”? a. No one understands Chinese writing. Multiple Choice. 8. d.
16. 20 . and cows 12. elephants and water buffalo c. The rivers in China often flooded. 15.9. True or False. silver d. 18. sheep and goats b. iron . Chin’s job helping his father in the fields was very easy. During the rule of the Shang family. 14. Huang Di was the first great leader of China who united the many small villages into one empire. chickens. rocky soil C. The Shang family also used a kind of writing in which words look like a. gold c. turkeys and geese d. The Shang dynasty ruled for about 500 years. the Chinese began to use a. it was the mother’s duty to make sure that the father had everything that he needed in the morning. very dry soil c. 11. 17. soil that is wet part of the year and dry part of the year d. Write the word “true” or “false. bronze b. pigs.” 13. wavy lines c. letters d. The mulberry plant was an important plant in Ancient China. What kind of animals did farmers in China raise? a. straight lines b. In the story about Chin. very wet soil b. What kind of soil did the Chinese farmers need to raise their special kind of grain? a. pictures . 10.
Circle the letter of the best choice. 21 . What did archeologists find when they dug down through the hard dirt of the Sahara? a. dry. The only water in this area is found in an water collects and a few scrubby palm trees can grow. Many of the written records say different things. Why don’t we know much about ancient Africa? a. c. 3. Too much rain flooded it. The people of Africa didn’t leave written records or thousands of artifacts. The rains got scarcer and the grass and trees dried up. 4. thousands and thousands of artifacts d. The Egyptians conquered the tribes of people.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: Ancient Africa A. 6. The is a large. b. Many of the tribes of people who lived there fought wars and killed each other. 1. Fill in the blanks. Multiple Choice. and hot area west of Egypt. What happened in the Sahara? a. b. . it was once a green. This area in Africa was not always dry. B. No one understands African writing. d. 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. bronze weapons c. c. d. is a favorite character of African storytellers. clay tablets with writing on them b. fertile place full of trees and . 5. We have no stories or legends from Africa.
fearful 10. What kinds of food did Anansi find in the different villages? a. east to Egypt b. Which word best describes Anansi? a. brave d. 12. Where did the people who once lived in the Sahara move? a. 14. rice and melons d. tricky c. The people who once lived in the Sahara were farmers. 15. south to the center of Africa c. just like those who lived in the Fertile Crescent. Write the word “true” or “false. yams and rice b. Yams are like sweet potatoes. east to Mesopotamia d. plantains. The people of Africa passed many stories down from person to person.” 11. north to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 9. wheat and corn c. cassava. Plantains are a special kind of rice.8. and rice C. Archeologists have found paintings on the walls of caves that show how Africans once lived. honest b. True or False. 13. 22 .
. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. gold in the hills and ground of the country to the south of . Fill in the blanks. a. b. Amenemhet’s family ruled Egypt for many years and became a powerful called the Hyksos conquered Egypt after Amenemhet’s 4. Amenemhet’s reign was the beginning of the a. It was conquered by the Nubians. The Old Kingdom of Egypt c. Multiple Choice. 2.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt A. It grew much larger when the people conquered the land of Canaan. The Second Kingdom of Egypt 7. ivory d. bronze b. 23 . d. c. Amenemhet knew there was Egypt. . Circle the letter of the best choice. The New Kingdom of Egypt d. he wanted to make Egypt larger. B. so he decided to conquer the country to the south of Egypt called . It grew more powerful. silver c. What happened to the Old Kingdom of Egypt? a. When Amenemhet became pharaoh. 1. It became weak and powerless. The Egyptians renamed this country 3. 6. 5. Nomads from family ruled.
Who drove the Hyksos out of Egypt? a. 14. One woman from the conquered country to the south became the queen of Egypt. rebelled against the Egyptians d. a group of Egyptian princes d.” 12. prosperous and wealthy d. stronger and more powerful b. . they a. richer 10. The Egyptians thought that the Hyksos were a. larger d. . Egypt once again became a. Egypt became stronger even when there were bad pharaohs.8. and uncivilized c. The Hyksos used the same kind of weapons that the Egyptians used. C. the Egyptian priests c.” 16. Write the word “true” or “false. became Egyptian b. After Amenemhet’s family ruled. 24 . rude. 15. When the people to the south of Egypt were conquered by the Egyptians. good rulers b. weak and powerless c. the Egyptians became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the whole world. polite and good-looking 11. True or False. Amenemhet b. the Canaanites . unclean. Using the weapons of the Hyksos. The Hyksos called the Egyptians “shepherd kings. moved to Canaan c. 13. moved to the Sahara 9.
Golden Age of Egypt 11. Most Egyptians worshipped only one god. was buried with many treasures that were not found until three thousand years later d. He persuaded the army to crown him as king. Amenhotep 3. Second Kingdom of Egypt c. True or False. Before he became pharaoh. was only seven when he became king. c. Hatshepsut 2. d. After it was discovered. 7. 1. The priests named him as the new pharaoh. Write the word “true” or “false. 8. 10. He killed the old pharaoh. Thutmose 4. How did Thutmose become the pharaoh of Egypt? a. Match each pharaoh with the correct description. wore men’s clothes and a false beard c. The New Kingdom of Egypt is sometimes called the a. Tutankhamen a. became pharaoh even though she was a woman. Polytheism is the worship of just one god. wanted the Egyptians to worship just one god B. fought both the Nubians and the Hyksos and made Egypt twice as big b. b. many items had already been stolen. .” 5. Thutmose was a general in the Egyptian army. Last Kingdom of Egypt d. Multiple Choice. He married the pharaoh’s daughter. Matching.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The New Kingdom of Egypt A. 9. 25 . people said that there was a curse on Tut’s tomb. When Tut’s tomb was discovered. 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. C. Middle Kingdom of Egypt b.
c. built many monuments to him c. ruled for only four years 15. the pyramids are located c. and elephants from Africa c. many of the pharaohs lived b. brought back gold.12. become dancers 14. worships many gods b. many of the pharaohs were buried d. The Valley of the Kings is a place in Egypt where a. . rule as pharaoh d. buried him with all of his treasures b. . Babylon was too far away. He thought that Babylon did not have enough gold or riches. Hatshepsut a. . . As pharaoh. get married and have children b. . worships no gods d. A monotheist is someone who a. the Egyptian people a. d. serve at the temple c. His army did not want to cross the Euphrates River. When Amenhotep died. monkeys. Thutmose did not try to conquer Babylon because a. does not believe in any gods 16. b. tried to forget he had ever been pharaoh 17. He knew Babylon was too powerful to conquer. fought many wars b. 13. worshipped only one god d. Which of the following were Egyptian women not allowed to do? a. worshipped only one god d. archeologists have found old temples 26 . incense. worships only one god c.
they had very small families 7. The Israelites are descended from . they were polytheists c. Multiple Choice. They wanted to conquer the Egyptians. they were monotheists b. 2. attack the Egyptians and take their kingdom away d. Fill in the blanks. 6. 4. B. start worshipping the Egyptian gods . The story of the Israelites leaving Egypt is found in the Bible in the book of . Circle the letter of the best choice. b. The Israelites were unusual in the ancient world because a. decide to move back to Canaan c. The Egyptians made the Israelites their 3. 8.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Israelites Leave Egypt A. 1. There was a famine in Canaan where they lived. . c. God parted the waters of the 5. They were looking for gold. . d. was an Israelite who grew up in the palace of the pharaoh. They were trying to escape from the Babylonians. try to steal all of their gold b. 27 . When the Israelites left Egypt. The Egyptians started to worry that the Israelites might a. Why did the Israelites move to Egypt? a. . they were very rich d.
When the Israelites asked to leave Egypt.” 13. Who found a baby floating in a basket on the Nile? a. pharaoh’s daughter b. to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea b. When the Israelites left Egypt. 15. 28 . send the Israelites to the Sahara Desert 10. a. 17. pharaoh said yes.9. 14. Where did the Israelites go when they left Egypt? a. The Israelites later became a powerful kingdom in their own right. 16. back toward Canaan C. 18. kill every Israelite baby boy d. pharaoh c. six plagues on Egypt to show that he was more powerful than the gods of 12. eight d. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false. Moses was born into an Egyptian family and was raised in the palace. a servant girl 11. The Israelite nation grew smaller and smaller in Egypt. but were drowned. five b. God sent Egypt. ten c. make the Israelites worship the Egyptian gods b. to the Sahara Desert c. the Egyptians chased them. to Mesopotamia d. send the Israelites back to Canaan c. Miriam d. What did the pharaoh decide to do about the Israelites? a. the Israelites worshipped only one God. While they lived in Egypt.
green b. 4. Multiple Choice. 5. sand and lye c. rocks d. 6. What did the Phoenicians use to make glass? a. b. purple d. blue c. . cedar logs 29 to make their special dye. The Phoenicians sailed all around the 3. . and 2. It was easy to get into and out of. and dry. snails b. gold 8. 1. It was rocky. Which of these sentences is not true about the area where the Phoenicians lived? a. lye c. flowers b. It wasn’t a good place to raise animals because there wasn’t enough grass or water. Fill in the blanks. d. Circle the letter of the best choice. sandy. B. The Phoenicians were the group of people living in . snails d. It was surrounded by steep craggy hills. The Phoenicians used a. cedar logs 7. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The Phoenicians A. Two important Phoenician cities were . What was the color of the Phoenicians’ famous dye? a.
colonies d. the dye smelled so good when it was being made . The Phoenicians were the first glassmakers to invent glass blowing. countries . only kings were allowed to wear it c. 13. they were moving into an empty country.9. city-states c. Dido left her home because she was afraid of her husband. little settlements of people. 30 . Dido wanted to build her city near the water so that ships would visit and trade with her. it was the Phoenician king’s favorite color d. 15. The northern part of Canaan wasn’t a very good place to grow wheat. 10. 14. a. According to the story. states b. the dye was so expensive b. When the Israelites walked from Egypt back up to Canaan. 12. Write the word “true” or “false.” 11. True or False. The color of this dye was often called “the color of kings” because a. The Phoenicians started where their ships landed. in many of the places C.
Babylon b. They thought he was a fair ruler. d. He was the first B. . used bronze swords c. listen to music 7. Multiple Choice. Ashurbanipal was a 3. wore so much armor 8. fought in pairs b. Which of these countries did the Assyrians not conquer? a. . 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: The Return of Assyria A. Canaan 6. The Assyrian army used shields made out of king. . make glass d. Fill in the blanks. c. . The Assyrians were almost impossible to beat because they a. b. 31 . They admired him. India d. Egypt c. 5. 2. write poetry b. dug tunnels under the ground d. What did most of the people in the Assyrian Empire think about Ashurbanipal? a. They hated him. Circle the letter of the best choice. hunt lions with bows and arrows c. What did Ashurbanipal like to do for fun? a. He lived in the city of 4. They were happy to obey him.
the Assyrians dug canals and flooded the city. He built a beautiful temple. scrolls .9. stone c. 13. During Ashurbanipal’s time. b. The Assyrians conquered the Israelites and never allowed them to return to Canaan. 15. Assyrian soldiers would dig tunnels under the city walls. What did Ashurbanipal do so that people would remember him? a. He collected many books. 32 .” 11. Write the word “true” or “false. To defeat the Babylonians. 14. Ashurbanipal created the first hospital in the world. 10. d. clay d. To capture a city. paper b. books were made out of a. 12. Ashurbanipal built beautiful gardens with strange plants from far away. He told many stories. C. c. True or False. He held a grand parade.
Canaan c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Babylon Takes Over Again! A. garden c. Which country was never conquered by the Babylonians? a. What was the name of the great king of Babylon? a. They destroyed it. . Marduk d. 5. Ashurbanipal c. Ishtar 6. Nebuchadnezzar b. 2. 8. gate b. What did the Babylonians do to the city of Nineveh? a. This king also built the They are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. 1. The king of Babylon built a famous a. The king of Babylon was worried about 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. d. B. They made it their new capital. Ishtar. c. Assyria b. temple 33 to honor the chief goddess. Fill in the blanks. They flooded it. a country to the east. Multiple Choice. b. of Babylon for his wife. Babylon had a powerful king who went mad and lived like a wild . library d. They left it alone. . . This story is recorded in the Bible in the book of 3. Egypt 7.
The king of Babylon married his wife because he thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. he never got better. The new queen of Babylon was homesick. he was weary from fighting so many wars . her family C. the flat land c. After the king of Babylon lost his mind. True or False. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. c. What did she miss the most about her old home? a. including God 10. the princess of the country to the east c. a princess from Assyria 11. 15.9. the queen of Egypt b. the mountains d. her palace b. 34 . his wife was so sad b. The Babylonians forgave the Assyrians for destroying Babylon.” 12. The Babylonian Empire was not as large as the Assyrian Empire. he thought he was greater than everyone. he was so worried about other nations attacking him d. 14. The king of Babylon went mad because a. Who did the king of Babylon marry? a. an Israelite princess d. 13.
d. 1. Aegeus d. Minos c. Why was it so dangerous to travel on the sea in ancient times? a. an army that fights on water. 8.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: Life in Early Crete A. There were no maps so the people did not know where to sail. The lived on an island called Crete. Multiple Choice. the king b. The people did not know how to make boats. 35 . The people of Crete used to entertain themselves by leaping over 4. . . b. was a monster who was half man and half bull. Nebuchadnezzar . Fill in the blanks. 2. The people of Crete held their leaping festivals to honor a. skinny island in the 3. Crete is a long. Ariadne was a legendary king of Crete. The people of Crete had the first 5. Circle the letter of the best choice. nature 7. The B. Pirates controlled the sea. The weather made the water rough and choppy. King b. 6. a. c. Sea. their gods c. their children d.
jumped off a cliff b. was killed by one of his enemies 13. a ball of wool 12. pirates captured them Many historians believe the people left Crete because b. The Aegean Sea was named after the father of Ariadne. a. These children were given beautiful clothes. a mirror d. girls and boys from a nearby city b. The children who participated in the leaping festivals had a safe job. jewelry. 17. his father a. What did Theseus use to find his way through the maze so he could kill the monster? b. When Theseus was sailing home. The island of Thera sank into the sea. d. 36 . Theseus was the prince of the nearby city.” 14. planned a huge celebration to welcome him home d. ran to the shore to meet him . a map . True or False. Egypt b. a volcano erupted nearby d. Knossos d. his daughters 10.9. c. 15. bulls to the monster that lived in the maze beneath his palace. Write the word “true” or “false. they were tired of living on an island . C. a. Ariadne helped Theseus kill the monster. 18. a hurricane forced them to leave c. This king fed a. his slaves c. and gold. Nineveh c. a sword c. a. Athens 11. 16.
javelins b. Greek people who conquered the island of Crete d. palaces c. Philistines 4. The Mycenaeans built a. Dorians 3. b. a. walls d. The Mycenaeans were good fighters because they made their weapons and armor from . Multiple Choice. they conquered the Greeks b. also called the Sea people. How did the Mycenaeans live? a. swords c. Match each group of people with the correct description. colonies b. Mycenaeans 2. invaded Greece from the North c. 1. wood c. The wandered around from place to place. They lived in houses made of stone or wood. lived on the island of Crete B.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: The Early Greeks A. bows and arrows 8. bronze b. iron 7. Matching. all around the Aegean Sea. horses d. Circle the letter of the best choice. c. temples 6. gold d. . The Mycenaeans were the first Greeks to use a. They lived in caves. Minoans a. 5. 37 in battle.
9. The built tents with sticks and animal hides. The Mycenaeans learned how to build ships from the Minoans. javelins c. c. C. d. wooden b. The barbarians used a. 15. The barbarians thought the Greeks were ignorant. 16. Dark Ages b. cannons 12. The barbarians lived in better houses. swords b. The barbarians had regular jobs. to kill Greek chariot drivers from a long distance away. iron 11. How were the barbarians different from the Mycenaeans? a. Mycenaean Era d. smelly and uncivilized. We know much about the barbarians who conquered the Greeks because they left many written records. The barbarians couldn’t read or write. weapons. The barbarians were great craftsmen.” 13. 14. horses d. Missing Time Era . Write the word “true” or “false. gold c. The barbarians had a. b. 10. True or False. The Mycenaeans were the first great Greek civilization. 38 .d. bronze d. Golden Age c. The time period after the Greeks were conquered is called the a.
attack their neighbors c. Multiple Choice. pictograms d. draw pictures 8. Matching. 5. yams and bananas 7. Cyclops 3. sing d. Homer 4. Odysseus Chapter 20 Test: Greece Gets Civilized Again a. a Greek poet who wrote down some of the old Greek stories b. What happened to the barbarians who invaded Greece? a. a giant with only one eye in the center of his forehead d. a. 1. olives. c. They were eventually defeated by the Mycenaeans. the Greek god of the sea B. alphabet c. Circle the letter of the best choice. We know more about the early Greeks than we know about the barbarians because they wrote things down using their own . 6. What kind of crops did the Greeks learn to grow? a. They moved back to their original lands. d.Name The Story of the World Date A. pens b. Match each person with the correct description. corn and beans c. They became civilized and learned to live like the Greeks. dance b. oranges and cotton d. The were killed when a volcano erupted. and figs b. grapes. cuneiforms 39 . b. the Greeks liked to a. For fun. Poseidon 2. . a Greek warrior who fought in the Trojan War c.
40 .” 13. seven different C. The pentathlon was an athletic event in which the athlete had to compete in events. He could not walk. the Trojan Games c. The Olympic Games were held every six years. 10. The Greeks held a. Both men and women were allowed to compete in the Olympic Games. d. 17. 11. yearly wars to honor Zeus and to celebrate courage and strength. The Phoenicians had one of the first alphabets. chariot races d. what was wrong with Homer? a. the Olympic Games b. To escape from the giant’s cave. four c. Nineveh . 18.9. five d. He was deaf. 15. the Greek soldiers held on to the bellies of the giant’s sheep. True or False. 14. b. According to tradition. One famous Greek story tells about a war when the Greeks attacked the city of a. He did not know how to write. He was blind. ten b. Many of the letters we use today are borrowed from the ancient Greeks. 12. Mycenae d. The Iliad is a poem about a Greek soldier trying to sail back home. Knossos b. c. Write the word “true” or “false. 16. Troy c. a.
not worshipping the king’s gods b. He taught him how to be a great king. Multiple Choice. became a great king of Persia. The Persians were a tribe of 3. Harpagus disobeyed his master by a. cruel d. good and fair 41 king. This country was . not punishing the Persians when they did not follow the king’s laws d.Name The Story of the World Date A. helped Cyrus become king. but there was still one country that he had not conquered. He trained him to be a shepherd. Chapter 21 Test: The Medes and the Persians finally defeated the Assyrians. What did King Astyges of Persia do with his grandson? a. 6. This king became the greatest king in the world at that time. 4. Shamshi-Adad 8. Harpagus d. The Persians thought Cyrus was a great warrior and a a. 1. Fill in the blanks. d. He gave him many gifts of gold and jewels. . who lived at the edge of Media. . b. 5. ordering a shepherd to kill the baby instead of doing it himself 7. The Babylonians and the 2. a. letting the king’s grandson run away c. B. Croesus c. He ordered his chief advisor to kill him. Circle the letter of the best choice. selfish b. Astyges b. lazy c. c.
he was smaller than all the other boys his age. Write the word “true” or “false. he had many more soldiers than the Babylonian king. Croesus had more a. elect their own king . c. b. Astyges was worried by a dream he had. the Babylonians hated their king. 42 . 11. gold b.” 13. 10. When Cyrus became king of Babylon. d. 18. the King with the Golden Touch d. the city did not have a wall around it.9. land c. 17. Cyrus was raised as a shepherd on a mountain. 16. 14. Cyrus was able to easily conquer Babylon because a. a cruel tyrant b. the shepherd king C. the Babylonian Empire was not very strong. have important positions in his government b. 15. he allowed the Jews to a. return to Palestine c. The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought each other for many years. The Medes and the Babylonians also fought against each other. True or False. soldiers than anyone in the world. the Anointed of the Lord . palaces d. Cyrus conquered land from Egypt all the way to India. When Cyrus grew up. build their own temple in Persia d. The Jews called Cyrus a. and the rulers of the world kept changing. 12. c. .
When the citizens of Athens needed to vote about something. vote d. didn’t dress the same d. exercise 8. they would gather at a special meeting place called the . 5. leave the army c. is when people vote on the laws and the leaders. Circle the letter of the best choice. get married b. run c. didn’t worship the same gods 6. When Spartan boys were 20 years old. 2. elected c. . Fill in the blanks. didn’t speak the same language b. 4. wanted their children to be strong and brave. they had to a. The people of 3. kings. educated 7. eat d. The people of Chapter 22 Test: Sparta and Athens wanted their children to be wise and educated.Name The Story of the World Date A. many b. The Greeks were different from the Persians because all of the Greeks a. . Spartan boys were never allowed to a. Multiple Choice. complain b. didn’t obey the same king c. pass a test of fitness and bravery 43 . Sparta was ruled by a. . 1. A B. warrior d.
b. boys would know how to fight a. learn how to vote a. writing. learn to read and write c. have children who would fight for Sparta c. music. citizens could understand how to vote properly c. . Sparta and Athens were very similar cities. True or False. learn to read and write a. Boys in Athens learned reading. All men in Sparta were allowed to vote. mathematics. learn to take care of the household 10. 15. the gods they would worship d. d. Sparta d. people could read b. 17. 16. people would have better jobs 12. their taxes 11. learn to take care of the household C. whether they should go to war The Athenians thought it was important to be educated so that a. and take care of children.9. b. The people of Athens wanted to be ruled by tyrants. Which of these things did the people of Athens not vote on? a. Plato 13. c. join the army with the men d. 18.” 14. Girls in Athens learned how to sew. Athens What were all girls in Athens supposed to do? b. Cyrus was a famous Greek who said ignorant people will always obey tyrants. 44 . have children who would fight for Athens d. raise a garden. Write the word “true” or “false. and poetry. What were girls in Sparta supposed to do? b. their leaders c.
. Paris 6. d. He thought there were too many people on the earth. the goddess of strife h. Zeus 2. Mount Sinai 11. Mount Ararat d. 1. He was bored. The Greeks were a. Athena 5. the prince of Troy e. Circle the letter of the best choice. the wife of Zeus g. b. Aphrodite 4. Matching. the king of the gods c. the king of the Greeks b. Mount Zion c. the wife of Menelaus d. He liked having wars. the goddess of love and beauty f. Eris a. Why did Zeus want to start a war on earth? a. Match each person with the correct description. polyglots b. 45 . the goddess of war B. Confucians c. The goddess of war needed something to do. The Greeks believed that their gods lived on a. Mount Olympus b. the highest mountain in Greece. monotheists 10.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The Greek Gods A. Menelaus 8. Multiple Choice. c. polytheists d. 9. which means they worshipped many gods. Hera 3. Helen 7. .
What did Zeus make that caused a war? a.12. The Greek gods were always kind and helpful to men. He wanted to win every battle he fought. d. b. Write the word “true” or “false. What happened when Helen fell in love with Paris? a. Paris c. a crown of olive leaves d.” 16. Eris 14. d. 15. The Trojan War began. 46 . He wanted to have the most beautiful woman on earth. a. Poseidon b. Paris killed Menelaus. 17. The Trojan War lasted for many years. Why did he choose Aphrodite as the most beautiful? a. 18. a golden orange c. a golden apple 13. c. b. The Greeks believed that the gods were very interested in what men were doing. True or False. C. He wanted to obey Zeus. Menelaus d. a golden crown b. c. was asked to judge who was the most beautiful. Hera killed Helen. Helen and Paris got married. He wanted to be king of the whole world.
Who was outnumbered at the Battle of Marathon? a. a messenger ran all the way to of victory. Fill in the blanks. 47 to deliver the news . . b. six weeks c. He was made the new king. B. Sparta b. Athens 7. The war with Persia lasted for a. twenty years b. Athens d. These two cities decided to become friends and allies when to invade Greece. Salamis c. c. 4. Salamis c. The was a temple built in honor of Athena. 5. After the Battle of Marathon. the goddess of war. Persia 8. He became a hero. two months d. a. what happened to the messenger? a. Sparta and Chapter 24 Test: The Wars of the Greeks were always fighting with each other. Circle the letter of the best choice. won the Peloponnesian War. According to legend. 1. Persia d. Multiple Choice. 3. tried 2.Name The Story of the World Date A. twenty-five years 6. He died of exhaustion. Sparta b.
d. d. architecture b. 10. 18. He convinced the Athenians to surrender. He killed the greatest Athenian general. d. food c. 11. After the Battle of Marathon. What happened in the city of Athens while Sparta was attacking them? a. the Greeks threw the messenger down a well. b. b. books . b. What caused the Peloponnesian War? a. Sparta and Athens were afraid that another country would try to invade them again. The Persians joined with the Spartans. Persia finally stopped attacking Greece. What did Alcibiades do that helped end the war? a. The Greeks could not agree on the best kind of government. c. True or False. Each Greek city wanted to have the most beautiful buildings and statues. paintings d. the Athenians refused to come help the Spartans because they were having a religious festival. He became a traitor and led the Spartans into his own city. He killed the Spartan king. They ran out of water.9.” 13. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. 12. During one battle. C. 17. c. The people in Greek friezes look very real. 48 . The people began to starve to death. 14. A frieze is a picture carved in marble. 15. When the Persian king sent a messenger to Greece. When Greece was at peace they became famous for their a. Sparta and Athens were afraid that the other city would become too powerful. c. A plague broke out inside the city walls. The Peloponnesian War lasted for sixty years.
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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.
The most important Italian tribe was called the 4. He was angry because Remus wanted to be king. the first two Etruscan kings b. Greeks 53 . Multiple Choice. the first two consuls of Rome d. . . 5. their grandfather c. B. . Romulus and Remus were raised by a. d. Their kings wore special robes called show everyone how important the king was. c. the king of Rome 7. Fill in the blanks. Why did Romulus kill Remus? a. He was tired of sharing everything with him. According to the legend. two brothers who founded Rome c. 1. with purple borders to Rome was founded on top of 2.Name The Story of the World Date A. The Etruscans traded with the a. . Rome is located in the country of 3. the servant who was told to drown them d. a wolf and then a shepherd b. Chapter 27 Test: The Rise of Rome hills. who were Romulus and Remus? a. Phoenicians b. . Circle the letter of the best choice. He was angry because Remus jumped over his wall. 8. Egyptians c. Romans d. two of the Roman gods 6. He was jealous of Remus because their grandfather liked him better. b.
how to fight 10.9. dime d. only the consuls 12. A a. ten c. fasces b. 14. Which of the following did the Romans not learn from the Etruscans? a.” 13. 54 . how to dress b. 11. consul c. The Roman Empire was not as large as Alexander the Great’s empire. two C. True or False. only the rich and powerful men c. Who could vote on laws and leaders in Rome? a. patrician is a symbol of power that shows a bundle of rods with an ax blade. one b. 15. Ancient people liked stories about their kings that made them seem like great fairytale heroes. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. Rome was a democracy just like Greece. all of the men d. about the Greek gods d. painting and music c. How many consuls were appointed in Rome? a. five d. all men who weren’t slaves b. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds and hundreds of years.
the king of the Roman gods c. Pluto a. d. 1. Assyrian 8. They built roads. the goddess of the harvest f. 7. Babylonian c. They used ships. Multiple Choice. apartment buildings c. baths 9. Neptune 4. They built aqueducts. Which of the following did the Romans not build? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Roman Empire A. roads b. They did not travel much. How did the Romans travel from one end of the Italian peninsula to the other? a. Ceres 5. 55 . the Roman god of the sea b. the Roman god of war B. Circle the letter of the best choice. Proserpine 6. Greek b. c. gods as their own but gave them Roman names. castles d. Match each god or goddess with the correct description. the king of the underworld e. Jupiter 2. Matching. the daughter of the goddess of the harvest d. b. Mars 3. The Romans took the a. Egyptian d.
12. The Roman roads were much better than most roads of the ancient world. C. winter comes because Ceres has to spend six months of every year in the underworld. 14. baths b. 18. they liked to see men hurt. gladiators b. gladiators c.10. 56 . All Roman apartment buildings were well built and luxurious. consuls c. apartment building c. The Appian Way was a famous Roman a. True or False. many things built by the Romans can still be found. 16. The Romans were bloodthirsty people. aqueducts d. a. aqueduct d. 17. The Romans built a. road . Today. According to the Romans. Write the word “true” or “false. 11.” 13. aqueducts were men trained to fight with each other and with wild animals. bath b. patricians d. roads to bring fresh water into the cities. 15. The Romans were the first ancient people to use concrete.
was a famous general from Carthage. b. A Roman general named Claudius Pulcher took sacred him good fortune in battle. A Carthaginian sailor betrayed his country and moved to Rome. 1. c. 5. was the man who finally defeated him. cows c. At first. Rome and Carthage fought for many years in the . d. Circle the letter of the best choice. B. Rome wanted to take over all of the Carthaginian land. elephants b. They captured some Carthaginian soldiers. 4. Fill in the blanks. c. chickens d. . Why did Rome and Carthage fight for so many years? a. Multiple Choice. The Romans sent spies to Carthage. 2. 6. How did the Romans learn how to build ships like the Carthaginians? a. a. b. They both wanted to rule India. The both wanted to control trade around the Mediterranean Sea.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: Rome’s War with Carthage A. Carthage had the advantage because they had a soldiers who knew how to sail ships. 7. peacocks on his ship to bring 57 . d. They took apart a Carthaginian ship that wrecked on the coast of Italy. Carthage wanted to take over all of the Roman land. 3.
15. After the Romans took over all of Italy. cannons c. They came at night. The wars between Rome and Carthage took place mainly on land. 10. 13. d. How did the Roman general get the Carthaginians to leave Italy? a. Rome c. The Romans made many sacrifices to their gods asking for help in defeating Carthage. he killed himself by drinking poison. b. When the great general of Carthage heard that the war was over. Who finally won these wars? a. Carthage b. b. Gaul d. 11. He surrounded their camp and starved them. They came through Greece. they were content and peaceful. How did the Carthaginians sneak into Italy? a. Write the word “true” or “false. c. They sailed on ships. He attacked the city of Carthage. Greece C. True or False. He drove them out with his strong army. He pretended to surrender. d. ships 9.8. What unusual thing did the Carthaginians use to attack the Romans? a. 58 . c. elephants b. They came over the mountains. 14.” 12.
Circle the letter of the best choice. people belong to one of four groups called a B. River. In this religion. untouchables 59 . farmers and traders b. The Aryans were a group of people who came to India from 2. cotton and rice 6. melons and wheat c. The Aryans settled near two rivers. corn and beans d. dry up b. 5. Fill in the blanks. overflow c. Rig Veda c. Siddhartha b. change direction d. the Indus River and the 3. noble warriors c. Chapter 30 Test: The Aryans of India . The religion of these people was called 4. Ganga d. wheat and rice b. Every year the sacred river in India would a. Shiva 8. Multiple Choice. grow longer 7. What kinds of crops did the Indian farmers raise? a. Which group of people was the most important? a. .Name The Story of the World Date A. 1. . . brahmin or priests d. Who did the people of ancient India believe had given them their river? a.
True or False. In India. Today. 17. Shiva b. How did people know which group they belonged to? a. He thought that a god was calling him to go. c. 60 . They were assigned a group by the king. 16.” 13. 10. They were born into it.9. They were assigned a group at school. no one follows the teachings of Siddhartha. you could only marry someone who belonged to the same group as you. d. Siddhartha became known as a. They married into it. noble warriors c. d. Buddha d. 15. farmers and traders b. He was bored. He wanted to help people. The people of ancient India raised horses and cows. C. Siddhartha taught that people could find happiness by leading a good life. Why did Siddhartha leave his palace? a. He wanted to see what was outside the palace walls. Write the word “true” or “false. Ganga c. What were the people called who didn’t belong to any group? a. c. 14. untouchables 11. brahmin or priests d. b. The job of the Untouchables was to protect the priests from enemies and to rule India. 12. b. Purusha .
Circle the letter of the best choice. 5. Why did the Indian kings want to unite the many different cities? a. b. 1. Asoka made laws against a. They needed to help each other with farming. 2. d. dishonesty . He did not think he could trust an army. 6. 61 . Cities in the ancient world were stronger if they were with other cities. c. d. They wanted to be able to attack other countries. B. He followed the religious teachings of . He did not have enough money to pay his soldiers. unified country. Why did Asoka not want to fight with an army? a. Multiple Choice. 7. He wanted to defeat everyone by himself. 3. b. having hospitals c. being cruel to animals d. They wanted to be like their neighbors. together 4. They wanted India to be a strong. He saw the suffering that his soldiers had caused. Some of the best-known writings from the Mahayana Tripitaka are called the . was a famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire. c. eating meat b. Fill in the blanks.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: The Mauryan Empire of India A.
the Jakata Tales were told by a. Jackal to show people how to live. the otter d. Why were the other animals not rewarded? a. merciful rule b. the thousands of people he killed c. 11. 62 .8. Buddha d. Asoka built hospitals for sick people and sick animals. They did not find any food. In the story we read from the Jakata Tales. Asoka became famous for a. . A vegetarian is someone who a. They only ate grass. Asoka planted trees along the road so that travelers could walk in the shade. the jackal 12. C. the hare c. . does not allow violence b. It was very unusual for ancient cities to be united together. King Asoka gave up eating meat because of the teachings of Sakka. the monkey b. 16. 15.” 13. According to legend. doesn’t eat meat c. who was rewarded for his generosity? a. d. his just. 14. harsh commands 10. Write the word “true” or “false. c. b. Sakka c. his strict. They would not share any food. Asoka b. They stole their food. takes care of animals 9. True or False. the trees he planted d.
clay that had been hardened 63 . copper fibers d. The first Chinese writing used pictures that looked almost exactly like the words they represented. In this form of writing. . calligraphy c. cuneiform c. Fill in the blanks. Ancient China was divided into rulers and armies. pictograms b. but later Chinese writing began to change into writing that looked less like the words they stood for. The ruler of the kingdom of kingdoms and became the first emperor of all China. Circle the letter of the best choice. The ruler of each kingdom was called the 3. hieroglyphics d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: China: Writing and the Qin A. grasses & reeds c. calligraph d. a. separate kingdoms with their own . 2. 1. conquered all of the other B. so this time period is called “The Period of the . cuneiform 6. Writers in ancient China first used special sharp paintbrushes made out of a. . Multiple Choice.” 4. This kind of writing is called . character 7. 5. These kingdoms were constantly fighting. pictogram b. animal hair b. each word is called a a.
cuneiform c.” 14. He didn’t want any of his people to escape. He made all of the former rulers move to his capital city so he could keep an eye on them. He wanted to be remembered forever. He burned thousands of books. 11. rocks from the river beds d. with ink and blocks of wood. b. 12. He wanted to keep the Mongols out of China. Archaeologists found thousands of life-sized clay horses and soldiers around Qin Zheng’s tomb. The Chinese were the first people to use a. Qin Zheng changed his name to Shi Huangdi meaning “Emperor of the Sun. They thought he was fair and just. He was worried about the Mauryan Empire in India. What did Qin Zheng do to keep control of his new kingdom? a. stone and packed dirt C. 16. 64 . clay tablets b. papyrus 9. d. They worshipped him as a god. b. Why did Qin Zheng build the Great Wall of China? a. c. All of the above 10. They despised him for his cruelty. 15. True or False. What is the Great Wall of China made of? a. b. d. c. The Great Wall of China is almost as long as the United States is wide.” 13. carved blocks of stone b. What did the people think about Qin Zheng? a. Write the word “true” or “false. sun-baked clay c. They loved him. d. He killed anyone who tried to rebel against him c. printing d. It took one hundred years to build the Great Wall of China.8.
Confucius lived around the same time as a. Multiple Choice. rebel against c. He taught that people should a. peace d. just d. authority. . hateful 65 to those who are beneath them. wastefulness 4. respect b. Like Buddha. Buddha c. smart c. war b. cruel c. 1. Alexander the Great b. kind b. Abraham d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Confucius A. wealth c. ignore d. wealthy b. . happy d. Qin Zheng 2. sad 3. . Circle the letter of the best choice. Confucius taught that people could learn to be a. He also taught that people in authority should be a. Confucius hated a. which was happening all around him. even if they were poor. disobey 5.
10. 8. this is a bigger mistake. If you make a mistake and correct it. what you would not want others to do to you. Do not do unto others. The Writings of Confucius c. Write the word “true” if the statement is one of the saying of Confucius or “false” if it is not. He who aims to be a man of complete virtue does not seek to gratify his appetite in his food. C. The Analects of Confucius . 66 . 7. The Sayings of Confucius b. The Wisdom of Confucius d. 9.6. True or False. The sayings of Confucius were collected together into a book called a. It is the wiser person who takes rather than gives.
b. Chapter 34 Test: The Rise of Julius Caesar . His uncle was a 4. Why could Caesar not become consul when he wanted to? a. He could not get elected. His ship became lost. reading c. Julius Caesar was born in 2. He became ill and almost died. At one time. Fill in the blanks. public speaking b. c. He was out of the country. d. . d. Multiple Choice. 67 . He was elected to the Senate. What is rhetoric? a. 1. He captured pirates and had them executed. . c. one of Rome’s two rulers. He was shipwrecked. mathematics 6. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea to take more rhetoric lessons? a. the founder of Rome. 7. There were already two consuls. His family claimed to be descended from 3. . 8. writing d. He was not old enough. He was captured by pirates. 5. He won a great victory in Gaul. b. He won a rhetoric competition. b. d. Caesar’s job was governing the Roman province of B. What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? a. c.Name The Story of the World Date A. Circle the letter of the best choice.
The Senators wished that Caesar were more like a. Caesar became popular by throwing large parties for the people he needed to vote for him. his soldiers c. When Caesar became consul. 11. the people b. the ruler of Spain . Caesar had not yet done anything to make himself famous b. Scipio . True or False. Romulus d. Cincinnatus c. his family . Caesar wept when he read the story of Alexander the Great because a. 18. 15. 16. Cincinnatus was a legendary Roman who represented the ideal ruler. the most powerful Senator b. he had never been to Greece and really wanted to go . 17. Alexander the Great b. The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be a. 10. the consuls were known as the triumvirate because there were three of them. the rich. the king of Rome c. Caesar’s father once said that his son would “become one of the most famous men in Rome!” 14. Caesar was excited about his job of governing one of Rome’s colonies. he was sad that Alexander died so young c. 12.9. C. the ruler of Egypt d. Write the word “true” or “false. he wanted a great horse like Bucephalus d. powerful men of Rome d. Caesar was not popular with a.” 13. Caesar always listened to the Senators and did what they said. 68 .
d. b. Fill in the blanks. he made sure they had plenty to eat d. Why was it hard to convince Pompey to turn against Caesar? a. Pompey had married Caesar’s daughter. The convinced Pompey to turn against Caesar. Caesar would be arrested when he returned to Rome. What message did Pompey send to Caesar? a. Julius Caesar wanted to conquer a country called 2. he paid them well c. b. The people who lived in this country were the 3. While he was there. Pompey would give up his job as consul. 8. Chapter 35 Test: Caesar the Hero . Caesar would be made king when he returned to Rome. 69 . he treated them so well b.Name The Story of the World Date A. Caesar would be killed when he returned to Rome. Pompey knew that Caesar was more popular with the people than he was. . 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. 6. All of the above. Caesar’s soldiers were loyal to him because a. Pompey thought that Caesar was a great hero. . d. c. 7. Pompey was jealous of Caesar. Multiple Choice. c. . to look for Pompey. Caesar fell in love with B. 1. Caesar went to 5.
44 BC? a. c. He became the new pharaoh of Egypt. I saw. b. d. to inherit his power. Caesar had to cross the a. Rubicon b. What happened to Caesar on March 15. d. They gave Caesar many gifts of gold and jewels. All of the men who were the right age already belonged to Caesar’s army. He was named dictator for life. Octavian. He was crowned as king. Euphrates d. b.9. 10. b. 16. “Veni. What did the two pharaohs of Egypt do to try to make friends with Caesar? a. Ganges River to return to Rome. They gave Caesar part of Egypt. d. When Caesar sent back reports to the Roman people about the wars he was fighting. 14. 11. he was always honest about the times when he was defeated. Tiber c. Why was it hard for Pompey to find soldiers to fight for him? a. c. No one liked Pompey. vici” means “I came. I conquered” in Latin. Many of Caesar’s friends turned against him. but Brutus remained loyal. They sent Pompey’s head to Caesar in a bag. Write the word “true” or “false. c. 17. They sent Pompey to Caesar as a prisoner. True or False. 70 .” 13. No one wanted to fight against Caesar’s army. 18. Caesar’s wife begged him not to go to the Senate on March 15. 12. vidi. Caesar wanted his adopted son. Pompey did not have enough money to pay them. 15. C. Caesar was made king when he returned from Egypt. He was killed in the Senate.
The month of 3. hid in Egypt c. he be made the new emperor d. b. 2. When Julius Caesar died. He demanded that the Senate make him king. threw a huge party that lasted for ten days . Octavian became Rome’s first B. Octavian went to the Senate and demanded that a. Caesar’s murderers be put to death c. Octavian’s uncle and adopted father was was named after Octavian. Circle the letter of the best choice. the people did not like him c. a. Caesar be honored with a special statue b. he was too old b. The Senate did not want Octavian to become a leader of Rome because a. The month of 4. was named after Julius Caesar. Octavian b. he be made a consul 7.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: The First Roman Prince A. . became the new king d. How was Octavian like Julius Caesar? a. refused to see anyone 6. . 1. Multiple Choice. d. he did not have enough money 8. He fell in love with Cleopatra. Fill in the blanks. . 71 . c. . he was too much like Caesar d. He made the Roman Empire bigger and richer. 5. He made many enemies in the Roman Senate.
The Senate also changed Octavian’s name to a. 12. C. Rome was finally at peace. 13.9.” 15. The Senate gave Octavian the title of a. Cincinnatus Caesar . 10. Augustus Caesar d. Princeps Caesar c. emperor d. Octavian’s new name meant “blessed” and “majestic. Octavian was only nineteen when Caesar died. consul for life . Julius Caesar b. dictator for life c. First Citizen b. Write the word “true” or “false.” 72 . True or False. The English word “prince” comes from the Latin word “princeps. 14.” 11. Octavian gave presents and money to every rich family in Rome. After Julius Caesar died.
Multiple Choice. The time of peace and safety in the Roman Empire was called the . Syria d. Many people celebrate the birth of Jesus on 5. Jesus was born in 4. 6. . The king of Judea ordered everyone to move to a new place to be counted. According to the Bible. Augustus Caesar ordered that everyone in the Roman Empire go back to the place were their ancestors were from to be counted. We can read about Jesus in the four books of the Bible called the 3. 2. d. a. Phoenicia b. . c. .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The Beginning of Christianity A. The people who followed Jesus became known as B. Anna b. Jesus was born in an area called Judea which was once known as a. 1. Fill in the blanks. Why did Jesus’ parents have to take a trip just before he was born? a. was the mother of Jesus. Elizabeth c. Canaan c. They wanted to be with their families when the baby was born. 73 . . . Mary d. Sarah 8. They were looking for new jobs. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. Jerusalem 7.
Jesus was not very popular with the people of Judea. The years after Jesus’ birth are called a. in the temple c. he appeared to Caesar Augustus 12. When Jesus grew up. to Augustus Caesar d. The Sermon on the Mount contains many of Jesus’ teachings. 74 . True or False. 17. servants d. to the chief priests b. Jesus’ mother worshipped the God of Abraham. 18. kings c. and after three days . 16. Write the word “true” or “false. Angels announced the birth of Jesus to a group of a. AC . BCE c. 10. 11. BC b. “Anno Domini” means “The Year of Our Lord” in Latin. C. women . he went to heaven d. his most famous teaching was given a. his followers began mourning for him c. During the time when Jesus was born. 15.” 13. 14. The Gospel of Luke says that after Jesus died. AD d. shepherds b. he came back to life b.9. it was dangerous to travel on the Mediterranean Sea. The Romans were worried that Jesus might decide he wanted to become the king of the Jews. a. on the side of a mountain . he was put into a tomb.
until the Assyrians captured them. the Israelites joined him there because a. 75 . sons who became the tribes of Israel. The Romans forced them to pay high taxes. Multiple Choice. they missed Joseph so much b. Fill in the blanks. Jerusalem c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation A. The Israelites lived in to move back to their own land. was the good king of Persia and Babylon who allowed the Jews . 5. The Romans wouldn’t let them worship God. The Romans made them their slaves. was the father of the Jewish nation. The Jews worshipped God in the Temple in the city of a. . Rome b. Jacob had 3. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. 4. 6. a famine had destroyed all their crops d. Bethlehem d. they wanted to worship the Egyptian gods 7. 2. the Jews were ruled by the B. The Romans would not let them stay in their own country. d. 8. When Joseph lived in Egypt. Around the time of Jesus’ life. they thought they could become rich in Egypt c. Why didn’t the Jews like the Romans? a. Nazareth . 1. c.
They ignored the Jews and let them have their country. The Jews hid them from the Romans. They remained in Canaan. c. Write the word “true” or “false. 16. b. They melted into the cracks between the stones of the Temple’s foundations. all the way down to its foundation.” 13. a and b 10. 15. They were scattered throughout all the countries of the ancient world. C. What did the Jews do when they rebelled against Rome? a. They conquered the Romans. The Jews sold them to help pay for their fight against the Romans. but were never again a strong nation. c. c. They burned down the Temple. They were all killed. 76 . The Romans never worried about countries rebelling against them. The Temple was destroyed. d. Armed groups of Jewish men attacked Roman soldiers. d. b. Other countries ruled the Jews for many years. What happened to the Jews? a. 14. d. The Jews gave them to the Romans. True or False. c.9. 12. They killed the emperor. They killed all of the Jews. c and d 11. b. The Jews have never returned to the land of Canaan. b. What did the Romans do when the Jews rebelled? a. They set fire to the house of the Roman ruler of Judea. What happened to all of the gold and silver decorations inside the Temple? a. d.
Fill in the blanks. c. . disobeyed all of the Roman laws d. Nero. He built a new capital city. Multiple Choice. in another city at a meeting d. . Chapter 39 Test: Rome and the Christians even . watching from his palace b. b. He stayed where he was for several more days. The Roman emperors did not like the Christians because the Christians a. He rebuilt all of the buildings that had been burned down. visiting Egypt c. were encouraging the Roman people to rebel 77 . in the country giving a huge party 7. 1. were becoming wealthier than the Romans c. d. Why were people so afraid of Nero? a. 2. .Name The Story of the World Date A. Nero was a. Nero had everyone who disagreed with him murdered. Nero blamed the 3. Circle the letter of the best choice. 8. b. Nero tried to put spells on people. What did Nero do when he heard about the fire? a. Nero was so similar to Augustus Caesar. . the worst Roman emperor of all. Constantine built a new capital city for the Roman Empire called B. When the city of Rome burned. d. c. The Christians held meetings in underground passages called 4. When Rome burned. Nero stole money from a lot of people. loved though he was terrible at it. He gave money to all of the poor families. would not worship the emperor b. 6. 5.
Constantine’s army was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. c. b. the army of God 12. the Christians paid him a lot of money 11. True or False. 16. he wanted the Christians to think he was a good emperor d. One emperor made his horse a consul and told everyone to obey the horse. He became a Christian. Write the word “true” or “false. He took a trip to Jerusalem C. cross c. d. a fish made out of clouds b. dove as a secret symbol to identify other Christians. The Romans worshipped the emperor as one of their gods. a cross of light d. he was a Christian too . a picture of Jesus c. What happened to Constantine after the battle? a. He returned to Rome.” 13.9. The Christians used a a. What did Constantine see in the sky before an important battle? a. The Roman army often refused to obey the emperors because they were such bad generals. 78 . Greek word for Jesus d. he didn’t think it was right to put people in jail because of who they worshipped c. He started persecuting the Christians again. 18. 14. 17. The Roman people were grateful to Nero for helping them after the burning of Rome. Many Christians were forced to fight in gladiator shows or killed by wild animals during Nero’s reign. 15. Constantine ended the persecution of the Christians because a. 10. b. fish b.
some of the countries that Rome had conquered began to rebel c. There were no good roads to travel from one end of the empire to another. They had better weapons. The borders were too long for one army to protect. . B. b. The Romans were embarrassed to be beaten by Boadicea because Boadicea was a . They stayed together in battle and obeyed their general. c. There was not enough food for such a large empire. Circle the letter of the best choice. c. d. 79 . The Roman Empire began to weaken because a. 2. Boadicea was the leader of a tribe of in the Roman province of Britain. He ruled the was the emperor who decided to divide the empire into two parts. Fill in the blanks. 4. The emperor could not visit all of the different cities to meet the people.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: Rome Begins to Weaken A. 7. Why did the size of the Roman Empire cause problems? a. all of the above 6. 3. the empire was getting so large d. 5. Multiple Choice. They had better maps of the area. 1. d. b. Why did the Romans finally win against Boadicea? a. there were many bad emperors b. half and chose someone else to rule the other half. They had more men in their army.
The Romans conquered all of the British Isles. Gaul. Spain and Italy itself. When the empire was split. 14. Rome b. 13. Invaders attacked the Roman Empire in Britain. Their weapons had sharp points called barbs on them. b. Londinium 10. 15.8. c. They were not Christians.” 12. d. 16. who was chosen to rule the other half of the empire? a. Londinium 11. The Roman settlement of Londinium became the city of London. If you go to Italy today. Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were two of Rome’s strongest rulers. but they did not stay in control for long. Gaul c. They thought they were crude and uncivilized. 80 . Boadicea b. True or False. Gaul c. was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Constantinople d. Maximian 9. They could not understand their language. Constantinople d. Write the word “true” or “false. Why did the Romans call the people who invaded them “barbarians”? a. Diocletian c. C. you will not see any remains of the Roman Empire. a. Constantine d. Rome b. was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. a.
Another group of barbarians captured him. Fill in the blanks. A Roman soldier killed him. Alaric d. c. What happened to the Huns’ leader before he could marry the emperor’s sister? a. fast . Attila c. The Roman army drove them back out.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: The Attacking Barbarians A. Stilicho 5. give him thousands of pounds of gold c. Multiple Choice. The The Huns were a group of barbarians from Central Asia who attacked Rome on strong. 7. d. . c. introduce him to her brother d. The Roman emperor’s sister sent a letter to the leader of the Huns offering to a. Circle the letter of the best choice. 3. surrender to him b. 4. The emperor paid them a large amount of money. was a brave Roman fighter whose father was a barbarian. The emperor gave their leader his sister in marriage. He died of a nosebleed. B. 2. were a group of barbarians who destroyed the city of Rome. 1. 81 . The leader of the Huns was a. b. marry him 6. b. His own men killed him. d. The did not like living in Rome. . Honoria b. Why did the Huns leave Italy after a successful invasion? a.
The Huns taught their babies to ride horseback even before they could walk. 11. 15. 9. They did not like the Western Roman Empire. he . b. they rejoiced. 16. 13. destroyed Rome’s churches d. 82 . He married the daughter of their leader. took the people of Rome as hostages c. The Huns built a huge monument over the grave of their great leader. 14. When the Eastern Roman Empire heard that Rome had been invaded. c. When the Visigoths invaded the city of Rome. c. Write the word “true” or “false. True or False. They did send help. Some barbarians grew to like the Roman way of life and sometimes switched sides. 10. He defeated them after many battles. When the emperor heard that the Visigoths were again planning to invade Rome. C. gathered together a small army to defend the city c. They had become allies with the Visigoths. He killed their leader. He gave them four thousand pounds of gold. How did Stilicho get the Visigoths to leave Rome? a. The emperor was afraid that the barbarians would attack his own city.8. sent them a letter begging them to leave. Why didn’t the Eastern Roman Empire send help? a. Many Romans felt bad after they executed Stilicho. a. b. they a. but it arrived too late. killed himself b. d.” 12. fled to a small city in the middle of a swamp d. ripped down golden statues and stole coins and jewelry b. did not harm anything in the city . d.
1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: The End of Rome A. Stilicho 5. b. What happened to the land that once belonged to Rome? a. It was given to the Huns. decided to drive the Roman Emperor out of hiding. Orestes d. Circle the letter of the best choice. 83 . the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire. . When the emperor heard that he was coming he a. gathered an army for one last fight d. 4. c. ran away b. years old when he was named emperor. 2. It became part of the Eastern Roman empire. last d. sent him thousands of pounds of gold 6. The Romans called their last emperor “Momyllus” which means a. Attila c. Multiple Choice. Alaric b. Fill in the blanks. great ruler c. He was only After the Roman Empire divided. B. d. was the last Roman emperor. It was divided among the various barbarian kings. It all became the country of France. surrendered to him c. An invader named a. little disgrace 7. 3. . little ruler b.
frigidarium E. When the people of the Eastern Roman Empire heard that the Western Roman Empire was gone. D. The Romans loved their last emperor. floris d. they mourned. liber c. familia f. True or False. 17. 10. navis e. library 14. 9. 11. 18. navy 15. flower a. scriptum b. Name three things other than words that we get from the Romans. family 13. 16. refrigerator 12. Write the word “true” or “false.C. 84 . Match each English word with the Latin word it comes from (one word will not be used).” 8. The Romans gave us many words and inventions that we use today.
d 13. d 13. 16. d 15. Ur a d true 2. true Chapter 4 Test 1. 6. 13. true 5. false 2. 18. false Chapter 3 Test 1. true 4. true 2. d 13. false Chapter 5 Test 1. a 15. false 5. c 14. city-states 8. nomad b b false 2. three 9. false 3. Egypt 10. 11. 17. twelve 9. 16. Sumerians 7. 8. Sargon 9. Kish 10. Mesopotamia 6. c 11. true 3. 15. a 12. a 13. caves d true true 4. canals 9. 11. Egyptians 6. 18. 8. a 14. true 12. Canaan d true false 4. true 4. false 4. false 15. a 14. heart 8. 6. 11. 13. 13. priests 7. pharaoh 10. 16. 6. false 3. 17. b 12. c 14. a 10. true 5. Genesis c c false 3. true 4. true 5. d 7. c 11. tents c b false 3. 5. d 11. b 14. twelve 9. b 15. 16. the Fertile Crescent 5. b 12. false 5. Africa a a true 2. hieroglyphics 7. c 14. Volume 1: Ancient Times ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. pyramids 10. a 10. true 3. c 15. true Chapter 2 Test 1. 18. Lower Egyptians b true true 4. true Chapter 6 Test 1. 8. 12. cuneiforms 9. one year 8. 6. 7. 12. flood c b false 3. true Chapter 7 Test 1. 10. Upper Egyptians 9. c 15. 17. 12. The Code of Hammurabi 6. mummies b b false 2. true 85 . 7.The Story of the World. Babylonia a b false 2. 7. Sumer 8. a 14. 11.
true 5. c 10. 8. false 5. Nubia a c true 2. true 2. Sahara Desert 6. false Chapter 15 Test 1. false 5. true Chapter 11 Test 1. d 12. 17. Anansi the Spider 9. true 4. true 3. c 14. Gilgamesh 8. false 2. 16.Chapter 8 Test 1. a 12. true 13. Tyre 9. b 5. b 15. true 14. silk b true true 4. true 10. a 10. a 12. b 11. b 11. 6. 6. true 86 . d 15. false 5. d 15. Indus River 8. a 12. false 2. a 15. 11. a 14. b 13. c 11. 13. d 2. c 14. 11. 17. rice c a false 3. true 4. false 3. d 13. dynasty 8. Exodus 10. b 6. water 8. b 10. Kush 7. 16. 7. a 16. false Chapter 13 Test 1. Abraham a b false 2. c 12. Yellow b d false 2. false Chapter 9 Test 1. d 10. 8. d false a c 3. Carthage 7. a 14. d 14. 12. b 14. 12. Assyrian 7. a 8. true 4. c 8. true Chapter 10 Test 1. d 15. Canaan 9. 13. Canaan 6. slaves d d true 3. a 15. true 3. false 13. b 13. 12. true 3. false 4. false 5. 7. d 11. Moses c true true 4. 16. snake 9. 18. 7. b 14. true Chapter 12 Test 1. b Chapter 14 Test 1. c 10. northern 6. a 13. oasis 7. 6. trading 6. true 4. citadels 9. true 2. c 15. c 4. Red Sea 9. Mediterranean Sea 3. pictograms 10. false 5. false 11. rivers 7. dynasty 9. 17. 18. true 5. 11. a 15. c 9.
c a c false 3. 17. 12. false Chapter 20 Test 1. librarian 9. Sparta a d true 12. true 3. b 10. false 15. d 14. true 4. b c d true 2. Mediterranean c a false 3. a 14. d 4. c 10. cruel 7. d 15. Minoans b c true 2. 8. d 9. Nineveh 8. a 13. b 17. false Chapter 18 Test 1. true 2. 7. Greece 9. false 5. shepherds 7. false 3. d a a true 2. a 3. 18. 7. false Chapter 17 Test 1. 18. false 2. c 14. 11. a b true false 4. true 5. a 12. 12. 16. 18. 17. d 14. true 4. c a b false 2. a 10. 12. 16. a 10. forum d d false 13. 6. b 15. c 3. a 10. false 5. 6. c 5. 16. 8. true 14. 11. a 87 . a 14. 11. b 12. bulls b c true 4. 6. b 15. 13. false Chapter 21 Test 1. a 5. b 9. Daniel 7. 6. c 16. Cyrus 8. Medes 6. true 5. false 5. a 8. c 15. 16. 11. d 10. a 15. e g b true 4. animal c c true 2. Minotaur 10. a 13. 16. 17. b 7. 8. false Chapter 23 Test 1. b 11.Chapter 16 Test 1. d 15. false 4. 13. h 9. baskets 6. 11. c 12. f a d false 3. true 4. democracy 9. 16. Athens c b true 11. 8. 7. 13. 6. Persia 8. b 18. c 14. d 14. 12. true Chapter 19 Test 1. d 2. b 15. 11. 13. Hanging Gardens 9. navy 9. true Chapter 22 Test 3. true 5. 7. 18. c 10. 6. 17. b 13. true 1.
6. false 3. c 15. true 4. true Chapter 29 Test 1. 16. Hannibal 8. false 5. false 5. mountains 8. caste 9. togas 9. c 13. 12. 6. false 3. c 12. d 13. Persia c b true 3. b 3. a 10. d 14. c 12. d 13. c 14. Persian 7. a 14. Buddha 8. Asoka 7. a 14. c 12. b 10. a 10. true 5. a 10. Atlantic d b true 2. 11. f a a true 3. c 10. 8. 6. true 88 . true 4. 17. lighthouse 8. seven a b false 2. 17. 6. true Chapter 28 Test 1. 6. 11. 11. navy 7. b 3. Athens d b true 2. c 12. b d c false 2. 16. 7. b 14. a c false true 4. a 15. 11. a 10. d 15. 11. Punic Wars 6. false 4. a 14. Italy 7.Chapter 24 Test 1. 13. c 15. 16. a 13. 8. c 15. 16. true Chapter 31 Test 1. a 14. Sparta 9. Parthenon b true false 4. written records 9. a 12. 6. false 4. true 5. Ganges d c false 3. 7. 7. united d b false 2. d 13. b 2. 12. Etruscans 8. e 9. Jakata Tales 9. 6. Asia b b true 2. Hinduism 8. d 15. Scipio 9. 18. Macedonia c c false 2. true Chapter 26 Test 1. d 11. true 5. d 15. d 3. false Chapter 25 Test 1. b 13. 11. c 15. 16. 12. true 4. Alexandria 9. true Chapter 30 Test 1. 17. 16. false 4. b 14. true 5. 16. false Chapter 27 Test 1. true 5. c 10. false 5. a 10. 13. 11. 18. Central America 7.
true Chapter 38 Test 1. twelve 7. 16. 6. 18. false 2. Christians c b true 3. 12. false Chapter 36 Test 1. true 5. Constantinople 9. 11. a 14. d 15. 16. true Chapter 34 Test 1. 11. c 15. false Chapter 35 Test 1. 8. emperor 9. Romulus c b false 3. true 5. 17. false 4. 6. a 3. 17. a 9. c 12. c 7. a 10. false 89 . d 14. 11. Spain 9. d 15. 13. true Chapter 37 Test 1. 7. a 10. Christmas 9. false 4. true 5. a 14. 11.Chapter 32 Test 1. a 14. 6. c 10. 11. 7. Senate a false false 4. false 5. 16. 17. c 15. Romans 10. Julius Caesar 6. d 14. 12. false 4. d 11. a 14. d 2. Warring States 8. 16. 13. 6. Cleopatra 10. d 3. 11. 12. 7. 6. 18. a 12. Pax Romana b a false 2. true Chapter 39 Test 1. 18. b 6. Canaan 8. August 7. 16. true 5. false 5. six d b true 2. Britain d c true 2. Gospels c c true 3. Cyrus 9. 8. a 14. Christians 10. a 8. a 10. d 13. catacombs a true false 4. 13. b 13. 16. true Chapter 33 Test 1. consul d true true 4. 17. Bethlehem b false true 4. music d c true 2. false 5. b 10. 12. Celts b b true 3. July 8. warlord 7. Qin 9. true 4. 18. 8. 7. Abraham c b false 2. b 15. true 5. 8. b 15. true 3. 6. c 15. Egypt 9. true 3. 13. c 13. Rome d b true 2. a 12.
d 10. true Chapter 41 Test 1. Stilicho 7. true 3. 16–18. c 15. 11. c 12.Chapter 40 Test 1. c 14. 15. true 5. b 15. 6. d 10. e answers will vary 3. b 4. 11. Celts d b false 2. Romulus Augustus d 7. c 12. d 13. b 9. true 14. 5. Vandals 8. false 13. Byzantine a true c 2. true 4. a 14. d 90 . woman 7. 6. false 4. a 13. true Chapter 42 Test 1. true 3. 10. false 5. c f 12. 16. eastern 9. 11. c 9. Diocletian 8. six 8. warhorses a a false 2. 6. 16.
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