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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
roll them up into scrolls d. 5. wet clay c. Where is Mesopotamia? a. . fold them up 8. hieroglyphics d. between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. found a better way to write using wet clay. Fill in the blanks. bake them until they were hard c. get them wet to harden them b. . The were among the earliest people to use writing. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Egyptians learned to make a special kind of paper called a. The people who lived in 4. 1. papyrus 5 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: The First Writing A. cuneiform c. . paper 6. 2. below the Nile River c. Multiple Choice. in Egypt b. meso b. sand d. The Egyptians carved their pictures into a. They wrote with pictures called B. next to Egypt 7. . stone tablets b. What did the Sumerians do with their tablets after they carved them? a. They wrote with pictures called 3.
12. d. b. It can be folded or rolled up into a scroll. stone b. paper C. What is something that is not good about this special paper? a. We know a lot about early Egyptian and Sumerian history because of the writings that have been found.” 11. wet clay c. Writing in clay was harder than carving in stone. It takes up less room. It starts to fall apart over time. 15. We do not know a great deal about what happened in Egypt after they started writing on because these writings have crumbled and disappeared.9. The word Mesopotamia means “between two rivers. 6 . a. Write the word “true” or “false. Egyptian paper was made from reeds that grew along the banks of the Nile. 13. 10. True or False.” 14. The stone tablets carved by the Egyptians lasted for a long time and they were quick to make. c. It is easier to write on paper than on clay or stone.
several days b. the Egyptians began to make first time. They were covered in special spices and placed back in the body. 8. What did the priests do with most of the organs inside a dead body? a. for the 2. Pharaohs were buried in B. two weeks d. They were wrapped in linen strips. would be weighed on a special pair of coffins before it was buried. Only 3. What was placed between the strips of linen wrapped around a mummy? a. to keep their treasures safe. were allowed to embalm bodies. wine d. 6.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Old Kingdom of Egypt A. b. Fill in the blanks. spices c. The Egyptians believed that the scales when a person reached the afterworld. Multiple Choice. one year 7. Circle the letter of the best choice. They were covered with gold. A mummy was put into 5. During the Old Kingdom of Egypt. How long did it take to make a mummy? a. c. pieces of jewelry 7 . d. They were covered in special spices and placed in canopic jars. over two months c. salt b. 4. 1.
C. The Egyptians believed it was important to embalm a body so that the dead could enter the afterworld. A was put onto the mummy’s face so that the gods would recognize him. wood 11. A sarcophagus was a big stone coffin inside the burial chamber. 8 . clothes. b. a. They used cranes and bulldozers. beautiful painting d. c. sarcophagus b. They carved the pyramids out of mountains. d. gold mask c. Once a tomb was sealed it was never again opened or disturbed by robbers. They built ramps and used ropes. gold d. and jewelry. clay c. The burial chamber would be filled with everything that a dead person would need in the afterlife such as furniture. food. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. 14. The Great Sphinx is an imaginary animal with the body of a man and the head of a lion. papyrus 10. They used elephants to drag the blocks. 16. How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? a. stone b.9.” 12. True or False. games. 13. What were the pyramids made out of? a.
because each city was like a separate wanted to make all of the cities into one country. king c. 1. soldier d. The cities in Sumer were called country with its own king and army. army b. farmers d. is the area of land between the Tigris and lived in this area. in the king’s palace. fences b. Sargon became the a. general 8. The 3. A man named 5. . 9 . thick walls with high towers 7. Multiple Choice. cup bearer c. cook b. clay tablets c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 5 Test: The First Sumerian Dictator A. 4. Euphrates rivers. He grew up in the city of B. 6. Fill in the blanks. queen to follow him. castles d. 2. Circle the letter of the best choice. Sargon became so popular that he convinced the a. What did the villages in Sumer build to protect themselves? a.
He poisoned all of the other kings. 10. b. All of the cities in Mesopotamia were glad that Sargon was their new king. Sumer c. Mesopotamia . How did Sargon unite all of the cities in Mesopotamia? a. Write the word “true” or “false. 10 .” 11. 12.9. 14. Sargon convinced the army to kill the king. 13. A military dictatorship is when a ruler uses his army to make sure people obey him. Sargonia b. He became very popular with all of the people. Sargon sent police to every city to make sure the people were following his laws. Sargon named his new empire a. Akkadia d. c. One story about Sargon says that he was found floating down the Euphrates River in a basket when he was a baby. He fought over fifty wars. 15. C. True or False.
Judah c. Haran d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Babylon b. 1. Abraham did not have a son to carry on the family business 7. the moon-god would not protect him d. became a powerful leader in B. Babylon might attack Ur and he would lose all of his riches 11 . Isaac . he did not have enough money c. Terah.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Jewish People A. Benjamin b. God told Abram to move to the land of 4. . Jacob d. Joseph. . Abram lived in one of the cities in Sargon’s empire called . Canaan 8. a. had 5. When Abraham was 100 years old. Abram’s father. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. Jacob. 6. . Terah moved his family. he had a son named a. 2. to a. was worried that b. sons. . Jacob’s son. Abraham’s grandson. . The Bible tells the story of Abram in the book of 3. Egypt c. including Abram and Sarai.
15. 16.9. or the Jewish people. God promised to bless Abraham if Abraham would worship only God. What did Joseph’s brothers do to him? a. He gave Joseph to Potiphar. C. d. the sun. b. moon. They made fun of him. a shepherd’s crook 10. vines and grapes b. b. When Joseph’s brothers came to Egypt to buy food during the famine. What did Pharaoh do after Joseph told him what his dream meant? a. c. There were ten tribes that became known as the nation of Israel. He sent Joseph back to Canaan. What special gift did Jacob give to Joseph? a. He killed Joseph. When the Israelites moved to Egypt. Write the word “true” or “false. d. The Pharaoh of Egypt had a dream about a. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the special gift that Jacob gave to Joseph. 17. They sold him to traders as a slave. c. a beautiful coat b. bread baskets and birds c. 18. they recognized Joseph immediately. 11. a flock of sheep c. They threw him in a pit and left him there. and stars d. his own servant d. 12. Abraham means “father of many children. seven fat cows and seven skinny cows . He made Joseph second in command in Egypt. 12 . They killed him.” 14. they began to worship the same gods that the Egyptians worshipped.” 13. True or False.
Hammurabi ruled the whole southern part of Mesopotamia called . Circle the letter of the best choice. a powerful king 6. They are all fair laws. 4. They are the first set of written laws that we know of. 2. a strong army c. He wrote down a set of laws called 3. 7. Who had to obey these laws? a. d. religious priests d. only soldiers . Multiple Choice. God gave them to him. 5.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Hammurabi and the Babylonians A. months. They divided this time period into B. Why are Hammurabi’s laws important? a. Fill in the blanks. everyone but the king c. . Hammurabi wanted his empire to be governed by a. These laws are still used today. 13 . 1. everyone d. just laws b. c. only men b. The Babylonians called the time that it took the earth to go all the way around the sun once . b.
Write the word “true” or “false. farming d. The Babylonians could tell the difference between stars and planets. They were written on a scroll in a ziggurat . praying and offering sacrifices b. Marduk. 12.” 11. The Babylonians divided an hour into 50 minutes. Hammurabi believed that the chief god of Babylon. 15. watching the movements of the planets and stars c. 9. the gods b. True or False. 13. They were written on clay tablets. 14 . People in Babylon believed that they could find out what the gods were doing by a. made him king so that he could become rich. asking the priests d. C. b. The people of Mesopotamia lived with war all the time because the citystates were constantly fighting with each other. the laws of other cities c. . 14. c. Hammurabi encouraged his people to learn more about a. nature 10. d. observing nature .8. They were carved on the walls of the palace. Where did Hammurabi write down his laws? a. Hammurabi wanted people to follow his laws because they were right—not because soldiers were making them obey. They were carved on a stone monument.
Kish d. He rewarded the people who obeyed him. Assur c. He killed anyone who would not do exactly what he said. be a noble king 7. They did not think that the Assyrians were good warriors. a B. . He promised to let the people choose their own leaders. 8. ate a magic plant that made it live forever. 5. 1. 2. rule the whole world c. be a fair ruler b. Egypt 6. Shamshi-Adad wanted to a. Shamshi-Adad ruled the part of Mesopotamia. Where did Shamshi-Adad live? a. c. d. is one of the oldest fairy-tales in the world. Empire. What did the people in Mesopotamia think of the Assyrians? a. How did Shamshi get people to obey him? a. They were scared of the Assyrians. They thought the Assyrians had good laws. The name of his empire was the 3. Babylon b. b. Multiple Choice. c. 15 . Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice. They thought the Assyrians were fair rulers. d. become a priest d. According to this story. He had fair laws. b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Assyrians A. The story of 4.
14. Hammurabi conquered the Assyrians. Hammurabi was not as cruel as Shamshi-Adad. Gilgamesh ate a magic plant that made him live forever. Gilgamesh was a good king. d. 15. a monster named Enkidu b. Gilgamesh became the new ruler. Shamshi-Adad ruled by fear and cruelty. a man named Utnapishtim d. what did the sky god. 10. His two sons split his empire. 12.9. c.” 11. Anu. Write the word “true” or “false. 16 . and his people loved him. What happened after Shamshi-Adad died? a. 13. His two sons ruled together peacefully. b. Gilgamesh and Enkidu eventually became good friends. a strong army C. According to the story. According the story of Gilgamesh. send to help the people? a. a new king c. True or False.
Farmers in India grew grain like the Mesopotamians. Another way that the Indian farmer was different from the Mesopotamian farmer was he used . corn and rice 7. corn and melons b. elephants and water buffalo b. 1. 17 . Ancient cities often used rivers as a road because a. Their cities were often built around huge circular mounds called B. . rice and beans c. it was safer than building roads c. it was easier and faster to travel by boat than across land d. Fill in the blanks. 5. iron tools d. but they also grew a. The people of India built cities near the 4. boats to trade his crops c. a. the people did not have enough money to build roads 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. cotton and melons d. Many ancient cities were built near 3.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: The First Cities of India A. canals to irrigate . . Ancient people began to make money by . with other cities. the people could not agree where to build roads b. 2. Multiple Choice. .
The people of ancient India built comfortable houses with courtyards.” 11. What were the houses in the Indus Valley made of? a. The people of India found that it was easier to travel over the mountains than to travel by sea. elephants c. to make transportation easier d. Why were the cities in the Indus Valley built around citadels? a. One ancient story passed down in India tells of a hunter and a flock of a. animal skins d. True or False. to make it easier for the farmers to work together b. 12. no one knew that the great cities of India ever existed because they had been deserted and covered with dirt and sand. cedar logs c. 15. wells. For hundreds of years. to protect the people in case enemies attacked c. mud bricks baked hard in ovens 10. The cities of India were eventually united into one large kingdom. C. 14. Write the word “true” or “false. and even toilets and drains. quail b. 18 . 13. stone b. No one knows for sure what happened to the citadel cities of India. water buffalo d. chickens . to help the people become rich 9.8.
Why was China called the “Far East”? a. She saw some cocoons in a tree and thought they would make pretty fabric. The people of China first lived between the River and the Yangtze River. It was far away from the Yangtze River. . There are no written records about his empire. How did Lei Zu discover the new kind of fabric? a. Many of the written records say different things. The Empress Lei Zu discovered a way to make the fabric called is when a family rules one country for many years. c. It was all the way the way to the edge of the world to the Mesopotamians. Her servant girl told her how to make it. Fill in the blanks. She had a dream about it. Why don’t we know many facts about the first great leader of China? a. The Chinese used a special kind of writing called B. c. 7. The Yangtze River was east of China. . The Chinese people had to travel far to the east to trade with other people. 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. In China. d. 6. b. No one understands Chinese writing. b. d. A cocoon fell into her cup of tea. the farmers grew a different kind of grain called 3. 1. c. 8. b. d. A 5. Multiple Choice. 2. . 19 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Far East: Ancient China A. There are no stories or legends about him.
True or False. gold c. Chin’s job helping his father in the fields was very easy. iron . and cows 12. turkeys and geese d. letters d. silver d. sheep and goats b. chickens. 10. very dry soil c. very wet soil b. In the story about Chin.9. What kind of soil did the Chinese farmers need to raise their special kind of grain? a. The Shang dynasty ruled for about 500 years. the Chinese began to use a. During the rule of the Shang family. 14. wavy lines c. soil that is wet part of the year and dry part of the year d. 11. 20 . 16. 17. pictures . straight lines b. rocky soil C. Huang Di was the first great leader of China who united the many small villages into one empire. bronze b.” 13. The mulberry plant was an important plant in Ancient China. The Shang family also used a kind of writing in which words look like a. elephants and water buffalo c. The rivers in China often flooded. Write the word “true” or “false. 18. What kind of animals did farmers in China raise? a. 15. pigs. it was the mother’s duty to make sure that the father had everything that he needed in the morning.
b. Multiple Choice. c. This area in Africa was not always dry. dry. Circle the letter of the best choice. d. Many of the written records say different things. We have no stories or legends from Africa. The Egyptians conquered the tribes of people. 4. pollen from trees and seeds from grasses and flowers that do not grow in the Sahara today 7. Many of the tribes of people who lived there fought wars and killed each other. Fill in the blanks. bronze weapons c. b. The only water in this area is found in an water collects and a few scrubby palm trees can grow. 6. is a favorite character of African storytellers. . 21 . 1. What did archeologists find when they dug down through the hard dirt of the Sahara? a. Too much rain flooded it. The rains got scarcer and the grass and trees dried up. fertile place full of trees and . thousands and thousands of artifacts d. it was once a green. Why don’t we know much about ancient Africa? a. B. c. What happened in the Sahara? a. clay tablets with writing on them b. The people of Africa didn’t leave written records or thousands of artifacts. d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: Ancient Africa A. 5. 3. and hot area west of Egypt. a little patch of land where 2. The is a large. No one understands African writing.
The people who once lived in the Sahara were farmers. Plantains are a special kind of rice. east to Egypt b. fearful 10. Which word best describes Anansi? a. rice and melons d. 15. tricky c. yams and rice b. cassava. plantains. 22 . Write the word “true” or “false.8. What kinds of food did Anansi find in the different villages? a. brave d. Yams are like sweet potatoes. and rice C. Where did the people who once lived in the Sahara move? a. north to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 9. True or False.” 11. 14. east to Mesopotamia d. wheat and corn c. The people of Africa passed many stories down from person to person. 12. south to the center of Africa c. just like those who lived in the Fertile Crescent. 13. honest b. Archeologists have found paintings on the walls of caves that show how Africans once lived.
Amenemhet’s reign was the beginning of the a. Multiple Choice. The Egyptians renamed this country 3. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. When Amenemhet became pharaoh. Circle the letter of the best choice. . so he decided to conquer the country to the south of Egypt called . 6. It grew much larger when the people conquered the land of Canaan. Amenemhet’s family ruled Egypt for many years and became a powerful called the Hyksos conquered Egypt after Amenemhet’s 4. The New Kingdom of Egypt d. gold in the hills and ground of the country to the south of . Amenemhet knew there was Egypt. The Old Kingdom of Egypt c. It grew more powerful. B. d. It became weak and powerless. silver c. 5. . 23 . The Second Kingdom of Egypt 7.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt A. bronze b. c. Nomads from family ruled. he wanted to make Egypt larger. a. 2. 1. What happened to the Old Kingdom of Egypt? a. b. ivory d. It was conquered by the Nubians. Fill in the blanks.
Egypt once again became a. 13. unclean. became Egyptian b. One woman from the conquered country to the south became the queen of Egypt. Egypt became stronger even when there were bad pharaohs. Amenemhet b.” 16. and uncivilized c. a group of Egyptian princes d. Who drove the Hyksos out of Egypt? a. rude. C. they a. The Hyksos called the Egyptians “shepherd kings. rebelled against the Egyptians d. The Hyksos used the same kind of weapons that the Egyptians used. . True or False. stronger and more powerful b. moved to the Sahara 9. Using the weapons of the Hyksos. the Egyptians became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the whole world. richer 10. 14. 24 . . After Amenemhet’s family ruled.” 12.8. the Egyptian priests c. When the people to the south of Egypt were conquered by the Egyptians. larger d. good rulers b. polite and good-looking 11. The Egyptians thought that the Hyksos were a. prosperous and wealthy d. moved to Canaan c. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. weak and powerless c. the Canaanites .
Polytheism is the worship of just one god. 6. He persuaded the army to crown him as king. wore men’s clothes and a false beard c. After it was discovered. He married the pharaoh’s daughter. Last Kingdom of Egypt d. 10. 25 . True or False. Before he became pharaoh. Tutankhamen a. Multiple Choice. Write the word “true” or “false. Most Egyptians worshipped only one god. many items had already been stolen. Circle the letter of the best choice. Second Kingdom of Egypt c. wanted the Egyptians to worship just one god B. Hatshepsut 2. Matching. c. b. 7. fought both the Nubians and the Hyksos and made Egypt twice as big b. Match each pharaoh with the correct description. Amenhotep 3. was only seven when he became king. The New Kingdom of Egypt is sometimes called the a. became pharaoh even though she was a woman.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The New Kingdom of Egypt A. 1. Golden Age of Egypt 11. was buried with many treasures that were not found until three thousand years later d. people said that there was a curse on Tut’s tomb. C. The priests named him as the new pharaoh. d.” 5. 8. Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. 9. How did Thutmose become the pharaoh of Egypt? a. . Thutmose 4. He killed the old pharaoh. Thutmose was a general in the Egyptian army. When Tut’s tomb was discovered.
d. c. His army did not want to cross the Euphrates River. worships only one god c. Babylon was too far away. worshipped only one god d. and elephants from Africa c. does not believe in any gods 16. He knew Babylon was too powerful to conquer. He thought that Babylon did not have enough gold or riches. . built many monuments to him c. get married and have children b. Which of the following were Egyptian women not allowed to do? a. incense. tried to forget he had ever been pharaoh 17. become dancers 14. Thutmose did not try to conquer Babylon because a. rule as pharaoh d. buried him with all of his treasures b. the Egyptian people a. serve at the temple c. the pyramids are located c. The Valley of the Kings is a place in Egypt where a. b. archeologists have found old temples 26 . . When Amenhotep died. . . worships no gods d. fought many wars b. Hatshepsut a. monkeys. As pharaoh. A monotheist is someone who a. 13. worships many gods b.12. brought back gold. worshipped only one god d. . ruled for only four years 15. many of the pharaohs lived b. many of the pharaohs were buried d.
They were trying to escape from the Babylonians. The Israelites were unusual in the ancient world because a. they were polytheists c. 4. The Egyptians started to worry that the Israelites might a. start worshipping the Egyptian gods . 6. . 2. they had very small families 7. . 1. Fill in the blanks. . d. c. they were monotheists b. The Egyptians made the Israelites their 3. They were looking for gold. try to steal all of their gold b. When the Israelites left Egypt. 8. B. they were very rich d. Circle the letter of the best choice. The story of the Israelites leaving Egypt is found in the Bible in the book of . The Israelites are descended from . There was a famine in Canaan where they lived. b. Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Israelites Leave Egypt A. They wanted to conquer the Egyptians. God parted the waters of the 5. attack the Egyptians and take their kingdom away d. 27 . decide to move back to Canaan c. was an Israelite who grew up in the palace of the pharaoh. Why did the Israelites move to Egypt? a.
18. five b. Write the word “true” or “false. eight d. the Israelites worshipped only one God. Moses was born into an Egyptian family and was raised in the palace. When the Israelites asked to leave Egypt. 16. a servant girl 11. The Israelite nation grew smaller and smaller in Egypt. pharaoh c. six plagues on Egypt to show that he was more powerful than the gods of 12. pharaoh’s daughter b.” 13. send the Israelites to the Sahara Desert 10. a. True or False. back toward Canaan C. pharaoh said yes. to the Sahara Desert c. 17. to Mesopotamia d. While they lived in Egypt. kill every Israelite baby boy d. When the Israelites left Egypt. 15. What did the pharaoh decide to do about the Israelites? a. God sent Egypt. ten c.9. make the Israelites worship the Egyptian gods b. to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea b. send the Israelites back to Canaan c. Who found a baby floating in a basket on the Nile? a. The Israelites later became a powerful kingdom in their own right. the Egyptians chased them. Where did the Israelites go when they left Egypt? a. 28 . 14. but were drowned. Miriam d.
It was easy to get into and out of. cedar logs 7. B. cedar logs 29 to make their special dye. blue c. and dry. gold 8. 4. What did the Phoenicians use to make glass? a. sand and lye c. sandy. 5. It wasn’t a good place to raise animals because there wasn’t enough grass or water. green b. The Phoenicians used a. c. Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The Phoenicians A. The Phoenicians sailed all around the 3. lye c. What was the color of the Phoenicians’ famous dye? a. . snails b. rocks d. flowers b. . Multiple Choice. The Phoenicians were the group of people living in . 1. d. It was surrounded by steep craggy hills. Two important Phoenician cities were . b. purple d. and 2. It was rocky. snails d. 6. Which of these sentences is not true about the area where the Phoenicians lived? a.
14. The color of this dye was often called “the color of kings” because a. 12. The northern part of Canaan wasn’t a very good place to grow wheat. Dido left her home because she was afraid of her husband. states b. city-states c. the dye was so expensive b. 13. Dido wanted to build her city near the water so that ships would visit and trade with her.” 11. they were moving into an empty country. the dye smelled so good when it was being made . little settlements of people. 30 . True or False. According to the story. a. The Phoenicians were the first glassmakers to invent glass blowing. in many of the places C. When the Israelites walked from Egypt back up to Canaan. countries . it was the Phoenician king’s favorite color d. 15. 10. colonies d. The Phoenicians started where their ships landed.9. only kings were allowed to wear it c. Write the word “true” or “false.
What did most of the people in the Assyrian Empire think about Ashurbanipal? a. Ashurbanipal was a 3. 31 . . used bronze swords c. b. 2. d. Multiple Choice. 5. write poetry b. c. Which of these countries did the Assyrians not conquer? a. They thought he was a fair ruler. dug tunnels under the ground d. India d. listen to music 7. Canaan 6. Egypt c. They hated him. 1. Babylon b. . He lived in the city of 4. wore so much armor 8. The Assyrians were almost impossible to beat because they a. Fill in the blanks. They were happy to obey him. Circle the letter of the best choice. What did Ashurbanipal like to do for fun? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: The Return of Assyria A. . They admired him. He was the first B. . make glass d. The Assyrian army used shields made out of king. hunt lions with bows and arrows c. fought in pairs b.
Assyrian soldiers would dig tunnels under the city walls. 13. scrolls . books were made out of a. True or False. 14. the Assyrians dug canals and flooded the city. He built a beautiful temple. The Assyrians conquered the Israelites and never allowed them to return to Canaan. 10. He told many stories. What did Ashurbanipal do so that people would remember him? a. b.9. stone c. Ashurbanipal built beautiful gardens with strange plants from far away. c. To capture a city. 12. clay d. 15. To defeat the Babylonians. He collected many books. 32 . paper b. Ashurbanipal created the first hospital in the world. Write the word “true” or “false.” 11. d. During Ashurbanipal’s time. C. He held a grand parade.
library d. Canaan c. B. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Babylon Takes Over Again! A. They destroyed it. Nebuchadnezzar b. The king of Babylon built a famous a. temple 33 to honor the chief goddess. 5. . Assyria b. This king also built the They are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. They made it their new capital. Egypt 7. gate b. garden c. Ashurbanipal c. Multiple Choice. Marduk d. Fill in the blanks. They flooded it. This story is recorded in the Bible in the book of 3. Which country was never conquered by the Babylonians? a. Babylon had a powerful king who went mad and lived like a wild . b. Ishtar 6. What was the name of the great king of Babylon? a. a country to the east. The king of Babylon was worried about 4. Ishtar. 2. . of Babylon for his wife. What did the Babylonians do to the city of Nineveh? a. d. They left it alone. 8. . c. Circle the letter of the best choice.
16. a princess from Assyria 11. her family C. Who did the king of Babylon marry? a. the princess of the country to the east c. he thought he was greater than everyone. the flat land c. he never got better. the queen of Egypt b. 14. his wife was so sad b. 15. c. the mountains d. The king of Babylon married his wife because he thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. 34 . he was weary from fighting so many wars . The new queen of Babylon was homesick. True or False.9. including God 10. After the king of Babylon lost his mind. The king of Babylon went mad because a. The Babylonians forgave the Assyrians for destroying Babylon. The Babylonian Empire was not as large as the Assyrian Empire. Write the word “true” or “false. he was so worried about other nations attacking him d. an Israelite princess d. What did she miss the most about her old home? a. her palace b. 13.” 12.
The weather made the water rough and choppy. Ariadne was a legendary king of Crete. Crete is a long. . the king b. King b. 6. The people of Crete used to entertain themselves by leaping over 4. was a monster who was half man and half bull. The people did not know how to make boats. Fill in the blanks. Multiple Choice. Minos c. Sea.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: Life in Early Crete A. The people of Crete held their leaping festivals to honor a. a. their gods c. The B. Aegeus d. . Pirates controlled the sea. There were no maps so the people did not know where to sail. Circle the letter of the best choice. 1. c. their children d. skinny island in the 3. Why was it so dangerous to travel on the sea in ancient times? a. nature 7. an army that fights on water. Nebuchadnezzar . 35 . 2. b. d. The lived on an island called Crete. The people of Crete had the first 5. 8.
a mirror d. Knossos d. This king fed a. What did Theseus use to find his way through the maze so he could kill the monster? b. 15. Write the word “true” or “false. These children were given beautiful clothes. they were tired of living on an island . Ariadne helped Theseus kill the monster. True or False. his slaves c. 36 . planned a huge celebration to welcome him home d. 18. Nineveh c. The island of Thera sank into the sea. 16. a. his father a. was killed by one of his enemies 13. jewelry. The Aegean Sea was named after the father of Ariadne.” 14. Egypt b. a. c. C. 17. a volcano erupted nearby d. a map . girls and boys from a nearby city b. bulls to the monster that lived in the maze beneath his palace. When Theseus was sailing home. Athens 11. and gold. Theseus was the prince of the nearby city. a ball of wool 12. The children who participated in the leaping festivals had a safe job. a. pirates captured them Many historians believe the people left Crete because b. a hurricane forced them to leave c. jumped off a cliff b.9. d. his daughters 10. ran to the shore to meet him . a sword c.
horses d. a. walls d. iron 7. colonies b. They lived in caves.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: The Early Greeks A. Minoans a. also called the Sea people. bronze b. wood c. The Mycenaeans were good fighters because they made their weapons and armor from . Mycenaeans 2. palaces c. gold d. They lived in houses made of stone or wood. Circle the letter of the best choice. invaded Greece from the North c. Multiple Choice. Matching. Match each group of people with the correct description. How did the Mycenaeans live? a. Greek people who conquered the island of Crete d. c. Dorians 3. Philistines 4. javelins b. lived on the island of Crete B. temples 6. . all around the Aegean Sea. 5. 1. The Mycenaeans built a. they conquered the Greeks b. The Mycenaeans were the first Greeks to use a. b. 37 in battle. swords c. The wandered around from place to place. bows and arrows 8.
iron 11. 38 . Mycenaean Era d.” 13. 16. 10. horses d. cannons 12. The barbarians used a. 15. The time period after the Greeks were conquered is called the a. The barbarians thought the Greeks were ignorant. bronze d. swords b. The Mycenaeans learned how to build ships from the Minoans. weapons. We know much about the barbarians who conquered the Greeks because they left many written records. The Mycenaeans were the first great Greek civilization. Write the word “true” or “false. c. 9. The built tents with sticks and animal hides. javelins c. smelly and uncivilized. b.d. C. Golden Age c. Missing Time Era . to kill Greek chariot drivers from a long distance away. The barbarians lived in better houses. How were the barbarians different from the Mycenaeans? a. The barbarians were great craftsmen. gold c. The barbarians had a. wooden b. Dark Ages b. The barbarians had regular jobs. d. True or False. 14. The barbarians couldn’t read or write.
dance b. 5. corn and beans c. Match each person with the correct description. b. What happened to the barbarians who invaded Greece? a. What kind of crops did the Greeks learn to grow? a. the Greeks liked to a. pens b. olives. 1. Multiple Choice. They moved back to their original lands. c. Poseidon 2. Homer 4. Odysseus Chapter 20 Test: Greece Gets Civilized Again a. a Greek warrior who fought in the Trojan War c. alphabet c. They became civilized and learned to live like the Greeks. grapes. draw pictures 8. Matching. oranges and cotton d. a giant with only one eye in the center of his forehead d. Circle the letter of the best choice. attack their neighbors c. The were killed when a volcano erupted.Name The Story of the World Date A. They were eventually defeated by the Mycenaeans. We know more about the early Greeks than we know about the barbarians because they wrote things down using their own . For fun. the Greek god of the sea B. and figs b. Cyclops 3. yams and bananas 7. d. pictograms d. . 6. a. cuneiforms 39 . sing d. a Greek poet who wrote down some of the old Greek stories b.
five d. Nineveh . Both men and women were allowed to compete in the Olympic Games. ten b. True or False. 11. He did not know how to write. 17. 40 . c. yearly wars to honor Zeus and to celebrate courage and strength. 14. He could not walk. The pentathlon was an athletic event in which the athlete had to compete in events. d. a. b. four c. 12. Knossos b. the Greek soldiers held on to the bellies of the giant’s sheep. 10. 18. The Iliad is a poem about a Greek soldier trying to sail back home. chariot races d.9. 15. The Olympic Games were held every six years. Troy c. Many of the letters we use today are borrowed from the ancient Greeks. 16. He was deaf. The Phoenicians had one of the first alphabets. Write the word “true” or “false. the Trojan Games c. The Greeks held a.” 13. Mycenae d. According to tradition. seven different C. One famous Greek story tells about a war when the Greeks attacked the city of a. the Olympic Games b. He was blind. To escape from the giant’s cave. what was wrong with Homer? a.
Name The Story of the World Date A. helped Cyrus become king. c. Circle the letter of the best choice. not punishing the Persians when they did not follow the king’s laws d. letting the king’s grandson run away c. The Persians were a tribe of 3. The Persians thought Cyrus was a great warrior and a a. a. He gave him many gifts of gold and jewels. 1. He taught him how to be a great king. 5. who lived at the edge of Media. . but there was still one country that he had not conquered. This country was . lazy c. This king became the greatest king in the world at that time. became a great king of Persia. What did King Astyges of Persia do with his grandson? a. The Babylonians and the 2. B. He ordered his chief advisor to kill him. Harpagus disobeyed his master by a. Multiple Choice. 6. . He trained him to be a shepherd. ordering a shepherd to kill the baby instead of doing it himself 7. cruel d. good and fair 41 king. Shamshi-Adad 8. Astyges b. Chapter 21 Test: The Medes and the Persians finally defeated the Assyrians. selfish b. Fill in the blanks. d. Harpagus d. Croesus c. not worshipping the king’s gods b. 4. b.
The Medes and the Babylonians also fought against each other. build their own temple in Persia d. d.” 13. 10. 42 . The Jews called Cyrus a. . gold b. he had many more soldiers than the Babylonian king. a cruel tyrant b. soldiers than anyone in the world.9. 14. Cyrus conquered land from Egypt all the way to India. True or False. c. Croesus had more a. Cyrus was raised as a shepherd on a mountain. the Babylonians hated their king. elect their own king . the city did not have a wall around it. 15. When Cyrus became king of Babylon. land c. The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought each other for many years. 16. 12. he allowed the Jews to a. have important positions in his government b. 18. the Babylonian Empire was not very strong. the King with the Golden Touch d. 17. b. he was smaller than all the other boys his age. Astyges was worried by a dream he had. Cyrus was able to easily conquer Babylon because a. return to Palestine c. 11. and the rulers of the world kept changing. Write the word “true” or “false. c. the shepherd king C. the Anointed of the Lord . When Cyrus grew up. palaces d.
The people of 3. 2. 1. complain b. wanted their children to be strong and brave. exercise 8. 4. The Greeks were different from the Persians because all of the Greeks a. kings. A B. warrior d. didn’t obey the same king c. didn’t worship the same gods 6. 5. pass a test of fitness and bravery 43 . Sparta was ruled by a. many b.Name The Story of the World Date A. they had to a. they would gather at a special meeting place called the . didn’t speak the same language b. didn’t dress the same d. Multiple Choice. When the citizens of Athens needed to vote about something. Fill in the blanks. get married b. When Spartan boys were 20 years old. run c. . The people of Chapter 22 Test: Sparta and Athens wanted their children to be wise and educated. Circle the letter of the best choice. . vote d. elected c. Spartan boys were never allowed to a. is when people vote on the laws and the leaders. educated 7. . eat d. leave the army c.
Which of these things did the people of Athens not vote on? a. writing. Athens What were all girls in Athens supposed to do? b. whether they should go to war The Athenians thought it was important to be educated so that a. learn to take care of the household C. 44 . 18. citizens could understand how to vote properly c. Write the word “true” or “false. The people of Athens wanted to be ruled by tyrants. learn to read and write a. c. What were girls in Sparta supposed to do? b. All men in Sparta were allowed to vote. join the army with the men d. their taxes 11. 16. learn to read and write c. music. 15. b. Cyrus was a famous Greek who said ignorant people will always obey tyrants. Sparta d. Sparta and Athens were very similar cities. raise a garden. Girls in Athens learned how to sew. d. mathematics. people would have better jobs 12.9. people could read b. boys would know how to fight a. the gods they would worship d. . Boys in Athens learned reading. 17. have children who would fight for Sparta c. Plato 13. their leaders c.” 14. and poetry. learn how to vote a. True or False. b. learn to take care of the household 10. have children who would fight for Athens d. and take care of children.
d. Confucians c. 45 . the goddess of war B. the highest mountain in Greece. Paris 6. Mount Sinai 11. which means they worshipped many gods. Aphrodite 4. The goddess of war needed something to do. He thought there were too many people on the earth. Why did Zeus want to start a war on earth? a. He liked having wars. He was bored. Menelaus 8. Circle the letter of the best choice. . Zeus 2. Mount Olympus b. 1. the prince of Troy e. Hera 3. polytheists d. Mount Ararat d. b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The Greek Gods A. the king of the gods c. Helen 7. monotheists 10. The Greeks were a. polyglots b. The Greeks believed that their gods lived on a. the goddess of love and beauty f. Eris a. Multiple Choice. Matching. . the goddess of strife h. the wife of Zeus g. the wife of Menelaus d. Athena 5. 9. the king of the Greeks b. Match each person with the correct description. c. Mount Zion c.
He wanted to obey Zeus. a golden crown b. True or False. 17. 15. The Trojan War began. What did Zeus make that caused a war? a. a crown of olive leaves d. c. was asked to judge who was the most beautiful. What happened when Helen fell in love with Paris? a. 18. The Greek gods were always kind and helpful to men. Hera killed Helen. Write the word “true” or “false. He wanted to win every battle he fought. b. Menelaus d. Why did he choose Aphrodite as the most beautiful? a. Poseidon b. b. a. The Trojan War lasted for many years. Eris 14. c.12. d. C. a golden orange c. Paris killed Menelaus. Helen and Paris got married. d.” 16. He wanted to be king of the whole world. 46 . a golden apple 13. The Greeks believed that the gods were very interested in what men were doing. Paris c. He wanted to have the most beautiful woman on earth.
Sparta b. Salamis c. Salamis c. These two cities decided to become friends and allies when to invade Greece. 4. Athens 7. The war with Persia lasted for a. twenty years b. b. B. twenty-five years 6. tried 2.Name The Story of the World Date A. Athens d. Sparta and Chapter 24 Test: The Wars of the Greeks were always fighting with each other. 5. He became a hero. won the Peloponnesian War. He was made the new king. the goddess of war. According to legend. six weeks c. Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice. a messenger ran all the way to of victory. 47 to deliver the news . Sparta b. The was a temple built in honor of Athena. 1. a. Multiple Choice. . Persia d. what happened to the messenger? a. Who was outnumbered at the Battle of Marathon? a. two months d. Persia 8. 3. After the Battle of Marathon. c. He died of exhaustion.
the Greeks threw the messenger down a well. True or False. d. During one battle. c. He killed the greatest Athenian general. The people in Greek friezes look very real. the Athenians refused to come help the Spartans because they were having a religious festival. A frieze is a picture carved in marble. The Persians joined with the Spartans. What happened in the city of Athens while Sparta was attacking them? a. 16. paintings d. 14. A plague broke out inside the city walls. 15. d. When Greece was at peace they became famous for their a. What did Alcibiades do that helped end the war? a. d. 10. b. b. architecture b. food c. The people began to starve to death. 18. After the Battle of Marathon. Sparta and Athens were afraid that another country would try to invade them again.” 13. What caused the Peloponnesian War? a. c. He became a traitor and led the Spartans into his own city. Each Greek city wanted to have the most beautiful buildings and statues. He convinced the Athenians to surrender. c. 48 . books . The Peloponnesian War lasted for sixty years. C. They ran out of water. Write the word “true” or “false. The Greeks could not agree on the best kind of government. Sparta and Athens were afraid that the other city would become too powerful.9. 11. When the Persian king sent a messenger to Greece. 17. 12. He killed the Spartan king. Persia finally stopped attacking Greece. b.
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Chapter 25 Test: Alexander the Great
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. Philip was the king of . Empire, but he died before he . in Egypt.
2. King Philip wanted to take over the could attack. 3. The Pharos was a giant
4. Alexander built a great city named
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
5. The name “Alexander” means “ruler of a. the world b. the sky c. men d. all people 6. Bucephalus was the name of Alexander’s a. father b. mother c. horse d. dog 7. What did Alexander do to the Gordian Knot? a. He cut it in half. b. He untied it. c. He burned it. d. He asked the gods to help him solve it. . .”
8. Why was Alexander unable to conquer all of India? a. He did not know how to use elephants in battle. b. The Indian soldiers far outnumbered Alexander’s soldiers. c. He died before he got to India. d. His soldiers refused to fight. 9. What did Alexander do so that people of the future would remember him? a. He built a huge library. b. He built many cities. c. He wrote many books. d. He had many statues made of himself. 10. How did Alexander die? a. His soldiers killed him. b. He caught the plague. c. He died of old age. d. No one knows for sure; he just became weaker and weaker. 11. After Alexander died, his generals divided his empire into a. two b. five c. three d. four parts.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
12. Egypt was the first area conquered by King Philip. 13. Alexander tamed his horse by turning him so he couldn’t see his shadow. 14. Alexander was only 20 years old when he became king. 15. Ptolemy I became the new pharaoh of Egypt after the death of Alexander. 16. After Alexander died, his generals got along well together.
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Chapter 26 Test: The People of the Americas
A. Fill in the blanks.
1. To get to the Americas from the Fertile Crescent, you have to cross the Ocean.
2. The narrow strip of land that connects North and South America is called . 3. South America has flat, fertile land in the middle and one edge. all along behind
4. The people of the Americas did not leave so we don’t know as much about them as we know about other ancient people.
B. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice.
5. The were a tribe of people who lived along the rivers of South America in a place that is now called Peru. a. Nazca b. Meso c. Olmecs d. Macedonians 6. These people made drawings on the ground that were a. washed away by heavy rains b. carved in stone c. very small and hard to see d. hundreds of miles across 7. Some of these drawings were pictures of a. their great tribal leaders b. horses, cows, and pigs c. spiders, hummingbirds, and flowers d. huge buildings and temples 51 . .
8. Archeologists think these drawings may have been made using a. roads and highways b. airplanes c. the sun d. mathematics 9. What was the name of the first civilization in Central America? a. Nazca b. Meso c. Olmecs d. Macedonians 10. Where did the rich people of this tribe live? a. on top of a huge pyramid of dirt and clay b. at the foot of the hill, on the plain c. in a city on a hill d. by the river 11. Archaeologists found huge a. animals b. heads c. bodies d. pyramids 12. The people who lived in North America left us a. written records b. stories c. artifacts d. books
that once surrounded these people’s temple.
that tell us about them.
C. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false.”
13. The ancient people of South America learned how to dry cassava roots, grind them up, and make them into banana pudding. 14. Mesoamerica means “between the Americas.” 15. In the northern part of North America, the people ate corn, wheat, fish and buffalo. 52 16. The ancient people of North America were nomads.
b. The Etruscans traded with the a. c. 1. Romans d. their grandfather c. Why did Romulus kill Remus? a. Their kings wore special robes called show everyone how important the king was. Greeks 53 . a wolf and then a shepherd b. . He was angry because Remus jumped over his wall. with purple borders to Rome was founded on top of 2. Rome is located in the country of 3. the first two Etruscan kings b. d. . . He was jealous of Remus because their grandfather liked him better. 8. the king of Rome 7. who were Romulus and Remus? a. . two of the Roman gods 6. the servant who was told to drown them d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. the first two consuls of Rome d. The most important Italian tribe was called the 4. two brothers who founded Rome c. Phoenicians b. Romulus and Remus were raised by a. Egyptians c. . He was tired of sharing everything with him. According to the legend. 5. Chapter 27 Test: The Rise of Rome hills. Multiple Choice. B.Name The Story of the World Date A. He was angry because Remus wanted to be king.
Rome was a democracy just like Greece. Which of the following did the Romans not learn from the Etruscans? a. two C. only the rich and powerful men c. 14. fasces b. The Roman Empire was not as large as Alexander the Great’s empire.” 13. True or False. Ancient people liked stories about their kings that made them seem like great fairytale heroes. about the Greek gods d. how to dress b. How many consuls were appointed in Rome? a. Write the word “true” or “false. 16. A a. patrician is a symbol of power that shows a bundle of rods with an ax blade. Who could vote on laws and leaders in Rome? a. painting and music c. dime d. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds and hundreds of years. one b. ten c. five d. how to fight 10. all of the men d. 54 . consul c. 15. all men who weren’t slaves b. only the consuls 12.9. 11.
Mars 3. baths 9. Egyptian d. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. gods as their own but gave them Roman names. Assyrian 8. apartment buildings c. 7. roads b. Neptune 4. They built aqueducts. Jupiter 2. d. They did not travel much. the king of the underworld e. Match each god or goddess with the correct description. the daughter of the goddess of the harvest d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Roman Empire A. Ceres 5. Which of the following did the Romans not build? a. c. They built roads. Babylonian c. Pluto a. castles d. How did the Romans travel from one end of the Italian peninsula to the other? a. the king of the Roman gods c. 1. They used ships. Matching. The Romans took the a. the goddess of the harvest f. Greek b. the Roman god of the sea b. Proserpine 6. the Roman god of war B. Multiple Choice. 55 .
many things built by the Romans can still be found. gladiators b. they liked to see men hurt. 12. winter comes because Ceres has to spend six months of every year in the underworld. aqueducts d. 17. True or False. 56 . roads to bring fresh water into the cities. 18. C. aqueduct d. 15. 11. The Romans built a. Write the word “true” or “false. consuls c. a. 14. The Romans were bloodthirsty people. According to the Romans. The Romans were the first ancient people to use concrete. patricians d. bath b.” 13. 16. The Roman roads were much better than most roads of the ancient world. gladiators c. aqueducts were men trained to fight with each other and with wild animals. baths b. Today. road . The Appian Way was a famous Roman a. All Roman apartment buildings were well built and luxurious. apartment building c.10.
c. was a famous general from Carthage. 2. A Roman general named Claudius Pulcher took sacred him good fortune in battle. was the man who finally defeated him.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: Rome’s War with Carthage A. Carthage wanted to take over all of the Roman land. The Romans sent spies to Carthage. They both wanted to rule India. c. cows c. Fill in the blanks. chickens d. d. Rome wanted to take over all of the Carthaginian land. b. How did the Romans learn how to build ships like the Carthaginians? a. peacocks on his ship to bring 57 . Carthage had the advantage because they had a soldiers who knew how to sail ships. d. 7. 3. 6. elephants b. At first. 1. a. They captured some Carthaginian soldiers. A Carthaginian sailor betrayed his country and moved to Rome. 5. B. The both wanted to control trade around the Mediterranean Sea. Why did Rome and Carthage fight for so many years? a. . Multiple Choice. 4. b. Rome and Carthage fought for many years in the . They took apart a Carthaginian ship that wrecked on the coast of Italy. Circle the letter of the best choice.
He surrounded their camp and starved them. they were content and peaceful. They came over the mountains. The wars between Rome and Carthage took place mainly on land.8. c. The Romans made many sacrifices to their gods asking for help in defeating Carthage. He drove them out with his strong army. Gaul d. cannons c. b. They sailed on ships. d. d. After the Romans took over all of Italy. They came through Greece. 13. What unusual thing did the Carthaginians use to attack the Romans? a. How did the Carthaginians sneak into Italy? a. When the great general of Carthage heard that the war was over. Carthage b. c. He pretended to surrender. 11. Rome c. b. He attacked the city of Carthage. How did the Roman general get the Carthaginians to leave Italy? a. ships 9. 15. he killed himself by drinking poison. 14. They came at night. Greece C. 58 . True or False. Who finally won these wars? a. 10.” 12. elephants b. Write the word “true” or “false.
Every year the sacred river in India would a. Siddhartha b. Which group of people was the most important? a. . untouchables 59 . 5. farmers and traders b. Fill in the blanks. .Name The Story of the World Date A. Chapter 30 Test: The Aryans of India . Multiple Choice. What kinds of crops did the Indian farmers raise? a. The Aryans were a group of people who came to India from 2. people belong to one of four groups called a B. wheat and rice b. River. Shiva 8. the Indus River and the 3. Ganga d. corn and beans d. overflow c. 1. noble warriors c. Who did the people of ancient India believe had given them their river? a. brahmin or priests d. melons and wheat c. Circle the letter of the best choice. dry up b. change direction d. . cotton and rice 6. grow longer 7. In this religion. The religion of these people was called 4. The Aryans settled near two rivers. Rig Veda c.
The job of the Untouchables was to protect the priests from enemies and to rule India. noble warriors c. 60 . you could only marry someone who belonged to the same group as you. b. Why did Siddhartha leave his palace? a. Today. Ganga c. 12. Siddhartha became known as a. Buddha d. 17. He wanted to see what was outside the palace walls. 10. In India.” 13. c. brahmin or priests d. He wanted to help people. no one follows the teachings of Siddhartha. C. c. He thought that a god was calling him to go.9. untouchables 11. They married into it. How did people know which group they belonged to? a. d. They were assigned a group by the king. Purusha . They were assigned a group at school. d. 15. b. 16. 14. Shiva b. He was bored. They were born into it. Siddhartha taught that people could find happiness by leading a good life. True or False. What were the people called who didn’t belong to any group? a. Write the word “true” or “false. The people of ancient India raised horses and cows. farmers and traders b.
eating meat b. c. He followed the religious teachings of . 2. 61 . Circle the letter of the best choice. was a famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire. 3. Fill in the blanks. Why did Asoka not want to fight with an army? a. b. They needed to help each other with farming. having hospitals c. unified country. together 4. Some of the best-known writings from the Mahayana Tripitaka are called the . 5. 6.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: The Mauryan Empire of India A. 1. Why did the Indian kings want to unite the many different cities? a. They wanted India to be a strong. He wanted to defeat everyone by himself. b. Multiple Choice. dishonesty . c. 7. They wanted to be able to attack other countries. d. Asoka made laws against a. They wanted to be like their neighbors. He did not think he could trust an army. He did not have enough money to pay his soldiers. B. Cities in the ancient world were stronger if they were with other cities. being cruel to animals d. He saw the suffering that his soldiers had caused. d.
Write the word “true” or “false. 11. the hare c. In the story we read from the Jakata Tales. Asoka b. takes care of animals 9.8. They only ate grass. harsh commands 10. who was rewarded for his generosity? a. the otter d. Buddha d. d. C. 16. c. 62 . It was very unusual for ancient cities to be united together. They did not find any food. Sakka c. Asoka became famous for a. They would not share any food. 14. King Asoka gave up eating meat because of the teachings of Sakka. the Jakata Tales were told by a. merciful rule b. the thousands of people he killed c. Why were the other animals not rewarded? a. They stole their food. According to legend. Asoka built hospitals for sick people and sick animals. b. Asoka planted trees along the road so that travelers could walk in the shade. 15. does not allow violence b. his just. his strict. True or False. A vegetarian is someone who a. the monkey b.” 13. Jackal to show people how to live. the trees he planted d. doesn’t eat meat c. . the jackal 12. .
hieroglyphics d.” 4. 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. Fill in the blanks. 5. separate kingdoms with their own . copper fibers d. pictograms b. a. Ancient China was divided into rulers and armies. each word is called a a. These kingdoms were constantly fighting. cuneiform 6. In this form of writing. conquered all of the other B. calligraph d. Writers in ancient China first used special sharp paintbrushes made out of a. cuneiform c. The ruler of each kingdom was called the 3. animal hair b. so this time period is called “The Period of the . pictogram b. 2. calligraphy c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: China: Writing and the Qin A. . clay that had been hardened 63 . Circle the letter of the best choice. grasses & reeds c. Multiple Choice. The first Chinese writing used pictures that looked almost exactly like the words they represented. This kind of writing is called . character 7. 1. .
He wanted to keep the Mongols out of China.8. True or False. 64 . b. sun-baked clay c. It took one hundred years to build the Great Wall of China. c. The Great Wall of China is almost as long as the United States is wide. Why did Qin Zheng build the Great Wall of China? a. d. 12. He wanted to be remembered forever. clay tablets b. d. The Chinese were the first people to use a. All of the above 10. He made all of the former rulers move to his capital city so he could keep an eye on them. cuneiform c. rocks from the river beds d. b. What did Qin Zheng do to keep control of his new kingdom? a. He was worried about the Mauryan Empire in India. carved blocks of stone b. Write the word “true” or “false.” 14.” 13. b. They thought he was fair and just. They loved him. with ink and blocks of wood. He killed anyone who tried to rebel against him c. stone and packed dirt C. What did the people think about Qin Zheng? a. 16. They despised him for his cruelty. Archaeologists found thousands of life-sized clay horses and soldiers around Qin Zheng’s tomb. 15. He didn’t want any of his people to escape. Qin Zheng changed his name to Shi Huangdi meaning “Emperor of the Sun. papyrus 9. printing d. They worshipped him as a god. He burned thousands of books. c. 11. d. What is the Great Wall of China made of? a.
wastefulness 4. Qin Zheng 2. smart c. Like Buddha.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Confucius A. kind b. Confucius hated a. Confucius lived around the same time as a. Alexander the Great b. Multiple Choice. Circle the letter of the best choice. Buddha c. Abraham d. Confucius taught that people could learn to be a. rebel against c. . ignore d. even if they were poor. happy d. . war b. just d. disobey 5. peace d. He taught that people should a. . respect b. sad 3. wealthy b. which was happening all around him. He also taught that people in authority should be a. hateful 65 to those who are beneath them. 1. cruel c. wealth c. authority.
9. The Wisdom of Confucius d. If you make a mistake and correct it. what you would not want others to do to you. He who aims to be a man of complete virtue does not seek to gratify his appetite in his food. The Sayings of Confucius b.6. Write the word “true” if the statement is one of the saying of Confucius or “false” if it is not. 66 . 7. True or False. The Analects of Confucius . 8. this is a bigger mistake. 10. C. It is the wiser person who takes rather than gives. The sayings of Confucius were collected together into a book called a. Do not do unto others. The Writings of Confucius c.
What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? a. He was not old enough. Circle the letter of the best choice. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea to take more rhetoric lessons? a. He won a rhetoric competition.Name The Story of the World Date A. d. writing d. 5. He became ill and almost died. . He was captured by pirates. He could not get elected. public speaking b. mathematics 6. b. Multiple Choice. He won a great victory in Gaul. He was elected to the Senate. . c. His ship became lost. the founder of Rome. 1. Fill in the blanks. His family claimed to be descended from 3. reading c. c. 7. d. b. He was shipwrecked. Chapter 34 Test: The Rise of Julius Caesar . 8. 67 . His uncle was a 4. He captured pirates and had them executed. . Why could Caesar not become consul when he wanted to? a. There were already two consuls. Julius Caesar was born in 2. At one time. b. d. Caesar’s job was governing the Roman province of B. He was out of the country. What is rhetoric? a. one of Rome’s two rulers. c.
powerful men of Rome d. he was sad that Alexander died so young c. True or False. Caesar was excited about his job of governing one of Rome’s colonies. Romulus d. When Caesar became consul. the people b. the king of Rome c. Caesar was not popular with a. Caesar wept when he read the story of Alexander the Great because a. the rich. Write the word “true” or “false.9.” 13. C. The Senators wished that Caesar were more like a. 12. 68 . he had never been to Greece and really wanted to go . 11. 18. Caesar became popular by throwing large parties for the people he needed to vote for him. the most powerful Senator b. his family . Caesar always listened to the Senators and did what they said. 17. 16. 10. 15. the ruler of Spain . Caesar’s father once said that his son would “become one of the most famous men in Rome!” 14. Cincinnatus was a legendary Roman who represented the ideal ruler. Scipio . the ruler of Egypt d. Cincinnatus c. his soldiers c. The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be a. he wanted a great horse like Bucephalus d. Alexander the Great b. the consuls were known as the triumvirate because there were three of them. Caesar had not yet done anything to make himself famous b.
Caesar would be killed when he returned to Rome. Pompey knew that Caesar was more popular with the people than he was. 4. c. he paid them well c. Circle the letter of the best choice. . b. c. All of the above. . Why was it hard to convince Pompey to turn against Caesar? a. 8. Caesar would be made king when he returned to Rome. Chapter 35 Test: Caesar the Hero . Pompey was jealous of Caesar. Caesar’s soldiers were loyal to him because a. What message did Pompey send to Caesar? a. While he was there. Fill in the blanks. he made sure they had plenty to eat d. The people who lived in this country were the 3. he treated them so well b. Caesar fell in love with B.Name The Story of the World Date A. Caesar would be arrested when he returned to Rome. Multiple Choice. to look for Pompey. Pompey thought that Caesar was a great hero. Pompey would give up his job as consul. 1. Pompey had married Caesar’s daughter. 7. Caesar went to 5. 6. b. d. Julius Caesar wanted to conquer a country called 2. d. 69 . . The convinced Pompey to turn against Caesar.
Caesar wanted his adopted son. Rubicon b. 14. C. Write the word “true” or “false. 70 . Caesar was made king when he returned from Egypt. He became the new pharaoh of Egypt. 11. he was always honest about the times when he was defeated. Ganges River to return to Rome. They gave Caesar part of Egypt. Euphrates d. “Veni. 12. I conquered” in Latin.9. b. d. 44 BC? a. Many of Caesar’s friends turned against him. He was crowned as king. vici” means “I came. I saw. d. b. Caesar had to cross the a. c. b. c. 15. Tiber c. When Caesar sent back reports to the Roman people about the wars he was fighting. He was killed in the Senate. to inherit his power. Pompey did not have enough money to pay them. They sent Pompey’s head to Caesar in a bag. He was named dictator for life.” 13. Caesar’s wife begged him not to go to the Senate on March 15. c. All of the men who were the right age already belonged to Caesar’s army. 18. What did the two pharaohs of Egypt do to try to make friends with Caesar? a. d. 16. No one liked Pompey. What happened to Caesar on March 15. 10. No one wanted to fight against Caesar’s army. They sent Pompey to Caesar as a prisoner. vidi. 17. but Brutus remained loyal. They gave Caesar many gifts of gold and jewels. True or False. Octavian. Why was it hard for Pompey to find soldiers to fight for him? a.
c. The month of 3. he was too much like Caesar d. He made many enemies in the Roman Senate. He fell in love with Cleopatra. Octavian’s uncle and adopted father was was named after Octavian. 71 . the people did not like him c. became the new king d. He made the Roman Empire bigger and richer. When Julius Caesar died. was named after Julius Caesar. Octavian b. The month of 4. Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: The First Roman Prince A. 1. he was too old b. Caesar be honored with a special statue b. he did not have enough money 8. Octavian went to the Senate and demanded that a. Octavian became Rome’s first B. . 2. Fill in the blanks. he be made the new emperor d. . . Caesar’s murderers be put to death c. hid in Egypt c. Multiple Choice. b. . threw a huge party that lasted for ten days . The Senate did not want Octavian to become a leader of Rome because a. d. refused to see anyone 6. He demanded that the Senate make him king. a. 5. he be made a consul 7. How was Octavian like Julius Caesar? a.
Rome was finally at peace. emperor d. Octavian was only nineteen when Caesar died. consul for life . First Citizen b.” 11. Write the word “true” or “false. 12.” 72 . 10. After Julius Caesar died. The Senate gave Octavian the title of a. The Senate also changed Octavian’s name to a. 13. C.” 15. Octavian gave presents and money to every rich family in Rome. Cincinnatus Caesar .9. Julius Caesar b. Augustus Caesar d. True or False. dictator for life c. 14. Octavian’s new name meant “blessed” and “majestic. The English word “prince” comes from the Latin word “princeps. Princeps Caesar c.
The time of peace and safety in the Roman Empire was called the . Phoenicia b. c. 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. 73 . Why did Jesus’ parents have to take a trip just before he was born? a. . was the mother of Jesus. . .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The Beginning of Christianity A. Elizabeth c. Fill in the blanks. Jesus was born in 4. Many people celebrate the birth of Jesus on 5. They wanted to be with their families when the baby was born. . b. The people who followed Jesus became known as B. Syria d. Jerusalem 7. Jesus was born in an area called Judea which was once known as a. Sarah 8. Canaan c. . d. Multiple Choice. Mary d. a. They were looking for new jobs. The king of Judea ordered everyone to move to a new place to be counted. According to the Bible. 1. We can read about Jesus in the four books of the Bible called the 3. 2. Anna b. Augustus Caesar ordered that everyone in the Roman Empire go back to the place were their ancestors were from to be counted.
kings c.9. he appeared to Caesar Augustus 12. he came back to life b. he went to heaven d. Write the word “true” or “false. Angels announced the birth of Jesus to a group of a. on the side of a mountain . 18. his followers began mourning for him c. he was put into a tomb. “Anno Domini” means “The Year of Our Lord” in Latin. Jesus’ mother worshipped the God of Abraham. 16. The Gospel of Luke says that after Jesus died. 17. The Sermon on the Mount contains many of Jesus’ teachings. The Romans were worried that Jesus might decide he wanted to become the king of the Jews. servants d. to the chief priests b. BCE c.” 13. to Augustus Caesar d. and after three days . Jesus was not very popular with the people of Judea. in the temple c. his most famous teaching was given a. 14. AD d. During the time when Jesus was born. When Jesus grew up. 74 . 15. it was dangerous to travel on the Mediterranean Sea. BC b. a. AC . The years after Jesus’ birth are called a. 10. women . C. True or False. shepherds b. 11.
The Romans would not let them stay in their own country. The Romans wouldn’t let them worship God. Rome b. The Romans forced them to pay high taxes. 1. they missed Joseph so much b. 8. sons who became the tribes of Israel. a famine had destroyed all their crops d. d. Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation A. 75 . . until the Assyrians captured them. b. they thought they could become rich in Egypt c. Circle the letter of the best choice. Nazareth . Jerusalem c. 2. Fill in the blanks. 6. they wanted to worship the Egyptian gods 7. The Jews worshipped God in the Temple in the city of a. the Jews were ruled by the B. Why didn’t the Jews like the Romans? a. Around the time of Jesus’ life. The Israelites lived in to move back to their own land. The Romans made them their slaves. the Israelites joined him there because a. Jacob had 3. Bethlehem d. When Joseph lived in Egypt. 4. c. was the good king of Persia and Babylon who allowed the Jews . was the father of the Jewish nation. 5.
d. 12. The Jews have never returned to the land of Canaan. They killed the emperor. They ignored the Jews and let them have their country. What happened to all of the gold and silver decorations inside the Temple? a. Other countries ruled the Jews for many years. b. a and b 10.9. What happened to the Jews? a. They melted into the cracks between the stones of the Temple’s foundations. c. True or False. but were never again a strong nation. all the way down to its foundation. d. 76 . The Jews hid them from the Romans. c. c. They killed all of the Jews. They were scattered throughout all the countries of the ancient world. C. d. What did the Jews do when they rebelled against Rome? a. The Romans never worried about countries rebelling against them. They conquered the Romans. b. Armed groups of Jewish men attacked Roman soldiers. They set fire to the house of the Roman ruler of Judea. b. Write the word “true” or “false. They burned down the Temple. 15. The Jews sold them to help pay for their fight against the Romans. They were all killed. They remained in Canaan. c and d 11. The Jews gave them to the Romans. d. 14. What did the Romans do when the Jews rebelled? a. c. b. 16. The Temple was destroyed.” 13.
When Rome burned. Constantine built a new capital city for the Roman Empire called B. in another city at a meeting d. watching from his palace b. 5. b. d. Nero had everyone who disagreed with him murdered. Nero was a. 6. . Nero. He rebuilt all of the buildings that had been burned down. . Multiple Choice. the worst Roman emperor of all. Why were people so afraid of Nero? a. The Christians held meetings in underground passages called 4. He gave money to all of the poor families. 8.Name The Story of the World Date A. Nero tried to put spells on people. Circle the letter of the best choice. Chapter 39 Test: Rome and the Christians even . He stayed where he was for several more days. visiting Egypt c. Nero blamed the 3. The Roman emperors did not like the Christians because the Christians a. Fill in the blanks. b. d. . were becoming wealthier than the Romans c. 2. disobeyed all of the Roman laws d. c. 1. would not worship the emperor b. Nero was so similar to Augustus Caesar. c. When the city of Rome burned. . He built a new capital city. were encouraging the Roman people to rebel 77 . loved though he was terrible at it. in the country giving a huge party 7. Nero stole money from a lot of people. What did Nero do when he heard about the fire? a.
14. a cross of light d. b. b. The Roman people were grateful to Nero for helping them after the burning of Rome. 18. a picture of Jesus c. Constantine’s army was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. Constantine ended the persecution of the Christians because a. fish b. Greek word for Jesus d. One emperor made his horse a consul and told everyone to obey the horse. The Roman army often refused to obey the emperors because they were such bad generals. He became a Christian. 17. he didn’t think it was right to put people in jail because of who they worshipped c. the Christians paid him a lot of money 11. The Christians used a a. a fish made out of clouds b. he wanted the Christians to think he was a good emperor d. 10. He took a trip to Jerusalem C. the army of God 12.” 13. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. he was a Christian too . d. True or False. cross c. What did Constantine see in the sky before an important battle? a. What happened to Constantine after the battle? a.9. 15. Many Christians were forced to fight in gladiator shows or killed by wild animals during Nero’s reign. He returned to Rome. The Romans worshipped the emperor as one of their gods. 78 . c. He started persecuting the Christians again. dove as a secret symbol to identify other Christians.
there were many bad emperors b. c. They had better maps of the area. The Roman Empire began to weaken because a. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: Rome Begins to Weaken A. Why did the size of the Roman Empire cause problems? a. B. Fill in the blanks. half and chose someone else to rule the other half. Multiple Choice. 7. all of the above 6. The borders were too long for one army to protect. b. d. There were no good roads to travel from one end of the empire to another. He ruled the was the emperor who decided to divide the empire into two parts. 5. The Romans were embarrassed to be beaten by Boadicea because Boadicea was a . Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. 1. d. 3. They stayed together in battle and obeyed their general. There was not enough food for such a large empire. 2. the empire was getting so large d. The emperor could not visit all of the different cities to meet the people. b. They had better weapons. . They had more men in their army. some of the countries that Rome had conquered began to rebel c. 79 . Why did the Romans finally win against Boadicea? a. Boadicea was the leader of a tribe of in the Roman province of Britain.
” 12. who was chosen to rule the other half of the empire? a. Invaders attacked the Roman Empire in Britain. Their weapons had sharp points called barbs on them.8. Rome b. Gaul c. was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Londinium 11. you will not see any remains of the Roman Empire. The Romans conquered all of the British Isles. 13. Why did the Romans call the people who invaded them “barbarians”? a. Diocletian c. Boadicea b. C. d. Constantinople d. Constantinople d. When the empire was split. The Roman settlement of Londinium became the city of London. Gaul c. Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were two of Rome’s strongest rulers. Rome b. c. Constantine d. True or False. 15. a. a. They were not Christians. b. If you go to Italy today. Maximian 9. Spain and Italy itself. 14. 80 . but they did not stay in control for long. was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. They could not understand their language. Gaul. Write the word “true” or “false. They thought they were crude and uncivilized. Londinium 10. 16.
d. B. The Roman army drove them back out. Circle the letter of the best choice. 7. . Multiple Choice. Why did the Huns leave Italy after a successful invasion? a. 2. Fill in the blanks.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: The Attacking Barbarians A. 4. marry him 6. c. He died of a nosebleed. fast . Alaric d. A Roman soldier killed him. surrender to him b. The emperor paid them a large amount of money. Stilicho 5. The The Huns were a group of barbarians from Central Asia who attacked Rome on strong. d. b. . give him thousands of pounds of gold c. 81 . What happened to the Huns’ leader before he could marry the emperor’s sister? a. 3. The did not like living in Rome. The emperor gave their leader his sister in marriage. Honoria b. b. Another group of barbarians captured him. 1. The Roman emperor’s sister sent a letter to the leader of the Huns offering to a. c. His own men killed him. introduce him to her brother d. Attila c. were a group of barbarians who destroyed the city of Rome. was a brave Roman fighter whose father was a barbarian. The leader of the Huns was a.
Many Romans felt bad after they executed Stilicho. When the Eastern Roman Empire heard that Rome had been invaded.8. They had become allies with the Visigoths. b. The emperor was afraid that the barbarians would attack his own city. killed himself b. Why didn’t the Eastern Roman Empire send help? a. c. they rejoiced. 14. 13. They did send help. c. 82 . C.” 12. How did Stilicho get the Visigoths to leave Rome? a. He defeated them after many battles. They did not like the Western Roman Empire. Write the word “true” or “false. 9. He gave them four thousand pounds of gold. destroyed Rome’s churches d. a. 11. He killed their leader. 16. took the people of Rome as hostages c. fled to a small city in the middle of a swamp d. The Huns built a huge monument over the grave of their great leader. d. b. When the Visigoths invaded the city of Rome. he . gathered together a small army to defend the city c. 10. 15. but it arrived too late. True or False. He married the daughter of their leader. d. they a. The Huns taught their babies to ride horseback even before they could walk. When the emperor heard that the Visigoths were again planning to invade Rome. Some barbarians grew to like the Roman way of life and sometimes switched sides. sent them a letter begging them to leave. ripped down golden statues and stole coins and jewelry b. did not harm anything in the city .
He was only After the Roman Empire divided. gathered an army for one last fight d. . Fill in the blanks. 83 . ran away b. When the emperor heard that he was coming he a. c. It was given to the Huns.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: The End of Rome A. surrendered to him c. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. B. Attila c. Alaric b. What happened to the land that once belonged to Rome? a. It was divided among the various barbarian kings. the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire. little disgrace 7. Orestes d. great ruler c. decided to drive the Roman Emperor out of hiding. 1. Multiple Choice. An invader named a. d. . little ruler b. It all became the country of France. years old when he was named emperor. sent him thousands of pounds of gold 6. The Romans called their last emperor “Momyllus” which means a. 4. 3. last d. was the last Roman emperor. 2. It became part of the Eastern Roman empire. Stilicho 5.
D. 16. familia f. True or False. 18. Match each English word with the Latin word it comes from (one word will not be used). scriptum b. navis e. The Romans loved their last emperor. navy 15. Write the word “true” or “false. library 14. 11. family 13.C. Name three things other than words that we get from the Romans. 9. liber c. refrigerator 12. The Romans gave us many words and inventions that we use today. frigidarium E.” 8. When the people of the Eastern Roman Empire heard that the Western Roman Empire was gone. floris d. they mourned. 84 . 10. 17. flower a.
true 3. d 13. 17. true 5. c 11. false 3. tents c b false 3. 11. flood c b false 3. Mesopotamia 6. 15. Africa a a true 2. c 11. 16. false 4. mummies b b false 2. true Chapter 6 Test 1. false 15. twelve 9. 17. false 5. Egypt 10. Volume 1: Ancient Times ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. 16. heart 8. 13. true 5. true 12. priests 7. 6. c 14. Sargon 9. 8. 18. d 11. 7. hieroglyphics 7. 8. b 12. 18. 13. three 9. a 14. 13. a 15. 7. Ur a d true 2. Lower Egyptians b true true 4. a 14. the Fertile Crescent 5. 6. true 85 . 18. true 4. a 13. 6. a 14. 12. pharaoh 10. 16. canals 9. Egyptians 6. caves d true true 4. false 3. b 14. c 14. nomad b b false 2. 11. The Code of Hammurabi 6. false Chapter 3 Test 1. city-states 8. Upper Egyptians 9. true 4. 7. b 15. true 2. 11. pyramids 10. true 3. false Chapter 5 Test 1. true Chapter 2 Test 1. false 5. d 15. a 10. 6. one year 8. c 14. Canaan d true false 4. 8. d 13.The Story of the World. 12. 17. d 7. 11. b 12. c 15. true 4. 16. 5. Sumer 8. twelve 9. d 13. true Chapter 7 Test 1. true Chapter 4 Test 1. c 15. a 12. Sumerians 7. false 2. cuneiforms 9. Kish 10. true 5. a 10. Babylonia a b false 2. Genesis c c false 3. 10. 12.
false 11. b 13. c 10. true 14. water 8. 6. rice c a false 3. true 13. a 13. Canaan 6. true Chapter 11 Test 1. d 2. slaves d d true 3. d 11. a 15. snake 9. false 3. 18. 16. 12. b 14. b 15. true 10. true 4. c 11. false Chapter 13 Test 1. 12. d 10. b 10. citadels 9. true Chapter 10 Test 1. a 16. b 13. Moses c true true 4. Nubia a c true 2. a 12. b 14. true 3. Red Sea 9. true 3. false 5. c 10. true 5. d 15. 11. Yellow b d false 2. a 14. 6. 13. b 6. 16. d 12. c 14. false 5. c 8. a 15. 6. 17. a 10. false 2. Mediterranean Sea 3. Kush 7. Canaan 9. a 8. 18. 17. 7. 7. 11. 11. Indus River 8. 16. b 11. northern 6. d 15. d 13. Abraham a b false 2. c 9. 17. rivers 7. false 2. true Chapter 12 Test 1. true 3. d false a c 3. true 5. false 5. true 4. Gilgamesh 8. 12. true 4. silk b true true 4. trading 6. Tyre 9. d 14. c 4. true 4. Assyrian 7. true 86 . false 13. true 2. a 15. dynasty 8. b Chapter 14 Test 1. pictograms 10. 8. false 5. a 14. dynasty 9. false 4. a 12.Chapter 8 Test 1. b 5. false Chapter 15 Test 1. Carthage 7. d 15. false 5. c 14. Anansi the Spider 9. c 15. Sahara Desert 6. 7. 8. c 12. false Chapter 9 Test 1. true 2. b 11. a 12. 13. Exodus 10. oasis 7.
6. b 12. 12. Nineveh 8. d 2. a b true false 4. 7. true Chapter 19 Test 1. a 10. 6. 11. animal c c true 2. false Chapter 17 Test 1. c 3. false Chapter 18 Test 1. 6. b 15. b 10. forum d d false 13. 8. bulls b c true 4. false Chapter 21 Test 1. 6. e g b true 4. 8. b 11. 8. f a d false 3. 13. 11. 8. 18. a 10. shepherds 7. 17. a 14. a 5. d 14. 11. a 3. 16. c 14. 12. 16. d a a true 2. a 12. a 15. Persia 8. c a c false 3. Hanging Gardens 9. 12. 6. true 1. c a b false 2. 17. c 10. Mediterranean c a false 3. baskets 6. true 4. d 15. true 5. Medes 6. false 4. true 4. c 5. Minoans b c true 2.Chapter 16 Test 1. c 10. d 4. b 15. librarian 9. c 15. true 5. d 15. true 3. 13. b 15. false 5. 7. d 10. a 14. c 16. 12. 6. 11. 7. 18. 17. false 15. false Chapter 20 Test 1. true 14. 11. c 14. b 18. true 2. b c d true 2. 16. a 13. a 10. Greece 9. democracy 9. false 5. navy 9. Athens c b true 11. 17. false 3. 16. true Chapter 22 Test 3. Minotaur 10. b 13. true 5. false 5. 11. b 9. 7. a 87 . false Chapter 23 Test 1. d 9. a 13. 13. 16. b 7. cruel 7. Daniel 7. d 14. Cyrus 8. false 2. h 9. a 8. c 12. 18. b 17. 16. 18. 13. Sparta a d true 12. true 4. d 14.
b 10. Central America 7. Punic Wars 6. true 4. 11. Italy 7. c 15. d 13. true Chapter 26 Test 1. b 13. Athens d b true 2. 16. 11. c 15. 7. Alexandria 9. true Chapter 28 Test 1. 11. true 5. a 14. 12. a 14. a 10. 16. 6. Persia c b true 3. 6. 11. b 3. 17. d 15. 7. togas 9. b 2. united d b false 2. true 5. false 4. a 10. Parthenon b true false 4. false Chapter 27 Test 1. 16. d 13. lighthouse 8. false 4. a 14. 17. c 15. 6. 8. a 12. c 10. true Chapter 30 Test 1. d 11. 7. 6. 16. c 12. Asoka 7. 13. Atlantic d b true 2. Hinduism 8. c 14. 16. Macedonia c c false 2. c 12. 6. c 13. false 5. 12. 18. false Chapter 25 Test 1. false 5. f a a true 3. a 10. d 15. d 15. Persian 7. b 3. 11. false 3. 6. Buddha 8. b 14. a 15. 18. Asia b b true 2. c 15. a 14. false 4. true 88 .Chapter 24 Test 1. false 5. caste 9. a 10. true 4. true 5. e 9. 6. a 10. Sparta 9. b 14. 16. true Chapter 29 Test 1. Scipio 9. 11. true Chapter 31 Test 1. d 13. navy 7. mountains 8. 8. true 5. d 14. 13. a 13. 11. 12. c 12. a c false true 4. true 4. seven a b false 2. false 3. 17. Etruscans 8. Hannibal 8. true 5. c 12. 16. b d c false 2. c 10. Jakata Tales 9. Ganges d c false 3. d 3. written records 9.
Senate a false false 4. true 5. 16. 12. 6. 7. catacombs a true false 4. 11. true 5. Qin 9. false 5. 12. Cleopatra 10. b 13. c 12. 7. 17. d 2. 8. Britain d c true 2. false 4. 17. 13. c 10. 6. August 7. a 3. 8. false 5. c 7. 18. Celts b b true 3. Cyrus 9. 11. c 13. 18. b 15. a 10. a 9. 18. true 3. music d c true 2. b 10. 12. a 8. emperor 9. 16. Canaan 8. 11. warlord 7. a 14. d 14. 6. 11. false 89 . false Chapter 36 Test 1. a 14. false Chapter 35 Test 1.Chapter 32 Test 1. Egypt 9. Pax Romana b a false 2. twelve 7. 6. true 3. 17. Christians c b true 3. c 15. d 3. 16. Warring States 8. 16. Christmas 9. 13. false 5. a 14. a 12. false 2. b 15. Gospels c c true 3. 8. true Chapter 34 Test 1. d 14. true 5. 16. 13. a 10. a 14. Constantinople 9. six d b true 2. 7. false 4. 17. false 4. Bethlehem b false true 4. true Chapter 33 Test 1. d 15. true 5. Romulus c b false 3. consul d true true 4. true Chapter 37 Test 1. a 14. 6. true Chapter 39 Test 1. b 6. 6. d 13. 11. 7. true Chapter 38 Test 1. c 15. a 12. Julius Caesar 6. a 10. true 5. 13. 16. Romans 10. d 11. 8. 12. d 15. true 4. Christians 10. 11. 18. Abraham c b false 2. Rome d b true 2. July 8. Spain 9. c 15.
6. 16. true 4. woman 7. 16–18. true 5. c 9. 15. six 8. c 15. Celts d b false 2. 11. Vandals 8. d 13. e answers will vary 3. c 14. d 90 . 6.Chapter 40 Test 1. b 9. Stilicho 7. 6. false 13. true 14. Byzantine a true c 2. 10. true Chapter 42 Test 1. warhorses a a false 2. c 12. false 5. false 4. d 10. 11. 5. d 10. c f 12. a 13. b 15. true Chapter 41 Test 1. Diocletian 8. Romulus Augustus d 7. c 12. 16. a 14. 11. eastern 9. true 3. true 3. b 4.
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