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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
What did the Sumerians do with their tablets after they carved them? a. found a better way to write using wet clay. The Egyptians carved their pictures into a. fold them up 8. . wet clay c. 5. papyrus 5 . The Egyptians learned to make a special kind of paper called a. . sand d. Fill in the blanks. . Multiple Choice. next to Egypt 7. stone tablets b. below the Nile River c. bake them until they were hard c. hieroglyphics d. They wrote with pictures called B.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: The First Writing A. meso b. The people who lived in 4. cuneiform c. 1. get them wet to harden them b. paper 6. The were among the earliest people to use writing. . They wrote with pictures called 3. between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. roll them up into scrolls d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Where is Mesopotamia? a. 2. in Egypt b.
stone b. d.” 14.” 11. What is something that is not good about this special paper? 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. 13. True or False. c. The word Mesopotamia means “between two rivers. wet clay c. paper C. The stone tablets carved by the Egyptians lasted for a long time and they were quick to make. We know a lot about early Egyptian and Sumerian history because of the writings that have been found. 12. It takes up less room. It is easier to write on paper than on clay or stone. a. Egyptian paper was made from reeds that grew along the banks of the Nile. 6 . Writing in clay was harder than carving in stone. Write the word “true” or “false. b. 10.9. It starts to fall apart over time. It can be folded or rolled up into a scroll. 15.
several days b. During the Old Kingdom of Egypt. They were covered in special spices and placed back in the body. c. b. A mummy was put into 5. one year 7. spices c. What did the priests do with most of the organs inside a dead body? a. 6. would be weighed on a special pair of coffins before it was buried. The Egyptians believed that the scales when a person reached the afterworld. What was placed between the strips of linen wrapped around a mummy? a. d. They were covered with gold. 4. Multiple Choice. the Egyptians began to make first time. How long did it take to make a mummy? a. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Old Kingdom of Egypt A. over two months c. for the 2. wine d. 8. salt b. Pharaohs were buried in B. to keep their treasures safe. two weeks d. pieces of jewelry 7 . They were covered in special spices and placed in canopic jars. Circle the letter of the best choice. They were wrapped in linen strips. Fill in the blanks. were allowed to embalm bodies. Only 3.
clothes. They carved the pyramids out of mountains. They built ramps and used ropes. stone b.” 12. 14. True or False. d. The Egyptians believed it was important to embalm a body so that the dead could enter the afterworld. food. Once a tomb was sealed it was never again opened or disturbed by robbers. 8 . What were the pyramids made out of? a. and jewelry. 13. papyrus 10. A was put onto the mummy’s face so that the gods would recognize him. c. sarcophagus b. The burial chamber would be filled with everything that a dead person would need in the afterlife such as furniture. clay c. They used cranes and bulldozers. 15. gold mask c. C. A sarcophagus was a big stone coffin inside the burial chamber. How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? a.9. 16. b. The Great Sphinx is an imaginary animal with the body of a man and the head of a lion. Write the word “true” or “false. They used elephants to drag the blocks. gold d. beautiful painting d. games. a. wood 11.
Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 5 Test: The First Sumerian Dictator A. in the king’s palace. The cities in Sumer were called country with its own king and army. . 1. The 3. A man named 5. Sargon became the a. 9 . Multiple Choice. queen to follow him. 6. soldier d. Sargon became so popular that he convinced the a. because each city was like a separate wanted to make all of the cities into one country. 4. farmers d. thick walls with high towers 7. He grew up in the city of B. general 8. is the area of land between the Tigris and lived in this area. 2. castles d. fences b. king c. Euphrates rivers. Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice. cup bearer c. army b. What did the villages in Sumer build to protect themselves? a. cook b. clay tablets c.
13. Sargonia b. Write the word “true” or “false. He fought over fifty wars. C. Sumer c. 14. One story about Sargon says that he was found floating down the Euphrates River in a basket when he was a baby. How did Sargon unite all of the cities in Mesopotamia? a. 12. He poisoned all of the other kings. He became very popular with all of the people. Mesopotamia . All of the cities in Mesopotamia were glad that Sargon was their new king. True or False. Akkadia d. 10. A military dictatorship is when a ruler uses his army to make sure people obey him.” 11. 15. Sargon convinced the army to kill the king. Sargon named his new empire a. Sargon sent police to every city to make sure the people were following his laws. b.9. 10 . c.
he had a son named a. Terah moved his family. had 5. 6. to a. . . Jacob. Benjamin b. God told Abram to move to the land of 4. Judah c. Jacob d. Abraham did not have a son to carry on the family business 7. Abram’s father. 2. . the moon-god would not protect him d. Fill in the blanks. Jacob’s son. When Abraham was 100 years old. Abraham’s grandson. 1. was worried that b. Isaac . Multiple Choice. Egypt c. . Joseph. Circle the letter of the best choice. became a powerful leader in B. a. sons. including Abram and Sarai. Babylon might attack Ur and he would lose all of his riches 11 . Abram lived in one of the cities in Sargon’s empire called . Haran d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Jewish People A. The Bible tells the story of Abram in the book of 3. Babylon b. he did not have enough money c. . Canaan 8. Terah.
They sold him to traders as a slave. 17. 18. Abraham means “father of many children. a flock of sheep c. When Joseph’s brothers came to Egypt to buy food during the famine. He killed Joseph. What special gift did Jacob give to Joseph? a. they began to worship the same gods that the Egyptians worshipped. c. b. He sent Joseph back to Canaan. 16. the sun. 12. bread baskets and birds c. b. seven fat cows and seven skinny cows . God promised to bless Abraham if Abraham would worship only God. C. vines and grapes b. What did Joseph’s brothers do to him? a. moon. They made fun of him. c. they recognized Joseph immediately. Write the word “true” or “false. or the Jewish people. What did Pharaoh do after Joseph told him what his dream meant? a. a beautiful coat b. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the special gift that Jacob gave to Joseph.” 14. When the Israelites moved to Egypt. True or False. 12 . and stars d. a shepherd’s crook 10. d. 11. his own servant d. The Pharaoh of Egypt had a dream about a. He gave Joseph to Potiphar. They threw him in a pit and left him there. They killed him. There were ten tribes that became known as the nation of Israel. d. He made Joseph second in command in Egypt.9. 15.” 13.
5. They are the first set of written laws that we know of. Fill in the blanks. They divided this time period into B. months. 7. Who had to obey these laws? a. everyone d. They are all fair laws. c. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. 13 . only soldiers . d. just laws b. 4. a powerful king 6. Hammurabi wanted his empire to be governed by a. . 2. everyone but the king c. The Babylonians called the time that it took the earth to go all the way around the sun once . These laws are still used today. Hammurabi ruled the whole southern part of Mesopotamia called . Why are Hammurabi’s laws important? a. only men b. God gave them to him. Multiple Choice. He wrote down a set of laws called 3. 1. a strong army c. religious priests d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Hammurabi and the Babylonians A.
8. 13. 9. 15. Marduk. the laws of other cities c. They were written on a scroll in a ziggurat . c. The Babylonians divided an hour into 50 minutes. 14. People in Babylon believed that they could find out what the gods were doing by a. farming d. b. asking the priests d. Hammurabi believed that the chief god of Babylon. They were carved on the walls of the palace. nature 10. Hammurabi wanted people to follow his laws because they were right—not because soldiers were making them obey. d. True or False. They were written on clay tablets. The Babylonians could tell the difference between stars and planets. Where did Hammurabi write down his laws? a. 12. . C. They were carved on a stone monument.” 11. Write the word “true” or “false. made him king so that he could become rich. watching the movements of the planets and stars c. praying and offering sacrifices b. the gods b. The people of Mesopotamia lived with war all the time because the citystates were constantly fighting with each other. Hammurabi encouraged his people to learn more about a. observing nature . 14 .
He promised to let the people choose their own leaders. Shamshi-Adad wanted to a. Shamshi-Adad ruled the part of Mesopotamia. become a priest d. c. He had fair laws. They were scared of the Assyrians. Where did Shamshi-Adad live? a. Fill in the blanks. be a fair ruler b. 8. They thought the Assyrians had good laws. They did not think that the Assyrians were good warriors. 1. b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Assyrians A. Empire. He rewarded the people who obeyed him. be a noble king 7. Egypt 6. Babylon b. a B. Circle the letter of the best choice. The story of 4. He killed anyone who would not do exactly what he said. How did Shamshi get people to obey him? a. The name of his empire was the 3. d. b. 15 . c. 5. d. Kish d. According to this story. 2. They thought the Assyrians were fair rulers. rule the whole world c. is one of the oldest fairy-tales in the world. Multiple Choice. . ate a magic plant that made it live forever. What did the people in Mesopotamia think of the Assyrians? a. Assur c.
Hammurabi conquered the Assyrians. Gilgamesh was a good king. what did the sky god. a monster named Enkidu b. Hammurabi was not as cruel as Shamshi-Adad. His two sons ruled together peacefully. True or False. Gilgamesh ate a magic plant that made him live forever. and his people loved him. Shamshi-Adad ruled by fear and cruelty. Anu.9. According to the story.” 11. Gilgamesh became the new ruler. d. 10. 14. 13. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. 12. a man named Utnapishtim d. His two sons split his empire. a strong army C. According the story of Gilgamesh. What happened after Shamshi-Adad died? a. send to help the people? a. 16 . a new king c. Gilgamesh and Enkidu eventually became good friends. c. b.
with other cities. . Circle the letter of the best choice. 17 . rice and beans c. cotton and melons d. iron tools d. Ancient people began to make money by . corn and melons b. 2. boats to trade his crops c. canals to irrigate .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: The First Cities of India A. Many ancient cities were built near 3. but they also grew a. . Their cities were often built around huge circular mounds called B. the people could not agree where to build roads b. Fill in the blanks. . a. the people did not have enough money to build roads 6. Multiple Choice. Another way that the Indian farmer was different from the Mesopotamian farmer was he used . it was safer than building roads c. Farmers in India grew grain like the Mesopotamians. elephants and water buffalo b. The people of India built cities near the 4. Ancient cities often used rivers as a road because a. corn and rice 7. 5. 1. it was easier and faster to travel by boat than across land d.
wells. 18 . 15. quail b. What were the houses in the Indus Valley made of? a. to protect the people in case enemies attacked c. 12.” 11. to make it easier for the farmers to work together b. C. Why were the cities in the Indus Valley built around citadels? a. Write the word “true” or “false. water buffalo d. One ancient story passed down in India tells of a hunter and a flock of a. stone b. mud bricks baked hard in ovens 10. True or False. No one knows for sure what happened to the citadel cities of India. The people of India found that it was easier to travel over the mountains than to travel by sea. 13. elephants c. and even toilets and drains. The cities of India were eventually united into one large kingdom. For hundreds of years. The people of ancient India built comfortable houses with courtyards. chickens . animal skins d. no one knew that the great cities of India ever existed because they had been deserted and covered with dirt and sand. to make transportation easier d. to help the people become rich 9. cedar logs c.8. 14.
c. . 8. 19 . b. Why don’t we know many facts about the first great leader of China? a. There are no stories or legends about him. Why was China called the “Far East”? a. 1. d. How did Lei Zu discover the new kind of fabric? a. c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Far East: Ancient China A. A cocoon fell into her cup of tea. 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. There are no written records about his empire. Fill in the blanks. 7. She saw some cocoons in a tree and thought they would make pretty fabric. d. No one understands Chinese writing. Circle the letter of the best choice. The people of China first lived between the River and the Yangtze River. It was all the way the way to the edge of the world to the Mesopotamians. c. A 5. The Yangtze River was east of China. 4. Multiple Choice. She had a dream about it. 2. The Chinese people had to travel far to the east to trade with other people. b. d. the farmers grew a different kind of grain called 3. The Chinese used a special kind of writing called B. It was far away from the Yangtze River. Many of the written records say different things. In China. b. . . 6.
What kind of soil did the Chinese farmers need to raise their special kind of grain? a. gold c. pictures . pigs. silver d. 16. 18. Huang Di was the first great leader of China who united the many small villages into one empire. turkeys and geese d. The rivers in China often flooded. it was the mother’s duty to make sure that the father had everything that he needed in the morning. 14.9. very dry soil c. 15. Chin’s job helping his father in the fields was very easy. 10. 20 . sheep and goats b. True or False. very wet soil b. letters d. and cows 12. 11. iron . During the rule of the Shang family.” 13. The mulberry plant was an important plant in Ancient China. The Shang dynasty ruled for about 500 years. elephants and water buffalo c. What kind of animals did farmers in China raise? a. chickens. soil that is wet part of the year and dry part of the year d. 17. wavy lines c. bronze b. In the story about Chin. Write the word “true” or “false. the Chinese began to use a. The Shang family also used a kind of writing in which words look like a. straight lines b. rocky soil C.
Many of the written records say different things. 1. Multiple Choice. clay tablets with writing on them b. b. This area in Africa was not always dry. Circle the letter of the best choice. Why don’t we know much about ancient Africa? a. . and hot area west of Egypt. The is a large. We have no stories or legends from Africa. fertile place full of trees and . Fill in the blanks. a little patch of land where 2. 5. 3. b. B. bronze weapons c. c. The people of Africa didn’t leave written records or thousands of artifacts.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: Ancient Africa A. The Egyptians conquered the tribes of people. 21 . No one understands African writing. it was once a green. thousands and thousands of artifacts d. pollen from trees and seeds from grasses and flowers that do not grow in the Sahara today 7. d. What did archeologists find when they dug down through the hard dirt of the Sahara? a. 6. is a favorite character of African storytellers. The rains got scarcer and the grass and trees dried up. 4. Too much rain flooded it. The only water in this area is found in an water collects and a few scrubby palm trees can grow. dry. d. c. Many of the tribes of people who lived there fought wars and killed each other. What happened in the Sahara? a.
tricky c. 22 . honest b. 15. east to Egypt b. yams and rice b. south to the center of Africa c. 12. north to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 9. cassava. brave d. The people of Africa passed many stories down from person to person. True or False. and rice C. just like those who lived in the Fertile Crescent. rice and melons d. 13. east to Mesopotamia d.8. 14. What kinds of food did Anansi find in the different villages? a. Archeologists have found paintings on the walls of caves that show how Africans once lived. The people who once lived in the Sahara were farmers. plantains. Write the word “true” or “false.” 11. Where did the people who once lived in the Sahara move? a. Yams are like sweet potatoes. Plantains are a special kind of rice. fearful 10. wheat and corn c. Which word best describes Anansi? a.
The Old Kingdom of Egypt c. Amenemhet’s reign was the beginning of the a. Amenemhet’s family ruled Egypt for many years and became a powerful called the Hyksos conquered Egypt after Amenemhet’s 4. b. It grew much larger when the people conquered the land of Canaan.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt A. Nomads from family ruled. It became weak and powerless. Multiple Choice. c. 6. Fill in the blanks. It grew more powerful. 2. The New Kingdom of Egypt d. When Amenemhet became pharaoh. Amenemhet knew there was Egypt. What happened to the Old Kingdom of Egypt? a. . 23 . he wanted to make Egypt larger. d. It was conquered by the Nubians. gold in the hills and ground of the country to the south of . 1. silver c. a. B. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Egyptians renamed this country 3. bronze b. ivory d. . so he decided to conquer the country to the south of Egypt called . 5. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. The Second Kingdom of Egypt 7.
When the people to the south of Egypt were conquered by the Egyptians. became Egyptian b. After Amenemhet’s family ruled. . richer 10. C.” 16. moved to Canaan c. 13. larger d. The Egyptians thought that the Hyksos were a. Using the weapons of the Hyksos. Who drove the Hyksos out of Egypt? a. Egypt once again became a. polite and good-looking 11. unclean. prosperous and wealthy d. rebelled against the Egyptians d. they a.” 12. the Canaanites . weak and powerless c. . and uncivilized c. Egypt became stronger even when there were bad pharaohs. rude. the Egyptians became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the whole world. a group of Egyptian princes d. 15. The Hyksos called the Egyptians “shepherd kings. One woman from the conquered country to the south became the queen of Egypt. 24 . good rulers b. the Egyptian priests c. moved to the Sahara 9. 14. The Hyksos used the same kind of weapons that the Egyptians used. stronger and more powerful b.8. Amenemhet b. Write the word “true” or “false. True or False.
Golden Age of Egypt 11. became pharaoh even though she was a woman. Write the word “true” or “false. people said that there was a curse on Tut’s tomb. Matching. Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. True or False. b. 6. Before he became pharaoh. Most Egyptians worshipped only one god. He persuaded the army to crown him as king. . 10. was only seven when he became king. Last Kingdom of Egypt d. Tutankhamen a. Amenhotep 3. Polytheism is the worship of just one god. Thutmose was a general in the Egyptian army. Multiple Choice. When Tut’s tomb was discovered. The priests named him as the new pharaoh. How did Thutmose become the pharaoh of Egypt? a. fought both the Nubians and the Hyksos and made Egypt twice as big b. 7. Thutmose 4. Hatshepsut 2. 1. He married the pharaoh’s daughter. 9. d. Second Kingdom of Egypt c. He killed the old pharaoh. Circle the letter of the best choice. After it was discovered.” 5. 8. many items had already been stolen.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The New Kingdom of Egypt A. 25 . c. wore men’s clothes and a false beard c. was buried with many treasures that were not found until three thousand years later d. Match each pharaoh with the correct description. The New Kingdom of Egypt is sometimes called the a. C. wanted the Egyptians to worship just one god B.
worships many gods b. does not believe in any gods 16. brought back gold. c. buried him with all of his treasures b. many of the pharaohs were buried d. He thought that Babylon did not have enough gold or riches. ruled for only four years 15. rule as pharaoh d. many of the pharaohs lived b. archeologists have found old temples 26 . . A monotheist is someone who a. As pharaoh. fought many wars b. . He knew Babylon was too powerful to conquer. worships only one god c. worshipped only one god d. 13.12. . become dancers 14. the pyramids are located c. d. built many monuments to him c. serve at the temple c. worshipped only one god d. worships no gods d. monkeys. Babylon was too far away. get married and have children b. and elephants from Africa c. . Hatshepsut a. His army did not want to cross the Euphrates River. Thutmose did not try to conquer Babylon because a. incense. the Egyptian people a. tried to forget he had ever been pharaoh 17. b. Which of the following were Egyptian women not allowed to do? a. The Valley of the Kings is a place in Egypt where a. When Amenhotep died. .
b. try to steal all of their gold b. 2. they were monotheists b. Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Israelites Leave Egypt A. 1. was an Israelite who grew up in the palace of the pharaoh. . Why did the Israelites move to Egypt? a. The Egyptians made the Israelites their 3. The story of the Israelites leaving Egypt is found in the Bible in the book of . they were very rich d. 27 . they had very small families 7. They were looking for gold. There was a famine in Canaan where they lived. . Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. The Egyptians started to worry that the Israelites might a. attack the Egyptians and take their kingdom away d. The Israelites are descended from . When the Israelites left Egypt. 6. They wanted to conquer the Egyptians. . start worshipping the Egyptian gods . decide to move back to Canaan c. B. Fill in the blanks. They were trying to escape from the Babylonians. c. they were polytheists c. The Israelites were unusual in the ancient world because a. God parted the waters of the 5. 8. d.
pharaoh said yes. Who found a baby floating in a basket on the Nile? a. but were drowned. 15. to the Sahara Desert c. the Egyptians chased them. pharaoh’s daughter b. When the Israelites asked to leave Egypt. send the Israelites back to Canaan c. ten c. Write the word “true” or “false. 16. While they lived in Egypt. five b. When the Israelites left Egypt. send the Israelites to the Sahara Desert 10. True or False.9. 18. Miriam d. make the Israelites worship the Egyptian gods b. Moses was born into an Egyptian family and was raised in the palace. 14. The Israelites later became a powerful kingdom in their own right. eight d. God sent Egypt. to Mesopotamia d. to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea b. six plagues on Egypt to show that he was more powerful than the gods of 12. pharaoh c. Where did the Israelites go when they left Egypt? a. 17.” 13. a. 28 . a servant girl 11. kill every Israelite baby boy d. What did the pharaoh decide to do about the Israelites? a. the Israelites worshipped only one God. back toward Canaan C. The Israelite nation grew smaller and smaller in Egypt.
It was rocky. . . What did the Phoenicians use to make glass? a. flowers b. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Phoenicians used a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The Phoenicians A. Multiple Choice. b. The Phoenicians were the group of people living in . It was surrounded by steep craggy hills. Two important Phoenician cities were . blue c. 1. What was the color of the Phoenicians’ famous dye? a. rocks d. It was easy to get into and out of. cedar logs 29 to make their special dye. It wasn’t a good place to raise animals because there wasn’t enough grass or water. d. Fill in the blanks. 4. The Phoenicians sailed all around the 3. Which of these sentences is not true about the area where the Phoenicians lived? a. sandy. 5. 6. snails b. and dry. sand and lye c. lye c. gold 8. green b. purple d. c. cedar logs 7. B. snails d. and 2.
When the Israelites walked from Egypt back up to Canaan. colonies d. 15. The Phoenicians started where their ships landed. the dye smelled so good when it was being made . According to the story. the dye was so expensive b. countries . states b. little settlements of people.9. 14. The northern part of Canaan wasn’t a very good place to grow wheat. it was the Phoenician king’s favorite color d. a.” 11. The Phoenicians were the first glassmakers to invent glass blowing. 30 . 10. they were moving into an empty country. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false. 12. city-states c. Dido wanted to build her city near the water so that ships would visit and trade with her. only kings were allowed to wear it c. Dido left her home because she was afraid of her husband. 13. The color of this dye was often called “the color of kings” because a. in many of the places C.
. c. India d. Which of these countries did the Assyrians not conquer? a. What did most of the people in the Assyrian Empire think about Ashurbanipal? a. 31 . He lived in the city of 4. . The Assyrians were almost impossible to beat because they a. They admired him. They were happy to obey him. make glass d. Babylon b. Circle the letter of the best choice. What did Ashurbanipal like to do for fun? a. 1. The Assyrian army used shields made out of king. Fill in the blanks. write poetry b. . 2. hunt lions with bows and arrows c. Egypt c. b. fought in pairs b. They thought he was a fair ruler. wore so much armor 8. used bronze swords c. Ashurbanipal was a 3. He was the first B. d. Multiple Choice. . 5. They hated him. listen to music 7. dug tunnels under the ground d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: The Return of Assyria A. Canaan 6.
12. 15. Ashurbanipal created the first hospital in the world. 14. 10. To defeat the Babylonians. b. Write the word “true” or “false. C. d. clay d. Ashurbanipal built beautiful gardens with strange plants from far away. c. Assyrian soldiers would dig tunnels under the city walls. He held a grand parade. To capture a city.” 11. 32 .9. the Assyrians dug canals and flooded the city. He told many stories. stone c. The Assyrians conquered the Israelites and never allowed them to return to Canaan. scrolls . He collected many books. He built a beautiful temple. books were made out of a. 13. True or False. What did Ashurbanipal do so that people would remember him? a. During Ashurbanipal’s time. paper b.
library d. They made it their new capital. . 2. c. . Canaan c. Babylon had a powerful king who went mad and lived like a wild . The king of Babylon was worried about 4. 5. b. Egypt 7. This story is recorded in the Bible in the book of 3. Fill in the blanks. Assyria b. gate b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Babylon Takes Over Again! A. Ashurbanipal c. d. Nebuchadnezzar b. They left it alone. Multiple Choice. What was the name of the great king of Babylon? a. B. This king also built the They are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Marduk d. The king of Babylon built a famous a. of Babylon for his wife. garden c. . They flooded it. 8. temple 33 to honor the chief goddess. Ishtar 6. 1. They destroyed it. Circle the letter of the best choice. Ishtar. a country to the east. Which country was never conquered by the Babylonians? a. What did the Babylonians do to the city of Nineveh? a.
he never got better. his wife was so sad b. he thought he was greater than everyone. her palace b. including God 10. The new queen of Babylon was homesick. an Israelite princess d. 15. 14. The king of Babylon married his wife because he thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. he was weary from fighting so many wars . the flat land c. the queen of Egypt b. the mountains d. her family C. 16. 13. he was so worried about other nations attacking him d. 34 . What did she miss the most about her old home? a. Write the word “true” or “false. the princess of the country to the east c. c. After the king of Babylon lost his mind. Who did the king of Babylon marry? a. The Babylonian Empire was not as large as the Assyrian Empire. a princess from Assyria 11.” 12.9. The Babylonians forgave the Assyrians for destroying Babylon. The king of Babylon went mad because a. True or False.
2. The people of Crete held their leaping festivals to honor a. . Nebuchadnezzar . The people of Crete used to entertain themselves by leaping over 4. 6. Minos c. their gods c. King b. Ariadne was a legendary king of Crete. Aegeus d. was a monster who was half man and half bull. Pirates controlled the sea. The lived on an island called Crete. their children d. The people of Crete had the first 5. Crete is a long. c. The weather made the water rough and choppy. 1. 8. . skinny island in the 3. nature 7. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. a. b. the king b. The B. The people did not know how to make boats. Sea. d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: Life in Early Crete A. an army that fights on water. Multiple Choice. Why was it so dangerous to travel on the sea in ancient times? a. 35 . There were no maps so the people did not know where to sail.
a. jumped off a cliff b. bulls to the monster that lived in the maze beneath his palace. When Theseus was sailing home. This king fed a. The children who participated in the leaping festivals had a safe job. Write the word “true” or “false. ran to the shore to meet him .9. and gold. jewelry. Nineveh c. planned a huge celebration to welcome him home d. pirates captured them Many historians believe the people left Crete because b. a. his daughters 10. was killed by one of his enemies 13. 17. Theseus was the prince of the nearby city. True or False. a ball of wool 12. Ariadne helped Theseus kill the monster. 18. 15. 36 . c. his slaves c. a hurricane forced them to leave c. d. girls and boys from a nearby city b. Knossos d. Egypt b. These children were given beautiful clothes. they were tired of living on an island . What did Theseus use to find his way through the maze so he could kill the monster? b. 16. his father a. a sword c. a map . Athens 11. a mirror d. a volcano erupted nearby d. The island of Thera sank into the sea. a. C.” 14. The Aegean Sea was named after the father of Ariadne.
iron 7. The Mycenaeans built a. . 5. Match each group of people with the correct description. Minoans a. bows and arrows 8. walls d. They lived in houses made of stone or wood. Greek people who conquered the island of Crete d. Philistines 4. horses d. temples 6. b. Multiple Choice. The Mycenaeans were the first Greeks to use a. How did the Mycenaeans live? a. gold d. c. 37 in battle. Matching. swords c. javelins b. also called the Sea people. invaded Greece from the North c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: The Early Greeks A. a. palaces c. all around the Aegean Sea. They lived in caves. colonies b. The wandered around from place to place. Dorians 3. wood c. 1. Mycenaeans 2. they conquered the Greeks b. lived on the island of Crete B. bronze b. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Mycenaeans were good fighters because they made their weapons and armor from .
16. 15. 38 . The Mycenaeans learned how to build ships from the Minoans. The barbarians had regular jobs. swords b. wooden b. C. b. weapons. The time period after the Greeks were conquered is called the a. The Mycenaeans were the first great Greek civilization. gold c. bronze d. How were the barbarians different from the Mycenaeans? a.d.” 13. We know much about the barbarians who conquered the Greeks because they left many written records. Missing Time Era . Golden Age c. The barbarians lived in better houses. cannons 12. Dark Ages b. iron 11. c. The barbarians couldn’t read or write. to kill Greek chariot drivers from a long distance away. The barbarians were great craftsmen. True or False. 9. 14. d. The barbarians had a. 10. horses d. Write the word “true” or “false. The built tents with sticks and animal hides. Mycenaean Era d. The barbarians used a. The barbarians thought the Greeks were ignorant. javelins c. smelly and uncivilized.
Multiple Choice. What kind of crops did the Greeks learn to grow? a. c. draw pictures 8. cuneiforms 39 . Match each person with the correct description. They moved back to their original lands. Homer 4. yams and bananas 7. Poseidon 2. They became civilized and learned to live like the Greeks. dance b. They were eventually defeated by the Mycenaeans. Matching. . a Greek warrior who fought in the Trojan War c. the Greeks liked to a. 5. sing d. oranges and cotton d. For fun. pictograms d. the Greek god of the sea B. 6. a Greek poet who wrote down some of the old Greek stories b. a. grapes. Odysseus Chapter 20 Test: Greece Gets Civilized Again a. b. Cyclops 3. The were killed when a volcano erupted. corn and beans c.Name The Story of the World Date A. What happened to the barbarians who invaded Greece? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. a giant with only one eye in the center of his forehead d. 1. and figs b. pens b. olives. alphabet c. We know more about the early Greeks than we know about the barbarians because they wrote things down using their own . d. attack their neighbors c.
10. four c. yearly wars to honor Zeus and to celebrate courage and strength. 16. 14. The Iliad is a poem about a Greek soldier trying to sail back home. He was blind. what was wrong with Homer? a. He was deaf. b. 17. To escape from the giant’s cave. Write the word “true” or “false. chariot races d. Many of the letters we use today are borrowed from the ancient Greeks. Nineveh . Troy c. five d. One famous Greek story tells about a war when the Greeks attacked the city of a. 12. d. The Greeks held a. True or False. 18. He did not know how to write. c. 40 . The Olympic Games were held every six years. Knossos b. the Olympic Games b. According to tradition. 11. the Greek soldiers held on to the bellies of the giant’s sheep. He could not walk. the Trojan Games c.9. seven different C.” 13. 15. The pentathlon was an athletic event in which the athlete had to compete in events. ten b. The Phoenicians had one of the first alphabets. Mycenae d. a. Both men and women were allowed to compete in the Olympic Games.
. lazy c. Multiple Choice. not worshipping the king’s gods b. The Persians thought Cyrus was a great warrior and a a. B. He trained him to be a shepherd. c. cruel d. not punishing the Persians when they did not follow the king’s laws d. He ordered his chief advisor to kill him. 5.Name The Story of the World Date A. Harpagus d. This country was . What did King Astyges of Persia do with his grandson? a. Harpagus disobeyed his master by a. Croesus c. b. This king became the greatest king in the world at that time. who lived at the edge of Media. Astyges b. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Persians were a tribe of 3. selfish b. good and fair 41 king. 4. . He gave him many gifts of gold and jewels. 6. ordering a shepherd to kill the baby instead of doing it himself 7. but there was still one country that he had not conquered. became a great king of Persia. helped Cyrus become king. 1. d. a. Fill in the blanks. Chapter 21 Test: The Medes and the Persians finally defeated the Assyrians. Shamshi-Adad 8. The Babylonians and the 2. letting the king’s grandson run away c. He taught him how to be a great king.
Cyrus was raised as a shepherd on a mountain. 18. 15. the Babylonians hated their king. 12. the King with the Golden Touch d. 14. The Medes and the Babylonians also fought against each other. soldiers than anyone in the world.” 13. 16. he allowed the Jews to a. 11. he was smaller than all the other boys his age.9. True or False. the Anointed of the Lord . d. . c. b. Astyges was worried by a dream he had. the shepherd king C. he had many more soldiers than the Babylonian king. Cyrus conquered land from Egypt all the way to India. have important positions in his government b. the Babylonian Empire was not very strong. Cyrus was able to easily conquer Babylon because a. and the rulers of the world kept changing. c. return to Palestine c. build their own temple in Persia d. 17. gold b. The Jews called Cyrus a. When Cyrus grew up. palaces d. When Cyrus became king of Babylon. 42 . land c. Write the word “true” or “false. the city did not have a wall around it. elect their own king . Croesus had more a. 10. a cruel tyrant b. The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought each other for many years.
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. get married b. Spartan boys were never allowed to a. 4. they would gather at a special meeting place called the . The people of 3. pass a test of fitness and bravery 43 . 5. didn’t worship the same gods 6. didn’t obey the same king c. didn’t speak the same language b. they had to a. complain b. . leave the army c. 2. Multiple Choice. 1. The Greeks were different from the Persians because all of the Greeks a. wanted their children to be strong and brave. exercise 8. Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice. When the citizens of Athens needed to vote about something. is when people vote on the laws and the leaders. . warrior d. run c. educated 7. elected c. . A B. kings. vote d. eat d. didn’t dress the same d. many b. Sparta was ruled by a. When Spartan boys were 20 years old.
writing. d. mathematics. their taxes 11. b. have children who would fight for Sparta c. whether they should go to war The Athenians thought it was important to be educated so that a. 18. music. 16. citizens could understand how to vote properly c.9. b. Athens What were all girls in Athens supposed to do? b. What were girls in Sparta supposed to do? b. and poetry. True or False. raise a garden. learn how to vote a. Plato 13. Boys in Athens learned reading. boys would know how to fight a. people could read b. Cyrus was a famous Greek who said ignorant people will always obey tyrants. join the army with the men d. and take care of children. 17. Write the word “true” or “false. their leaders c. Which of these things did the people of Athens not vote on? a. 15. learn to read and write c. learn to take care of the household 10. 44 . Sparta and Athens were very similar cities. Girls in Athens learned how to sew. learn to take care of the household C. All men in Sparta were allowed to vote. people would have better jobs 12. .” 14. the gods they would worship d. learn to read and write a. Sparta d. have children who would fight for Athens d. The people of Athens wanted to be ruled by tyrants. c.
Eris a. the king of the Greeks b. Mount Olympus b. Zeus 2.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The Greek Gods A. Paris 6. 45 . Athena 5. the goddess of love and beauty f. The Greeks believed that their gods lived on a. d. . He was bored. the wife of Menelaus d. Mount Ararat d. The goddess of war needed something to do. Hera 3. the king of the gods c. He liked having wars. Why did Zeus want to start a war on earth? a. the wife of Zeus g. Match each person with the correct description. . the goddess of war B. The Greeks were a. b. Mount Zion c. He thought there were too many people on the earth. 9. polyglots b. Helen 7. polytheists d. Mount Sinai 11. c. 1. Confucians c. the highest mountain in Greece. Aphrodite 4. which means they worshipped many gods. Matching. monotheists 10. the goddess of strife h. Circle the letter of the best choice. the prince of Troy e. Multiple Choice. Menelaus 8.
The Trojan War began. d. Eris 14. He wanted to be king of the whole world. a. He wanted to have the most beautiful woman on earth. Write the word “true” or “false. Poseidon b. c. He wanted to win every battle he fought. Hera killed Helen. True or False. He wanted to obey Zeus. a golden apple 13. Menelaus d. What happened when Helen fell in love with Paris? a.” 16. was asked to judge who was the most beautiful. The Greek gods were always kind and helpful to men. b. c. The Trojan War lasted for many years. a golden orange c.12. C. 46 . What did Zeus make that caused a war? a. d. a crown of olive leaves d. a golden crown b. 17. b. Helen and Paris got married. The Greeks believed that the gods were very interested in what men were doing. Why did he choose Aphrodite as the most beautiful? a. Paris killed Menelaus. 15. 18. Paris c.
Salamis c. b. twenty years b. He was made the new king. . Persia 8. Who was outnumbered at the Battle of Marathon? a. The war with Persia lasted for a. Persia d. 1. Athens 7. After the Battle of Marathon. He became a hero. c. twenty-five years 6. Fill in the blanks. 5. He died of exhaustion. 4. the goddess of war. six weeks c. tried 2. 3. Multiple Choice. two months d. Circle the letter of the best choice. won the Peloponnesian War. According to legend. Sparta b. Sparta and Chapter 24 Test: The Wars of the Greeks were always fighting with each other. a messenger ran all the way to of victory. 47 to deliver the news . Sparta b. These two cities decided to become friends and allies when to invade Greece. a. Salamis c.Name The Story of the World Date A. what happened to the messenger? a. B. The was a temple built in honor of Athena. Athens d.
” 13. He convinced the Athenians to surrender. The people began to starve to death. A plague broke out inside the city walls. the Athenians refused to come help the Spartans because they were having a religious festival. The people in Greek friezes look very real. the Greeks threw the messenger down a well. books . Write the word “true” or “false. The Persians joined with the Spartans. C. What happened in the city of Athens while Sparta was attacking them? a. d. 16. The Peloponnesian War lasted for sixty years. 48 . c. After the Battle of Marathon. What caused the Peloponnesian War? a. Sparta and Athens were afraid that another country would try to invade them again. d. What did Alcibiades do that helped end the war? a. He became a traitor and led the Spartans into his own city. 12. d. b. When the Persian king sent a messenger to Greece. He killed the greatest Athenian general. He killed the Spartan king. architecture b. A frieze is a picture carved in marble. They ran out of water. The Greeks could not agree on the best kind of government. 14. c. When Greece was at peace they became famous for their a. food c.9. 10. 18. Persia finally stopped attacking Greece. b. c. b. paintings d. 11. During one battle. Each Greek city wanted to have the most beautiful buildings and statues. 17. True or False. Sparta and Athens were afraid that the other city would become too powerful. 15.
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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.
. 8. c. Romans d. the king of Rome 7. who were Romulus and Remus? a. Rome is located in the country of 3. He was tired of sharing everything with him. 1. Egyptians c. Fill in the blanks.Name The Story of the World Date A. Circle the letter of the best choice. He was angry because Remus wanted to be king. their grandfather c. He was angry because Remus jumped over his wall. Greeks 53 . . . two brothers who founded Rome c. Phoenicians b. Chapter 27 Test: The Rise of Rome hills. two of the Roman gods 6. Their kings wore special robes called show everyone how important the king was. a wolf and then a shepherd b. Romulus and Remus were raised by a. the first two consuls of Rome d. with purple borders to Rome was founded on top of 2. According to the legend. the servant who was told to drown them d. 5. Multiple Choice. the first two Etruscan kings b. d. B. . . He was jealous of Remus because their grandfather liked him better. The most important Italian tribe was called the 4. The Etruscans traded with the a. b. Why did Romulus kill Remus? a.
9. dime d. all of the men d. Ancient people liked stories about their kings that made them seem like great fairytale heroes. Which of the following did the Romans not learn from the Etruscans? a. how to dress b. Write the word “true” or “false. 54 . how to fight 10. Rome was a democracy just like Greece. 16.” 13. about the Greek gods d. A a. Who could vote on laws and leaders in Rome? a. 11. only the rich and powerful men c. fasces b. patrician is a symbol of power that shows a bundle of rods with an ax blade. five d. consul c. all men who weren’t slaves b. 15. True or False. painting and music c. one b. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds and hundreds of years. only the consuls 12. two C. ten c. The Roman Empire was not as large as Alexander the Great’s empire. 14. How many consuls were appointed in Rome? a.
Multiple Choice. They built aqueducts. gods as their own but gave them Roman names. Pluto a. apartment buildings c. Egyptian d. How did the Romans travel from one end of the Italian peninsula to the other? a. Greek b. the king of the underworld e. Proserpine 6. They built roads. The Romans took the a. roads b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Roman Empire A. the king of the Roman gods c. the goddess of the harvest f. the Roman god of war B. Neptune 4. the Roman god of the sea b. Mars 3. 1. castles d. 7. the daughter of the goddess of the harvest d. b. 55 . Circle the letter of the best choice. Babylonian c. Assyrian 8. Ceres 5. d. c. Jupiter 2. Matching. They did not travel much. baths 9. They used ships. Match each god or goddess with the correct description. Which of the following did the Romans not build? a.
14. 17. Write the word “true” or “false. According to the Romans. bath b. 11. consuls c. The Roman roads were much better than most roads of the ancient world. 16. gladiators b. aqueduct d. The Romans were the first ancient people to use concrete. aqueducts d. aqueducts were men trained to fight with each other and with wild animals. 12. roads to bring fresh water into the cities. The Romans were bloodthirsty people. apartment building c. C.10. winter comes because Ceres has to spend six months of every year in the underworld. The Romans built a. 18. Today. 15. The Appian Way was a famous Roman a. True or False. patricians d. many things built by the Romans can still be found. baths b. gladiators c. a. road . 56 . All Roman apartment buildings were well built and luxurious. they liked to see men hurt.” 13.
7. 4. How did the Romans learn how to build ships like the Carthaginians? a. cows c. 1. 5. They both wanted to rule India. Rome and Carthage fought for many years in the . c. Why did Rome and Carthage fight for so many years? a. peacocks on his ship to bring 57 . c.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: Rome’s War with Carthage A. 2. A Carthaginian sailor betrayed his country and moved to Rome. The Romans sent spies to Carthage. was a famous general from Carthage. Circle the letter of the best choice. 6. b. B. At first. was the man who finally defeated him. chickens d. elephants b. . The both wanted to control trade around the Mediterranean Sea. They captured some Carthaginian soldiers. d. Fill in the blanks. 3. Carthage had the advantage because they had a soldiers who knew how to sail ships. They took apart a Carthaginian ship that wrecked on the coast of Italy. a. Carthage wanted to take over all of the Roman land. A Roman general named Claudius Pulcher took sacred him good fortune in battle. Multiple Choice. Rome wanted to take over all of the Carthaginian land. d. b.
They came through Greece. They came over the mountains. Write the word “true” or “false. Who finally won these wars? a. Carthage b. He surrounded their camp and starved them. b. Gaul d. he killed himself by drinking poison. d. 13. elephants b. They sailed on ships. How did the Roman general get the Carthaginians to leave Italy? a. d. 58 . cannons c. What unusual thing did the Carthaginians use to attack the Romans? a. b. He attacked the city of Carthage.8. After the Romans took over all of Italy. c. 11. The wars between Rome and Carthage took place mainly on land. True or False. 10. They came at night. How did the Carthaginians sneak into Italy? a. c. 15.” 12. Rome c. they were content and peaceful. He pretended to surrender. The Romans made many sacrifices to their gods asking for help in defeating Carthage. 14. He drove them out with his strong army. ships 9. When the great general of Carthage heard that the war was over. Greece C.
corn and beans d. change direction d. dry up b. The Aryans were a group of people who came to India from 2. Siddhartha b. farmers and traders b. . Which group of people was the most important? a. In this religion. the Indus River and the 3. Every year the sacred river in India would a. Who did the people of ancient India believe had given them their river? a. . The Aryans settled near two rivers. Fill in the blanks. Ganga d. Shiva 8. untouchables 59 . melons and wheat c. overflow c.Name The Story of the World Date A. wheat and rice b. cotton and rice 6. brahmin or priests d. River. What kinds of crops did the Indian farmers raise? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. people belong to one of four groups called a B. Rig Veda c. 5. The religion of these people was called 4. Multiple Choice. . noble warriors c. Chapter 30 Test: The Aryans of India . 1. grow longer 7.
d. 60 . He wanted to help people. c. 12. C. c. The job of the Untouchables was to protect the priests from enemies and to rule India. untouchables 11. He wanted to see what was outside the palace walls. What were the people called who didn’t belong to any group? a. They married into it. He was bored. The people of ancient India raised horses and cows. 10. d. 17. Purusha . They were assigned a group at school. 15. How did people know which group they belonged to? a. He thought that a god was calling him to go. Shiva b. Today. you could only marry someone who belonged to the same group as you. Siddhartha became known as a. b.” 13. True or False. Ganga c. Buddha d.9. They were born into it. farmers and traders b. In India. 16. Why did Siddhartha leave his palace? a. noble warriors c. Siddhartha taught that people could find happiness by leading a good life. b. 14. Write the word “true” or “false. They were assigned a group by the king. brahmin or priests d. no one follows the teachings of Siddhartha.
They wanted to be able to attack other countries. He did not think he could trust an army. Fill in the blanks. dishonesty . Asoka made laws against a. d. together 4. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: The Mauryan Empire of India A. d. was a famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire. 3. 2. b. He wanted to defeat everyone by himself. 6. 61 . Multiple Choice. Why did Asoka not want to fight with an army? a. eating meat b. Some of the best-known writings from the Mahayana Tripitaka are called the . being cruel to animals d. He did not have enough money to pay his soldiers. 7. b. unified country. Cities in the ancient world were stronger if they were with other cities. They wanted to be like their neighbors. He saw the suffering that his soldiers had caused. c. c. B. 5. They wanted India to be a strong. having hospitals c. Circle the letter of the best choice. They needed to help each other with farming. He followed the religious teachings of . Why did the Indian kings want to unite the many different cities? a.
A vegetarian is someone who a. Write the word “true” or “false. merciful rule b. the thousands of people he killed c. the Jakata Tales were told by a. d. harsh commands 10. They only ate grass. King Asoka gave up eating meat because of the teachings of Sakka. They did not find any food. the monkey b. takes care of animals 9. the hare c. c. the otter d.8. the jackal 12. 62 . True or False. It was very unusual for ancient cities to be united together. . 11. According to legend. They stole their food. does not allow violence b. Buddha d. Why were the other animals not rewarded? a. the trees he planted d. b. Asoka became famous for a. 15. Asoka planted trees along the road so that travelers could walk in the shade. 14. who was rewarded for his generosity? a. .” 13. Sakka c. In the story we read from the Jakata Tales. his just. doesn’t eat meat c. 16. Asoka built hospitals for sick people and sick animals. They would not share any food. Jackal to show people how to live. Asoka b. his strict. C.
so this time period is called “The Period of the . . hieroglyphics d. The first Chinese writing used pictures that looked almost exactly like the words they represented. The ruler of each kingdom was called the 3.” 4. 2. The ruler of the kingdom of kingdoms and became the first emperor of all China. character 7. Multiple Choice. . pictograms b. cuneiform 6. separate kingdoms with their own . pictogram b. copper fibers d. Ancient China was divided into rulers and armies. This kind of writing is called .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: China: Writing and the Qin A. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. clay that had been hardened 63 . each word is called a a. 1. These kingdoms were constantly fighting. Writers in ancient China first used special sharp paintbrushes made out of a. calligraph d. but later Chinese writing began to change into writing that looked less like the words they stood for. a. grasses & reeds c. animal hair b. calligraphy c. In this form of writing. 5. conquered all of the other B. cuneiform c.
stone and packed dirt C. He made all of the former rulers move to his capital city so he could keep an eye on them.” 13. They despised him for his cruelty.” 14. He wanted to keep the Mongols out of China. cuneiform c. What is the Great Wall of China made of? a. True or False. 16. Why did Qin Zheng build the Great Wall of China? a. b. c. What did the people think about Qin Zheng? a. d. c. What did Qin Zheng do to keep control of his new kingdom? a. printing d. He wanted to be remembered forever. with ink and blocks of wood. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. They thought he was fair and just. All of the above 10. rocks from the river beds d. He burned thousands of books. Archaeologists found thousands of life-sized clay horses and soldiers around Qin Zheng’s tomb. carved blocks of stone b. sun-baked clay c. He was worried about the Mauryan Empire in India. They loved him. 64 . It took one hundred years to build the Great Wall of China. b. They worshipped him as a god. The Chinese were the first people to use a. b. He didn’t want any of his people to escape. 11. The Great Wall of China is almost as long as the United States is wide. He killed anyone who tried to rebel against him c. Qin Zheng changed his name to Shi Huangdi meaning “Emperor of the Sun.8. 12. d. d. clay tablets b. papyrus 9.
wealth c. respect b. kind b. He taught that people should a. cruel c. wastefulness 4. Qin Zheng 2. ignore d. hateful 65 to those who are beneath them. 1. Buddha c. Multiple Choice. authority. Alexander the Great b. disobey 5. sad 3. smart c. happy d. Confucius lived around the same time as a. Confucius taught that people could learn to be a. even if they were poor. peace d. war b. . wealthy b. He also taught that people in authority should be a. which was happening all around him. . Confucius hated a. Circle the letter of the best choice. . Like Buddha.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Confucius A. rebel against c. just d. Abraham d.
8. what you would not want others to do to you. this is a bigger mistake. The Wisdom of Confucius d. It is the wiser person who takes rather than gives. The Writings of Confucius c. The sayings of Confucius were collected together into a book called a.6. If you make a mistake and correct it. Do not do unto others. C. He who aims to be a man of complete virtue does not seek to gratify his appetite in his food. 10. The Sayings of Confucius b. 9. Write the word “true” if the statement is one of the saying of Confucius or “false” if it is not. 7. 66 . The Analects of Confucius . True or False.
c. . Why could Caesar not become consul when he wanted to? a. 1. b. His family claimed to be descended from 3. mathematics 6. 67 . d. . His ship became lost. Multiple Choice. c. b. public speaking b. Chapter 34 Test: The Rise of Julius Caesar . There were already two consuls. 5. He was not old enough. He won a rhetoric competition. d. He was captured by pirates. What is rhetoric? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. He was shipwrecked. 8. . c. 7. d. What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? a. He won a great victory in Gaul. He became ill and almost died. reading c. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea to take more rhetoric lessons? a. Caesar’s job was governing the Roman province of B. He was elected to the Senate. His uncle was a 4.Name The Story of the World Date A. He captured pirates and had them executed. the founder of Rome. b. one of Rome’s two rulers. He could not get elected. He was out of the country. writing d. At one time. Julius Caesar was born in 2.
Caesar wept when he read the story of Alexander the Great because a. Caesar always listened to the Senators and did what they said. Caesar was excited about his job of governing one of Rome’s colonies. powerful men of Rome d. When Caesar became consul. Cincinnatus was a legendary Roman who represented the ideal ruler. he wanted a great horse like Bucephalus d. the people b. Write the word “true” or “false. Caesar became popular by throwing large parties for the people he needed to vote for him. the king of Rome c. 17. 16. 18. he was sad that Alexander died so young c. Romulus d. the ruler of Egypt d. Caesar was not popular with a. the consuls were known as the triumvirate because there were three of them. 10.” 13. the rich. Scipio . Caesar had not yet done anything to make himself famous b. Alexander the Great b. the most powerful Senator b. he had never been to Greece and really wanted to go .9. C. Caesar’s father once said that his son would “become one of the most famous men in Rome!” 14. the ruler of Spain . 15. 68 . True or False. 11. 12. Cincinnatus c. The Senators wished that Caesar were more like a. his soldiers c. his family . The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be a.
1. . While he was there. What message did Pompey send to Caesar? a. All of the above. 6. Chapter 35 Test: Caesar the Hero . The convinced Pompey to turn against Caesar. b. he made sure they had plenty to eat d. Caesar’s soldiers were loyal to him because a. Pompey would give up his job as consul. Pompey had married Caesar’s daughter. Pompey was jealous of Caesar. Caesar would be arrested when he returned to Rome. Multiple Choice. 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. to look for Pompey. 69 . he paid them well c. . 7. c. b. Why was it hard to convince Pompey to turn against Caesar? a. . 8. d. Caesar went to 5. d. he treated them so well b. Fill in the blanks. c. Caesar would be killed when he returned to Rome. Pompey thought that Caesar was a great hero. Caesar would be made king when he returned to Rome.Name The Story of the World Date A. Pompey knew that Caesar was more popular with the people than he was. Caesar fell in love with B. The people who lived in this country were the 3. Julius Caesar wanted to conquer a country called 2.
“Veni. c. No one wanted to fight against Caesar’s army. When Caesar sent back reports to the Roman people about the wars he was fighting. He was named dictator for life. Caesar was made king when he returned from Egypt. vidi. Octavian. b. What happened to Caesar on March 15. but Brutus remained loyal. 17. All of the men who were the right age already belonged to Caesar’s army. vici” means “I came. 10. b. Write the word “true” or “false. He was crowned as king. They gave Caesar many gifts of gold and jewels. Many of Caesar’s friends turned against him.” 13. d. 18. Why was it hard for Pompey to find soldiers to fight for him? a. I saw. Tiber c. d. Caesar wanted his adopted son. 16. Caesar’s wife begged him not to go to the Senate on March 15.9. 70 . 11. No one liked Pompey. They sent Pompey to Caesar as a prisoner. 44 BC? a. He was killed in the Senate. b. They gave Caesar part of Egypt. What did the two pharaohs of Egypt do to try to make friends with Caesar? a. Pompey did not have enough money to pay them. Ganges River to return to Rome. I conquered” in Latin. 12. to inherit his power. C. Caesar had to cross the a. 14. d. Euphrates d. he was always honest about the times when he was defeated. c. 15. c. He became the new pharaoh of Egypt. They sent Pompey’s head to Caesar in a bag. True or False. Rubicon b.
How was Octavian like Julius Caesar? a. He made many enemies in the Roman Senate. 2. Fill in the blanks. . 1. he did not have enough money 8. became the new king d. Octavian’s uncle and adopted father was was named after Octavian. was named after Julius Caesar. he was too old b. . he be made the new emperor d. The month of 3. The month of 4. . refused to see anyone 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. When Julius Caesar died. He fell in love with Cleopatra. 5. He made the Roman Empire bigger and richer. hid in Egypt c. he was too much like Caesar d. Octavian went to the Senate and demanded that a. d. a. c. He demanded that the Senate make him king. b. . he be made a consul 7. The Senate did not want Octavian to become a leader of Rome because a. Octavian became Rome’s first B. 71 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: The First Roman Prince A. Caesar be honored with a special statue b. threw a huge party that lasted for ten days . Multiple Choice. Caesar’s murderers be put to death c. the people did not like him c. Octavian b.
The Senate also changed Octavian’s name to a. Cincinnatus Caesar . Write the word “true” or “false. The English word “prince” comes from the Latin word “princeps. Rome was finally at peace. Octavian was only nineteen when Caesar died. 13.” 11. 10. Octavian gave presents and money to every rich family in Rome. dictator for life c. After Julius Caesar died.9. Princeps Caesar c. Julius Caesar b. C. 14. emperor d. Augustus Caesar d. The Senate gave Octavian the title of a. True or False. consul for life . First Citizen b. 12.” 15. Octavian’s new name meant “blessed” and “majestic.” 72 .
. We can read about Jesus in the four books of the Bible called the 3. Syria d. According to the Bible. The people who followed Jesus became known as B. Why did Jesus’ parents have to take a trip just before he was born? a. d. 73 . a. . 6. Circle the letter of the best choice. Many people celebrate the birth of Jesus on 5. b. Phoenicia b. Mary d. The king of Judea ordered everyone to move to a new place to be counted. was the mother of Jesus. They were looking for new jobs. Fill in the blanks. Augustus Caesar ordered that everyone in the Roman Empire go back to the place were their ancestors were from to be counted. 2. . Anna b. The time of peace and safety in the Roman Empire was called the . . Elizabeth c. c. Multiple Choice. Jesus was born in an area called Judea which was once known as a. Jerusalem 7. Sarah 8. Jesus was born in 4. . They wanted to be with their families when the baby was born. Canaan c. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The Beginning of Christianity A.
11. Write the word “true” or “false. a. he was put into a tomb. he came back to life b. in the temple c. women . it was dangerous to travel on the Mediterranean Sea. BCE c. When Jesus grew up. 14. The years after Jesus’ birth are called a. The Romans were worried that Jesus might decide he wanted to become the king of the Jews. to the chief priests b. True or False. Jesus’ mother worshipped the God of Abraham. 10. servants d. on the side of a mountain . “Anno Domini” means “The Year of Our Lord” in Latin. C. 16.” 13. AD d. AC . he appeared to Caesar Augustus 12. 18. 74 .9. kings c. BC b. to Augustus Caesar d. and after three days . his most famous teaching was given a. Angels announced the birth of Jesus to a group of a. 17. The Sermon on the Mount contains many of Jesus’ teachings. shepherds b. During the time when Jesus was born. Jesus was not very popular with the people of Judea. 15. his followers began mourning for him c. The Gospel of Luke says that after Jesus died. he went to heaven d.
Jacob had 3. The Romans wouldn’t let them worship God. The Romans forced them to pay high taxes. d. The Romans would not let them stay in their own country. 8. was the good king of Persia and Babylon who allowed the Jews . the Jews were ruled by the B. 1. . 2. was the father of the Jewish nation. 5. Why didn’t the Jews like the Romans? a. The Israelites lived in to move back to their own land. they missed Joseph so much b. The Jews worshipped God in the Temple in the city of a. The Romans made them their slaves. c. they thought they could become rich in Egypt c. until the Assyrians captured them. they wanted to worship the Egyptian gods 7. Bethlehem d. 75 . 6. Rome b. Nazareth . Jerusalem c. When Joseph lived in Egypt. the Israelites joined him there because a. Around the time of Jesus’ life. a famine had destroyed all their crops d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation A. Fill in the blanks. Circle the letter of the best choice. 4. Multiple Choice. sons who became the tribes of Israel. b.
They killed the emperor. c and d 11. They conquered the Romans. d. c. a and b 10. Write the word “true” or “false. The Jews have never returned to the land of Canaan. What did the Jews do when they rebelled against Rome? a. They burned down the Temple.9. c. d. 76 . b. They were scattered throughout all the countries of the ancient world. b. The Temple was destroyed. c. True or False. 16. C.” 13. What did the Romans do when the Jews rebelled? a. but were never again a strong nation. What happened to the Jews? a. The Jews gave them to the Romans. 14. They killed all of the Jews. They were all killed. Other countries ruled the Jews for many years. They ignored the Jews and let them have their country. d. all the way down to its foundation. They melted into the cracks between the stones of the Temple’s foundations. b. 12. b. The Romans never worried about countries rebelling against them. 15. d. They set fire to the house of the Roman ruler of Judea. c. The Jews hid them from the Romans. What happened to all of the gold and silver decorations inside the Temple? a. The Jews sold them to help pay for their fight against the Romans. They remained in Canaan. Armed groups of Jewish men attacked Roman soldiers.
disobeyed all of the Roman laws d. . 6. were becoming wealthier than the Romans c. 5. 8. Nero was a. in the country giving a huge party 7. He gave money to all of the poor families. The Christians held meetings in underground passages called 4. Nero tried to put spells on people. When the city of Rome burned. were encouraging the Roman people to rebel 77 . Nero blamed the 3. He stayed where he was for several more days. 2. would not worship the emperor b. When Rome burned. . Chapter 39 Test: Rome and the Christians even . loved though he was terrible at it. Fill in the blanks. Nero had everyone who disagreed with him murdered. Nero. He rebuilt all of the buildings that had been burned down. Why were people so afraid of Nero? a. What did Nero do when he heard about the fire? a. in another city at a meeting d. b. Multiple Choice. visiting Egypt c.Name The Story of the World Date A. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Roman emperors did not like the Christians because the Christians a. b. . 1. the worst Roman emperor of all. . d. d. He built a new capital city. c. Nero was so similar to Augustus Caesar. c. Constantine built a new capital city for the Roman Empire called B. Nero stole money from a lot of people. watching from his palace b.
he didn’t think it was right to put people in jail because of who they worshipped c. One emperor made his horse a consul and told everyone to obey the horse. The Roman people were grateful to Nero for helping them after the burning of Rome. b. c. True or False. He started persecuting the Christians again. What happened to Constantine after the battle? a. fish b. Greek word for Jesus d. Constantine’s army was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. 16. the Christians paid him a lot of money 11. 18. 15.” 13. The Romans worshipped the emperor as one of their gods. he was a Christian too . a picture of Jesus c.9. a fish made out of clouds b. The Christians used a a. What did Constantine see in the sky before an important battle? a. Write the word “true” or “false. dove as a secret symbol to identify other Christians. He became a Christian. He took a trip to Jerusalem C. Constantine ended the persecution of the Christians because a. Many Christians were forced to fight in gladiator shows or killed by wild animals during Nero’s reign. 17. 78 . d. 14. a cross of light d. The Roman army often refused to obey the emperors because they were such bad generals. cross c. he wanted the Christians to think he was a good emperor d. the army of God 12. He returned to Rome. b. 10.
Why did the Romans finally win against Boadicea? a. B. The Romans were embarrassed to be beaten by Boadicea because Boadicea was a . Circle the letter of the best choice. The emperor could not visit all of the different cities to meet the people. 3. They had better maps of the area. there were many bad emperors b. The borders were too long for one army to protect. 1. They had more men in their army. . They had better weapons. the empire was getting so large d. 7. half and chose someone else to rule the other half. c. 5. 2. b. d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: Rome Begins to Weaken A. Multiple Choice. d. 79 . b. some of the countries that Rome had conquered began to rebel c. The Roman Empire began to weaken because a. c. He ruled the was the emperor who decided to divide the empire into two parts. There was not enough food for such a large empire. Why did the size of the Roman Empire cause problems? a. 4. Boadicea was the leader of a tribe of in the Roman province of Britain. There were no good roads to travel from one end of the empire to another. They stayed together in battle and obeyed their general. all of the above 6. Fill in the blanks.
They were not Christians.8. a. who was chosen to rule the other half of the empire? a. C. c. 14. d. They could not understand their language. The Romans conquered all of the British Isles. Boadicea b. Gaul c. Londinium 10.” 12. The Roman settlement of Londinium became the city of London. Londinium 11. b. They thought they were crude and uncivilized. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. Invaders attacked the Roman Empire in Britain. 13. Spain and Italy itself. True or False. was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. Gaul c. Maximian 9. When the empire was split. 80 . Constantine d. Their weapons had sharp points called barbs on them. a. was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. but they did not stay in control for long. Rome b. 15. If you go to Italy today. you will not see any remains of the Roman Empire. Gaul. Rome b. Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were two of Rome’s strongest rulers. Constantinople d. Diocletian c. Constantinople d. Why did the Romans call the people who invaded them “barbarians”? a.
give him thousands of pounds of gold c. marry him 6. b. were a group of barbarians who destroyed the city of Rome. Multiple Choice. surrender to him b. b. 81 . fast . What happened to the Huns’ leader before he could marry the emperor’s sister? a. Alaric d. introduce him to her brother d. c. A Roman soldier killed him. The did not like living in Rome. The emperor paid them a large amount of money. Why did the Huns leave Italy after a successful invasion? a. was a brave Roman fighter whose father was a barbarian.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: The Attacking Barbarians A. c. Attila c. The The Huns were a group of barbarians from Central Asia who attacked Rome on strong. B. 7. Honoria b. d. d. 3. The emperor gave their leader his sister in marriage. His own men killed him. He died of a nosebleed. 1. The Roman army drove them back out. Stilicho 5. The leader of the Huns was a. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Roman emperor’s sister sent a letter to the leader of the Huns offering to a. . 4. 2. . Fill in the blanks. Another group of barbarians captured him.
took the people of Rome as hostages c. fled to a small city in the middle of a swamp d. 9. c. Many Romans felt bad after they executed Stilicho. When the Eastern Roman Empire heard that Rome had been invaded. 10. destroyed Rome’s churches d. They did send help. Why didn’t the Eastern Roman Empire send help? a. 15. When the emperor heard that the Visigoths were again planning to invade Rome. 11. c. The Huns taught their babies to ride horseback even before they could walk. Write the word “true” or “false. They had become allies with the Visigoths. killed himself b. did not harm anything in the city . C. d. When the Visigoths invaded the city of Rome. He killed their leader. they a. b. 16. He gave them four thousand pounds of gold. The emperor was afraid that the barbarians would attack his own city. 14. ripped down golden statues and stole coins and jewelry b. They did not like the Western Roman Empire. The Huns built a huge monument over the grave of their great leader. True or False. b. sent them a letter begging them to leave. How did Stilicho get the Visigoths to leave Rome? a. he . 82 . a. Some barbarians grew to like the Roman way of life and sometimes switched sides. 13. gathered together a small army to defend the city c.8. He married the daughter of their leader. d. they rejoiced. He defeated them after many battles. but it arrived too late.” 12.
gathered an army for one last fight d. 2. It was divided among the various barbarian kings. Fill in the blanks. He was only After the Roman Empire divided. An invader named a. years old when he was named emperor. was the last Roman emperor. What happened to the land that once belonged to Rome? a. Stilicho 5. 3. surrendered to him c. decided to drive the Roman Emperor out of hiding. Attila c. It all became the country of France. It was given to the Huns. c. Orestes d. Multiple Choice. great ruler c. the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire. 83 . d. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: The End of Rome A. 4. ran away b. last d. B. . It became part of the Eastern Roman empire. When the emperor heard that he was coming he a. little disgrace 7. Alaric b. The Romans called their last emperor “Momyllus” which means a. b. sent him thousands of pounds of gold 6. little ruler b. . Circle the letter of the best choice.
Write the word “true” or “false. True or False. liber c. floris d. 17. 9. flower a. Match each English word with the Latin word it comes from (one word will not be used). D. they mourned. 16.” 8. 10. Name three things other than words that we get from the Romans. The Romans loved their last emperor. navy 15. familia f. When the people of the Eastern Roman Empire heard that the Western Roman Empire was gone. refrigerator 12. scriptum b.C. 18. 84 . 11. navis e. family 13. library 14. The Romans gave us many words and inventions that we use today. frigidarium E.
c 14. caves d true true 4. a 15. true Chapter 2 Test 1. a 14. true 85 . Egyptians 6. false 15. flood c b false 3. 12. one year 8. false Chapter 3 Test 1. 12. Sumer 8. 5. c 11. b 15. 11. true 5. d 7. hieroglyphics 7. a 10. Sumerians 7. c 15. Africa a a true 2. b 12. c 15. true 5. 13. 16. Ur a d true 2. true 2. d 13. the Fertile Crescent 5. false 5. 17. Babylonia a b false 2. nomad b b false 2. b 14. Sargon 9. 6. priests 7. Upper Egyptians 9. 17. 7. 18. three 9. mummies b b false 2. 8. false 3. 18. heart 8. true Chapter 7 Test 1. twelve 9. tents c b false 3. false 4. 11. Egypt 10. c 14. 12. 6. 16. 11. 13. true Chapter 6 Test 1. pharaoh 10. 11. 6. Genesis c c false 3. 17. true 3. a 13. Volume 1: Ancient Times ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. a 10. false Chapter 5 Test 1. false 3. 6. true 4. Kish 10. pyramids 10. false 5. 8. true 5. cuneiforms 9. a 12. canals 9. true Chapter 4 Test 1. true 12. c 11. true 4. 16. 8. 7. d 11. Lower Egyptians b true true 4. city-states 8.The Story of the World. The Code of Hammurabi 6. d 13. Mesopotamia 6. d 13. d 15. 13. 15. true 4. 10. a 14. b 12. false 2. twelve 9. 18. Canaan d true false 4. 16. 7. c 14. true 3. a 14.
Anansi the Spider 9. water 8. Assyrian 7. Carthage 7. true 3. Exodus 10. 16. true 5. rivers 7. a 16. d 15. d 14. d 2. true 2. 12. c 4. b 14. true 4. b 11. 11. pictograms 10. c 15.Chapter 8 Test 1. b 13. 17. false Chapter 13 Test 1. Tyre 9. c 9. Canaan 6. true 86 . Moses c true true 4. a 14. false Chapter 9 Test 1. true 3. true 4. 17. d 12. false 5. 8. a 10. 13. c 10. 18. dynasty 8. false 4. c 10. b 15. d 10. northern 6. slaves d d true 3. d false a c 3. d 15. false 2. true 10. true 3. 7. 17. c 14. Gilgamesh 8. Indus River 8. a 13. 13. c 8. a 15. 7. 12. true 4. a 8. a 12. a 15. Kush 7. b 6. 12. false 2. 16. dynasty 9. true Chapter 12 Test 1. d 11. b 5. Yellow b d false 2. b 10. c 12. false 11. Nubia a c true 2. a 12. false 3. citadels 9. b Chapter 14 Test 1. true Chapter 11 Test 1. Red Sea 9. c 11. silk b true true 4. 8. 11. true 4. true Chapter 10 Test 1. true 13. 16. Abraham a b false 2. true 14. b 14. 6. oasis 7. a 12. trading 6. b 13. false 5. c 14. Canaan 9. false 5. snake 9. d 15. true 2. false Chapter 15 Test 1. b 11. 6. a 14. 7. true 5. Mediterranean Sea 3. false 13. false 5. 6. 11. rice c a false 3. Sahara Desert 6. d 13. 18. a 15. false 5.
true Chapter 22 Test 3. 11. true 1. 6. false 15. 13. c a c false 3. Medes 6. 17. Cyrus 8. d 15. 18. false Chapter 17 Test 1. false Chapter 23 Test 1. a 10. a 10. b 7. true 4. b 15. d 14. 18. a b true false 4. d 14. c a b false 2. true 4. b 13. navy 9. true 5. a 14. b 18. 7. a 3. true 5. true 4. c 12. d 15. baskets 6. 16. animal c c true 2. false Chapter 21 Test 1. 16. c 14. false 2. 12. 13. 7. Nineveh 8. b 9. d 10. d 9. false 5. c 16. Daniel 7. 17. 18. 6. h 9. Greece 9. b c d true 2. 16. a 12. d 14. b 15. 13. 16. 16. 12.Chapter 16 Test 1. bulls b c true 4. false Chapter 20 Test 1. false Chapter 18 Test 1. false 4. b 11. 6. d 2. a 15. c 14. a 8. a 5. f a d false 3. a 13. 11. 7. 12. 6. b 12. 6. false 5. true 5. Mediterranean c a false 3. 13. 8. 8. true 2. c 15. a 13. Sparta a d true 12. democracy 9. shepherds 7. librarian 9. c 10. b 10. Hanging Gardens 9. false 5. b 15. 17. c 3. true Chapter 19 Test 1. 18. d 4. c 10. b 17. 12. true 3. 17. c 5. Persia 8. false 3. forum d d false 13. e g b true 4. 7. a 87 . 11. 8. cruel 7. Minoans b c true 2. 8. 16. d a a true 2. 11. a 14. a 10. 11. Athens c b true 11. 6. Minotaur 10. true 14. 11.
false 5. a 14. false 4. true Chapter 28 Test 1. true Chapter 30 Test 1. true 5. 7. mountains 8. true 5. b 3. Punic Wars 6. b 13. true 4. c 13. false 5. written records 9. 17. Macedonia c c false 2. 16. true 88 . 11. e 9. d 3. Asia b b true 2. 11. a 14. 16. Hinduism 8. togas 9. a 10. true Chapter 29 Test 1. true Chapter 31 Test 1. d 13. Persian 7. false Chapter 27 Test 1. b 10. c 12. c 12. c 15. a 14. 18. 16. false 4. true 5. false 4. Central America 7. 12. true 4. d 15. 18. c 12. b d c false 2. 6. lighthouse 8. a 10. d 15. d 14. c 10. 6. b 3. united d b false 2. 6. navy 7. false 5. f a a true 3. true Chapter 26 Test 1. 8. 17. 11. 12. 16. b 14. c 12. Hannibal 8. 13. d 13. 6. c 15. Italy 7. false 3. 6. Alexandria 9. a 10. Scipio 9. d 13. 17. c 14. 7. a c false true 4. Persia c b true 3. Sparta 9. true 4. Ganges d c false 3. 13. 7. 11. a 13. a 10. c 15. 8. d 11. true 5. true 5. c 15. 6. false 3. Jakata Tales 9. a 12. Atlantic d b true 2. 11. Athens d b true 2. Parthenon b true false 4. d 15. a 14. Etruscans 8. 12. seven a b false 2. 16. c 10. caste 9. a 10. 11. Buddha 8. a 15. b 14. 16. 6.Chapter 24 Test 1. Asoka 7. b 2. 11. 16. false Chapter 25 Test 1.
false 4. true 3. d 15. true Chapter 39 Test 1. music d c true 2. a 14. c 15. 13. Qin 9. warlord 7. Britain d c true 2. 17. 6. 18. Romulus c b false 3. Christians 10. b 15. 13. Christmas 9. 6. Constantinople 9. false 4. 6. d 14. c 15. August 7. false Chapter 35 Test 1. a 14. true 5. Bethlehem b false true 4. a 10. b 13. a 3. 11. 11. true 5. 17. Julius Caesar 6. c 10. Senate a false false 4. b 15. Romans 10. 16. Warring States 8.Chapter 32 Test 1. Spain 9. a 14. 7. b 10. twelve 7. 11. true 5. 12. false 2. a 14. a 10. 18. 16. Abraham c b false 2. 11. 16. d 15. 6. catacombs a true false 4. false 5. 17. true Chapter 33 Test 1. 6. 12. 8. 8. 7. a 9. Cyrus 9. a 12. c 15. 8. a 8. 18. c 13. a 10. Pax Romana b a false 2. 8. d 11. July 8. true Chapter 34 Test 1. b 6. 17. 13. 16. true Chapter 37 Test 1. 7. false 5. 11. 6. six d b true 2. true Chapter 38 Test 1. 12. false 4. emperor 9. 11. consul d true true 4. c 7. Cleopatra 10. a 12. true 4. d 3. Gospels c c true 3. Christians c b true 3. d 2. 13. d 14. 7. Egypt 9. Canaan 8. true 5. 16. 18. false 89 . true 5. 12. false Chapter 36 Test 1. 16. false 5. a 14. c 12. d 13. true 3. Rome d b true 2. Celts b b true 3.
Chapter 40 Test 1. Vandals 8. e answers will vary 3. 5. true 3. eastern 9. woman 7. Romulus Augustus d 7. d 10. 11. 11. 16. c 12. d 13. c 9. c 14. Byzantine a true c 2. a 14. d 10. false 5. c 15. 16–18. b 9. true 5. 6. d 90 . 11. six 8. true 4. true Chapter 41 Test 1. b 15. false 13. 16. a 13. b 4. 6. Celts d b false 2. false 4. true 14. true 3. Stilicho 7. 6. c f 12. true Chapter 42 Test 1. Diocletian 8. 15. c 12. 10. warhorses a a false 2.
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