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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
paper 6. found a better way to write using wet clay. 1. The people who lived in 4.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 3 Test: The First Writing A. wet clay c. . stone tablets b. . The were among the earliest people to use writing. below the Nile River c. roll them up into scrolls d. The Egyptians learned to make a special kind of paper called a. They wrote with pictures called B. between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d. Multiple Choice. next to Egypt 7. papyrus 5 . hieroglyphics d. . What did the Sumerians do with their tablets after they carved them? a. in Egypt b. bake them until they were hard c. . Circle the letter of the best choice. 2. They wrote with pictures called 3. sand d. meso b. The Egyptians carved their pictures into a. cuneiform c. Fill in the blanks. get them wet to harden them b. 5. Where is Mesopotamia? a. fold them up 8.
paper C. d.9. Writing in clay was harder than carving in stone. 12. The stone tablets carved by the Egyptians lasted for a long time and they were quick to make. 15.” 11. It starts to fall apart over time. 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.” 14. 13. 10. b. It is easier to write on paper than on clay or stone. Egyptian paper was made from reeds that grew along the banks of the Nile. Write the word “true” or “false. It takes up less room. c. We do not know a great deal about what happened in Egypt after they started writing on because these writings have crumbled and disappeared. It can be folded or rolled up into a scroll. 6 . True or False. stone b. a. wet clay c. The word Mesopotamia means “between two rivers.
wine d. How long did it take to make a mummy? a. They were covered in special spices and placed back in the body. d. What was placed between the strips of linen wrapped around a mummy? a. b. 1. 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. 6. to keep their treasures safe. During the Old Kingdom of Egypt. over two months c. c. several days b. pieces of jewelry 7 . for the 2. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. 4. What did the priests do with most of the organs inside a dead body? a. two weeks d. 8. Only 3. A mummy was put into 5. They were covered in special spices and placed in canopic jars. one year 7. spices c. the Egyptians began to make first time. were allowed to embalm bodies. salt b. Pharaohs were buried in B. Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 4 Test: The Old Kingdom of Egypt A. They were wrapped in linen strips. They were covered with gold.
15. 14. What were the pyramids made out of? a. food. The Great Sphinx is an imaginary animal with the body of a man and the head of a lion.9. gold mask c. A sarcophagus was a big stone coffin inside the burial chamber. a. How did the Egyptians build the pyramids? a. A was put onto the mummy’s face so that the gods would recognize him. papyrus 10. Once a tomb was sealed it was never again opened or disturbed by robbers. wood 11. 13. The burial chamber would be filled with everything that a dead person would need in the afterlife such as furniture. and jewelry. They built ramps and used ropes. Write the word “true” or “false. They carved the pyramids out of mountains. clay c. c. True or False. games. 16. clothes. gold d.” 12. C. 8 . They used cranes and bulldozers. b. sarcophagus b. The Egyptians believed it was important to embalm a body so that the dead could enter the afterworld. beautiful painting d. They used elephants to drag the blocks. stone b. d.
The 3. 9 . king c. army b. castles d. 2. Multiple Choice. 6. in the king’s palace. general 8. 1. 4. because each city was like a separate wanted to make all of the cities into one country. cook b. The cities in Sumer were called country with its own king and army. What did the villages in Sumer build to protect themselves? a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 5 Test: The First Sumerian Dictator A. fences b. soldier d. He grew up in the city of B. Euphrates rivers. Fill in the blanks. farmers d. Sargon became the a. A man named 5. queen to follow him. Sargon became so popular that he convinced the a. thick walls with high towers 7. clay tablets c. Circle the letter of the best choice. is the area of land between the Tigris and lived in this area. cup bearer c. .
c. 15. He became very popular with all of the people. He poisoned all of the other kings. One story about Sargon says that he was found floating down the Euphrates River in a basket when he was a baby. 12. C. 13. 10. Sargonia b. A military dictatorship is when a ruler uses his army to make sure people obey him. Write the word “true” or “false. Mesopotamia . True or False. How did Sargon unite all of the cities in Mesopotamia? a.9. Akkadia d. He fought over fifty wars. 14. Sumer c. b.” 11. Sargon named his new empire a. Sargon sent police to every city to make sure the people were following his laws. 10 . Sargon convinced the army to kill the king. All of the cities in Mesopotamia were glad that Sargon was their new king.
the moon-god would not protect him d. Terah. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 6 Test: The Jewish People A. sons. Babylon b. Abram lived in one of the cities in Sargon’s empire called . . Judah c. . Egypt c. Isaac . a. The Bible tells the story of Abram in the book of 3. When Abraham was 100 years old. became a powerful leader in B. Jacob d. . Benjamin b. to a. . Fill in the blanks. Abram’s father. Jacob. including Abram and Sarai. he did not have enough money c. Circle the letter of the best choice. Joseph. . he had a son named a. 2. Abraham’s grandson. Terah moved his family. Haran d. was worried that b. Jacob’s son. Abraham did not have a son to carry on the family business 7. God told Abram to move to the land of 4. had 5. Multiple Choice. 6. Canaan 8. Babylon might attack Ur and he would lose all of his riches 11 .
12. seven fat cows and seven skinny cows . Abraham means “father of many children. They sold him to traders as a slave. C. God promised to bless Abraham if Abraham would worship only God. b. He gave Joseph to Potiphar. Write the word “true” or “false. True or False. He killed Joseph. b. the sun. they recognized Joseph immediately. c. What did Pharaoh do after Joseph told him what his dream meant? a.9. What special gift did Jacob give to Joseph? a. they began to worship the same gods that the Egyptians worshipped. 18. a beautiful coat b. his own servant d. a shepherd’s crook 10. They made fun of him. 11. and stars d. When Joseph’s brothers came to Egypt to buy food during the famine. 15. He made Joseph second in command in Egypt. 12 .” 13. 16. vines and grapes b. bread baskets and birds c. a flock of sheep c. They killed him. There were ten tribes that became known as the nation of Israel. Joseph’s brothers were jealous of the special gift that Jacob gave to Joseph. When the Israelites moved to Egypt. c.” 14. d. 17. moon. or the Jewish people. d. The Pharaoh of Egypt had a dream about a. What did Joseph’s brothers do to him? a. He sent Joseph back to Canaan. They threw him in a pit and left him there.
4. d. everyone but the king c. just laws b. religious priests d. 2. 7. a strong army c. a powerful king 6. These laws are still used today. They divided this time period into B. b. 5. 13 . They are the first set of written laws that we know of. only men b. c. The Babylonians called the time that it took the earth to go all the way around the sun once . He wrote down a set of laws called 3. . Who had to obey these laws? a. Hammurabi ruled the whole southern part of Mesopotamia called . 1. only soldiers . Why are Hammurabi’s laws important? a. months. They are all fair laws. Circle the letter of the best choice. Hammurabi wanted his empire to be governed by a. everyone d. Multiple Choice.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 7 Test: Hammurabi and the Babylonians A. Fill in the blanks. God gave them to him.
Where did Hammurabi write down his laws? a. 13. They were carved on the walls of the palace. 15. watching the movements of the planets and stars c. farming d. The Babylonians could tell the difference between stars and planets. True or False. nature 10. praying and offering sacrifices b. Hammurabi encouraged his people to learn more about a. They were written on clay tablets. They were carved on a stone monument.” 11. 9. asking the priests d. The Babylonians divided an hour into 50 minutes. Hammurabi wanted people to follow his laws because they were right—not because soldiers were making them obey. 12. c. C. They were written on a scroll in a ziggurat . Write the word “true” or “false. . The people of Mesopotamia lived with war all the time because the citystates were constantly fighting with each other. the gods b. the laws of other cities c. observing nature .8. Hammurabi believed that the chief god of Babylon. People in Babylon believed that they could find out what the gods were doing by a. d. Marduk. b. 14 . 14. made him king so that he could become rich.
He killed anyone who would not do exactly what he said. They thought the Assyrians were fair rulers. How did Shamshi get people to obey him? a. 2. Assur c. Empire. d. 5.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 8 Test: The Assyrians A. become a priest d. 8. c. 1. ate a magic plant that made it live forever. What did the people in Mesopotamia think of the Assyrians? a. b. Fill in the blanks. d. They were scared of the Assyrians. b. Multiple Choice. The story of 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. . is one of the oldest fairy-tales in the world. c. Where did Shamshi-Adad live? a. Egypt 6. He had fair laws. a B. According to this story. 15 . The name of his empire was the 3. Babylon b. They did not think that the Assyrians were good warriors. be a fair ruler b. Kish d. Shamshi-Adad ruled the part of Mesopotamia. He promised to let the people choose their own leaders. be a noble king 7. He rewarded the people who obeyed him. Shamshi-Adad wanted to a. rule the whole world c. They thought the Assyrians had good laws.
and his people loved him. 13. 15. According to the story. What happened after Shamshi-Adad died? a. His two sons ruled together peacefully. Shamshi-Adad ruled by fear and cruelty. Gilgamesh became the new ruler. c. Gilgamesh ate a magic plant that made him live forever. a monster named Enkidu b. Hammurabi was not as cruel as Shamshi-Adad. a new king c. Gilgamesh was a good king. Anu. 14. Hammurabi conquered the Assyrians. a strong army C.9.” 11. 16 . According the story of Gilgamesh. 10. a man named Utnapishtim d. Write the word “true” or “false. 12. His two sons split his empire. d. b. True or False. send to help the people? a. Gilgamesh and Enkidu eventually became good friends. what did the sky god.
Multiple Choice. with other cities. but they also grew a. it was safer than building roads c. rice and beans c. Ancient people began to make money by . canals to irrigate . Fill in the blanks. 5. boats to trade his crops c. Ancient cities often used rivers as a road because a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 9 Test: The First Cities of India A. Farmers in India grew grain like the Mesopotamians. a. The people of India built cities near the 4. Their cities were often built around huge circular mounds called B. . . iron tools d. 2. cotton and melons d. 17 . corn and rice 7. . Circle the letter of the best choice. 1. corn and melons b. it was easier and faster to travel by boat than across land d. Another way that the Indian farmer was different from the Mesopotamian farmer was he used . elephants and water buffalo b. the people did not have enough money to build roads 6. Many ancient cities were built near 3. the people could not agree where to build roads b.
No one knows for sure what happened to the citadel cities of India. cedar logs c.8. 18 . to help the people become rich 9. animal skins d. 12. The cities of India were eventually united into one large kingdom. True or False. 13. to protect the people in case enemies attacked c. quail b. wells. 15. elephants c. One ancient story passed down in India tells of a hunter and a flock of a. The people of ancient India built comfortable houses with courtyards.” 11. and even toilets and drains. Why were the cities in the Indus Valley built around citadels? a. The people of India found that it was easier to travel over the mountains than to travel by sea. 14. Write the word “true” or “false. mud bricks baked hard in ovens 10. 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. stone b. water buffalo d. chickens . to make it easier for the farmers to work together b. For hundreds of years. What were the houses in the Indus Valley made of? a. C.
Many of the written records say different things. Fill in the blanks. No one understands Chinese writing. The Chinese people had to travel far to the east to trade with other people. A cocoon fell into her cup of tea. d. 2. She saw some cocoons in a tree and thought they would make pretty fabric. . 4. Multiple Choice. The Yangtze River was east of China. 6. The Chinese used a special kind of writing called B. c. It was far away from the Yangtze River. 19 . . Her servant girl told her how to make it. A 5. Why don’t we know many facts about the first great leader of China? a. Why was China called the “Far East”? a. d. There are no written records about his empire. 1. How did Lei Zu discover the new kind of fabric? a. b. c. 8. There are no stories or legends about him. 7. In China. b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 10 Test: The Far East: Ancient China A. The people of China first lived between the River and the Yangtze River. 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. b. d. the farmers grew a different kind of grain called 3. Circle the letter of the best choice. . She had a dream about it.
The rivers in China often flooded. elephants and water buffalo c. What kind of soil did the Chinese farmers need to raise their special kind of grain? a. Chin’s job helping his father in the fields was very easy. wavy lines c. 15. Write the word “true” or “false. bronze b. turkeys and geese d. 18. pictures . it was the mother’s duty to make sure that the father had everything that he needed in the morning. sheep and goats b. pigs. very dry soil c. The Shang family also used a kind of writing in which words look like a. the Chinese began to use a. rocky soil C. 20 . True or False. 11. 17. 16. 10. The mulberry plant was an important plant in Ancient China. soil that is wet part of the year and dry part of the year d. very wet soil b. letters d. In the story about Chin. and cows 12. During the rule of the Shang family.9. silver d.” 13. Huang Di was the first great leader of China who united the many small villages into one empire. straight lines b. The Shang dynasty ruled for about 500 years. What kind of animals did farmers in China raise? a. 14. chickens. gold c. iron .
a little patch of land where 2. 1. it was once a green. . We have no stories or legends from Africa. Multiple Choice. d. The Egyptians conquered the tribes of people.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 11 Test: Ancient Africa A. 5. B. bronze weapons c. What did archeologists find when they dug down through the hard dirt of the Sahara? a. The is a large. What happened in the Sahara? a. No one understands African writing. 4. c. clay tablets with writing on them b. b. Why don’t we know much about ancient Africa? a. Circle the letter of the best choice. and hot area west of Egypt. 21 . 3. pollen from trees and seeds from grasses and flowers that do not grow in the Sahara today 7. thousands and thousands of artifacts d. Fill in the blanks. dry. This area in Africa was not always dry. c. The rains got scarcer and the grass and trees dried up. fertile place full of trees and . 6. d. Too much rain flooded it. Many of the tribes of people who lived there fought wars and killed each other. Many of the written records say different things. b. The people of Africa didn’t leave written records or thousands of artifacts. is a favorite character of African storytellers. The only water in this area is found in an water collects and a few scrubby palm trees can grow.
What kinds of food did Anansi find in the different villages? a. south to the center of Africa c. 13. and rice C. Yams are like sweet potatoes. cassava. east to Egypt b. True or False. east to Mesopotamia d. 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. rice and melons d. 14.8. wheat and corn c. 15. honest b. fearful 10. 22 .” 11. 12. Which word best describes Anansi? a. tricky c. Plantains are a special kind of rice. yams and rice b. The people of Africa passed many stories down from person to person. just like those who lived in the Fertile Crescent. plantains. north to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea 9. Where did the people who once lived in the Sahara move? a. Write the word “true” or “false. brave d.
c. 5. Amenemhet knew there was Egypt. . Circle the letter of the best choice. The New Kingdom of Egypt d. he wanted to make Egypt larger. Fill in the blanks. Amenemhet’s family ruled Egypt for many years and became a powerful called the Hyksos conquered Egypt after Amenemhet’s 4. It grew more powerful.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 12 Test: The Middle Kingdom of Egypt A. The Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. Multiple Choice. What happened to the Old Kingdom of Egypt? a. gold in the hills and ground of the country to the south of . It was conquered by the Nubians. so he decided to conquer the country to the south of Egypt called . b. B. 23 . Nomads from family ruled. ivory d. The Egyptians renamed this country 3. . d. The Second Kingdom of Egypt 7. When Amenemhet became pharaoh. silver c. It became weak and powerless. Amenemhet’s reign was the beginning of the a. 2. 1. a. bronze b. The Old Kingdom of Egypt c. 6. It grew much larger when the people conquered the land of Canaan.
moved to the Sahara 9.” 12. the Canaanites . unclean. C.” 16. larger d. Egypt became stronger even when there were bad pharaohs. The Egyptians thought that the Hyksos were a. The Hyksos used the same kind of weapons that the Egyptians used. rude. richer 10. and uncivilized c. the Egyptian priests c. 13. good rulers b. 24 . moved to Canaan c. Who drove the Hyksos out of Egypt? a. 14. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. One woman from the conquered country to the south became the queen of Egypt. they a. prosperous and wealthy d. . Using the weapons of the Hyksos. polite and good-looking 11.8. weak and powerless c. rebelled against the Egyptians d. became Egyptian b. . True or False. the Egyptians became one of the most powerful kingdoms in the whole world. stronger and more powerful b. Egypt once again became a. a group of Egyptian princes d. After Amenemhet’s family ruled. Amenemhet b. The Hyksos called the Egyptians “shepherd kings. When the people to the south of Egypt were conquered by the Egyptians.
6. Tutankhamen a. 25 . Thutmose 4. Thutmose was a general in the Egyptian army. d. was buried with many treasures that were not found until three thousand years later d. 10. 9. 1. Circle the letter of the best choice. Golden Age of Egypt 11. How did Thutmose become the pharaoh of Egypt? a. Last Kingdom of Egypt d. He killed the old pharaoh. people said that there was a curse on Tut’s tomb. Before he became pharaoh. When Tut’s tomb was discovered. Match each pharaoh with the correct description.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 13 Test: The New Kingdom of Egypt A. Amenhotep 3. 7.” 5. became pharaoh even though she was a woman. The New Kingdom of Egypt is sometimes called the a. 8. . Middle Kingdom of Egypt b. True or False. wore men’s clothes and a false beard c. He persuaded the army to crown him as king. Most Egyptians worshipped only one god. Matching. The priests named him as the new pharaoh. Polytheism is the worship of just one god. was only seven when he became king. Write the word “true” or “false. wanted the Egyptians to worship just one god B. c. After it was discovered. b. Second Kingdom of Egypt c. C. Multiple Choice. He married the pharaoh’s daughter. Hatshepsut 2. many items had already been stolen. fought both the Nubians and the Hyksos and made Egypt twice as big b.
. many of the pharaohs lived b. get married and have children b. He knew Babylon was too powerful to conquer. buried him with all of his treasures b. incense.12. When Amenhotep died. Hatshepsut a. Which of the following were Egyptian women not allowed to do? a. c. . built many monuments to him c. fought many wars b. worshipped only one god d. archeologists have found old temples 26 . As pharaoh. worshipped only one god d. b. many of the pharaohs were buried d. The Valley of the Kings is a place in Egypt where a. 13. . brought back gold. A monotheist is someone who a. the pyramids are located c. d. worships many gods b. Thutmose did not try to conquer Babylon because a. tried to forget he had ever been pharaoh 17. and elephants from Africa c. serve at the temple c. worships only one god c. He thought that Babylon did not have enough gold or riches. become dancers 14. monkeys. . ruled for only four years 15. worships no gods d. the Egyptian people a. Babylon was too far away. . rule as pharaoh d. His army did not want to cross the Euphrates River. does not believe in any gods 16.
God parted the waters of the 5. The Egyptians started to worry that the Israelites might a. start worshipping the Egyptian gods . There was a famine in Canaan where they lived. The Israelites were unusual in the ancient world because a. Circle the letter of the best choice. 2.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 14 Test: The Israelites Leave Egypt A. 8. . Fill in the blanks. They were looking for gold. Multiple Choice. 6. they had very small families 7. decide to move back to Canaan c. They wanted to conquer the Egyptians. They were trying to escape from the Babylonians. they were monotheists b. . The story of the Israelites leaving Egypt is found in the Bible in the book of . attack the Egyptians and take their kingdom away d. The Israelites are descended from . B. Why did the Israelites move to Egypt? a. was an Israelite who grew up in the palace of the pharaoh. 27 . When the Israelites left Egypt. d. The Egyptians made the Israelites their 3. try to steal all of their gold b. c. . 4. they were very rich d. they were polytheists c. b. 1.
15. to Mesopotamia d. The Israelites later became a powerful kingdom in their own right. pharaoh c. five b. Moses was born into an Egyptian family and was raised in the palace.9. make the Israelites worship the Egyptian gods b. God sent Egypt. Write the word “true” or “false. The Israelite nation grew smaller and smaller in Egypt. to the coast of the Mediterranean Sea b.” 13. a. pharaoh said yes. send the Israelites back to Canaan c. back toward Canaan C. True or False. six plagues on Egypt to show that he was more powerful than the gods of 12. a servant girl 11. When the Israelites asked to leave Egypt. 17. eight d. send the Israelites to the Sahara Desert 10. to the Sahara Desert c. While they lived in Egypt. Who found a baby floating in a basket on the Nile? a. pharaoh’s daughter b. ten c. When the Israelites left Egypt. Where did the Israelites go when they left Egypt? a. 28 . 14. kill every Israelite baby boy d. the Egyptians chased them. 16. the Israelites worshipped only one God. Miriam d. 18. What did the pharaoh decide to do about the Israelites? a. but were drowned.
It was easy to get into and out of. Multiple Choice. lye c. cedar logs 29 to make their special dye. Circle the letter of the best choice. snails b. The Phoenicians sailed all around the 3. and 2. sand and lye c. It wasn’t a good place to raise animals because there wasn’t enough grass or water.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 15 Test: The Phoenicians A. What did the Phoenicians use to make glass? a. 1. The Phoenicians were the group of people living in . 5. and dry. rocks d. d. purple d. gold 8. 6. It was rocky. 4. c. b. Fill in the blanks. green b. blue c. It was surrounded by steep craggy hills. Two important Phoenician cities were . . cedar logs 7. What was the color of the Phoenicians’ famous dye? a. sandy. snails d. The Phoenicians used a. flowers b. Which of these sentences is not true about the area where the Phoenicians lived? a. . B.
only kings were allowed to wear it c. The color of this dye was often called “the color of kings” because a. 14. True or False. The Phoenicians were the first glassmakers to invent glass blowing. Write the word “true” or “false. in many of the places C. little settlements of people. 13. According to the story. the dye smelled so good when it was being made . the dye was so expensive b. 10. a. countries . colonies d. The northern part of Canaan wasn’t a very good place to grow wheat. it was the Phoenician king’s favorite color d. they were moving into an empty country. 15. The Phoenicians started where their ships landed. states b. When the Israelites walked from Egypt back up to Canaan. 12.” 11. 30 . Dido left her home because she was afraid of her husband. Dido wanted to build her city near the water so that ships would visit and trade with her.9. city-states c.
Which of these countries did the Assyrians not conquer? a. Fill in the blanks. Babylon b. Circle the letter of the best choice. 2. They hated him. used bronze swords c. The Assyrians were almost impossible to beat because they a. India d. write poetry b. make glass d. dug tunnels under the ground d. c. . . They admired him. What did Ashurbanipal like to do for fun? a. wore so much armor 8. b. fought in pairs b. . Ashurbanipal was a 3. . They thought he was a fair ruler. They were happy to obey him. He lived in the city of 4. Canaan 6. hunt lions with bows and arrows c. What did most of the people in the Assyrian Empire think about Ashurbanipal? a. 5. Egypt c. 31 . d. 1. listen to music 7.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 16 Test: The Return of Assyria A. The Assyrian army used shields made out of king. He was the first B. Multiple Choice.
scrolls . To capture a city.” 11. What did Ashurbanipal do so that people would remember him? a. 12. clay d. b. He collected many books.9. Ashurbanipal built beautiful gardens with strange plants from far away. the Assyrians dug canals and flooded the city. c. He held a grand parade. He built a beautiful temple. 14. stone c. 15. paper b. Ashurbanipal created the first hospital in the world. Write the word “true” or “false. books were made out of a. During Ashurbanipal’s time. 10. 13. 32 . He told many stories. Assyrian soldiers would dig tunnels under the city walls. To defeat the Babylonians. The Assyrians conquered the Israelites and never allowed them to return to Canaan. C. d. True or False.
b. They destroyed it. They flooded it. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 17 Test: Babylon Takes Over Again! A. 2. Assyria b. Nebuchadnezzar b. They left it alone. garden c. 5. Egypt 7. . 8. Circle the letter of the best choice. The king of Babylon built a famous a. temple 33 to honor the chief goddess. Which country was never conquered by the Babylonians? a. Ishtar 6. Multiple Choice. gate b. . library d. The king of Babylon was worried about 4. Ishtar. B. Marduk d. What did the Babylonians do to the city of Nineveh? a. . Canaan c. of Babylon for his wife. c. Fill in the blanks. This king also built the They are one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. d. They made it their new capital. What was the name of the great king of Babylon? a. Babylon had a powerful king who went mad and lived like a wild . Ashurbanipal c. a country to the east. This story is recorded in the Bible in the book of 3.
the princess of the country to the east c. 15. he was so worried about other nations attacking him d. 16.9. True or False. her family C. including God 10. 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 . his wife was so sad b. The new queen of Babylon was homesick. he thought he was greater than everyone. 34 . the mountains d. 13. The king of Babylon went mad because a. her palace b. Who did the king of Babylon marry? a. 14. c.” 12. an Israelite princess d. The Babylonians forgave the Assyrians for destroying Babylon. a princess from Assyria 11. the flat land c. he never got better. the queen of Egypt b. What did she miss the most about her old home? a. The Babylonian Empire was not as large as the Assyrian Empire. Write the word “true” or “false. After the king of Babylon lost his mind.
the king b. The people of Crete held their leaping festivals to honor a. The weather made the water rough and choppy. nature 7. The B. Minos c. 1. their children d. Multiple Choice. The people did not know how to make boats. 6. . 8. Why was it so dangerous to travel on the sea in ancient times? a. There were no maps so the people did not know where to sail. Aegeus d. Ariadne was a legendary king of Crete. Fill in the blanks. 35 . skinny island in the 3.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 18 Test: Life in Early Crete A. an army that fights on water. The people of Crete used to entertain themselves by leaping over 4. King b. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. 2. The people of Crete had the first 5. Crete is a long. d. their gods c. a. The lived on an island called Crete. Nebuchadnezzar . . Pirates controlled the sea. c. was a monster who was half man and half bull. Sea.
The island of Thera sank into the sea. This king fed a. When Theseus was sailing home. Nineveh c. a map . 17. bulls to the monster that lived in the maze beneath his palace. pirates captured them Many historians believe the people left Crete because b.” 14. and gold.9. Write the word “true” or “false. 15. was killed by one of his enemies 13. ran to the shore to meet him . girls and boys from a nearby city b. 36 . c. they were tired of living on an island . Egypt b. a ball of wool 12. Ariadne helped Theseus kill the monster. The children who participated in the leaping festivals had a safe job. d. These children were given beautiful clothes. his daughters 10. Theseus was the prince of the nearby city. jewelry. C. a volcano erupted nearby d. a sword c. his slaves c. What did Theseus use to find his way through the maze so he could kill the monster? b. True or False. The Aegean Sea was named after the father of Ariadne. Athens 11. a. a hurricane forced them to leave c. jumped off a cliff b. 18. Knossos d. a. a. his father a. planned a huge celebration to welcome him home d. a mirror d. 16.
The Mycenaeans were good fighters because they made their weapons and armor from . They lived in houses made of stone or wood.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 19 Test: The Early Greeks A. Circle the letter of the best choice. they conquered the Greeks b. iron 7. The Mycenaeans built a. bows and arrows 8. colonies b. Mycenaeans 2. invaded Greece from the North c. palaces c. Matching. 5. walls d. 37 in battle. horses d. swords c. also called the Sea people. all around the Aegean Sea. c. wood c. Match each group of people with the correct description. Greek people who conquered the island of Crete d. . Philistines 4. b. 1. How did the Mycenaeans live? a. bronze b. They lived in caves. lived on the island of Crete B. The wandered around from place to place. a. Minoans a. gold d. The Mycenaeans were the first Greeks to use a. Multiple Choice. javelins b. temples 6. Dorians 3.
cannons 12. swords b. iron 11. javelins c. The barbarians used a. 10. gold c. Dark Ages b. C. The built tents with sticks and animal hides. 9. The barbarians were great craftsmen.” 13.d. Write the word “true” or “false. weapons. horses d. We know much about the barbarians who conquered the Greeks because they left many written records. Missing Time Era . The barbarians thought the Greeks were ignorant. The barbarians lived in better houses. smelly and uncivilized. Mycenaean Era d. 15. bronze d. True or False. 38 . 16. d. to kill Greek chariot drivers from a long distance away. The barbarians had regular jobs. The barbarians couldn’t read or write. How were the barbarians different from the Mycenaeans? a. 14. The Mycenaeans learned how to build ships from the Minoans. b. c. Golden Age c. The barbarians had a. wooden b. The Mycenaeans were the first great Greek civilization. The time period after the Greeks were conquered is called the a.
a. corn and beans c. Poseidon 2. Cyclops 3. What happened to the barbarians who invaded Greece? a. cuneiforms 39 . pens b. What kind of crops did the Greeks learn to grow? a. 5. olives. a giant with only one eye in the center of his forehead d. We know more about the early Greeks than we know about the barbarians because they wrote things down using their own . c. oranges and cotton d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Homer 4. and figs b. . 6. the Greek god of the sea B. a Greek poet who wrote down some of the old Greek stories b. b.Name The Story of the World Date A. They moved back to their original lands. a Greek warrior who fought in the Trojan War c. Multiple Choice. attack their neighbors c. grapes. sing d. pictograms d. d. They became civilized and learned to live like the Greeks. yams and bananas 7. draw pictures 8. the Greeks liked to a. Matching. 1. The were killed when a volcano erupted. For fun. dance b. They were eventually defeated by the Mycenaeans. Match each person with the correct description. Odysseus Chapter 20 Test: Greece Gets Civilized Again a. alphabet c.
True or False. 40 . what was wrong with Homer? a. Both men and women were allowed to compete in the Olympic Games. The Greeks held a. To escape from the giant’s cave. The pentathlon was an athletic event in which the athlete had to compete in events. chariot races d. Mycenae d. One famous Greek story tells about a war when the Greeks attacked the city of a. 14. Knossos b. the Trojan Games c. He did not know how to write. He could not walk. The Olympic Games were held every six years. 17. According to tradition. Many of the letters we use today are borrowed from the ancient Greeks. d. He was deaf. b. 18. Write the word “true” or “false. the Greek soldiers held on to the bellies of the giant’s sheep. 15.9. The Iliad is a poem about a Greek soldier trying to sail back home. four c. The Phoenicians had one of the first alphabets. ten b. 10. Troy c.” 13. five d. seven different C. 16. a. 12. He was blind. yearly wars to honor Zeus and to celebrate courage and strength. c. 11. Nineveh . the Olympic Games b.
He trained him to be a shepherd. but there was still one country that he had not conquered. Fill in the blanks. . Harpagus d. cruel d. The Babylonians and the 2. He ordered his chief advisor to kill him. c. Multiple Choice. became a great king of Persia. Astyges b. who lived at the edge of Media.Name The Story of the World Date A. b. helped Cyrus become king. letting the king’s grandson run away c. d. 5. not worshipping the king’s gods b. . Croesus c. a. He gave him many gifts of gold and jewels. B. good and fair 41 king. not punishing the Persians when they did not follow the king’s laws d. The Persians were a tribe of 3. This country was . What did King Astyges of Persia do with his grandson? a. Harpagus disobeyed his master by a. Shamshi-Adad 8. This king became the greatest king in the world at that time. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Persians thought Cyrus was a great warrior and a a. 6. 1. Chapter 21 Test: The Medes and the Persians finally defeated the Assyrians. ordering a shepherd to kill the baby instead of doing it himself 7. lazy c. 4. He taught him how to be a great king. selfish b.
he allowed the Jews to a. d. 42 . When Cyrus became king of Babylon. he had many more soldiers than the Babylonian king. c. 12. Cyrus was raised as a shepherd on a mountain. elect their own king . 17. return to Palestine c. and the rulers of the world kept changing. True or False. Cyrus was able to easily conquer Babylon because a. . a cruel tyrant b. 16. 10. The Medes and the Babylonians also fought against each other. Write the word “true” or “false. 11. Cyrus conquered land from Egypt all the way to India. Astyges was worried by a dream he had. palaces d. soldiers than anyone in the world. When Cyrus grew up. The Assyrians and the Babylonians fought each other for many years. the Anointed of the Lord . have important positions in his government b. land c. the Babylonian Empire was not very strong. 18. the King with the Golden Touch d. 15. gold b.” 13. 14. the shepherd king C.9. the Babylonians hated their king. Croesus had more a. he was smaller than all the other boys his age. b. the city did not have a wall around it. build their own temple in Persia d. The Jews called Cyrus a. c.
Multiple Choice. complain b. didn’t dress the same d. Sparta was ruled by a. The people of Chapter 22 Test: Sparta and Athens wanted their children to be wise and educated. 5. elected c. didn’t worship the same gods 6. Spartan boys were never allowed to a. vote d. they had to a. Fill in the blanks. 2. When Spartan boys were 20 years old. kings. educated 7. . run c. get married b. didn’t speak the same language b. wanted their children to be strong and brave. pass a test of fitness and bravery 43 . 1. When the citizens of Athens needed to vote about something. A B. The Greeks were different from the Persians because all of the Greeks a. exercise 8. they would gather at a special meeting place called the . Circle the letter of the best choice.Name The Story of the World Date A. many b. . eat d. 4. The people of 3. is when people vote on the laws and the leaders. didn’t obey the same king c. leave the army c. warrior d. .
citizens could understand how to vote properly c. b. What were girls in Sparta supposed to do? b. d. . learn to read and write a. writing. raise a garden. True or False.9. join the army with the men d. learn how to vote a. Athens What were all girls in Athens supposed to do? b. people could read b. Sparta d. and take care of children. c. Cyrus was a famous Greek who said ignorant people will always obey tyrants. learn to take care of the household 10.” 14. their leaders c. music. 15. learn to take care of the household C. Girls in Athens learned how to sew. people would have better jobs 12. Sparta and Athens were very similar cities. boys would know how to fight a. Write the word “true” or “false. Boys in Athens learned reading. 17. mathematics. 44 . have children who would fight for Athens d. the gods they would worship d. 18. 16. The people of Athens wanted to be ruled by tyrants. All men in Sparta were allowed to vote. whether they should go to war The Athenians thought it was important to be educated so that a. learn to read and write c. and poetry. b. have children who would fight for Sparta c. Plato 13. Which of these things did the people of Athens not vote on? a. their taxes 11.
Helen 7. Match each person with the correct description. the wife of Zeus g. the highest mountain in Greece. The goddess of war needed something to do. c. 1. d. b. Athena 5. polytheists d. Why did Zeus want to start a war on earth? a. Aphrodite 4. the prince of Troy e. polyglots b. Multiple Choice. Mount Sinai 11. 45 . the king of the Greeks b. the goddess of strife h. . Menelaus 8. Paris 6. 9. the goddess of war B. the goddess of love and beauty f. Matching. Mount Olympus b. Mount Ararat d. the wife of Menelaus d. Confucians c. The Greeks were a. . Hera 3. Mount Zion c. Eris a. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Greeks believed that their gods lived on a. Zeus 2. He liked having wars. He was bored.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 23 Test: The Greek Gods A. the king of the gods c. monotheists 10. He thought there were too many people on the earth. which means they worshipped many gods.
Eris 14. Menelaus d. was asked to judge who was the most beautiful. c. Hera killed Helen. Poseidon b. What happened when Helen fell in love with Paris? a. c. b. d. b. He wanted to win every battle he fought. Paris killed Menelaus.” 16. He wanted to be king of the whole world.12. 18. The Greeks believed that the gods were very interested in what men were doing. 46 . Write the word “true” or “false. a. Why did he choose Aphrodite as the most beautiful? a. a golden orange c. He wanted to have the most beautiful woman on earth. a golden apple 13. C. The Trojan War lasted for many years. The Trojan War began. He wanted to obey Zeus. Paris c. d. 15. The Greek gods were always kind and helpful to men. Helen and Paris got married. 17. What did Zeus make that caused a war? a. a crown of olive leaves d. True or False. a golden crown b.
3. twenty-five years 6. He was made the new king. 4. The war with Persia lasted for a. He died of exhaustion. six weeks c. a. Sparta and Chapter 24 Test: The Wars of the Greeks were always fighting with each other. Athens d. tried 2. . what happened to the messenger? a. Sparta b. 1. two months d. 5. 47 to deliver the news . Persia d. Salamis c. twenty years b. B. He became a hero. won the Peloponnesian War. Persia 8. c. These two cities decided to become friends and allies when to invade Greece. After the Battle of Marathon. Multiple Choice. Who was outnumbered at the Battle of Marathon? a. Fill in the blanks. According to legend. a messenger ran all the way to of victory. Salamis c. Sparta b.Name The Story of the World Date A. the goddess of war. The was a temple built in honor of Athena. b. Circle the letter of the best choice. Athens 7.
books . He killed the Spartan king. During one battle. When the Persian king sent a messenger to Greece. 11. The Persians joined with the Spartans. the Athenians refused to come help the Spartans because they were having a religious festival. Persia finally stopped attacking Greece. 16. After the Battle of Marathon.” 13. The Greeks could not agree on the best kind of government. Sparta and Athens were afraid that another country would try to invade them again. architecture b. the Greeks threw the messenger down a well. 10. Write the word “true” or “false. He convinced the Athenians to surrender. b. d. What happened in the city of Athens while Sparta was attacking them? a. 12. Sparta and Athens were afraid that the other city would become too powerful.9. 17. paintings d. c. A plague broke out inside the city walls. d. They ran out of water. Each Greek city wanted to have the most beautiful buildings and statues. A frieze is a picture carved in marble. c. 18. When Greece was at peace they became famous for their a. What did Alcibiades do that helped end the war? a. b. 14. b. food c. The Peloponnesian War lasted for sixty years. He killed the greatest Athenian general. d. 15. What caused the Peloponnesian War? a. 48 . C. The people began to starve to death. c. The people in Greek friezes look very real. He became a traitor and led the Spartans into his own city. True or False.
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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.
Chapter 27 Test: The Rise of Rome hills. According to the legend. who were Romulus and Remus? a. d. He was angry because Remus wanted to be king. He was tired of sharing everything with him. Romulus and Remus were raised by a. The Etruscans traded with the a. . Rome is located in the country of 3. . . B. Phoenicians b. He was angry because Remus jumped over his wall. Their kings wore special robes called show everyone how important the king was. with purple borders to Rome was founded on top of 2. . He was jealous of Remus because their grandfather liked him better. 5. 1. Egyptians c. Greeks 53 . a wolf and then a shepherd b. two of the Roman gods 6. the king of Rome 7. the first two consuls of Rome d. Why did Romulus kill Remus? a. . two brothers who founded Rome c. Romans d. Fill in the blanks. the servant who was told to drown them d. 8. The most important Italian tribe was called the 4. the first two Etruscan kings b.Name The Story of the World Date A. c. Circle the letter of the best choice. b. Multiple Choice. their grandfather c.
dime d. Which of the following did the Romans not learn from the Etruscans? a. patrician is a symbol of power that shows a bundle of rods with an ax blade. Rome was a democracy just like Greece. all men who weren’t slaves b. Write the word “true” or “false. two C. consul c. only the rich and powerful men c. how to dress b. True or False.” 13. ten c. painting and music c. 11. 16. A a. 15. all of the men d. Ancient people liked stories about their kings that made them seem like great fairytale heroes. Who could vote on laws and leaders in Rome? a. 14.9. how to fight 10. 54 . fasces b. about the Greek gods d. How many consuls were appointed in Rome? a. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds and hundreds of years. only the consuls 12. five d. one b. The Roman Empire was not as large as Alexander the Great’s empire.
Babylonian c. Ceres 5. How did the Romans travel from one end of the Italian peninsula to the other? a. The Romans took the a. baths 9. roads b. Match each god or goddess with the correct description. Mars 3. Which of the following did the Romans not build? a. Proserpine 6. They built aqueducts. Assyrian 8. the Roman god of the sea b. c. Pluto a. Greek b. Egyptian d. the king of the underworld e. They did not travel much. 55 . the daughter of the goddess of the harvest d. They built roads. 1. Matching. the goddess of the harvest f. Multiple Choice. apartment buildings c. They used ships. the king of the Roman gods c. the Roman god of war B.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 28 Test: The Roman Empire A. castles d. d. gods as their own but gave them Roman names. 7. Jupiter 2. Neptune 4. Circle the letter of the best choice. b.
According to the Romans. aqueducts d. True or False. 12. The Romans built a. The Romans were the first ancient people to use concrete. road .10. they liked to see men hurt. baths b. C. 15. aqueducts were men trained to fight with each other and with wild animals. gladiators c. many things built by the Romans can still be found. aqueduct d. apartment building c. bath b. All Roman apartment buildings were well built and luxurious. Today. 17. 16. 11. 56 . consuls c. 14. winter comes because Ceres has to spend six months of every year in the underworld.” 13. a. 18. gladiators b. patricians d. The Roman roads were much better than most roads of the ancient world. The Appian Way was a famous Roman a. Write the word “true” or “false. The Romans were bloodthirsty people. roads to bring fresh water into the cities.
c. elephants b. cows c. . 4. The both wanted to control trade around the Mediterranean Sea. B. Why did Rome and Carthage fight for so many years? a. A Roman general named Claudius Pulcher took sacred him good fortune in battle. They both wanted to rule India. b. They captured some Carthaginian soldiers. Fill in the blanks. 2. 5. At first. 1. Carthage had the advantage because they had a soldiers who knew how to sail ships. 6. 3. They took apart a Carthaginian ship that wrecked on the coast of Italy. Carthage wanted to take over all of the Roman land. was a famous general from Carthage. peacocks on his ship to bring 57 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 29 Test: Rome’s War with Carthage A. was the man who finally defeated him. c. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Romans sent spies to Carthage. a. How did the Romans learn how to build ships like the Carthaginians? a. Multiple Choice. d. 7. chickens d. Rome and Carthage fought for many years in the . Rome wanted to take over all of the Carthaginian land. d. A Carthaginian sailor betrayed his country and moved to Rome. b.
He surrounded their camp and starved them. 15. The wars between Rome and Carthage took place mainly on land. When the great general of Carthage heard that the war was over.” 12. Write the word “true” or “false. b. He pretended to surrender. Carthage b. cannons c. 58 . How did the Roman general get the Carthaginians to leave Italy? a. How did the Carthaginians sneak into Italy? a. 11. He drove them out with his strong army. he killed himself by drinking poison. They came at night. They sailed on ships. Gaul d. 14. Greece C.8. c. 13. What unusual thing did the Carthaginians use to attack the Romans? a. elephants b. They came over the mountains. Who finally won these wars? a. The Romans made many sacrifices to their gods asking for help in defeating Carthage. Rome c. True or False. 10. c. After the Romans took over all of Italy. they were content and peaceful. They came through Greece. He attacked the city of Carthage. b. d. d. ships 9.
Fill in the blanks. River. brahmin or priests d. Multiple Choice. Ganga d. 5. Rig Veda c. overflow c. Shiva 8. people belong to one of four groups called a B. noble warriors c. dry up b. The Aryans were a group of people who came to India from 2. Who did the people of ancient India believe had given them their river? a. Every year the sacred river in India would a. 1.Name The Story of the World Date A. cotton and rice 6. Which group of people was the most important? a. wheat and rice b. . In this religion. farmers and traders b. Siddhartha b. corn and beans d. untouchables 59 . the Indus River and the 3. The religion of these people was called 4. . grow longer 7. The Aryans settled near two rivers. . Chapter 30 Test: The Aryans of India . Circle the letter of the best choice. melons and wheat c. What kinds of crops did the Indian farmers raise? a. change direction d.
He thought that a god was calling him to go. c. How did people know which group they belonged to? a.9. They were assigned a group by the king. He was bored. you could only marry someone who belonged to the same group as you. What were the people called who didn’t belong to any group? a. In India. b. 14. They were assigned a group at school. Siddhartha taught that people could find happiness by leading a good life. farmers and traders b. Today. Why did Siddhartha leave his palace? a. Purusha . b. C. Siddhartha became known as a. He wanted to help people.” 13. Buddha d. 16. The people of ancient India raised horses and cows. 10. True or False. untouchables 11. Ganga c. The job of the Untouchables was to protect the priests from enemies and to rule India. 15. 17. He wanted to see what was outside the palace walls. Write the word “true” or “false. They married into it. noble warriors c. c. They were born into it. d. d. Shiva b. 12. no one follows the teachings of Siddhartha. 60 . brahmin or priests d.
He wanted to defeat everyone by himself. c. b. He followed the religious teachings of . 3. B. being cruel to animals d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 31 Test: The Mauryan Empire of India A. They wanted to be like their neighbors. He did not think he could trust an army. Multiple Choice. 5. Why did Asoka not want to fight with an army? a. dishonesty . Asoka made laws against a. They wanted to be able to attack other countries. was a famous ruler of the Mauryan Empire. 61 . They wanted India to be a strong. Circle the letter of the best choice. He did not have enough money to pay his soldiers. 7. b. They needed to help each other with farming. d. He saw the suffering that his soldiers had caused. unified country. eating meat b. Cities in the ancient world were stronger if they were with other cities. Why did the Indian kings want to unite the many different cities? a. Fill in the blanks. together 4. d. 2. c. 1. having hospitals c. 6. Some of the best-known writings from the Mahayana Tripitaka are called the .
Sakka c. Asoka b. merciful rule b. 11. the trees he planted d. Write the word “true” or “false. In the story we read from the Jakata Tales. his strict. They only ate grass. the otter d. the hare c.” 13. 14. Asoka became famous for a. doesn’t eat meat c. takes care of animals 9. his just. Asoka built hospitals for sick people and sick animals. C. According to legend. who was rewarded for his generosity? a. 62 .8. d. Asoka planted trees along the road so that travelers could walk in the shade. True or False. . the thousands of people he killed c. They did not find any food. King Asoka gave up eating meat because of the teachings of Sakka. 15. the monkey b. does not allow violence b. the Jakata Tales were told by a. harsh commands 10. A vegetarian is someone who a. . 16. It was very unusual for ancient cities to be united together. b. Jackal to show people how to live. They stole their food. the jackal 12. Why were the other animals not rewarded? a. They would not share any food. Buddha d. c.
copper fibers d. These kingdoms were constantly fighting. Ancient China was divided into rulers and armies. Circle the letter of the best choice. pictograms b. cuneiform c. 1. so this time period is called “The Period of the . calligraph d. separate kingdoms with their own . The first Chinese writing used pictures that looked almost exactly like the words they represented. The ruler of each kingdom was called the 3. The ruler of the kingdom of kingdoms and became the first emperor of all China. In this form of writing. cuneiform 6. Multiple Choice. 5. . hieroglyphics d. Writers in ancient China first used special sharp paintbrushes made out of a.” 4. animal hair b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 32 Test: China: Writing and the Qin A. conquered all of the other B. each word is called a a. clay that had been hardened 63 . 2. calligraphy c. This kind of writing is called . but later Chinese writing began to change into writing that looked less like the words they stood for. a. grasses & reeds c. . pictogram b. character 7. Fill in the blanks.
Qin Zheng changed his name to Shi Huangdi meaning “Emperor of the Sun. It took one hundred years to build the Great Wall of China. He wanted to be remembered forever. The Chinese were the first people to use a. 16.” 13. They thought he was fair and just. c. He was worried about the Mauryan Empire in India. rocks from the river beds d. What did the people think about Qin Zheng? a. d. with ink and blocks of wood. What did Qin Zheng do to keep control of his new kingdom? a. cuneiform c. papyrus 9. d. b. He killed anyone who tried to rebel against him c. They despised him for his cruelty. clay tablets b. What is the Great Wall of China made of? a. printing d. All of the above 10. b. c. He made all of the former rulers move to his capital city so he could keep an eye on them. 15. sun-baked clay c. Why did Qin Zheng build the Great Wall of China? a. b. The Great Wall of China is almost as long as the United States is wide.” 14. 12. carved blocks of stone b. They loved him.8. stone and packed dirt C. He burned thousands of books. He wanted to keep the Mongols out of China. He didn’t want any of his people to escape. True or False. 11. Archaeologists found thousands of life-sized clay horses and soldiers around Qin Zheng’s tomb. d. 64 . Write the word “true” or “false. They worshipped him as a god.
He taught that people should a. Like Buddha. disobey 5. sad 3. Confucius hated a. He also taught that people in authority should be a. wastefulness 4. Alexander the Great b. wealthy b. Multiple Choice. kind b. wealth c. authority. smart c. ignore d. . 1. hateful 65 to those who are beneath them. happy d. . war b. just d. cruel c. even if they were poor. Abraham d.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 33 Test: Confucius A. respect b. . Confucius lived around the same time as a. peace d. rebel against c. Circle the letter of the best choice. Confucius taught that people could learn to be a. which was happening all around him. Qin Zheng 2. Buddha c.
Do not do unto others. what you would not want others to do to you. 8.6. 9. 7. The Analects of Confucius . The Wisdom of Confucius d. The Writings of Confucius c. 10. The Sayings of Confucius b. this is a bigger mistake. 66 . Write the word “true” if the statement is one of the saying of Confucius or “false” if it is not. True or False. It is the wiser person who takes rather than gives. The sayings of Confucius were collected together into a book called a. C. If you make a mistake and correct it. He who aims to be a man of complete virtue does not seek to gratify his appetite in his food.
d. . . 1. What event caused everyone in Rome to know who Caesar was? a. 5. Chapter 34 Test: The Rise of Julius Caesar . 67 . He was captured by pirates. c. . 8. reading c. He was shipwrecked. d. Circle the letter of the best choice. He was not old enough. He won a great victory in Gaul. Fill in the blanks. d. Why could Caesar not become consul when he wanted to? a. He was elected to the Senate. His ship became lost. c. What is rhetoric? a. 7. one of Rome’s two rulers. mathematics 6. the founder of Rome. What happened when Caesar sailed out to an island in the Mediterranean Sea to take more rhetoric lessons? a. There were already two consuls. He became ill and almost died. c. He was out of the country. His family claimed to be descended from 3. b. public speaking b. Caesar’s job was governing the Roman province of B. At one time. b. Julius Caesar was born in 2. writing d. b. He could not get elected. He captured pirates and had them executed. His uncle was a 4.Name The Story of the World Date A. He won a rhetoric competition. Multiple Choice.
Caesar was not popular with a. powerful men of Rome d. When Caesar became consul. he had never been to Greece and really wanted to go . True or False. Cincinnatus was a legendary Roman who represented the ideal ruler. the ruler of Spain . he was sad that Alexander died so young c. Romulus d. 15. 17. Scipio . 12. Cincinnatus c. the people b.” 13. 68 . The Senate worried that Caesar wanted to be a. Caesar was excited about his job of governing one of Rome’s colonies. C. he wanted a great horse like Bucephalus d. The Senators wished that Caesar were more like a. Caesar wept when he read the story of Alexander the Great because a. his soldiers c. 11. the king of Rome c. 10. 16. Write the word “true” or “false. Caesar became popular by throwing large parties for the people he needed to vote for him. Caesar had not yet done anything to make himself famous b. the rich. his family . 18.9. Caesar’s father once said that his son would “become one of the most famous men in Rome!” 14. Alexander the Great b. Caesar always listened to the Senators and did what they said. the ruler of Egypt d. the consuls were known as the triumvirate because there were three of them. the most powerful Senator b.
he made sure they had plenty to eat d. Pompey knew that Caesar was more popular with the people than he was. Fill in the blanks. Caesar would be arrested when he returned to Rome. b. What message did Pompey send to Caesar? a. d. c. Why was it hard to convince Pompey to turn against Caesar? a. 6. 7. he treated them so well b. . he paid them well c. The people who lived in this country were the 3. 69 . Julius Caesar wanted to conquer a country called 2. Caesar went to 5. b. 4. . While he was there. c. to look for Pompey. 1. Circle the letter of the best choice. The convinced Pompey to turn against Caesar. 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 would give up his job as consul. Caesar’s soldiers were loyal to him because a. Pompey had married Caesar’s daughter. Chapter 35 Test: Caesar the Hero . All of the above. Multiple Choice. . d. 8. Caesar fell in love with B. Caesar would be killed when he returned to Rome. Pompey was jealous of Caesar.
” 13. b. 10. 16. They gave Caesar many gifts of gold and jewels. What did the two pharaohs of Egypt do to try to make friends with Caesar? a. Caesar was made king when he returned from Egypt. 12. he was always honest about the times when he was defeated. c. Write the word “true” or “false.9. 14. He became the new pharaoh of Egypt. Caesar had to cross the a. d. They sent Pompey’s head to Caesar in a bag. He was crowned as king. Euphrates d. 70 . Pompey did not have enough money to pay them. I saw. c. Caesar wanted his adopted son. They gave Caesar part of Egypt. b. b. 17. When Caesar sent back reports to the Roman people about the wars he was fighting. c. 44 BC? a. to inherit his power. 15. Ganges River to return to Rome. but Brutus remained loyal. d. Rubicon b. No one wanted to fight against Caesar’s army. All of the men who were the right age already belonged to Caesar’s army. 11. “Veni. No one liked Pompey. He was named dictator for life. vidi. Tiber c. Why was it hard for Pompey to find soldiers to fight for him? a. I conquered” in Latin. What happened to Caesar on March 15. vici” means “I came. Octavian. He was killed in the Senate. They sent Pompey to Caesar as a prisoner. d. C. Many of Caesar’s friends turned against him. True or False. 18. Caesar’s wife begged him not to go to the Senate on March 15.
Circle the letter of the best choice. he did not have enough money 8. Multiple Choice. Caesar’s murderers be put to death c. refused to see anyone 6. He made many enemies in the Roman Senate. he was too much like Caesar d. a. He made the Roman Empire bigger and richer. . Octavian became Rome’s first B. Octavian went to the Senate and demanded that a. . 1. 2. The month of 4. Caesar be honored with a special statue b. Octavian’s uncle and adopted father was was named after Octavian. When Julius Caesar died. How was Octavian like Julius Caesar? a. The month of 3. d. c. He demanded that the Senate make him king. Fill in the blanks. 5. b. threw a huge party that lasted for ten days . the people did not like him c. He fell in love with Cleopatra. became the new king d. . The Senate did not want Octavian to become a leader of Rome because a. hid in Egypt c. Octavian b. . 71 .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 36 Test: The First Roman Prince A. he be made a consul 7. was named after Julius Caesar. he be made the new emperor d. he was too old b.
consul for life . Octavian was only nineteen when Caesar died. Princeps Caesar c. Octavian’s new name meant “blessed” and “majestic. dictator for life c. Julius Caesar b. 10. 14. emperor d. True or False. The Senate also changed Octavian’s name to a. The English word “prince” comes from the Latin word “princeps. 12. Cincinnatus Caesar . C.9.” 11. Write the word “true” or “false. Octavian gave presents and money to every rich family in Rome. After Julius Caesar died.” 15. 13. Rome was finally at peace. First Citizen b. The Senate gave Octavian the title of a. Augustus Caesar d.” 72 .
. Syria d. The people who followed Jesus became known as B. They wanted to be with their families when the baby was born. Canaan c. 2. Elizabeth c. Jesus was born in an area called Judea which was once known as a. b. Augustus Caesar ordered that everyone in the Roman Empire go back to the place were their ancestors were from to be counted. 73 . Circle the letter of the best choice. Multiple Choice. They were looking for new jobs. According to the Bible. d. We can read about Jesus in the four books of the Bible called the 3. Anna b. was the mother of Jesus. 6. a. 1.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 37 Test: The Beginning of Christianity A. Why did Jesus’ parents have to take a trip just before he was born? a. Fill in the blanks. Many people celebrate the birth of Jesus on 5. . Phoenicia b. The time of peace and safety in the Roman Empire was called the . The king of Judea ordered everyone to move to a new place to be counted. . Sarah 8. Jerusalem 7. Jesus was born in 4. Mary d. c. . .
The Sermon on the Mount contains many of Jesus’ teachings. to the chief priests b. Jesus was not very popular with the people of Judea. on the side of a mountain . his most famous teaching was given a. The years after Jesus’ birth are called a. 15.” 13. BCE c. he appeared to Caesar Augustus 12. During the time when Jesus was born. 17. Write the word “true” or “false. kings c. shepherds b. AD d. 10. The Romans were worried that Jesus might decide he wanted to become the king of the Jews. “Anno Domini” means “The Year of Our Lord” in Latin. servants d. 11. women . 14. 74 . AC . 16. 18. he went to heaven d. it was dangerous to travel on the Mediterranean Sea. When Jesus grew up. C. he was put into a tomb. and after three days . in the temple c. True or False.9. Angels announced the birth of Jesus to a group of a. a. The Gospel of Luke says that after Jesus died. he came back to life b. to Augustus Caesar d. his followers began mourning for him c. Jesus’ mother worshipped the God of Abraham. BC b.
they wanted to worship the Egyptian gods 7. The Romans wouldn’t let them worship God. 4. was the father of the Jewish nation. The Romans made them their slaves. a famine had destroyed all their crops d. sons who became the tribes of Israel. they missed Joseph so much b. Multiple Choice. The Jews worshipped God in the Temple in the city of a. 2. 8. b. 75 . Why didn’t the Jews like the Romans? a. c. . Rome b. they thought they could become rich in Egypt c. Around the time of Jesus’ life. When Joseph lived in Egypt. 5. The Romans forced them to pay high taxes. Nazareth . Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. The Israelites lived in to move back to their own land. was the good king of Persia and Babylon who allowed the Jews .Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 38 Test: The End of the Ancient Jewish Nation A. Jacob had 3. the Jews were ruled by the B. Jerusalem c. until the Assyrians captured them. 1. The Romans would not let them stay in their own country. Bethlehem d. d. 6. the Israelites joined him there because a.
15. They set fire to the house of the Roman ruler of Judea. They killed all of the Jews. The Jews hid them from the Romans. The Temple was destroyed. The Romans never worried about countries rebelling against them. Write the word “true” or “false. c. They were all killed. 16.9. True or False. What did the Jews do when they rebelled against Rome? a. The Jews sold them to help pay for their fight against the Romans. 76 . but were never again a strong nation. d. They were scattered throughout all the countries of the ancient world. They remained in Canaan. They conquered the Romans. a and b 10. all the way down to its foundation. d. What did the Romans do when the Jews rebelled? a.” 13. b. c. They killed the emperor. d. Armed groups of Jewish men attacked Roman soldiers. 14. What happened to all of the gold and silver decorations inside the Temple? a. What happened to the Jews? a. b. d. c. They melted into the cracks between the stones of the Temple’s foundations. b. c. The Jews gave them to the Romans. Other countries ruled the Jews for many years. c and d 11. They ignored the Jews and let them have their country. b. They burned down the Temple. 12. C. The Jews have never returned to the land of Canaan.
5. were becoming wealthier than the Romans c. Nero was a. in another city at a meeting d. Nero had everyone who disagreed with him murdered. watching from his palace b. d. . c. He rebuilt all of the buildings that had been burned down. would not worship the emperor b. . . c. Nero tried to put spells on people. What did Nero do when he heard about the fire? a. Fill in the blanks. He built a new capital city. Circle the letter of the best choice. The Roman emperors did not like the Christians because the Christians a. 2. 6. Multiple Choice. When the city of Rome burned. in the country giving a huge party 7. the worst Roman emperor of all.Name The Story of the World Date A. d. The Christians held meetings in underground passages called 4. disobeyed all of the Roman laws d. Nero was so similar to Augustus Caesar. Nero blamed the 3. loved though he was terrible at it. 8. Nero. b. Chapter 39 Test: Rome and the Christians even . Why were people so afraid of Nero? a. He stayed where he was for several more days. visiting Egypt c. Constantine built a new capital city for the Roman Empire called B. He gave money to all of the poor families. b. . When Rome burned. Nero stole money from a lot of people. were encouraging the Roman people to rebel 77 . 1.
15.9. One emperor made his horse a consul and told everyone to obey the horse. What happened to Constantine after the battle? a. 10. Constantine ended the persecution of the Christians because a. fish b. c. cross c. a cross of light d. 17. a picture of Jesus c. True or False. the Christians paid him a lot of money 11. the army of God 12. Many Christians were forced to fight in gladiator shows or killed by wild animals during Nero’s reign. b. he was a Christian too . What did Constantine see in the sky before an important battle? a. He took a trip to Jerusalem C. a fish made out of clouds b. 16. The Christians used a a. b. Greek word for Jesus d. 78 . 18. he didn’t think it was right to put people in jail because of who they worshipped c. he wanted the Christians to think he was a good emperor d. The Roman army often refused to obey the emperors because they were such bad generals. Write the word “true” or “false. Constantine’s army was defeated at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. d. 14. The Romans worshipped the emperor as one of their gods. He became a Christian. He started persecuting the Christians again. He returned to Rome.” 13. dove as a secret symbol to identify other Christians. The Roman people were grateful to Nero for helping them after the burning of Rome.
Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 40 Test: Rome Begins to Weaken A. . some of the countries that Rome had conquered began to rebel c. Why did the size of the Roman Empire cause problems? a. 5. 2. b. Circle the letter of the best choice. They had better maps of the area. all of the above 6. c. The Roman Empire began to weaken because a. The Romans were embarrassed to be beaten by Boadicea because Boadicea was a . b. 1. 3. 4. B. d. The emperor could not visit all of the different cities to meet the people. Why did the Romans finally win against Boadicea? a. 79 . 7. half and chose someone else to rule the other half. Boadicea was the leader of a tribe of in the Roman province of Britain. c. The borders were too long for one army to protect. Multiple Choice. They stayed together in battle and obeyed their general. d. Fill in the blanks. 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. There was not enough food for such a large empire. They had better weapons. there were many bad emperors b. They had more men in their army. the empire was getting so large d.
Why did the Romans call the people who invaded them “barbarians”? a. Rome b. was the capital of the Western Roman Empire. True or False. Constantinople d. C. Constantinople d. Diocletian c. b. Spain and Italy itself. d. Gaul c. They thought they were crude and uncivilized. Londinium 11. When the empire was split. Rome b. Boadicea b. 15. The Romans conquered all of the British Isles.” 12. a. 16. 13. Write the word “true” or “false. Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar were two of Rome’s strongest rulers. c. Their weapons had sharp points called barbs on them. 14. If you go to Italy today. They could not understand their language. Gaul c. Constantine d. They were not Christians. but they did not stay in control for long. who was chosen to rule the other half of the empire? a. The Roman settlement of Londinium became the city of London. Londinium 10.8. Invaders attacked the Roman Empire in Britain. a. you will not see any remains of the Roman Empire. Gaul. 80 . Maximian 9. was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire.
Alaric d. 7. . The The Huns were a group of barbarians from Central Asia who attacked Rome on strong. The emperor paid them a large amount of money. 3. The Roman army drove them back out. introduce him to her brother d. Honoria b. c. Why did the Huns leave Italy after a successful invasion? a. He died of a nosebleed. 4. b. . B. The leader of the Huns was a. Stilicho 5. d. Circle the letter of the best choice. Fill in the blanks. What happened to the Huns’ leader before he could marry the emperor’s sister? a. 2. d. were a group of barbarians who destroyed the city of Rome. fast . c. The Roman emperor’s sister sent a letter to the leader of the Huns offering to a.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 41 Test: The Attacking Barbarians A. Attila c. His own men killed him. The did not like living in Rome. Multiple Choice. 81 . Another group of barbarians captured him. The emperor gave their leader his sister in marriage. b. give him thousands of pounds of gold c. A Roman soldier killed him. 1. surrender to him b. was a brave Roman fighter whose father was a barbarian. marry him 6.
They did send help. Write the word “true” or “false. 16. The emperor was afraid that the barbarians would attack his own city. When the Visigoths invaded the city of Rome. d. they a. 10. c. True or False. ripped down golden statues and stole coins and jewelry b. 9. gathered together a small army to defend the city c. Why didn’t the Eastern Roman Empire send help? a. 13. He married the daughter of their leader.” 12. When the emperor heard that the Visigoths were again planning to invade Rome. c. sent them a letter begging them to leave. d. They did not like the Western Roman Empire. He defeated them after many battles.8. he . The Huns built a huge monument over the grave of their great leader. b. 11. took the people of Rome as hostages c. When the Eastern Roman Empire heard that Rome had been invaded. He killed their leader. The Huns taught their babies to ride horseback even before they could walk. killed himself b. fled to a small city in the middle of a swamp d. Many Romans felt bad after they executed Stilicho. a. Some barbarians grew to like the Roman way of life and sometimes switched sides. b. They had become allies with the Visigoths. destroyed Rome’s churches d. He gave them four thousand pounds of gold. but it arrived too late. 82 . 15. 14. did not harm anything in the city . C. they rejoiced. How did Stilicho get the Visigoths to leave Rome? a.
83 . It was divided among the various barbarian kings. B. It all became the country of France. ran away b. d. It was given to the Huns. was the last Roman emperor. . An invader named a. great ruler c. The Romans called their last emperor “Momyllus” which means a. When the emperor heard that he was coming he a. gathered an army for one last fight d. . Stilicho 5. years old when he was named emperor. What happened to the land that once belonged to Rome? a. decided to drive the Roman Emperor out of hiding. c. b. 3. Multiple Choice. Fill in the blanks. last d. Orestes d. sent him thousands of pounds of gold 6. Alaric b. Circle the letter of the best choice. little disgrace 7. He was only After the Roman Empire divided. It became part of the Eastern Roman empire. surrendered to him c. Attila c. 1. little ruler b.Name The Story of the World Date Chapter 42 Test: The End of Rome A. 4. the Eastern Roman Empire became known as the Empire. 2.
84 . Match each English word with the Latin word it comes from (one word will not be used). floris d.” 8. family 13. they mourned. The Romans gave us many words and inventions that we use today. When the people of the Eastern Roman Empire heard that the Western Roman Empire was gone. 17. 10. 18. flower a. True or False. Write the word “true” or “false. navis e. frigidarium E.C. D. familia f. 9. scriptum b. The Romans loved their last emperor. navy 15. 11. Name three things other than words that we get from the Romans. liber c. 16. refrigerator 12. library 14.
Africa a a true 2. c 11. 13. a 12. 18. true 4. 7. Lower Egyptians b true true 4. 6. 6. false Chapter 5 Test 1. a 10. Egypt 10. 11. Sumer 8. 18. canals 9. true 85 . c 14.The Story of the World. 10. true 5. true Chapter 7 Test 1. a 15. 12. tents c b false 3. 6. 13. a 10. a 14. 7. city-states 8. Canaan d true false 4. 13. 16. false 15. b 14. pharaoh 10. 16. b 15. false Chapter 3 Test 1. 16. true 5. pyramids 10. false 3. Sargon 9. Babylonia a b false 2. one year 8. c 14. 7. Kish 10. true 5. Ur a d true 2. Egyptians 6. 11. 5. 11. true 3. 8. true 4. d 13. d 13. a 14. c 14. mummies b b false 2. the Fertile Crescent 5. c 15. 12. Sumerians 7. Mesopotamia 6. 15. priests 7. d 15. false 2. The Code of Hammurabi 6. true 4. 6. twelve 9. true 12. false 5. nomad b b false 2. 16. true Chapter 6 Test 1. Volume 1: Ancient Times ANSWER KEY Chapter 1 Test 1. b 12. 17. hieroglyphics 7. true 3. 8. true Chapter 2 Test 1. true Chapter 4 Test 1. heart 8. d 11. a 14. Genesis c c false 3. c 15. caves d true true 4. 12. 18. 17. d 7. flood c b false 3. false 5. 11. d 13. cuneiforms 9. false 4. a 13. three 9. true 2. c 11. 8. false 3. Upper Egyptians 9. twelve 9. b 12. 17.
Exodus 10. a 10. c 14. 7. true 14. a 15. Nubia a c true 2.Chapter 8 Test 1. rivers 7. 11. 12. 7. b 15. b 14. 18. b 6. Canaan 6. false 5. Canaan 9. 6. d 14. false 5. c 8. 7. c 10. dynasty 8. Yellow b d false 2. false 13. Assyrian 7. true 4. water 8. 6. b 14. a 8. 8. c 9. d 13. d 15. a 15. slaves d d true 3. true 13. false 4. d 15. false 5. d 11. 17. silk b true true 4. true 2. 11. false 2. d 10. Tyre 9. c 15. Moses c true true 4. snake 9. d 15. Mediterranean Sea 3. b 11. true Chapter 11 Test 1. Red Sea 9. b 10. 16. a 12. true 3. 8. a 16. citadels 9. 13. a 14. true 2. Gilgamesh 8. false Chapter 15 Test 1. trading 6. false 5. 18. b 11. d false a c 3. false 2. true 4. Carthage 7. true 4. Kush 7. dynasty 9. b 5. 12. true 5. Indus River 8. false 3. rice c a false 3. true 4. false 11. 6. true Chapter 10 Test 1. northern 6. true 86 . 16. a 12. true 3. a 15. false Chapter 13 Test 1. 11. 16. b 13. 12. true 5. c 14. 17. d 12. c 12. true Chapter 12 Test 1. false Chapter 9 Test 1. false 5. a 14. c 10. Sahara Desert 6. true 10. b Chapter 14 Test 1. c 4. d 2. b 13. Abraham a b false 2. c 11. 17. a 13. Anansi the Spider 9. pictograms 10. 13. oasis 7. a 12. true 3.
false 5. Sparta a d true 12. 16. 11. a 13. 7. 17. a b true false 4. b c d true 2. 6. b 9. cruel 7.Chapter 16 Test 1. 7. b 15. Persia 8. c 14. b 11. true 5. true 1. b 13. 13. a 8. 7. false Chapter 17 Test 1. false 3. librarian 9. 8. false 5. d 14. 6. false 5. 17. true 4. a 3. Athens c b true 11. 12. 6. d 10. d 9. a 14. h 9. a 10. Mediterranean c a false 3. Greece 9. c a b false 2. true Chapter 19 Test 1. Medes 6. 18. a 10. false 2. 16. b 15. Hanging Gardens 9. d a a true 2. 13. 8. c 3. a 15. true 4. c a c false 3. 17. false 15. 11. d 4. 18. 8. c 10. true 3. 16. a 10. 13. Daniel 7. a 87 . false Chapter 20 Test 1. b 7. d 2. 16. 18. false Chapter 18 Test 1. e g b true 4. true 2. d 15. d 15. d 14. b 17. b 12. c 16. 11. shepherds 7. true 14. 6. b 15. false Chapter 21 Test 1. a 12. a 5. 13. Minoans b c true 2. a 14. 16. Cyrus 8. false Chapter 23 Test 1. 6. c 12. bulls b c true 4. b 10. false 4. 11. a 13. 12. democracy 9. animal c c true 2. Minotaur 10. true Chapter 22 Test 3. 11. 18. 7. 12. 16. 8. true 5. c 14. true 5. baskets 6. c 5. forum d d false 13. 6. c 15. Nineveh 8. d 14. 12. 17. f a d false 3. b 18. navy 9. c 10. 11. true 4.
d 13. f a a true 3. 6. Jakata Tales 9. united d b false 2. 16. seven a b false 2. true Chapter 28 Test 1. false 5. 16. navy 7. true 4. d 13. 8. d 15. a 10. a 14. Persia c b true 3. written records 9. 6. a 10. 7. Italy 7. c 15. true 4. c 10. false 4. c 15. Parthenon b true false 4. 11. Sparta 9. 16. c 15. b 14. 8. d 11. 11. Athens d b true 2. d 15. Macedonia c c false 2. d 14. b 3. c 12. 13. 16. false 3. false Chapter 27 Test 1. Punic Wars 6. d 3. 11. Hinduism 8. c 13. b 2. true 5. true 5. Atlantic d b true 2. true Chapter 29 Test 1. 7. false 5. a 13. Scipio 9. d 13. lighthouse 8. a 10. true 4. c 10. b 10. true 5. a 10. false 5. false 3. false 4. togas 9. caste 9. Etruscans 8. false Chapter 25 Test 1. c 12. a 15.Chapter 24 Test 1. b d c false 2. 6. true 5. 17. 12. 11. c 14. true Chapter 26 Test 1. true Chapter 31 Test 1. 11. b 14. Asoka 7. 6. c 12. 18. d 15. 11. 6. Asia b b true 2. a 12. b 13. Hannibal 8. 12. 6. Buddha 8. Ganges d c false 3. true 5. 16. Central America 7. 18. Alexandria 9. a 14. 7. e 9. 12. 6. 17. 16. true Chapter 30 Test 1. true 88 . 13. Persian 7. a 14. a c false true 4. a 10. false 4. c 12. 16. mountains 8. c 15. b 3. 11. 17. a 14.
catacombs a true false 4. 6. Julius Caesar 6. emperor 9. true 5. Christians c b true 3. 11. a 12. 6. Romulus c b false 3. a 14. Gospels c c true 3. 17. Warring States 8. true Chapter 34 Test 1. a 12. false Chapter 36 Test 1. 16. 16. 12. July 8. d 14. true 4. 13. 18. false Chapter 35 Test 1. d 13. 6. a 14. 12. Spain 9. Egypt 9. d 11. 11. c 15. true Chapter 39 Test 1. d 2. 18. true 5. warlord 7. 17. 13. 8. false 2. true 5. 11. false 4. a 14. 7. c 10. false 5. Senate a false false 4. 11. a 14. 13. c 15. a 3. d 3. true Chapter 37 Test 1. Bethlehem b false true 4. 17. d 15. a 10. b 10. false 5. Christians 10. Cleopatra 10. 12. false 5. true Chapter 38 Test 1. 16. b 15. true 3. true 5. b 13. Constantinople 9. 18. d 15. Romans 10. a 9. 11. a 10. Christmas 9. 12. a 8. Qin 9. 16. Celts b b true 3. 6. c 7. a 10. a 14. 8. 8. c 12. 7. false 89 . true Chapter 33 Test 1. b 15. Abraham c b false 2. 13. 18. twelve 7. music d c true 2. Canaan 8. false 4. 7. c 15. 6. 8. Britain d c true 2. c 13. August 7. 16. 17. b 6. 11. 6. Rome d b true 2. false 4. consul d true true 4. true 5.Chapter 32 Test 1. Pax Romana b a false 2. 7. true 3. d 14. Cyrus 9. 16. six d b true 2.
Vandals 8. 16. 11. e answers will vary 3. c 15. b 9. true Chapter 41 Test 1. 6. true 3. woman 7. d 10. 6. false 13. c 12. warhorses a a false 2. true 14. 11. c 12. a 13. a 14. d 13.Chapter 40 Test 1. Celts d b false 2. Stilicho 7. true 3. false 5. Diocletian 8. 10. b 15. Byzantine a true c 2. six 8. false 4. 16–18. c 9. true 4. eastern 9. d 90 . c 14. 15. d 10. true 5. 16. 6. 11. true Chapter 42 Test 1. c f 12. Romulus Augustus d 7. 5. b 4.