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Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which statement does NOT describe the location of Mesopotamia?
  1. in the Fertile Crescent
  2. along the Nile River
  3. along the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers
  4. north of the Arabian Desert
Grade 6 Ancient India
What was the first religion of India?
  1. Christianity
  2. Hinduism
  3. Buddahism
  4. Atheism
Grade 6 Egypt
Which of these is the CORRECT order of Egyptian society from highest to lowest class?
  1. Pharaoh, Priests, Scribes, Merchants/Artisans, Slaves
  2. Pharaoh, Priests, Merchants/Artisans, Scribes, Slaves
  3. Pharaoh, Scribes, Merchants/Artisans, Priests, Slaves
  4. Priests, Pharaoh, Merchants/Artisans, Scribes, Slaves
Grade 6 Mesopotamia

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Grade 7 Roman Empire
Gladiators were typically                          and                         .
  1. trainers and emperors
  2. patricians and plebeians
  3. brother and sister
  4. slaves and criminals
Grade 6 Ancient India
What evidence was found in Mohenjo-Daro that led archaeologist to believe that it had strong organization?
  1. Government documents
  2. The street grid layout
  3. Pictures of muscly leaders
  4. Cave drawings that said so
Grade 9 Mesopotamia

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What are the Sumerians known for inventing?
  1. The wheel
  2. Papyrus
  3. Pyramids
  4. Gunpowder
Grade 9 Ancient India
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The Code of Hammurabi was a major achievement for which of the following reasons?
  1. It was the first major collection of laws.
  2. It treated men and women as equals.
  3. It rejected the the principle of an "eye for an eye and tooth for a tooth."
  4. It started the idea of a Roman senate.
Grade 6 Egypt
Why is the Rosetta Stone significant?
  1. It was the stone used to make canopic jars
  2. It was King Tut's throne
  3. It was used to translate hieroglyphs
  4. It had spells to be used in the passage to the afterlife
Grade 6 Greece
Grade 9 Ancient India

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Grade 9 Greece
How did the Greek philosopher Socrates die?
  1. He was bitten by a serpent
  2. He was forced to drink hemlock
  3. He died of an unknown disease
Grade 6 Ancient History
Grade 9 Roman Empire
The Roman Republic was proclaimed in
  1. 272 B.C.E.
  2. 509 A.D.
  3. 509 B.C.E.
  4. 149 B.C.E.
Grade 6 Ancient India
The constant cycle of life, death, and rebirth is called...
  1. reincarnation
  2. tedious
  3. social climbing
  4. migration
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