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Grade 6 Egypt
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 Greece
Who is Aristotle?
  1. A famous Greek philosopher
  2. An Athenian
  3. Alexander the Great's private teacher
  4. All of the above
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 Egypt
Most of the pyramids were built during what?
  1. the Old Kingdom
  2. the New Kingdom
  3. the Middle Kingdom
  4. lunch yesterday
Grade 9 Mesopotamia

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What are the Sumerians known for inventing?
  1. The wheel
  2. Papyrus
  3. Pyramids
  4. Gunpowder
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 Ancient India
What was the first religion of India?
  1. Christianity
  2. Hinduism
  3. Buddahism
  4. Atheism
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 Mesopotamia

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Grade 9 Ancient India

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Grade 6 Ancient History
Grade 6 Ancient History
Grade 7 Roman Empire
Grade 6 Ancient India
How did India's mountains and surrounding water influence its development?
  1. By providing contact with Asian lands.
  2. By encouraging invasions by other civilizations.
  3. By limiting contact between the subcontinent and the world.
  4. By providing unlimited contact with countries to the east and the west.
Grade 6 Ancient India
When the Indus River flooded nearby land it did what?
  1. Forced early settlers to become nomads
  2. Left behind rich, fertile soil perfect for farming
  3. Destroyed the Harappan civilization.
  4. Ruined crops
Grade 6 China
How does the Yellow River (Huang He) get its name?
  1. It was named after an emperor
  2. Yellow was the favorite color of the person who named it
  3. Loess, a yellow dust, is found in the water
  4. The water is yellow
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