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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 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

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Grade 9 Ancient India
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 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 9 Mesopotamia
The Code of Hammurabi is an example of
  1. written rules for legal procedures
  2. the power of strong kings to control trade
  3. way to conduct wars against neighboring nations
  4. laws passed by absolute rulers
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The Fertile Crescent that lies between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers has had a significant impact on the Middle East because this area was the site of the
  1. establishment of the first global empire
  2. formation of the state of Isreal
  3. invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
  4. developments of early centers of civilizations
Grade 9 Ancient History
Grade 9 Ancient History
The Hebrews were led out of slavery by
  1. Moses
  2. Abraham
  3. Sargon
  4. Hammurabi
Grade 9 Ancient History
The Phonenicians are most known for developing
  1. a code of law
  2. an alphabet
  3. cuneiform
  4. a social class
Grade 9 Greece
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
What was did the Sumer civilization begin?
  1. 4000 B.C.
  2. 3500 B.C.
  3. 300 B.C
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Greece
Grade 9 Ancient History
An archaeologist studies
  1. how people behave
  2. things people have left behind
  3. different languages
  4. interpretations of history
Grade 9 China
According to archaeologists, why did Qin Shihuangdi create the terra-cotta figures?
  1. He was a great patron of the arts.
  2. He was creating an army to protect him in the afterlife.
  3. He was trying to frighten away his political rivals.
  4. He wanted to symbolized how he had unified many individual Chinese states into one empire.
Grade 9 Egypt
What is The Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt characterized as?
  1. The warriors.
  2. The golden age.
  3. The Slaves.
  4. The Bulls.
  5. None of the above.
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