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Grade 7 Ancient History
Grade 3 Roman Empire
Grade 6 Roman Empire
From what kind of Family did Caesar come from?
  1. Plebeian
  2. Patrician
  3. Royalty
  4. Slaves
Grade 6 Roman Empire
What were the gladiators?
  1. slaves forced to fight
  2. people who were glad
  3. officials of the Roman Empire
  4. Lawyers
Grade 6 Greece
For what god was the Parthenon built for?
  1. Athena
  2. Dionysus
  3. Zeus
  4. Ares
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
How did a king become an Emperor?
  1. by worshiping more gods
  2. by demanding people honor all gods
  3. by conquering many city-states
Grade 7 Greece
What was the basic unit of currency in ancient Greece?
  1. the lire
  2. the denarius
  3. the shekel
  4. the drachma
Grade 10 Greece

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Grade 6 China
Ancient China was surrounded by desert, mountains, and ocean. What impact did these natural borders have on the culture?
  1. They helped to integrate the cultures of other world civilizations
  2. They cause China to constantly be at war with other world civilizations
  3. They helped China to establish trade with other civilizations
  4. They isolated the Chinese civilization allowing it to develop independently
  5. These geographical features had no impact
Grade 9 Ancient India
What are monsoons, and how do they affect life on the Indian subcontinent?
  1. Seasonal winds; warm air and heavy rains in summer; cool, dry air in winter.
  2. Flood deposits enriched the soil, rainfall provided water for crops
  3. Lots of Water
  4. Sewage
Grade 7 Ancient History
The biggest advantage of hominids in the Upright Man group was their ability to
  1. work with fire.
  2. make clothes.
  3. tame horses.
  4. trade items.
Grade 7 Ancient History
Which of the following is true of Neanderthals?
  1. Neanderthals were much taller and thinner than early humans
  2. Neanderthals spoke languages similar to early human languages.
  3. Neanderthals lived among early humans for around 10,000 years
  4. all of the above
Grade 7 Ancient History
Which of the following is true of Homo sapiens sapiens?
  1. They were more physically adapted to the cold out of any hominid.
  2. They were more skilled at making their own tools than Neanderthals.
  3. They were extraordinarily talented blacksmiths, welders, and builders.
  4. They were the first hominid group to work together in communities.
Grade 7 Ancient History
A paleoanthropologist specializes in the study of the
  1. kings and queens of the earliest modern humans.
  2. development and culture of the earliest hominids.
  3. communication and social systems of early apes.
  4. trade and barter systems among modern humans.
None Ancient History
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