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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) World History Questions

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Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by kerryod
What was the primary purpose of an aqueduct?
  1. allowed people and animals to cross valleys
  2. delivered water to cities
  3. was designed as a place for gladiators to fight in public
  4. used on a battlefield to conquer land
Grade 6 :: Mesopotamia by ncjoseph2
                 was a way of supplying water to an area of land.
  1. division of labor
  2. irrigation
  3. polytheism
  4. social hierarchy
Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by kerryod
Roman audiences enjoyed public entertainment in the
  1. forum
  2. temples
  3. Palatine
  4. Colosseum
Grade 6 :: Mesopotamia by ncjoseph2
When there is more of something than is needed, it is called a                .
  1. social hierachy
  2. rural
  3. city-state
  4. surplus
Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by kerryod
Why did a group of Senators murder Julius Caesar?
  1. because he was unpopular
  2. to destroy the Republic and restore a monarchy
  3. they were afraid of him
  4. to prevent him from destroying the Roman Republic
Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by kerryod
Electing tribunes and displaying the Law of the Twelve Tables
  1. benefited tribunes
  2. showed influence of the Etruscans
  3. protected the plebeians against unjust treatment by patricians
  4. violated the constitution hammered out by patricians and plebeians
Grade 6 :: Greece by SGC315
This was a poet that wrote epics based on stories of a war between Greece and Troy.
  1. Homer
  2. Sophocles
  3. Aesop
  4. Aristotle
  5. Aeschylus
Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by SGC315
What major change did Augustus make to the Roman Republic?
  1. he replaced it with an empire
  2. he create laws and a fair government
  3. there were many battles and caused the republic to fall
  4. he grew the wealthy class
Grade 6 :: Greece by SGC315
What group built a society on the island of Crete?
  1. the Mycenaeans
  2. the Minoans
  3. the Dorians
  4. the Spartans
Grade 6 :: Greece by SGC315
What is Mount Olympus known for?
  1. highest mountain in the world
  2. where the Temple of Apollo is located
  3. where the 12 most important gods & goddesses lived
  4. where the war between Greece and Troy happened
Grade 6 :: Greece by SGC315
What were the city-states known as?
  1. agora
  2. acropolis
  3. polis
  4. hopilites
Grade 6 :: Mesopotamia by ncjoseph2
                  is the division of society by rank or class.
  1. Division of labor
  2. Gilgamesh
  3. Social hierachy
  4. Polytheism
Grade 6 :: Roman Empire by Qalam
The first Roman emperor was                
  1. Julius Caesar.
  2. Octavius
  3. Constantine I.
  4. Theodosius I.
Grade 6 :: Greece by alan8910
Greece is one big peninsula
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 6 :: Greece by alan8910
Athens created the world's first democracy.
  1. True
  2. False
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