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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) World History Questions

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Grade 8 Roman Empire
Who was the first emperor of Rome?
  1. Julius Caesar
  2. Augustus Caesar
  3. Constantine
  4. Marc Anthony
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Who invented the steamboat?
  1. Robert Fulton
  2. Eli Whitney
  3. Elizabeth Stanton
  4. Samuel Morse
Grade 8 Medieval Europe
What was the treaty that split Charlemagne’s empire among his three grandsons?
  1. Treaty of Ghent
  2. Treaty of Versailles
  3. Treaty of Verdune
  4. Concordat of Worms
Grade 8 WWII
What was the name of the German defensive system along the coast of France?
  1. The Maginot Line
  2. Hadrian's Walls
  3. The Atlantic Wall
  4. The Blitzkrieg
Grade 8 WWII
What was the official code name for the D-Day landings?
  1. Operation Torch
  2. Operation Skye
  3. Operation Cobra
  4. Operation Neptune
Grade 8 Latin America and Caribbean
Grade 8 WWII
Who was the British Prime Minister for most of the war?
  1. Neville Chamberlain
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Franklin Roosevelt
  4. George V
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
  1. The United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. France
  4. Spain
Grade 8 Mesopotamia
What was the dominant religion in the Persian Empire?
  1. Christianity
  2. Buddhism
  3. Zoroastrianism
  4. Cult of Osiris
Grade 8 Mesopotamia
What was true of the Persian Empire?
  1. It frequently relocated conquered peoples to prevent revolts.
  2. It developed a large bureaucracy to manage its vast territory.
  3. It never developed a system of roads and cities.
  4. It was never conquered by a foreign power.
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Grade 8 Medieval Europe
Which European reached America before Columbus did?
  1. Sir Francis Drake
  2. Leif Ericson
  3. Sir Walter Raleigh
  4. Amerigo Vespucci
Grade 8 WWII
Which countries made up the Axis Powers?
  1. Germany, Japan, France
  2. Germany, Italy, Japan
  3. France, Austria, Japan
  4. Great Britain, France, United States
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Who became the first emperor of Rome?
  1. Octavian
  2. Mark Antony
  3. Casear
  4. Lepidus
Grade 8 Greece
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