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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Ancient 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 Greece
Grade 8 Egypt
Which time period is called the Pyramid Age?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. New Kingdom
  3. Middle Kingdom
  4. First Intermediate Period
Grade 8 Egypt
Which of the following is NOT a period of Egyptian history?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. Middle Kingdom
  3. Young Kingdom
  4. New Kingdom
Grade 8 Mesopotamia
What was the dominant religion in the Persian Empire?
  1. Christianity
  2. Buddhism
  3. Zoroastrianism
  4. Cult of Osiris
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Who became the first emperor of Rome?
  1. Octavian
  2. Mark Antony
  3. Casear
  4. Lepidus
Grade 8 Greece
Grade 8 Greece
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 Egypt
Which early Egyptian King united Upper and Lower Egypt?
  1. Ramses II
  2. Hatshepsut
  3. Tutenkhamen
  4. Menes
Grade 8 Mesopotamia
Which ancient empire was founded by Hammurabi?
  1. Babylonian
  2. Sumerian
  3. Akkadian
  4. Egyptian
Grade 8 Mesopotamia
Which was a Sumerian accomplishment?
  1. the wheel
  2. irrigation projects
  3. first written language
  4. all the above
Grade 8 Roman Empire
Who became the first Roman emperor?
  1. Constantine I
  2. Augustus
  3. Diocletian
  4. Marcus Aurelius
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