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Grade 3 Mesopotamia
Which city had a large terraced garden?
  1. Ephesus
  2. Nineveh
  3. Alexandria
Grade 3 Egypt
Which of the Seven Wonders still survives today?
  1. the Temple of Artemis
  2. the Statue of Zeus
  3. the Great Pyramid
Grade 3 Roman Empire
The wars fought between Rome and Carthage are called the                .
  1. Punic Wars
  2. Latin Wars
  3. Sicilian Wars
Grade 3 Greece
What was the Colossus of Rhodes?
  1. giant statue
  2. lighthouse
  3. tomb
Grade 3 Greece
In Athens, the right to vote was held by                .
  1. Everyone
  2. Only free men
  3. All men
Grade 3 Roman Empire
To rule during time of war, the Roman Senate elected a                .
  1. Dictator
  2. Tribune
  3. Gladiator
Grade 3 Greece
What is a mausoleum?
  1. lighthouse
  2. temple
  3. tomb
Grade 3 Greece
Where was the Statue of Zeus located?
  1. Delphi
  2. Athens
  3. Olympia
Grade 3 World History
Many of the foods frequently eaten at Thanksgiving, such as potatoes, corn, pumpkins, and turkey were not found in Europe before Columbus.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 World History
Which president declared Thanksgiving a national holiday?
  1. Grant
  2. Lincoln
  3. Washington
  4. Eisenhower
Grade 3 Roman Empire
A                          is a government in which people vote for, or elect, a smaller group of people to make rules and laws for everyone.
  1. representative democracy
  2. club democracy
  3. monarchy
  4. selective democracy
Grade 3 Greece
What kind of democracy did ancient Greece have?
  1. representative democracy
  2. direct democracy
  3. Greek democracy
Grade 3 Egypt
The One of the Seven Wonders of the World built in Alexandria was a                .
  1. Museum
  2. Library
  3. Lighthouse
Grade 3 Roman Empire
The government of Rome was representative. Senators were elected by the                .
  1. people
  2. kings
  3. queens
  4. gods
Grade 3 Roman Empire
Ancient Romans                 farming, trading, and building roads.
  1. disliked
  2. were learning
  3. watched
  4. specialized in
Grade 3 World History
Arbor Day is usually celebrated by doing what?
  1. cleaning up garbage
  2. planting a tree
  3. giving flowers
Grade 3 World History
Ontario, Canada has an Arbor Week.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 World History
The first recorded tree planting festival was in Spain nearly 500 years ago.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 World History
The first official Arbor Day occurred in 1805 in France.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Roman Empire
The expression, "All Roads Lead To                " refers to the fact that Rome was the center of ancient civilization.
  1. Europe
  2. Italy
  3. Rome
  4. Asia
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