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Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
Who invented the steamboat?
  1. Robert Fulton
  2. Eli Whitney
  3. Elizabeth Stanton
  4. Samuel Morse
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 Egypt
Which early Egyptian King united Upper and Lower Egypt?
  1. Ramses II
  2. Hatshepsut
  3. Tutenkhamen
  4. Menes
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 Industrial Revolution
Grade 8 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution began in what country?
  1. The United States
  2. Great Britain
  3. France
  4. Spain
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 Greece
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 Roman Empire
Who became the first Roman emperor?
  1. Constantine I
  2. Augustus
  3. Diocletian
  4. Marcus Aurelius
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 Latin America and Caribbean
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 WWII
Who was the British Prime Minister for most of the war?
  1. Neville Chamberlain
  2. Winston Churchill
  3. Franklin Roosevelt
  4. George V
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