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5th Grade history Review Ch.1-9
|The study of the earth's surface
|Which continents make up the Old World?
|Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and Antartica
|What marks the beginning of human history?
|the creation of Adam and Eve
|What does B.C. mean?
|What gives the only true and reasonable record of our beginnings?
|What event divides time between B.C. and A.D.?
|the birth of Christ
|What is evolution?
|the false belief that man began as an animal
|What were the Babylonians known for?
|Which nation had no great accomplishments?
|Which nation was known as early empire builders?
|Which nation made the world's first coins?
|What was the Phoenicians' most valuable contribution to the world?
|Who was the most famous citizen of Ur?
|What is the wedge-shaped writing used by the Sumerians called?
|What language is spoken by most people in the Middle East today?
|What is the most important natural resource in the Middle East today?
|Persia was once called...
|What is reincarnation?
|the belief that when a person dies his soul is reborn in some other newborn man or animal
|Where did the Indian civilization begin?
|Indus River Valley
|Name the largest country in Africa.
|the world's largest swamp
|structure built to control flooding of the Nile
|Aswan High Dam
|waterway that separates Africa and Asia
|The largest freshwater lake in the world
|the largest city in the Africa
|Where is the Serengeti National Park located?
|body of water that connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean
|Starit of Gibraltar
|the two African countries that were never colonies of Europe
|Liberia and Ethiopia
|What are Pygmies?
|short descendants of the original inhabitants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
|Why is the Rosetta Stone important?
|it was the key to understanding hieroglyphics
|What device did the Egyptians use to irrigate crops?
|"Land of the Rising Sun"
|famous center of learning in Africa
|Africa's highest mountain
|fourth largest island in the world
|location of the Barbary Coast
|Capital of Egypt
|capital of Sudan
|capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
|capital of Ethiopia
|capital of Kenya
|capital of South Africa
|capital of Tanzania
|Dar es Salaam
|leader of Chinese Communists
|only woman pharoah of Ancient Egypt
|the "Father of Faith Missions"
|first known African Christian
|Queen of the Cannibals
|greatest missionary explorer to Africa
|Father of American Missions
|first Egyptian leader to make peace with Israel
|first black president of South Africa
|righteous Batswana chief
|capital of China
|capital of India
|capital of Iraq
|capital of Israel
|capital of Japan
|capital of South Korea
|capital of Syria
|capital of Taiwan
|capital of Thailand
|capital of Turkey