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2nd Quarter Finals

Anything in Quarter 2

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If you lived in India about 4000 years ago, the MOST likely place to settle would have been? Near the Bramaputra River
Egypt was surrounded by deserts, India had mountains to the North. What are the BEST possible benefits of these specific landforms? Protection from enemies
The Andes mountains are located in South America and are among the largest and most rugged mountains in the world. The Andes would be MOST comparable to which mountain range in India? The Himalaya Mountains
Religion plays a key role in India. Several spots throughout India are considered sacred. Which of the following places is MOST sacred to Hindus in India? Ganges River
Which of the following would be the LEAST likely place to settle in Ancient India? Near the Thar Desert
The social caste in India has a specific name. It is called a Jati
In many countries, people suffer from diseases. Many people refuse to have contact with these people for fear of contracting the disease. In the Ancient Indian caste system, people with leprosy would MOST closely be associated with which class? Untouchables
"I have been learning about battle. My father is showing me how to use different kinds of weapons so I will be able to defend my country." This quote was probably spoken by someone from which class? Kshatriyas
In Egypt, the priests were near the top of the social class. Which Ancient Indian social class would MOST closely relate to the Priests of Egypt Kshatriyas
Farmhands play a valuable role in our agricultural economy. In the Ancient Indian social classes, which class would farmhands MOST likely be placed Shudras
As an American citizen, we all have duties that are required of us. For example, when called upon to be on a jury we must follow the rules and do so. If you were a follower of Hinduism, following these rules would be MOST associated with what belief Dharma
According to the four noble truths, why is life full of suffering? Because people desire worldly things
Plastic surgery is a very profitable specialty area for medical doctors. It involves surgical procedures designed to help people keep their youthful looks. In Hinduism, which deity would MOST likely be over this area Lakshmi
Which of the following is a similarity between Hinduism and Buddhism Belief in reincarnation
As you take this test, you might want to say a prayer. If you were Hindu and wanted to pray to whom would you MOST likely pray for knowledge Saraswati
Sacred texts such as the Koran and the Bible are key parts of Islam and Christianity respectively. Which of the following is the MOST similar sacred text to Hinduism and the culture of Ancient India The Mahabharata
Which of the following mathematical achievements is NOT attributed to the Ancient Indians? Being the first to use negative numbers
Isaac Newton came up with his theory for this over 1,000 years after the Ancient Indians figured it out. What is it? Gravity
Which of the following areas of Science was an area of strength for the Ancient I Astronomy
Which of the following instruments was NOT part of traditional Indian music? Trumpets
In the United States, along the Eastern border lies the Atlantic Ocean. Egypt also has a body of water located to it's East. That body of water is. Red Sea
Which of the following is NOT a way that flooding of the Nile River helped the Egyptians It kept leaders in power
The U.S. has many natural barriers such as oceans and mountains that protect it from invasion. Which natural barrier helped protect Egypt from invasion Deserts
Which Kingdom is best represented by the following statements--King Tut ruled-Egyptians overthrew the Hyskos-Egypt became the most powerful state (country) New Kingdom
Which Kingdom of Egypt is best represented by the facts: -Was when the great pyramids of were built--Khufu ruled-- Old Kingdom
The beginning which is classified from 1776-1800. Our Growth period from 1800-1950's and our Modern era from 1950-Present. If you were to compare Egypt, which Kingdom would be most comparable to the U.S. Growth period? Middle Kingdom
Which group conquered the Middle Kingdom of Egypt? Hyksos
The Greatest accomplishment of the Old Kingdom was th Great Pyramids
Bill Gates is the founder of the company Microsoft. Which leader below can be considered the founder of the Kingdom of Egypt Menes
Who am I--was a pharaoh during the New Kingdom--buried in the Valley of the Kings--was a very young ruler Tutenkamen
Who am I--I was pharaoh during the middle kingdom--built a temple that was destroyed and then built again--focused on architecture during my reign Senusret
Throughout the history of the U.S. the President has sent ambassadors throughout the world to promote trade between the U.S. and other countries. Which Pharaoh's reign also encouraged trade with other countries? Hatshepsut
Several modern reality television show highlight the lives of a family with numerous sometimes more than 10. They would be considered small compared to the number of children this Pharaoh had. Ramses II
"It is visible from great distances. It is a reminder to all who see it of the wealth and power of Egypt as well as the great Pharaoh Khufu." The speaker in the passage above is referring to the: Great Pyramid
Which of the following was NOT something a pyramid was built to protect Pharaoh from: Floods
The building of Barren River Dam caused much flooding of the surrounding farms. In Egypt the building of a dam caused flooding, but what was saved from destruction Abu Simbel
This monument once resembled a stone jigsaw puzzle that had to be rebuilt? White Chapel or Karnak
One hypothesis states that this monument may have suffered from great erosion and thus became "defaced" Great Sphinx
Which Egyptian social class is MOST Likely to be working on the pyramids? Peasants
Which of the following statements places the groups in their social classes from highest to lowest Priests, Scribes, Artisans, Peasants
How does the work of ancient Egyptians artisans help us learn about life in ancient Egypt? They carved and painted scenes of everyday life in hieroglyphics
Many people compare the Pharaoh to the President of the United States. If these two are alike, who in the U.S. is most like the Vizier and government officials in ancient Egypt Presidential Advisors
As Egyptians conquered lands, they made the conquered people pay a tax. This tax was called Tribute
The Egyptians believed in many gods which means they were Polytheistic
The Pharaoh was believed to be a representative of this god of the sun? Re or Ra
In Greek mythology, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades are gods and brothers. Zeus controls the sky, Poseidon controls the waters, and Hades controls the underworld. In Egyptian religion, who would MOST closely be the equal of Hades? Osiris
Why did Egyptians bury food with their deceased pharaohs? To feed them in the afterlife
Egyptians became skilled in mummifying their dead. As an effect, they also became skilled at Medicine
Queen Elizabeth II has ruled the United Kingdom for the last 50 years. If she was the ruler in Ancient Kush her title would not be Queen, but Kandake
Kush was a valuable trading area and the Egyptians traded with them for a variety of items. Which of the following items Kush NOT trade to the Egyptians Iron
Kush was located near which part of Egypt? Upper Egypt
Which body of water lies directly to the north of Egypt? Mediterranean Sea
Which large body of water lies to the East of Egypt? Red Sea
Which of the following is an element of Ancient Egypt's topography? the growing season
Which was NOT a way the flooding of the Nile River helped the Ancient Egyptians Helped leaders stay in power
The "life blood" of the Egyptians is BEST indicated by which answer The Nile River
Which Kingdom of Egypt is best represented by the facts below: -Existed from approximately 2700 B.C.E. to 2300 B.C.E. -Was when the Great Pyrmaids were built -Menes was the ruler Old Kingdom
Which Kingdom is best represented by the facts below: -Hatshepsut served as leader -Egyptians overthrew the Hyskos -Egypt becomes the Most powerful state (country) New Kingdom
Which Kingdom of Egypt is BEST represented by the facts below -came about after 200 years of chaos and instability -Pharaoh's took new interest in the people -Arts, literature, and architecture flourished Middle Kingdom
Pyramids built during the Old Kingdom had one main purpose? Tombs for Pharaohs
As Egyptians conquered lands, they made the conquered peoples pay a tax. This tax was called Tribute
Which group conquered the Middle Kingdom of Egypt Hyksos
The Egyptians believed in many gods which means they were Polytheistic
Under which Pharaoh did trading most likely take place? Hatshepsut
Who am I --I was pharaoh in the Middle Kingdom --I focused on the arts, literature, and architecture --I built several temples and shrines Senusret
Who am I --I ruled Egypt in the New Kingdom --I encouraged trade with other countries --I was one of the few female Pharaohs Hatshepsut
Which of the following was NOT something a pyramid was built to protect Pharaoh from: Plauges
This temple was torn apart and had to be put together much like a jigsaw puzzle. The White Chapel or Karnak
Which of the following dates came first? 85 B.C.E. 900 B.C.E. 300 C.E. 40 C.E. 900 B.C.E.
Based on the years, put the Empires in order from Earliest to Most Recent Akkadians (2300 BCE-2100 BCE) Assyrians (900BCE-600 BCE) Babylonians (1792 BCE-1595 BCE) Neo-Babylonians (605 BCE-539 BCE) Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Neo-Babylonians
Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the Neolithic Age? hunting/gathering
Hunter-gatherers that travel from place to place for food are called nomads
Archaeologists have found lots of tents from the Paleolithic Age. What does this tell us about the people that lived in this time? They were nomads
Which of the following items were not made by people in paleolithic times? needles and fishhooks
Specialization allowed the Neolithic people to trade
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the Neolithic Age? cave paintings
Cave paintings would most likely be from what time period? Paleolithic
Like other city-states, the class structure of Sumer consisted of a high, middle, and low. Which of the following explanations most accurately describes how the order of social structure was constructed? Upper: Government Officals and Priests, Middle: Farmers and Merchants, Low: Slaves
The Sumerians invented a variety of tools that are still in use today. Which reason most accurately describes why the plow affected the food supply more than any other invention? The plow allowed rough terrain to be broken up so that crops could be planted and cultivated.
Which of the following items found in a recent archaeological dig would be MOST likely to indicate that the archaeologist had found an ancient civilization written records
A temple would represent what aspect of civilization? Religion
The invention of the wheel made it much easier to travel to other areas. It also caused an aspect of daily life to become much easier to do as well. What migth this aspect be? Trade
Use the map. What is the MAIN characteristic that led to early civilizations settling here? Reliable Sources of Water
What 2 major rivers were the major source of this area becoming a very fertile land? Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
You grabbed your friends phone and stomped on it. Your friend told the principal who in turn took your phone and stomped on it. He would MOST LIKELY be following: Hammurabi's Code
If you found a Artifact in the area of the Fertile Crescent and it scientific dating placed it around 2200 B.C.E. You could hypothesize that it was MOST LIKELY from which Empire. Akkadian
You found an old history book that started talking about an empire that drove the Egyptians out of Syria, conquered the land of Canaan, and built double walls around their city. Based on your knowledge, which Empire is this book MOST LIKELY talking about. Neo-Babylonian
If you were a women living in an Ancient Empire, based on how you would be treated, which empire would you MOST LIKELY want to live in? Babylonian
The Battle of Vicksburg was a classic Siege type battle where the Union blockaded the Southern city allowing no supplies in or out. The Union might have learned Siege warfare from which early Empire Assyrian
Which of the following would most likely be considered a primary source? interview with a person that was there
If your social studies teacher gave you an assignment to name and locate all the state capitals, which map would serve you BEST Political Map
Graduating college is an awesome achievement. Many college students soon move from their college town to start their career in a new city. In this case, the new career/job is MOST LIKELY what in geographic terms Pull Factor
They say that Rome has unique architectural elements, such as columns and arches and they say the people there speak Latin. Your teacher explained the geography of the city of Ancient Rome using which of the five themes of Geography? Place
“Simpson, Warren, Edmonson, Barren, and 18 other counties make up South Central Kentucky” is an example of which theme of Geography? Region
Which theme of Geography is represented by the estimated 51.2 million Syrian refugees forced to leave their home due to the war since 2011? Movement
Why were people in the Neolithic Age able to live together in larger groups, compared with earlier times? They could grow enough food to support more people
Which theme of Geography is BEST represented by building a dam in a river to provide irrigation for crops? Human-Environment Interaction
What was the greatest benefit to people when early farmers began to raise plants and animals? They had a stable food supply
If you were in ancient Sumer, you might see a dam and/or levee beside a river. Why were these things built? To irrigate crops
Which of the following BEST justifies the contributions of Hammurabi's Code? Despite being cruel, it was the first system of laws
Which event had the most significant impact on people no longer having to move from place to place and being able to settle in one area? Farming
Based on what you know about the Silk Road, why might a Roman emperor have told Romans stop purchasing silk? He worried that buying silk was taking too much of the empire's gold
Because of mummification, Egyptians became experts in which of the following professions? Medicine
What was the primary purpose for building the Great Wall of China? To keep invaders from the North out of China
Today, China's population is still largely concentrated in Inner China, what is the primary reason fewer people liven in Outer China Because of deserts, mountains, and plateaus, only Inner China had fertile soil for cropsBecause one physical feature was so vital to ancient settlers of Egypt and Kush, most of their settlements were...
How did the Silk Road MOST affect the spread of Buddhism? Travelers carried Buddhist believs from India to China
Due to excellent grades and an outstanding ACT score you are offered and accept a full paid scholarship to a university to pursue the career of your dreams. Which of the following factors would the SCHOLARSHIP be? Pull Factor
What troubled the Buddha and led him on his path to enlightenment? aging, sickness and death
What made silk valuable in the West? The Chinese were the only ones who knew how to make it
Archaeologists have found lots of tents from the Paleolithic Age. What does this tell us about the people that lived in this time? They were nomads
Which of the following was NOT an effect of agriculture and domestication? Nomadic Lifestyle
The Sumerians invented a variety of tools that are still in use today. Which reason most accurately describes why the plow affected the food supply more than any other invention? The plow allowed rough terrain to be broken up so that crops could be planted and cultivated.
Graduating college is an awesome achievement. Many college students soon move from their college town to start their career in a new city. In this case, the new career/job is MOST LIKELY what in geographic terms? Pull Factor
Which Theme of Geography is represented by the estimated 51.2 million Syrian refugees forced to leave their home due to the war since 2011? Movement
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans several years ago causing billions of dollars in damage. Many people who lived in New Orleans at that time moved away to other states. In that situation, Hurricane Katrina would MOST likely be considered a(n) Push Factor
Louisville KY, Cincinnati OH, New York City NY, and Cairo Egypt all developed into large cities. What common characteristic do they all share that helped their population grow? They are all located on rivers
Prehistoric people developed tools which affected their productivity and their way of life. Which of the following artifacts, if discovered, would show that a society hunted animals? Spears, Bone Needles and Bow and Arrow
Why did people in the Neolithic Age live in larger communities, compared with earlier times? They could grow enough food to support more people
A blue stone called lapis lazuli, used on the Standard of UR, came from far beyond the Zagros Mountains. This shows the city-states of Sumer engaged in trade
Which of the following were the MOST important keys to the survival of cities in Mesopotamia The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Because one physical feature was so vital to ancient settlers of Egypt and Kush, most of their settlements were... Near a river
How did the desert help the people of Egypt and Kush? It gave protection from invaders
How did the yearly flooding of the Nile River affect the people of Egypt and Kush? It left silt that improved the soil
Which of these events led to Kushites adopting Egyptian way of life? Egyptian pharaohs conquered Kush
Why did the Jewish Diaspora threaten the survival of Judaism? Jews became scattered over a wide area
The Himalaya Mountains form India's northern border. What is one possible benefit of the mountains being there? Protection from enemies
The Brahmaptura, Ganges, and Indus Rivers all start in the mountains,what is one main result of this? Their water carries silt that is good for farming
What were built during the Old Kingdom? pyramids (Khufu, Menkaura, Keafra)
What was the meeting point or capital of the Old Kingdom? Memphis
What were the pharaohs considered? representatives of god on Earth
What were the pyramids built with? limestone and granite
When was the Old Kingdom? 2700-2200 B.C.E.
What did Egypt expand during the New Kingdom? their borders
What were the people of the New Kingdom ruled by? Hyksos Kings
What was invented during the New Kingdom? horse chariot and bronze weapons
When was the New Kingdom? 1500-1100 B.C.E.
What did the people of the Middle Kingdom strengthen? army base to protect from enemies
What flourished during the Middle Kingdom? trade, arts, science, and literature
What were the pharaohs buried in during th eMiddle Kingdom? hidden tombs that were hard to discover
What did Khufu build and what was he known for? The Great Pyramids and some people thought that he was harsh but others thought that he was powerful and kind
What happened during Senusret's Rule? arts, literature and architecture flourished, he built the White Chapel or Karnak and he wanted to live through his monuments
What was Hatshepsut remembered for? She was a woman ruler, she promoted trade, arts, and architecture, and she had the Dayr-Al Bahri built
Ramses II was known for the number 100. Why? he had 100 wives, 100 children and 100 statues of himself and he also built Abu Simbel and he was a peacemaker
Who was the god of the Sun? Ra or Re
Who performed the Opening of theMouth ceremony and was the patron of embalming? Anubis
Who was the supreme god and judge of the dead? Osiris
Who was the god of kings and son of Osiris and Isis? Horus
Who ruled over the Nile? Hapi
Who was the winged goddess that represented the wind? Isis
What is a deity? god/gods goddesses/goddess
What is the Ka? the soul
What were the Egyptians religion? polytheistic
What two continents are Egypt and Kush located in? Africa and Asia
What are the two big seas in Egypt? Mediterranean and Red Sea
What was the river that ran through Egypt? Nile River
How many deserts are there and what are they? 4; Nubian, Libyan, Negev and Arabian
What are the two seas the Jordan river flows to and from? Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea
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