Egypt
Mycenaean Greece
Ancient Greece
China
Rome
100

People who washed clothes and did other jobs on the Nile River had to watch out for this animal.

What is a crocodile?

100

This geographical feature is one reason Greece developed many small city-states instead of one big kingdom.

What are mountains?

100

The Olympics were started in -776 to honour this "King of the Gods".

Who is Zeus?

100

China built this huge structure along its northern border to keep out demons and people called the Xiongnu.

What is the Great Wall?

100

One legend says Rome was founded by this guy, who was raised by wolves along with his brother Remus.

Who is Romulus?

200

Several people died in 1922 after unearthing the mask of this pharaoh.

Who is Tutankhamun?

200

The Mycenaeans were the first to tell stories about this god of the sea—also Percy Jackson's father.

Who is Poseidon?

200

Just like Victoria and South Australia, Greece's Mediterranean climate was perfect for growing this fruit that an alcoholic beverage was made from.

What are grapes?

200

The First Great Emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi, had this army made and buried to protect him in the afterlife.

What are the terracotta warriors?

200

Ancient Romans visited these social spots at least every second day to get clean.

What are baths?

300

To mummify dead people without breaking the skull, ancient Egyptians pulled this organ out through the nose.

What is the brain?

300

The Greeks snuck their way into Troy using this "gift", which now refers to a type of computer virus.

What is the Trojan Horse?

300

If you were a boy in this tough city-state, you went to military training camp starting at age 7.

What is Sparta?

300

The Zhou dynasty (1050 to 220 BCE) invented this eating utensil, which many Asian cultures still eat with today.

What are chopsticks?

300

The word 'ave' translates to this greeting in English.

What is hi (or hello)?

400

Known as 'The Last Pharaoh', this person tried (and failed) to save Egypt from being taken over by Rome in the year 30

Who is Cleopatra?

400

The author Homer wrote this story about Odysseus (*big hint*), and the word has come to mean an epic journey.

What is the Odyssey?

400

The world's first democracy was in this city-state, which is the capital of Greece today.

What is Athens?

400

Thinking of going out on a rainy day and buying something? Better bring one of these 2 things that were invented in ancient China.

What is paper money or the umbrella?

400

Pictured here is this important structure that carried water into Rome from dams in the hills.


What is an aqueduct?

500

The god of wisdom, Thoth, was represented by this bird. Half a million of them were mummified and sacrificed to him at Saqqara.

What is the ibis?

500

This writing system, a mix of symbols and letters, is the oldest form of Greek language that we have.


What is Linear B?

500

Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates all had this job, which means "lover of wisdom".

What is a philosopher?
500

The Han dynasty was famous for opening a trade route for this soft fabric made by caterpillars.

What is silk?

500

If you were one of these people in ancient Rome, your job was to fight to entertain people in arenas like the Colosseum.

What is a gladiator?

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