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100

What is the period before the invention of writing called?

Prehistory

100
What was the job of a scribe in ancient civilizations?

those in society who were specially trained to read, write, and keep accurate records in ancient civilizations?

100

Who was the first person to attempt to Codify laws so that they were accessible to the common people?

Hammurabi 

100

What type of government was Athens during its prime?

Democracy 

100

Charlemagne, translated into English, literally means what?

Charles the Great

200

The time period that is also referred to as the New Stone Age that began around 9000 BC is called the...

Neolithic Period

200

What was the lowest rank in the caste system?

Untouchables

200

The Shi Hungdai, or First Emperor, united China. Which dynastic family did he belong to?

Qin

200

Rome, at its prime, was an example of what type of government?

Republic

200

What are 3 Ancient Kingdoms of West Africa?

Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Benin, Hausa

300

What is the study of the development of people and their societies?

Anthropology
300

What is a political unit that includes a  city and its surrounding lands?

City-State

300

Which of the following was NOT an influential Roman emperor?

-Hadrian

-Augustus

-Diocletian

-Constantine

-Marc Antony

Marc Antony

300

What was the title held by the elected officials of the Plebians, or lower classes, in Roman society?

Tribunes

300

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Which French Nobleman invaded England from France in 1066?

William the Conqueror

400

What was the earliest American civilization?

Olmec

400

What is the rise and fall of Chinese dynasties according to the Mandate of Heaven?

Dynastic Cycle

400

Which of the following is a basic feature of civilization?

1-the absence of organized governments

2- Monotheism

3-Architecture

4-Nomadic Culture

3- Architecture 

400

The Myceneans were key players in which early war?

Trojan War

400

Which Mongol Chieftain took a name meaning "Universal Ruler" and united all of the Mongol clans in Central Asia?

Genghis Khan

500

What is the Holy Book of Islam?

Quran

500

What was an era of prehistory that lasted from roughly 2 million BCE to 9000 BCE? 

The Paleolithic Period.

500

Which culture did NOT practice polytheism? (Polytheism is the practice of worshipping many gods.)

Egyptians, Hebrews, Sumerians, Greeks, Romans. 

Hebrews

500

Who was involved in the Peloponnesian War?

Athens vs Sparta (and their ally, Persia).

500

List the order of power in the feudal system. (Knights, Peasants, Lord, Monarch)

1-Monarch

2-Lord

3-Knights

4-Peasants

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