Classical Persia
Classical Greece
Vedic India
Zhou China
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100

What was the ancient highway reorganized and rebuilt by Cyrus the Great? Linked Sardes to Susa

Royal Road

100

Who was the Father of History?

Herodotus

100
What's another word for caste?

Varna

100

True or false: Zhou China was a hierarchical society?

True

100

What country is in between Spain and Italy?

France

200
The world's first monotheistic religion?

What is Zoroastrianism?

200

Which society does this describe?


Democracy limited to male citizens. Foreigners, enslaved people, and women were excluded.

Athens

200

What's the warrior caste known as?

Kshatriyas

200

 Rulers passed down through lineage of male ancestors reaching back to gods.

What is ancestral worship?

200

What country is directly west of Spain?

Portugal

300

Districts within the Persian Empire were known as what?

What are satrapies?

300

Who Brought Greek city-states under Macedonian rule and began conquest of Persian empire?

Alexander the Great

300

What are the large body of religious texts stemming from Vedic India?

Vedas

300

The idea that a ruler must be just to keep the approval of the gods is known as what?

Mandate of Heaven

300

What country is directly South of Albania?

Greece

400

What were the primary texts of Zoroastrianism?

Avesta
400

What is the term for "rule by the people"?

Democracy

400

Sublevels within each varna were known as what?

Jatis

400

Which dynasty came before the Zhou?

Shang

400

What country borders Algeria in which you can see Spain (on a not foggy day)?

Morocco

500

The Golden Age of Classical Persia was known as which Empire?

Achaemenid Empire
500

What was a Classical Grecian city state known as?

Polis

500

What's another name for "high born" or "respected ones" in Vedic culture?

Aryan or Brahmin are accepted answers

500

What did the Zhou call their lands?

The Middle Kingdom

500

What country is Northeast of Greece?

Macedonia

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