Greece
Early Rome
Roman Empire
China
Miscellaneous
100

What are the Olympic games?

A sporting competition with events like running. Greeks used it to honor one of their gods, Zeus.

100

Rome is on what peninsula? 

Italian

100

Who was Julius Caesar?

A roman military general and political leader

100

What is the definition of a dynasty?

a continuous ruling family of a monarchy

100

What came first: the chicken or the egg?

??? If I told you, it would spoil the mystery???

Points for all!

110

1. Athenian government was a....

2. Spartan government was a...

1. democracy

2. monarchy

110

Roman Mythology: Who killed who?

Remus vs Romulus

Romulus killed Remus

110

Gladiators took part in what activity?

Fighting to the death for the entertainment of others.

110

Describe the use of oracle bones.

Using bones and writing to divine answers to questions. Seeking the counsel of ancestors through divination.

110

Alexander the ___________

Great

120

Describe the Socratic Method.

Using good questioning and reasoning to learn

120

What territory did Rome govern at its peak?

Answer vary somewhat.

The lands around the Mediterranean Sea. 

Western Europe, North Africa, Western Asia

120

What are Jupiter, Mars, Venus, etc. to the Romans?

gods. (society is polytheistic)

120

How could the "Mandate of Heaven" be lost?

A ruler acting immoral or disasters inflicted upon the land (War , famine, etc).

The ruler is said to have lost the approval of the gods and their replacement now has the "Mandate"

120

Which is better for combat and why? Bronze or Iron metal?

Iron is stronger than bronze and makes better weapons.

130

Describe a way Ancient Greece has influenced another civilization.

Answers vary. Language / Culture / Art / Architecture / Democracy / Philosophy 

130

How did Rome expand its power and borders from its beginnings as a single city-state?

Answers vary. Military conquest / Trade / Using slave labor to expand wealth and monumental buildings.

130

Describe a Republic form of government. 

Citizens vote for representatives who make laws.

130

Confucius principles say what about relationships? 

Answers vary. Relationships are based on respect. One must know their superior / inferior status in all interactions.

Rulers should have "moral force."

130

Which civilizations were founded on the Huang He (Yellow River) and Tiber river, respectively?

China and Rome

140

Describe a drawback to direct democracy.

Answers vary. Citizens can not know every issue. Voting frequently take too much time.

140

Describe two ways the USA been influenced by Ancient Rome?

Answers vary. Art / Architecture / Republic Gov / Laws / Latin Language /Sports Culture / Philosophy

140

Why was Julius Caesar assassinated?

Some senators feared his tyrannical dictatorship.

They valued the republic form of government that Caesar threatened.

140

Sing the Chinese Dynasty song.

:)

140

List 5 characteristics of civilization.

Answers vary. Written Language / Government / Laws / Monumental Buildings / Technology / Division of Labor / Social Classes / Shared Culture, etc.

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