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UNIT TWO RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS. WORLD HISTORY PRE-TEST. A key geographic advantage of the river valley was its (A) barriers against invasion (B) sunny climate (C) fertile land (D) monsoon winds. The main political unit in Sumer was the (A) city-state (B) dynasty (C) kingdom

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Unit two river valley civilizations

UNIT TWO

RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS

WORLD HISTORY PRE-TEST


World history pre test

A key geographic advantage of the river valley was its

(A) barriers against invasion

(B) sunny climate

(C) fertile land

(D) monsoon winds


World history pre test

The main political unit in Sumer was the

(A) city-state

(B) dynasty

(C) kingdom

(D) empire


World history pre test

In contrast to the rulers of Sumer, the rulers of Egypt were considered to be

(A) priests

(B) god-kings

(C) military leaders

(D) polytheistic


World history pre test

One of the great achievements of the Indus Valley civilization was

(A) its sophisticated plumbing and sewage system

(B) the invention of the chariot

(C) iron technology

(D) its number system


World history pre test

Egyptian, Sumerian, and Chinese writing systems all developed from

(A) oracle bones

(B) hieroglyphics

(C) papyrus

(D) pictographs


World history pre test

Match each item with the correct statement below.

Cuneiform

b. sailboatc. Tigris and Euphrates

d. Irrigatione. city-states

1. In Sumer the flooding of these rivers was unpredictable

2. These were independent governments led by priests (and later generals and kings)

3. This form of writing made of wedge shapes was pressed into soft clay with a reed

4. Using small canals to bring water where crops need it is called…

5. This Sumerian invention allowed movement of goods to other city-states


World history pre test

Match each item with the correct statement below.

a. Upper Egyptb. Lower Egyptc. Nile

d. Pharaohe. pyramid

6. The final resting place of pharaohs

7. This flooded predictably every July

8. Egyptian name for the god-king

9. Southern Egypt was called…

10. The northern part of Egypt that touches the Mediterranean Sea is called…


World history pre test

Match each item with the correct statement below.

Theocracyb. hieroglyphics

c. Egyptian 365 day calendar

d. Plumbinge. grid system

11. Based on the phases of the moon and the position of the stars

12. When a government is ruled by a religion it is called…

13. All Indus cities were based on a…

14. The Indus civilization solved what problem with city sanitation

15. What was the ancient Egyptian writing system called


World history pre test

Match each item with the correct statement below.

a. Indusb. strong central government

c. Huang Hed. Mandate of Heavene. China

16. This river flooded unpredictably in the Chinese civilization

17. Cities built the same suggests a …

18. The idea that a rulers demands must be obeyed because they are the will of God

19. This civilization had natural barriers in all 4 cardinal directions

20. This river flooded unpredictably in the Indus River Valley civilization


World history pre test

Match each item with the correct statement below.

a. Silkb. individualc. peasants

d. Futuree. blast furnace

21. Community and family were more important than the …

22. Wrote on animal bones and burned them to tell the…

23. Used these to make objects from cast iron

24. This cloth made from worm cocoons was invented by the Chinese

25. Sharp division between nobles and …


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