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APWH Review. For the 2014 Donut Olympics. Round 1 What civ do I belong to? Clue will be one aspect of a civ, Answers will be the names of civilizations. Name that civilization!#1. I am a temple tower made of square or rectangular terraces, usually with a shrine made of blue enamel at the top.

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APWH Review

For the 2014 Donut Olympics


Round 1What civ do I belong to?Clue will be one aspect of a civ,Answers will be the names of civilizations


Name that civilization!#1

  • I am a temple tower made of square or rectangular terraces, usually with a shrine made of blue enamel at the top.


Answer: MesopotamiaClue: Ziggurat

  • I am a temple tower constructed on square or rectangular terraces, usually with a shrine made of blue enamel at the top.


Name that civilization!#2

  • I am the earliest known form of writing, derived from wedge shaped marks made by a stylus in soft clay.


Answer: SumeriaClue: Cuneiform

  • I am the earliest known form of writing, derived from wedge shaped marks made by a stylus in soft clay.


Name that civilization!#3

  • I am text written on the bones and skeletons of turtles and other creatures.


Answer: ShangClue: Oracle Bones

  • I am text written on the bones and skeletons of turtles and other creatures.


Name that civilization!#4

  • I am a large city is Mesoamerica, northeast of Mexico City. Sacrifices to the gods were made here!


Answer: AztecClue: Teotihuacan

  • I am a large city is Mesoamerica, northeast of Mexico City. Sacrifices to the gods were made here!


Name that civilization!#5

  • I am the classic architectural display of this empire, and I also house Islamic mosques.


Answer: MaliClue: Mosque of Djenne

  • I am the classic architectural display of this empire, and I also house Islamic mosques.


Name that civilization!#6

  • I am one of the first monotheistic religions and had a wide following. Later, other religions will copy my ideas.


Answer: PersiaClue: Zoroastrianism

  • I am one of the first monotheistic religions and had a wide following. Later, other religions will copy my ideas.


Name that civilization!#7

  • I am a high plateau above the city with architectural wonders like the Parthenon.


Answer: Greece (Athens)Clue: Acropolis

  • I am a high plateau above the city with architectural wonders like the Parthenon.


Name that civilization!#8

  • I had a peace that lasted for over 200 years, ending with the death of the man who embodied the philosophy of stoicism


Answer: RomeClue: PaxRomana

  • I had a peace that lasted for over 200 years, ending with the death of the man who embodied the philosophy of stoicism


Name that civilization!#9

  • I am a school of philosophy that united my people. I am based on strict laws, absolute enforcement, and strong government control.


Answer: Qin DynastyClue: legalism

  • I am a school of philosophy that united my people. I am based on strict laws, absolute enforcement, and strong government control.


Name that civilization!#10

  • I conspired against my superior to become the wife of Gaozong, and when he died, I led the country.


Answer: Tang DynastyClue: Empress Wu

  • I conspired against my superior to become the wife of Gaozong, and when he died, I led the country.


Name that civilization!#11

  • I am a strict social system and hierarchy that places the untouchables at the bottom below the peasants and merchants.


Answer: India (classical)Clue: Caste system

  • I am a strict social system and hierarchy that places the untouchables at the bottom below the peasants and merchants.


Name that civilization!#12

  • I am a stone statue created between 1500 BCE and 400 BCE!


Answer: OlmecClue: Olmec giant heads

  • I am a stone statue created between 1500 BCE and 400 BCE!


Name that civilization!#13

  • I am a mammal used in times of war by the great Hannibal! I fell off a cliff and I died 


Answer: CarthageClue: War Elephants

  • I am a mammal used in times of war by the great Hannibal! I fell off a cliff and I died 


Name that civilization!#14

  • I am the architectural representation of a great empire! I was built in the 500s CE.


Answer: Byzantine EmpireClue: Hagia Sophia

  • I am the architectural representation of a great empire! I was built in the 500s CE.


Name that civilization!#15

  • We are the troops made up of conquered Christian boys. We challenged the social structure leading to a power struggle!


Answer: Ottoman EmpireClue: Janissaries

  • We are the troops made up of conquered Christian boys. We challenged the social structure leading to a power struggle!


Name that civilization!#16

  • I am one of the few leaders in pre 20th C history that sought more rights for women, religious tolerance, patronized the arts, and other awesome things. (I am awesome.)


Answer: MughalClue: Akbar the Great

  • I am one of the few leaders in pre 20th C history that sought more rights for women, religious tolerance, patronized the arts, and other awesome things. (I am awesome.)


Name that civilization!#17

  • I was an oceanic explorer that brought back exotic goods and animals to my country; my ships were much larger than my European counterparts’ ships!


Answer: Ming DynastyClue: Zheng He

  • I was an oceanic explorer that brought back exotic goods and animals to my country; my ships were much larger than my European counterparts’ ships!


Name that civilization!#18

  • We were colonies that separated from our mother country because we were taxed heavily and not represented fairly. We later became a major super power in global politics.


Answer: United StatesClue: American Revolution

  • We were colonies that separated from our mother country because we were taxed heavily and not represented fairly. We later became a major super power in global politics.


Name that civilization!#19

  • I am an efficient killing machine, designed to kill in 1/100th of a second with no pain. In a one year period, I killed over 40,000 people!


Answer: FranceClue: Guillotine

  • I am an efficient killing machine, designed to kill in 1/100th of a second with no pain. In a one year period, I killed over 40,000 people!


Name that civilization!#20

  • Although our language was only spoken and not written, we did have an elaborate system of record keeping (too bad nobody can decipher it!)


Answer: IncaClue: Quipu

  • Although our language was only spoken and not written, we did have an elaborate system of record keeping (too bad nobody can decipher it!)


Name that civilization!#21

  • I am the connection between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans- I have changed hands over the years, but now my home country owns me!


Answer: PanamaClue: Panama Canal

  • I am the connection between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans- I have changed hands over the years, but now my home country owns me!


Name that civilization!#22

  • We are nomadic invaders that took over the large civilization to the South and ruled it for hundreds of years!


Answer: Yuan (Mongol) DynastyClue: Mongols

  • We are nomadic invaders that took over the large civilization to the South and ruled it for hundreds of years!


Name that civilization!#23

  • We attacked our mainland neighbors and took over part of their land in 1931; we attacked again in 1937, fighting their nationalist party, but eventually lost in a larger global conflict.


Answer: JapanClue: Second Sino-Japanese War

  • We attacked our mainland neighbors and took over part of their land in 1931; we attacked again in 1937, fighting their nationalist party, but eventually lost in a larger global conflict.


Name that civilization!#24

  • I led a massive revolution in 1917 on the basis of Karl Marx’s socialism; I died 7 years later, and my successor was a totalitarian ruler.


Answer: USSRClue: Vladimir Lenin

  • I led a massive revolution in 1917 on the basis of Karl Marx’s socialism; I died 7 years later, and my successor was a totalitarian ruler.


Name that civilization!#25

  • I led a massive religious revolt in 1979 throwing my country into turmoil- I wanted to eliminate Western influences and establish a purely Islamic government.


Answer: IranClue: Ayatollah Khomeini

  • I led a massive religious revolt in 1979 throwing my country into turmoil- I wanted to eliminate Western influences and establish a purely Islamic government.


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