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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

APWH Review

For the 2014 Donut Olympics


Apwh review

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

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 mesopotamia clue ziggurat

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

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 sumeria clue cuneiform

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

Name that civilization!#3

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


Answer shang clue oracle bones

Answer: ShangClue: Oracle Bones

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


Name that civilization 4

Name that civilization!#4

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


Answer aztec clue teotihuacan

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

Name that civilization!#5

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


Answer mali clue mosque of djenne

Answer: MaliClue: Mosque of Djenne

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


Name that civilization 6

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 persia clue zoroastrianism

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

Name that civilization!#7

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


Answer greece athens clue acropolis

Answer: Greece (Athens)Clue: Acropolis

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


Name that civilization 8

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 rome clue pax romana

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

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 dynasty clue legalism

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

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 dynasty clue empress wu

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

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

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

Name that civilization!#12

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


Answer olmec clue olmec giant heads

Answer: OlmecClue: Olmec giant heads

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


Name that civilization 13

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 carthage clue war elephants

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

Name that civilization!#14

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


Answer byzantin e empire clue hagia sophia

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

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 empire clue janissaries

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

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 mughal clue akbar the great

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

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 dynasty clue zheng he

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

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 states clue american revolution

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

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 france clue guillotine

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

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 inca clue quipu

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

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 panama clue panama canal

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

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 dynasty clue mongols

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

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 japan clue second sino japanese war

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

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 ussr clue vladimir lenin

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

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 iran clue ayatollah khomeini

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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