Welcome to Jeopardy! Mark Russo & Mark Spiconardi 2008-2009 PGP Classic Civilizations
FinalJeopardy Round 2 Round 1
Qin China Mauryan Empire Greece Rome Han China Round 2 Final Jeopardy $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $500 $500 $500 $500 $500
$100 He was the first emperor of China.
$100 Who is Shi Huangdi? Scores
$200 By abolishing feudalism, making the laws manifest, building roads & canals, creating standardized measurements, and promoting uniformity in Chinese writing, Qin Shi Huangdi did this to the government.
$200 What is centralized? Scores
$300 The soldier seen here that protects the tomb of China’s first emperor is made of this material.
$300 What is terracotta? Scores
$400 The construction of the original structure (see below) commenced during the reign of the Qin.
$400 What is the Great Wall of China? Scores
$500 Obey the law! Or this philosophy the Qin used to govern would advise a harsh punishment.
$500 What is legalism? Scores
$100 The Mauryan Empire was located in this modern country.
$100 What is India? Scores
$200 This founding ruler of the Mauryan Empire was a bit paranoid. He had a secret police, slept in a different bedroom every night and employed female body guards.
$200 Who is Chandragupta? Scores
$300 The grandson of the Mauryan Empire’s founding ruler. He changed his ways after he was horrified by his conquest of Kalinga.
$300 Who is Asoka? Scores
$400 The monuments proclaiming the reforms of Asoka, which promoted religious tolerance. A fragment from these monuments is pictured below.
$400 What are the Edicts? Scores
$500 While traditionally a Hindu country, thanks to Asoka, this religion spread across Asia via the routes below. 500s BC – 600s AD
$500 What is Buddhism? Scores
$100 An independent political entity in ancient Greece. Corinth, Athens, Argos, and Thessaly are examples.
$100 What is a polis? Scores
$200 Developed by Athenians, the etymology of this form of government breaks down to “rule by the people.”
$200 What is democracy? Scores
$300 This is war could be considered an upset, as Greece’s military powerhouse, Sparta, was defeated by those artsy Athenians.
$300 What is the Peloponnesian War? Scores
$400 These two civilizations are credited with laying the foundations for ancient Greece.
$400 Who are the Mycenaeans and Minoans? Scores
$500 This “lover of wisdom” once stated, “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
$500 Who is Socrates? Scores
$100 Rome’s form of government from 510 – 27 B.C.E.
$100 What a republic? Scores
$200 The Roman engineering innovation seen here.
$200 What is an aqueduct? Scores
$300 The following excerpts are from this Roman legal code: “"A dreadfully deformed child shall be killed.“ “If any person has sung or composed against another person a song such as was causing slander or insult.... he shall be clubbed to death.”
$300 What is the Twelve Tables? Scores
$400 The land owning “elite” of Rome were called this. If you are thinking plebeian, you would be wrong.
$400 What is patrician? Scores
$500 Before the imperial age of the Caesars, these two elected men were considered to be the executive rulers of Rome. Sworn enemies Marius and Sulla held this position.
$500 What are consuls? Scores
$100 Unlike it’s predecessor, the Han Dynasty embraced this 6th century B.C.E. philosophy, which has had the most significant impact on Chinese culture. .
$100 What is Confucianism? Scores
$200 Arguably the Han Dynasty’s most famous emperor, he promoted trade along the Silk Road and required nobles to buy him gifts from a royal treasury.
$200 Who is Wudi? Scores
$300 The Han were the first Chinese dynasty to establish these tests in order to secure a job within the government.
$300 What are civil service exams? Scores