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  1. Chapter 1 Quiz Review for AP World History

  2. 1) What are the three Stone Age eras in order? Neolithic, Paleolithic, Mesolithic Mesolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic C

  3. 2) The transformation that was most responsible for moving humans toward civilization was the use of fire growth of towns and cities rise of agriculture rise of specialized classes C

  4. 3) Who developed a writing system with an alphabet? Sumerians Chinese Harappans Phoenicians D

  5. 4) Who were the first group to sustain a monotheistic religion? Sumerians Egyptians Harappans Jews D

  6. 5) Metalworking was important to agricultural and herding societies for each of the following reasons EXCEPT: Farmers could use more efficient metal hoes to work the ground Metal weapons were superior to those made of stone or wood Woodworkers and other manufacturing artisans could improve their craft Large metal boats could be constructed, improving trade D

  7. 6) Where did hominids emerge? Eastern Africa The Middle East Madagascar West Africa A

  8. 7) Genders are equal in what system? Bartering Agriculture Hunting-gathering Pastoral nomadism C

  9. 8) The start of sedentary agriculture • occurred simultaneously in various places and spread around the world • began after the abandonment of hunting and gathering • started in the Middle East first but developed independently in other areas • arose in the river valleys of the Huang-He and Yangtze C

  10. 9) This civilization’s language has yet to be deciphered. Babylonia Harappa Yellow River Mohenjo-Daro B

  11. 10) Cuneiform and other types of writing are important in part because they help organize elaborate political structures lead directly to social stratification can compel leaders to follow written guidelines of behavior limit bureaucratic inefficiencies A

  12. 11) Where do civilizations during this period tend to develop? River valleys Beaches Surrounded by mountains Large, open plains A

  13. 12) What is the most significant development in the Neolithic Era? Writing Systems Mesopotamia Migration Agriculture D

  14. 13) The Egyptians developed all of the following EXCEPT Fractions a 24 hour day Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication The concept of zero D

  15. 14) Which of the following is NOT a feature of Sumerian civilization? a simplified alphabet of 22 letters ziggurats cuneiform city-states A

  16. 15) King Menes in Egypt accomplished the development of rigid social classes unification of Egypt construction of the Pyramids of Giza conquering neighboring nomads B

  17. 16) When the Yellow River Civilization began, they had not yet discovered which of the following? Writing Farms Pottery Silk A

  18. 17) Huang He houses are made out of mud because: The Chinese lacked the mathematical knowledge to build with stone They lacked elaborate building materials Mud was easy to use Mud walls helped to heat and cool the homes in the humid river valley B

  19. 18) Where did farming develop? Mesopotamia Indus River Valley Egypt China A

  20. 19) Stone tools, hunting and gathering, and an increasing number of Homo sapiens sapiens are features of the Neolithic Age Late Paleolithic Age Bronze Age River valley civilizations B

  21. 20) All of the following River Valleys had evidence of social stratification EXCEPT: Nile River Valley Tigris and Euphrates River Valley Huang He River Valley Indus River Valley D

  22. 21) The decline of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro is thought to have occurred when: They fought each other in a war over territory The Aryans migrated to the region The Indus River Valley flooded A massive plague swept through the area B

  23. 22) Compared to river valley cultures in Egypt and Mesopotamia, Chinese civilization probably developed after civilizations in the Nile Valley and Mesopotamia predates the rise of civilization in both Egypt and Mesopotamia developed simultaneously with Egypt and Mesopotamia has no verifiable historic origins and left no written records A

  24. 23) A civilization includes which of the following components? I – social classes II – writing systems III –institutions IV - trade I, III, IV I, II, IV I, II, III All of the above D

  25. 24) Pyramids indicate: a lack of mathematical expertise cultural exchange with the Mesopotamians social stratification palatial desires C

  26. 25) Unlike Sumer and Egypt, Harappan civilization became a geographic center for a unified, continuous culture lasting millennia is particularly difficult to study because its writing has not been deciphered was secure from nomadic incursions and invasions never developed a military social class B

  27. 26) The Paleolithic Age did NOT include agriculturally based economies small family units stone tools cave art A

  28. 27) River valley civilizations begin to develop around 3,000 BCE 6,000 BCE 1200 BCE 2,000 BCE A

  29. 28) Who invented this kind of writing? Sumerians Babylonians Harappans Egyptians A

  30. 29) Hammurabi’s Law Codes did not apply to the nobles were mild in comparison to other law codes from this period decreed death for nearly every offense differed by social status and gender of the offender D

  31. 30) Where is the Fertile Crescent? Egypt Indus River Valley Mesopotamia Yellow River C

  32. 31) The Sumerians used all of the following EXCEPT canals and levees cuneiform bartering granite D

  33. 32) Huang He means Dynasty social classes Yellow River Flooding Valley C

  34. 33) What is the difference between Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro? Harappa had a military while Mohenjo-Daro did not Mohenjo-Daro had a king while Harappa had local rulers Harappa’s language has not been deciphered, while Mohenjo-Daro’s has Harappa’s farms do not flood, while Mohenjo-Daro’s do C

  35. 34) The Book of the Dead is a text that details: monotheism mummification military battles political ages B

  36. 35) This Chinese dynasty left no written records Tang Xia Cixi Shang B

  37. 36) This River Valley civilization’s cities were organized into square grids with roads and walls surrounding the outside. Egypt Mesopotamia Yellow River Indus River D

  38. 37) Akhenaten’s monotheism changed all of the following EXCEPT Egypt’s religion and religious practices Egypt’s art, particularly the human body Egyptian priests and temples Egypt’s calendar D

  39. 38) The Nile not only flooded predictably, but also gave the Egyptians natural resources. Those include all of the following EXCEPT: reeds granite stone clay B

  40. 39) This site is an important example of an early city in “The Land Between the Rivers” Babylon Yangtze CatalHuyuk Mohenjo-Daro C

  41. 40) Mummification provided the following benefits: I – provided a way for priests to learn about the human body II – provided a way for bodies to be prepared for the afterlife III – provided a way for certain Egyptians to illustrate their wealth and status I and II I and III II and III I, II, and III D