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1 HIST-WHI MVHS Z Saunders Early Man and River Civ Test Exam not valid for Paper Pencil Test Sessions [Exam ID:29612S 1 Which number on this map represents the region where archaeologists believe the first humans appeared? A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4 2 Which statement best explains the migration of early humans? A Rise of civilizations displaced other people. B Natural disasters forced people to leave native lands. C People searched for new sources of food. D Religious conflicts made people leave disputed lands.

2 3 These different types of housing are the result of A contact with other cultures B religious beliefs C adaptations to the environment D social structure 4 During the Paleolithic Era, how did most early humans acquire food? A By planting crops B From domesticated animals C By following animal migrations D From nearby settlements 5 Early people stopped roaming with the A building of aqueducts B invention of the wheel C development of agriculture D discovery of iron 6 What was the major change caused by the agricultural revolution? A Increase of spoken languages B End of hunting C Development of permanent settlements D Elimination of trade 7 During the Neolithic Era, which change first resulted in the creation of settled communities? A Invention of written language B Development of agriculture C Specialization of labor D Use of pottery

3 8 When studying prehistoric people, cave drawings like this one allow archaeologists to A speculate about daily lives B understand spoken languages C interpret written records D study farming techniques 9 What archaeological site is this? A Machu Picchu B Stonehenge C Babylon D ChichÉn ItzÁ

4 10 Which nearby civilization had the strongest influence on the culture of Kush? A Egyptian B Indus C Mesopotamian D Chinese 11 Which ancient civilization created the settlements shown on this map? A Phoenician B Hebrew C Egyptian D Greek

5 12 The ancient Hebrews established a civilization near which location? A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4 13 Which of the following was the location of one of the earliest known permanent settlements? A ChichÉn ItzÁ on the Yucatan Peninsula B Zimbabwe between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers C Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers D Constantinople on the straits to the Black Sea 14 Which statement best supports the conclusion that the Indus Valley civilization had a centralized government? A Houses were constructed with baked bricks. B The farms produced annual crop surpluses. C The cities had an organized pattern of streets. D Goods were imported from coastal cities. 15 Which characteristic was most common in ancient river valley civilizations? A Hereditary rule B Limited population growth C Social equality D Limited economic growth

6 16 The early river valley civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia developed governments that were ruled by A religious authorities B elected officials C representative assemblies D tribal councils 17 The ancient civilization described by these statements was A Greece B Rome C Phoenicia D Mesopotamia 18 Which of the following best completes the shaded area on this diagram? A Developed along rivers B Ruled by pharoahs C Traded by sea D Used the Ten Commandments

7 19 The structures pictured above would be associated with which civilization? A Ancient Mesopotamia B Ancient Egypt C Phoenician D Hebrew 20 Directions: Type your answer in the box. Monotheism was originally practiced by the 21 A group of people who believe in many gods practice A atheism B monotheism C agnosticism D polytheism 22 According to ancient Chinese belief, a just and effective ruler would A achieve the status of gods B receive authority from heaven C reign for 600 years D never be overthrown

8 23 Which of these best completes this diagram? A Vedas B Upanishads C Twelve Tablets D Ten Commandments 24 Which city is important to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? A Rome B Mecca C Constantinople D Jerusalem 25 Directions: Click on the correct answers. You must select all correct answers. Which of the following are associated with Judaism? Torah Qur'an Moses Four Noble Truths Abraham Karma Ten Commandments Muhammad Polytheism Monotheism

9 26 Monotheism Torah Ten Commandments Which religion is best described by this list? A Judaism B Zoroastrianism C Buddhism D Hinduism 27 The Phoenicians developed which of the following to simplify their trading practices? A Alphabet B Banking C Numerical records D Coined money 28 Which ancient form of writing was created by the Sumerians? A 1 B 3 C 2 D 4

10 29 Which ancient form of writing represents hieroglyphics? A 1 B 2 C 3 D 4 30 What does this diagram represent? A Class system of China B Political system of Greece C Feudal system of Japan D Caste system of India

11 31 Which mountain pass provided a route to invade the Indus Valley? A Khyber B Himalayan C Asia Minor D Arabian 32 During the 3rd century B.C., Asoka converted to A Judaism B Zoroastrianism C Buddhism D Hinduism 33 Both Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro are located near the A Huang He River B Indus River C Tigris River D Nile River 34 Which physical barrier separated India from China? A Hindu Kush Mountains B Atlantic Ocean C Mediterranean Sea D Himalaya Mountains 35 The Vedas and the Upanishads are sacred writings of A Hinduism B Judaism C Zoroastrianism D Buddhism 36 Which of the following religions spread from India into Southeast Asia? A Islam and Judaism B Shintoism and Taoism C Hinduism and Buddhism D Christianity and Zoroastrianism

12 37 Which religion replaces the question mark? A Shintoism B Hinduism C Taoism D Buddhism 38 Buddhists achieve enlightenment by following the A laws of the Old Testament B decrees of the Upanishads C Five Pillars D Eightfold Path 39 This quotation best represents the religious views of A Hindus B Zorastrians C Buddhists D Jews

13 40 This statue represents the founder of A Buddhism B Shintoism C Confucianism D Hinduism 41 The trade goods in this list first came from which civilization? A African B Chinese C European D Islamic 42 Which of the following was associated with construction of the Great Wall? A Confucius B Siddhartha Gautama C Qin Shi Huangdi D Asoka

14 43 The ruling authority of China s ancient dynasties was based on the A Code of Hammurabi B Mandate of Heaven C Twelve Tables D Ten Commandments 44 The characteristics listed apply to which society? A Ancient India B Ancient China C The Muslim Empire D The Persian Empire 45 Which region best replaces the question mark? A China B Greece C Egypt D Mesopotamia 46 According to the Mandate of Heaven, a Chinese emperor remains in power as long as he A obeyed the priests B controlled the army C governed as a just ruler D conquered new territories

15 47 Living in harmony with nature is an important part of Chinese culture primarily because of A Hinduism B Taoism C Buddhism D Confucianism 48 This symbol represents A the unification of Confucianism and Taoism B opposites for Buddhism and Taoism C the unification of Buddhism and Taoism D opposites for Confucianism and Taoism

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