Mixed Global History Quiz

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All questions are derived from practice regents exams

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Question 1

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"Enlil (the great god) heard the clamour and he said to the gods in the council, 'The uproar of mankind is intolerable and sleep is no longer possible by reason of the babel.' So the gods agreed to exterminate mankind." What does this excerpt, taken from The Epic of Gilgamesh, illustrate about the Mesopotamian view of the gods?
Answer
  • It establishes the notion that Mesopotamians viewed the gods as just
  • It displays that Mesopotamians believed the gods could be extremely cruel to humans.
  • It shows that Mesopotamians believed they had personal relations with the gods
  • It shows that Mesopotamians thought that the divine world and natural world were seperate.

Question 2

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What was one of the accomplishments of the Aryans?
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  • Created the first successful system of irrigation
  • Developed a system of writing
  • Allowed women to serve in the government
  • Initiated democratic policies

Question 3

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Which of the following are the two major cities of the Indus Civilization?
Answer
  • Mohenjo-Daro and Bombay
  • Delhi and Bombay
  • Harappa and Delhi
  • Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro

Question 4

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What was the Sumerian government?
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  • Direct Democracy
  • theocracy
  • republic
  • parliamentary democracy

Question 5

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Where was the only early river valley civilization in which women had equal rights with men in many areas?
Answer
  • Mesopotamia
  • Indus River Valley Civilization
  • China
  • Egypt

Question 6

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What was the most significant part of Hatashepsut's reign as Pharaoh?
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  • A terrible economic planner
  • A poor military leader
  • The first pharaoh to travel to India
  • The first female Pharaoh

Question 7

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Which of the following inventions is attributed to Indian society?
Answer
  • Farming
  • Gunpowder
  • The concept of zero
  • Irrigation

Question 8

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What was Egypt originally divided into?
Answer
  • North and South Egypt
  • Upper and Lower Egypt
  • West and East Egypt
  • Sumerian and Babylonian Egypt

Question 9

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Which statement was true of the caste system in traditional India?
Answer
  • Caste membership determined a person's occupation
  • Members of different castes often intermarried
  • The caste system had little effect on daily village life
  • The highest caste was composed of untouchables

Question 10

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The Upanishads, the Ramayan, and the Bhagavad Gita are considered to be significant pieces of Indian literature because they:
Answer
  • Show the constant class struggle in Indian Life
  • Identify basic Buddhist Principles
  • Provide basic guidelines for Hindu living and behavior
  • Reflect the similarities between the Hindu and Muslim religions

Question 11

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The Hejira, Mohammed's journey from Mecca to Medina A.D. 622, is important to Muslims because the journey:
Answer
  • resulted in Mohammed's early death
  • signified the establishment of the Islamic Faith
  • ended Mohammed's attempts to spread Islam throughout Arabia
  • established Byzantine rule throughout the region

Question 12

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All citizens in Ancient Athens had the right to attend Assembly, where they could meet in open discussion and cast votes. This situation is an example of:
Answer
  • absolutism
  • direct democracy
  • totalitarianism
  • parliamentary democracy

Question 13

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Which geographic factor affected the development of the Gupta Empire?
Answer
  • monsoons
  • volcanoes
  • permafrost
  • island location

Question 14

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Which list provides the correct chronological order of major Indian dynasties?
Answer
  • Guptas, Aryans, Mauyras
  • Aryans, Guptas, Mauryas
  • Mauryas, Guptas, Aryans
  • Aryans,Mauyras, Guptas
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