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FRA World History Exam 6th


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an oligarchy
A government in which only a few people have power is called?
the first Persian invasion of Greece failed when the Greeks won the Battle of___________
King Tut
Whose tomb, discovered in 1922, taught us much about Egyptian burial practices and beliefs?
The Greeks did not unite to fight Phillip
What allowed Philip of Macedonia to easily conquer the Greeks?
Yom Kippur
Which of the following do Jews consider to be the most holy day of the year?
She wad the first woman to rule Kush
What was thesignifigance about Queen Shanakahdakheto?
Shi Huandi, Liu Bang, Wudi
which of the following correctly shows the order of emperors in China?
A series of plagues struck
Which of the following prompted the pharaoh to free the slaves?
Philip was Alexanders father
what was the relation between Philip of Macedonia and Alexander the Great?
The form of government on which all citizens can participate directly in the government is called_________democracy.
royal tombs with four triangle -shaped sides that meet in a point at the top
Pyramids are?
the most famous Daoist teacher
Who was Laozi?
to protect inhabitants of the city-state from attack
What purpose did the wall around the city serve?
he wanted the city to reflect the glory of his empire
Why did Darius fill Persias capital city with gold, silver, and beautiful artwork?
using the human mind to think and understand
Greek philosophers believed that one thing was more important thatn anything else in life. What was it?
Sumerians believed that the_______could bring a good harvest or a terrible flood.
The city-state of______rose to power after the death of Sargon I.
rosetta stone
The__________helped historians understand hieroglyphics.
Sparta became the most powerful city-state in Greece
What was the result of the Peloponnesian War?
the pharaoh was both ruler and god
Who would the people of Egypt blame if crops did not grow or if disease struck?
The Bible traces back to a man named_______.
A volcanic eruption ruined their cities
Which of the following led to the end of the Minoan civilization?
to protect the nation
why did Shi Huangdi have the Great Wall built?
a small city-state.
Whicjh of the following best describes a polis?
The ________captured Jerusalem and destroyed Solomons temple in 586 BC.
the Tigris and Euphrates rver
Which two land features gave Mesopotamia its name?
In Mesopotamia, people called the ____________developed the worlds first civilization.
People Began to grow crops in the rich soil.
Flooded rivers in China left silt deposits. What happened as a result of this?
Alexanders empire will grow even larger
Whch ofthe following predictions would most likely be true if Alexander had not died at a young age?
the Minoans and the ____________helped shape later Greek cultures.
the Assyrians conquered the Jews
Which event before the Babylonian captivity?
Before becoming king, David lived in the_______,gathering support.
cedar wood
The resource for which Phoenecia was well known as?
All people should live in harmony with nature
which of the following statements best summarizes the philosophy of Daoism?
China became unified under Qin rule
Which of the following best explains how Qin rule affected China?
Which of the following was not part of Alexanders empire?
Greek painters created detailed scenes in red and black paint on________.
What job employed most people in Egypt?
Sargon I
he was among the first leaders to have an army?
the Exodus
Which event do the Jews remember when celebrating the passover?
iron weapons and chariots
What technology did the Hittites and Assyrians use in battle?
the arts
Athenians believed that studying__________made people better citizens.
making Persias empire strong
Make an inference: As ruler of Persia, what do ypu think Darius was most interested in doing?
Many English words and expressions come from Greek mythology
Which of the following shows that Greeks strongly influenced our language?
Egyptians believed that a persons_____left the body and became a spirit after death.
canals are made by people. Rivers are natural
What is the difference between canals and rivers?
People who receive message from God are called?
rule of the people
What does democracy mean?
Huang He River
The__________is sometimes called Chinas sorrow.
under David, Isreals new capital capital became ?
The spread of ______________culture brought Greek customs to new parts of the world.
a surplus of 200 bushels
You are a farmer in ancient Mesopotamia and you grow 500 bushels a year. Your family uses 300 bushels a year. What do you have?
They were strong and healthy
Spartan women also recieved physical training. Like the men. they learned how to run, jump, wrestle, and throw javelins. What conclusion can you draw about Spartan women?
__________was not a religious philosophy.
Cyrus the Great died,_____________seized power.
Which Greek hero has been the subject of a dozen films?
develop a writing system
The Shang were the first people in China to?
their rule over both upper and lower Egypt
The first pharaoh and rulers after him wore a double crown to symbolize?
Mosaic Laws
The__________govern how Jewish people pray and celebrate holidays.
People who could read and write were important
Scribes had power in Sumerian society. What can you conclude from this?
The decline of the Han government__________the spread of Buddhism.
From an early age Spartan boys were trained to be?
__________between regions increased during Shi Huangdis rule
moderate and reasonable
Which of the following best summarizes Liu Bangs approach to ruling China?
the Minoans
Which of the following groups built an advanced society on the island of Crete?
Despite the growth of cities, Mesopotamian society was still based on___________.
After he died, Alexander was buried in__________.
A Jewish house of worship is called a?
the Phoenicians
Which people grew more powerful due to trade rather than from winning battles?
purchase peoples loyalty and support
The Zhou leaders granted land in return for loyalty, military support, and other services. This system was essentially a way to?
Mosaic laws guide Jews daily lives
How are Mosaic laws different than the Ten Commandments?
A king known as________became a legendary figure in Sumerian literature.
The most sacred text in Judaism is the?
Branches of the Nile fanned out to form a ________, a triangle shaped area of soil deposited by a river.
Wives should obey their husbands.
Which of the following guidelines of Confuciouse might be objected today?
One improvement that Darius made to the Persian empire was the creation of___________.
Believing in only one go
What does monotheism mean?
The Jews took their own lives
How did the event at Masada end?
They benefited from the trade networks.
A trade network is a system of people in different lands who trade goods back and forth? What conclusion can you draw about the people who participated in the trade networks?
Yu the great
What leader founded the Xia dynasty?
became became farmers and grew food for the wealthy
In Athens, most of the boys from the poor families?
Sargon I
The army of_______defeated all the city-states of Sumer and conquered northern Mesopotamia.
was traded for other kinds of goods
Some surplus food?
Many of the geometry rules from writing of_________are still used today.
he created a strong government with strict laws
Which of the following shows that Shi Huangdi was a follower of Legalism?
To escape slavery, Moses les the people out of?
series of rulers from the same family
Dynasties are?
Which of the following prompted the pharaoh to free the Hebrews?
______wrote and copied religious and literary texts .
He got sick in Babylon
Alexander died at age 33 after?
The Shang period influenced___________in China today.
strong and well organized
Which of the following best describes the Persian army?
The Hebrews religion was called?
Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife
Why were tombs filled with art, jewelry, and other treasures?
The ancient Greeks believed that their________caused events like thunder and earthquakes.
The Gobi Desert
Which landform separates China form its neighbors to the north?
in 480 BC,_____________ tried to conquer Greece again
Who became king after David?
_________________would help be considered more honorable in the Han period.
the Hittites
the first group to rule after Hammurabi was?
A group of Zealots locked themselves in a mountain fortress called________.
farmland was fertile and water was nearby
Crops grew well in Mesopotamia because?
be worshipped and pleased
One characteristic that Sumerians believed their gods possessed was a need to?
built up Babylon
Hammurabi and Nebuchadnezzar both?
___________taught that people should live lives of moderation.
it was divided into 3 kingdoms
What happened to Alexanders empire after he died?
the Assyrian capital was named?
the cataracts helped keep Kush safe from Egypt
Why might a Kushite king be grateful for the cataracts located on the Nile?
The Parthenon is a famous Greek?
In geographical terms, the land of Greece is a large?
The________tekks the story if the last years of the Trojan War.
Which holiday celebrates the rededication of the second temple?
According to the Zhou kings, what gave them the power to lead?
At what age were Spartan men done serving in the army?
the Hebrews departure from Egypt
What best summarizes the Exodus?
Democracy in Greece started in the city of__________.
Some Greeks gave aid to other Greeks who rebelled against Persia
What caused Darius to first become angry with the Greeks?

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