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World History Midterm Review
Midterm Review Jeopardy Prehistoric People Mesopotamia Egypt Ancient Greece Ancient India Ancient China 100 100 100 200 200 200 300 300 300 400 400 400 500 500 500
Prehistoric People: 100 Describe Paleolithic People: ANSWER: Hunter/ Gatherers, Nomadic people
Prehistoric People : 200 Describe Neolithic people: ANSWER: Settled in one spot. Farmers/domesticated animals.
Prehistoric People : 300 What is the main difference between Paleolithic and Neolithic people? ANSWER: How they got their food.
Prehistoric People : 400 What is pre history? ANSWER: The time before writing occurred.
Prehistoric People : 500 What is the Agricultural Revolution? ANSWER: Growing of food on a schedule (farming), made it possible for prehistoric people to settle down in one spot and develop villages.
Mesopotamia: 100 This modern day country is located where Mesopotamia once was: ANSWER: Iraq
Mesopotamia : 200 Why is Mesopotamia known as the “Fertile Crescent? ” ANSWER: Fertile land (Excellent farming land) and crescent shape gave the “cradle of civilization” its nickname.
Mesopotamia : 300 What did Sumerians invent that helped alter their environment? ANSWER: Irrigation systems (Controlled floods on the rivers)
Mesopotamia : 400 What is Hammurabi most famously known for? ANSWER: Creating a code of written laws.
Mesopotamia : 500 What did the people of Mesopotamia invent that helped the modern world? ANSWER: Cuneiform writing, wheel, sailboat, plow.
Ancient Egypt: 100 Why were the pyramids built? ANSWER: To honor pharaohs of the Old Kingdom.
Ancient Egypt : 200 What method did the Egyptians use to prepare bodies for the afterlife? ANSWER: Embalm the bodes because the soul needs a body in the afterlife.
Ancient Egypt : 300 What two important subjects did the ancient Egyptians contribute greatly to the modern world? ANSWER: Math and Medicine
Ancient Egypt : 400 True or False: The Nile River flowed into the center of Africa. ANSWER: False
Ancient Egypt : 500 Name 3 things pharaohs were responsible for: ANSWER: building granaries, repairing irrigation systems, and performing important religious rituals.
Ancient Greece: 100 What was the main interest of Sparta: ANSWER: Military
Ancient Greece : 200 What type of government did Sparta have? ANSWER: Oligarchy
Ancient Greece : 300 Who was the great leader of the city-state Athens? ANSWER: Pericles
Ancient Greece : 400 What was the last city-state to take over Greece? ANSWER: Thebes
Ancient Greece : 500 What civilization did Greece and the modern world get the alphabet from? ANSWER: Phoenicia
Ancient India: 100 What river did the ancient Indians settle on? ANSWER: Indus River
Ancient India : 200 What two ancient Indian cities are known for their streets being laid out in a grid pattern? ANSWER: Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro
Ancient India : 300 What was the first major, modern city? ANSWER: Harappa
Ancient India : 400 What natural resource did people of the Indus River depend on? ANSWER: Rivers
Ancient India : 500 How did people move around in the Caste System? ANSWER: You Karma was decided on if you followed your dharma
Ancient China: 100 What ancient Chinese philosophy says people should live by the Golden Rule : ANSWER: Confucianism
Ancient China : 200 What are oracle bones? ANSWER: Kings would scratch questions bones and heat them over a fire. They believed the pattern of cracks in the bones were the answers to their questions from the gods and ancestors.
Ancient China : 300 What nickname have the Chinese given the Huang He River? ANSWER: China’s Sorrow
Ancient China : 400 Which two ancient Chinese philosophies want to improve society? ANSWER: Confucianism and Daoism
Ancient China : 500 The great differences between the rich and the poor weakened this Chinese dynasty: ANSWER: Shang Dynasty
The power of the Supreme Court to review government actions to see if they are allowed under the constitution is called: Judicial Review