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World History (8000 BCE to 600 CE) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the advantage of a dome roof?

Question 2 2. What is a mosaic?

Question 3 3. Siddhartha Gautama is also known as

Question 4 4. Which of these is NOT true of Hinduism?

Question 5 5. Why was Brutus relevant in early Roman history?

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Question 6 6. Why was the Italian Peninsula easy to defend?

Question 7 7. What was an amphora?

Question 8 8. What is the golden ratio?

Question 9 9. How are the Torah and the Christian Bible similar? How are they different?

Question 10 10. Why do Christians believe they are offered salvation?

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Question 11 11. Greek city states established colonies in order to _____.

Question 12 12. Pan-Hellenic competitions like the Olympics helped limit bloodshed between Greek city-states by _____.

Question 13 13.

Read the following description to answer the question.

An increase in food production enabled the division of labor.

The division of labor allowed for the development of new technologies.

The development of new technologies allowed for a greater increase in food production.

This led to further division of labor, which led to further technologies, which led to further increases in population.

This is referred to as _____.

Question 14 14. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 15 15. What event marks the end of the Roman Empire?

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Question 16 16. How did the emperors Diocletian and Constantine undermine the stability of the Roman Empire?

Question 17 17. What did the Epicureans argue?

Question 18 18. How did classical philosophers and Hellenistic philosophers differ on the question of the attainability of absolute knowledge?

Question 19 19. According to Confucianism, what are social rituals?

Question 20 20. Evaluate the phrases below and indicate which one BEST reflects one of Confucianism's values of humane behavior.

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Question 21 21. Which of these were usually the merchants within the Indian caste system?

Question 22 22. A rajah is defined as an Indian _____.

Question 23 23. How did the belief in an afterlife in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt differ?

Question 24 24. The Mesopotamians had a more _____ view of their gods, while the Egyptians had a more _____ one.

Question 25 25. What was one of the ways that Romans used reliefs?

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Question 26 26. Which of the below statements is true?

Question 27 27. Which statement about the Roman Republic is FALSE?

Question 28 28. What are the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian styles?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is one of the Five Pillars of Islam?

Question 30 30. Which of the following English words is NOT derived from the Greek word Polis?

World History (8000 BCE to 600 CE) Chapter Exam Instructions

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