Shang Dynasty: Technology, Inventions & Achievements


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Which of the following is an example of Shang influence on future civilizations?

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1. Which of the following was an invention of the Shang?

2. Which of the following artifacts were most significant to understanding the Shang dynasty?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to see what you remember about China's Shang Dynasty. You will be asked about the innovations and achievements of this ancient nation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this set of quiz questions to assess your understanding of:

  • The most significant artifact of the Shang
  • Major invention of the Shang dynasty
  • The influence of the Shang on later dynasties

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the influence of the Shang dynasty on later dynasties in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the Shang calendar and our modern calendar system
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding something that allowed historians to prove the industrialization of Shang bronze working

Additional Learning

To get a better understanding of this ancient Chinese dynasty, read the lesson titled Shang Dynasty: Technology, Inventions & Achievements. This lesson helps explain:

  • The age of this dynasty
  • Why many historians discredited the Shang's existence
  • The innovations made by Shang potters