Tuesday, September 30, 2014

INDIA LESSON 1 REVIEW (10/1)




ANSWERS AT BOTTOM


1. What river did India begin on?
2. What is a large landmass that is geographically separated from the rest of a continent called?
3. What separates India from the rest of Asia?
4. Where does the Indus river end?
5. What are the world's tallest mountains?
6. Which is the tallest?
7. How many feet tall is it?
8. Which 2 people reached the top first?
9. How was the farming in ancient India?
10. It was so good that they could do what?



ANSWERS:
1. Indus
2. Subcontinent
3. Mountains
4. Arabian Sea
5. Himalayas
6. Everest
7. 29,028 feet
8. Hillary and Norgay
9. Very good
10. They good harvest twice a year.

Friday, September 19, 2014

MESOPOTAMIA LESSON 3 REVIEW (9/22)




ANSWERS AT BOTTOM:

1. What 3 religious groups use the Bible in their religion?
2. What is the Jewish religion called?
3. What was the original language of the Old Testament?
4. What city-state was Abraham from?
5. What was the covenant (promise) God made to Abraham?
6. How many years did Moses and the Israelites wander in the wilderness?
7. What are the first five books of the OT called in Hebrew?
8. The Torah commands that the people practice what, which means worshiping one god.
9. What was the Israelite capital city?
10. In what year was the Northern Kingdom (Israel) conquered? What about the Southern (Judah?)
11. What was this called when many Jews were forced to leave their homes?



ANSWERS:
1. Christians, Jews, Muslims
2. Judaism
3. Hebrew
4. Ur
5. He would be the father of many descendants
6. 40
7. Torah
8. Monotheism
9. Jerusalem
10. 721 BC, 586 BC
11. Diaspora

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

MESOPOTAMIA LESSON 2 REVIEW (9/17)




ANSWERS AT BOTTOM:

1. What was Sumerian writing called?
2. What did Cuneiform use instead of pictures (like Hieroglyphics)?
3. What does the word "Cuneiform" mean?
4. What subject besides writing did they have to study in Sumerian writing school?
5. What is a large city and the land around it called?
6. What are 4 ways to compare the Sumerian city-states with the world today?
7. What did the Sumerians build for their gods?
8. What is the famous ziggurat we talked about?
9. How did Hammurabi gain control of Sumer?
10. What was found in 1901 that belonged to Hammurabi?
11. Where would this pillar of laws have been placed?
12. What was the world's largest city around 600 B.C.?


ANSWERS:
1. Cuneiform
2. symbols
3. wedge-shaped
4. Math
5. city-state
6. Large cities then and now, Self governing like our countries today, War between them like wars today, worshiped many gods like our world does today
7. ziggurats
8. Tower of Babel
9. cut off their water supply
10. Code of Hammurabi (pillar of laws)
11. center of town
12. Babylon

Monday, September 15, 2014

MESOPOTAMIA LESSON 1 REVIEW (9/15)




ANSWERS AT BOTTOM:

1. When did civilization begin in the Fertile Crescent area?
2. What rivers made this area so fertile?
3. What is the land between the 2 rivers called?
4. What country is in the area of Mesopotamia today?
5. What famous Biblical place was most likely in Mesopotamia?
6. Where do the Tigris and Euphrates rivers end?
7. Flooding in Mesopotamia was what?
8. Some areas experienced no flooding and what instead?
9. What did farmers do to control the unpredictable flooding?
10. Know the 7 places on the map of the Fertile Crescent.


ANSWERS:
1. 4000 B.C.
2. Tigris and Euphrates
3. Mesopotamia
4. Iraq
5. Garden of Eden
6. Persian Gulf
7. Unpredictable
8. drought
9. Irrigation

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

EGYPT LESSON 6 REVIEW (9/4)




ANSWERS AT BOTTOM:


1. In Ancient Egypt, your position in society depended on your what?
2. What is this ranking of people called?
3. Who was at the bottom of the Social Pyramid?
4. What 2 rights did the Egyptian slaves have?
5. In what year did the Egyptian Empire fall?
6. Know the Social Pyramid chart and be able to answer questions regarding what is higher and lower.


ANSWERS:
1. Job
2. Social Pyramid
3. Slaves
4. Treated fairly and own property
5. 1100 B.C.

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