10.16_Test review - New World Preparatory

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NAME:

DATE: 10/_____________/14

Unit 1 test review

DIRECTIONS: Choose the answer that correctly completes the statement, then write a full sentence combining the fragment and your response.

1. Which characteristic did the early civilizations that developed along the Nile, the Tigris-

Euphrates and the Huang He (Yellow River) have in common?

A.

B.

C.

D.

each society’s religious beliefs were based on monotheism urban communities were built using iron and steel tools the form of government in each community was based on male suffrage transportation and communication were promoted by a mild climate, fertile soil, and natural waterways

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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2. One reason for the development of an early civilization in the Tigris-Euphrates river valleys was that

the location protected the people from land invasion A.

B.

C.

D.

periodic flooding left rich soil, which was ideal for farming these rivers provided a direct trade route between Europe and Asia these rivers flowed into the Mediterranean Sea

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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3. The early civilizations of the Nile River Valley, Mesopotamia, and the Yellow River Valley were similar because they were

A.

B.

C.

D.

industrialized societies monotheistic dependent on fertile land dependent on each other for trade

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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4. The ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt were similar in that both cultures

A.

B.

C.

developed along rivers used the ziggurat form for their temples established trade routes to China

D.

used a hieroglyphic writing system

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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5. Which geographic factor was most important to the development of the early river valley civilizations?

A.

B.

C.

D.

Fertile soils

High mountains

Vast deserts

Smooth coastlines

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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6. One reason for the development of an early civilization in the Tigris Euphrates River valleys was that

A.

The location protected the people from land invasion

B.

C.

Periodic flooding left rich soil, which was ideal for farming.

These rivers provided a direct trade route between Europe and Asia

D.

These rivers flowed into the Mediterranean Sea

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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7. Which statement most accurately describes how geography affected the growth of the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia?

A.

B.

River valleys provided rich soil to grow plentiful crops

Large deserts provided many mineral deposits

C.

Access to the Atlantic Ocean provided trade routes

D.

Large savanna areas provided protection from invaders

Convert your response into a full, complete sentence.

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