Global 9-Multiple Choice Practice

Review-1-Global 9
1. The Neolithic Revolution was a turning point in history because
1. factories began to use assembly-line techniques
2. new inventions led to overseas exploration
3. alternatives to hunting and gathering developed
4. the use of chemical fertilizers increased agricultural production
*If a son has struck his father, they shall cut off his hand
*If a seignior has destroyed the eye of a member of the aristocracy, they shall destroy his eye.
*If he has broken another seignior’s bone, they shall break his bone
2. Which document contains these statements?
1. Ten Commandments
2. Code of Hammurabi
3. Twelve Tables
4. Edicts of Asoka
3. The development of which early civilization was influenced most directly by the Tigris River, the Zagros
Mountains, and the Syrian Desert?
A. Chinese
B. Maya
C. Egyptian
D. Mesopotamian
4.Which item would be considered a secondary source on World War I?
A. map used by General Lanrezac in planning the Battle of the Marne
B. diary of a soldier who fought in the Battle of the Somme
C. rifle instruction manual used by a Russia soldier on the Eastern Front
D. magazine article on the 75th anniversary of the poem, “In Flanders Fields”
5.Knowing the latitude of a location would be most helpful in determining
A. language
B. temperature
C. population
D. time
6.An economist who focused on ancient societies would most likely study the
A. development of trade
B. evolution of family patterns
C. effect of fire on the lives of the people
D. role of religion in river valley civilizations
“..The girl and two other children were left on a mountaintop to succumb (fall victim) to the cold as offerings to the
gods, according to the archeologists who found the mummified remains in Argentina in 1999…”
7.The passage best illustrates the role of archaeologists in
A. Interpreting evidence
B. Challenging customs
C. Classifying artifacts
D. Planning expeditions
8.Which statement about the Neolithic Revolution is an opinion rather than a fact?
A. Early peoples made greater cultural advancements than did people of later civilizations.
B. The Neolithic Revolution resulted in changes for nomadic peoples.
C. New technology was developed during the Neolithic Revolution.
D. Agricultural developments resulted in the establishment of permanent settlements.
9. The Code of Hammurabi and the Twelve Tables of Rome are examples of
A. written laws
B. religious rules of conduct
C. economic sanctions
D. early constitutions
10. The best definition of subsistence agriculture is
A. supplying crops for overseas export
B. bartering crops for manufactured goods
C. storing surplus food in case of famine
D. producing just enough food for a family’s use
11. In which economic system used by early civilizations are decisions about the distribution of goods based
primarily on customs, beliefs, and habits?
A. mixed
B. free-market
C. traditional
D. command