HS101 Grantham university MIDTERM

HS101 Grantham university MIDTERM

1.Mesopotamian Sumer was characterized by:A) The discovery of writing, mathematics, and lawB) A civilization that left behind no written recordsC) Human Sacrifice and floodingD) Warlike training and chemical weapons2.What is the significance of the Neolithic Revolution to the development of human civilization?HTML Editor3.Mediterranean polytheism allowed humans to attribute misfortune to:A) The sins of an individualB) Bad luck for bad karma from a previous lifeC) Being innocent bystanders while gods argued among themselvesD) Question the reason why bad things happen to good people4.How did water play a crucial role in Neolithic settlements?HTML Editor5.According to the book, Judaism differs most from other Mediterranean religions because:A) It celebrates the Laws of DavidB) It is a monotheistic religionC) It has created a global DiasporaD) It is more of an ethnic category than a religious one.6.What are the common traits of ancient religion? What philosophical shifts do we find between polytheistic and monotheistic religious systems?HTML Editor7.Roman and Greek parallels are strong becauseA) Greek figures founded Rome when they were raised by a Mother WolfB) Rome purposefully appropriated Greek idealsC) Greek city-states Athens and Sparta spread until they encompassed what would become the Roman EmpireD) Greek philosophers created the Roman state out of the ashes of the Punic Wars8.How did the civilizations of Mesopotamia, the Bronze Age, and the Iron Age set the stage for Greco-Roman Empires?HTML Editor9.Roman Law was based on:A) An unwritten feeling that all hierarchy must be enforced through slavery and differenceB) A written code covering social issues that was kept in place through very violent, public punishmentsC) Long-term practice and tradition tied to strict religious upbringing D) The focus on free trade and mercantilism, which allowed the Roman Empire to continue growing10.Examine the long-lasting legacy of Greek philosophy in world history.HTML Editor11.Teotihuacan was very important to Mesoamerican history because:A) It is the first known settlement in the AmericasB) The incidence of earthquakes makes this city an architectural marvelC) It was one of the largest cities in the world at its time and a major center of tradeD) Of the unparalleled collection of gold, silver, and precious Gems found in its temples.12.The Emperor Ashoka was important to the Indian Empires because:A) He revolutionized the Hindu faith in a way that spread Indian influence across Korea and JapanB) Although he was a military general in his youth, he was converted to Buddhism and spend his elder years dedicated to peace and harmonyC) He marched across the Great Wall of ChinaD) His four pet Lions symbolized the undying power of the Mauryan Empire, which was a great unifying symbol for Indian people13.The most powerful city-state in Classical Greece, which defines what is depicted through popular references of Ancient Greece, was:A) AthensB) TroyC) SpartaD) Thrace14.The Mandate of Heaven, Egyptian Pharaohs, and Roman Emperors held in common:A) The worship of leaders as divineB) The building of great monumentsC) The annual flooding of the Yellow and Nile Rivers as punishment from the godsD) The concept of maat15.Hinduisms main gods are:A) Shiva and BuddhaB) All part-animal, part-humanC) Passionate, jealous, and vengefulD) Different according to each household that worships them


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