Quiz Sheets in the World History Category

These activities relate to the history of the world. From the time of the first humans millenia ago to the ancient civilizations in Mesopotamia, India, and China. And on through the empires of Egypt, Persia, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and the civilizations of South America and Mesoamerica. Followed by the Dark Ages and the medieval kingdoms of Europe, and on to the European colonization by Spain, Portugal, the Dutch, the French, and the British Empire. And then World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and on until today.

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[m] indicates a multiple-choice question.

  • World History (7 words)
    Test 1
    Example: King James gained his mothers' throne in Scotland and Elizabeth's throne in England: [m] True, King James was known for what?: [m] making the new English translated Bible, When the English arrived in America, what did they name their town?: [m] Jamestown, John Smith married Pochahontas: [m] False
  • World History (7 words)
    Test 1
    Example: Charles became a teenager with three thrones: [m] True, What title did Charles desire?: [m] Holy Roman Emperor, Who inherited Charles land?: his brother and son, Charles' son was Philip?: [m] True
  • TASH & ADAM'S NEW YEAR QUIZ (7 words)
    HISTORY
    Example: Who was the only ruler of Britain never to have been Queen or King?: Oliver Cromwell, Who was elected US President in 1960: John F Kennedy, Which two counties fought the war of the roses?: Yorkshire and Lancashire, What was introduced to the UK postal service in 1852: Post boxes
  • Native Americans (6 words)
    Example: What did the "cresent shape" represent?: the moon, What did the "rain clouds" represent?: good prospect, What did "sun rays" represent?: sun rays constancy, What did the "thunderbird" represent?: the scared power of thunder and the greatest spirit of all
  • Native Americans (6 words)
    Example: What did the "cresent shape" represent?: the moon, What did the "rain clouds" represent?: good prospect, What did "sun rays" represent?: sun rays constancy, What did the "thunderbird" represent?: the scared power of thunder and the greatest spirit of all
  • Early Exploration (4 words)
    Example: people from current day norway: [m] Early explorers, What did Marco polo observe: Gunpowder and a compass, Where did the Vikings live: Norway, What are all of the new tecnoligies: Compass, astrolobe, better maps, better ships, and the printing press
  • World War II Quiz (7 words)
    Example: Which country helped Germany invade Poland?: [m] Soviet Union, Which event lead to the United States to join WW2?: Bombing of Pearl Harbour, What was the Manhattan Project?: [m] code name for the American-led effort to develop a functional atomic weapon during World War II, What was the name of the bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima on the 6th of Aug 1945?: [m] Little Boy
  • Vocabulary (7 words)
    Example: democracy: rule by the people, monarchy: government ruled by a king or Queen, Oligarchy: ruled by a few powerful people, acropolis: fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city
  • Thirty Years' War (5 words)
    Example: What was unique about the Swedish army?: They had uniforms that were the same color. They were paid well and well taken care of. They fought in small groups., What did Ferdinand II need to do to be Holy Roman Emperor? Why was this a problem?: He needed to be voted in by the princes. Some of them were Protestant., What did Ferdinand II do to the Protestant rebels after he defeated them?: Had them hanged, hung their heads on a bridge, and took their lands and gave them to Catholics, What were Protestant princes and kings of other countries worried about?: That Ferdinand would try to come and claim their land for the Catholics.
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • Homework Quiz: Early Humans (5 words)
    Read and annotate the articles given in class. Then, complete this short quiz for a grade.
    Example: Why do some scientists doubt the "Out of Africa" theory?: [m] Inconsistence of evidence in Austraila, What does the U-M study suggest?: [m] Siberian origin for Native American People, Where was traces of fire from one million years ago found?: [m] Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa, What type of hominid is the candidate for the new discovery involving tools being used 800,000 years than intially thought?: [m] Afarenisis
  • The Ottomans and Persia (7 words)
    Story of the World Vol. 3
    Example: What is Persia known as today?: [m] Iran, What is the name of a leader in Persia? ____________Abbas: [m] Shah, Which of these would be titles of leaders of an empire, clan, group, etc?: [m] Sultan, Shah, Khan, Emperor, How many parts was the empire of Alexander the Great divided into?: [m] 3
  • History Survey (7 words)
    Example: Who was the first emperor of Rome?: Augustus Caesar/Octavian, Who was the third President of the United States?: Thomas Jefferson, What year did World War 1 start?: 1914, What year did Christopher Columbus discover America?: 1492
  • Chapter 15 Hindu Beliefs Quiz (7 words)
    Each Question is worth 1 point and is out of 9 points
    Example: 15.1 What are the five basic Hindu beliefs?: Brahman, deites, karma, dharma, samsara, 15.2 What is an ancient religion of India?: Brahmanism, 15.3 What are the five major social classes of the caste system: Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, Shudras, and the untouchables, 15.4 What do the Hindus call the human soul?: Atman
  • The Maya Experience (7 words)
    Example: What are the Mayan cities we now know of today?: Mexico,Belize,Honduras,and El Salvador, The Maya were a large group of people. T or F: False, The various groups of__________________.: Native Americans, How many language were spoken?: 31
  • European Exploration (7 words)
    This quiz is for me to assess your understanding of the material and how it all connects together. You are not allowed to use notes or your neighbor.
    Example: What two groups were apart of the Crusades: [m] Muslims and Christians, Who was the first to reach the Indies?: [m] Dutch, Select the 4 main inventions that changed European Navigation: [m] Telescope, Compass, Caravel, Astrolabe, What were the 3 reasons for the Crusades?: God, Gold, and Glory
  • The Russian Revolution Quiz Part 1 (7 words)
    From Regents Packet
    Example: The Russian Revolution was an event where......: The people overthrew their Czar and created a new government, The Russian Revolution took place because the people of Russia.........: were unhappy with their government., During WW1, Russian suffered many: Casualties, WW1 created food shortages and people were starving. True or False: True
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  • Rameses II (7 words)
    Example: He was the ___________ Pharaoh who reigned for ______ years in the ______ dynasty: third, 67, 19th, What is he refered to as?: The great, The buildings he is know for making are?: Abu Simbel, and Luxor , What was his biggest architectural achievement called?: Ramesseum
  • King Tut (7 words)
    Example: Who was King Tut the grandson of?: Amenhotep II, Cleopatra, Ramesses II, Me, How old was he when he took the throne?: 9, 18, 40, 94, What was wrong with his left foot?: Clubbed, 9 toes, No left foot, Had a hole in it, What did they find in his skull?: A brain, A hole, A mouse, A crack
  • slytherin ravenclaw hufflepuff or gryffindor (7 words)
    which house will you be in
    Example: do you like: snakes lions birds raccoons, do you like: HARRY/ CHO/ LUNA/DRACO, favorite color?: yellow /green/blue/red, do you like: dark arts/greenhouse/potions/transfiguration
  • Ancient Rome (6 words)
    Example: the first emperor of Rome: Augustus, the emperor who built a great wall: Hadrian, emperor who killed his half-brother : Nero, considered to be the last ‘good emperor’: Marcus Aurelius
  • Ancient Rome (6 words)
    Example: the first emperor of Rome: Augustus, the emperor who built a great wall: Hadrian, emperor who killed his half-brother : Nero, considered to be the last ‘good emperor’: Marcus Aurelius
  • WWII Quiz (7 words)
    Example: What dates did WWII begin and end?: Sept. 1, 1939 and Sept 2, 1945, The Allies were comprised of what main 3 countries?: US, Great Britain, Soviet Union, The Axis were comprised of what main 3 countries?: Germany, Japan, Italy, Name the 3 principal leaders of the Allies.: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin
  • All About the Berlin Wall (7 words)
    group members: Alison Arcos, Sara Kim, Sandra Vargas, Andrea Elvir, Kaya Root, Abby Sheikh
    Example: When was the Berlin Wall Constructed?: 13 August 1961, Why was the Berlin Wall built?: It was constructed to prevent the East Germans from moving to West Berlin because West Berlin was more democratic., The Berlin Wall was referred to as Anti-__________________?: Facist, When was the physical wall destroyed?: 1990
  • All About the Berlin Wall (7 words)
    group members: Alison Arcos, Sara Kim, Sandra Vargas, Andrea Elvilr, Kaya Root, Abby Sheikh
    Example: When was the Berlin Wall Constructed?: 13 August 1961, Why was the Berlin Wall built?: It was constructed to prevent the East Germans from moving to West Berlin because West Berlin was more democratic., The Berlin Wall was referred to as Anti-__________________?: Facist, When was the physical wall destroyed?: 1990
  • Islam quiz (4 words)
    Example: what is a muslim: a folower of Islam, what did they trade in islam: spices gold silk and iron, who was the prophet in islam: muhammad, were where they located: desert
  • social studies midterm (20 words)
    Example: colonists traded ______ to natives for ______: beads and food , food became scarce and trading decreased while violence_____: increased, 93/108 colonists left with sir francis drake than wait for suppply ship while 15 stayed to ________: hold down the fort, ________ and a crew went from another colony went to roanoke to give men supplies but they had vanished : john white
  • social studies midterm (20 words)
    Example: ______ are all natural, yuma and man-made aids to the production of goods and services: resources, cattle pigs ivory chicken small pox horses apples spices silk were all made in the _______ world: old world, what resources were made in the new world: potatoes turkey tobacco cocoa, ______ is the economic system in which a countries wealth is determined by its accumulation of gold and silver. countries want a favorable balance of trade.: mercantilism
  • World History Quiz (14 words)
    From ancient times to the modern area
    Example: The ____ Empire was most powerful between 200 BC and 200 AD and controlled much of Europe and North Africa: Roman, Area widely considered the cradle of civilization, near Tigris and Euphrates: Mesopotamia, Ancient Asian civilization, with dynasties such as the Han and Ming: China, Around 1000 BC, the ____ were maritime traders in the Mediterranean: Phoenicians
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