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People and Ideas on the Move - arminsaysno


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     CHAPTER        CHAPTER TEST       People and Ideas on the Move
      Form B

Part 1: Main Ideas
Write the letter of the best answer. (4 points each)

______ 1. The Hittites occupied Anatolia (Asia Minor), a huge peninsula in modern-day
              a. Greece.                                       c. Phoenicia.
              b. Turkey.                                       d. Assyria.

______ 2. A Phoenician contribution that people still benefit from today was
              a. the introduction of Indo-Aryan languages to Europe.
              b. the invention of the sail.
              c. the invention of the phonetic alphabet.
              d. the invention of the labyrinth.

______ 3. Varnas, the name given the different groups of the original caste system, came
          from a word that means
              a. skin color.                                    c. purity.
              b. nobles.                                       d. social system.

______ 4. The technology of iron smelting aided the Hittites because
              a. it allowed them to trade with Egypt for chariots.
              b. it gave them an alternative metal for housewares so they could use bronze
                 for their weapons.
              c. it made strong weapons that helped them to excel at war.
              d. it was the first time they could create weapons of metal.

______ 5. The two items below that are most similar are
              a. nirvana and varnas.
              b. moksha and nirvana.
              c. ethical monotheism and Hammurabi’s Code.
              d. the Ten Commandments and the Four Noble Truths.

______ 6. According to the Torah, Moses did all of the following EXCEPT
              a. lead the Hebrews out of Egypt.
              b. reveal Yahweh’s commandments to the Hebrews.
              c. unify the people of Canaan into one kingdom, Israel.
              d. grow to adulthood as the adopted son of a princess.

______ 7. The Minoans were known for all of the following EXCEPT
              a. bull-leaping for sport.
              b. painted pottery.
              c. female-led religious ceremonies.
              d. valuing human life above nature.
______ 8. Jain monks wear masks over their faces
               a. to keep from breathing impurities in the air.
               b. to keep from harming even an insect.
               c. to protect each breath of atman, the soul.
               d. to show disdain for the caste system.

______ 9. The emphasis on right conduct and the worship of one God is called
              a. the Torah.                                   c. the Four Noble Truths.
              b. the Ark of the Covenant.                    d. ethical monotheism.

______ 10. The Hebrews believed that God protected them because
               a. of a covenant.                            c. of annual ceremonies.
               b. of ritual sacrifice.                      d. they are human.

Part 2: Map Skills
Use the map to choose the best possible answer. (4 points each)

 Indo-European Migrations, Starting about 1700 B.C.
      30 ° W                   10 ° W                 10 °E     20 ° E
                                                0°                                      40 ° E
                                                                                                                                    Earliest Indo-European migrations
  60           20 ° W
                                                                                                                                    Later Indo-European migrations



                                         Sea                   c
 50                                                        lti
      °N                                        GERMANS B a BALTS                                       EARLY
                                                                EUROPE                                       Steppes                        Aral
 ATLANTIC                                             SLAVS                                                                                 Sea

  OCEAN                                  CELTS                                                                                          INDO-ARYANS

                                            ITALICS                                                     CC a
                                                                         THRACIANS                          a uu c

                                                                                                                  c aa s u
                                                                                                                   a s su
                                                                                                 Black Sea                 usss


                                                                            A e
                                                                            A ege

                                                                    GREEKS                             HITTITES

                                                              Sea                   e a LUVIANS

      0         250      500 miles
      0   250 500 kilometers                                                                                      W
      Azimuthal Equal-Area Projection                                                                                     S

______ 11. Which groups lived beside the Caspian Sea?
               a. Hittites and Luvians
              b. Indo-Aryans and Early Indo-Europeans
               c. Greeks and Luvians
              d. Early Indo-Europeans and Hittites
______ 12. Which groups migrated the closest to the Atlantic Ocean?
               a. Germans and Celts                             c. Balts and Germans
              b. Italics and Slavs                              d. Slavs and Germans

______ 13. Which groups migrated across the Caucasus?
               a. Aryans and Thracians
              b. Hittites and Luvians
               c. Early Indo-Europeans and Hittites
              d. Greeks and Aryans

______ 14. What might the geographic separation of Indo-European groups have caused?
              a. new forms of grains
              b. individual languages and customs
              c. the oral tradition
              d. similar farming techniques

______ 15. From the map, what can be concluded about the effect of the Mediterranean Sea
           on Greek migration?
               a. The sea provided a barrier that the Greeks did not try to cross.
               b. The Greeks used the sea to trade with Thracians.
               c. The Greeks traveled the sea to expand eastward.
               d. The Greeks used the sea only to travel west.

Part 3: Interpreting Charts
Use the chart to choose the best possible answer. (4 points each)

 Civilizations of the Ancient World

   REGION          CIVILIZATION    3500 B.C.      3000              2500          2000     1500   1000

   Asia Minor      Babylonian
   Mediterranean   Minoan
   Egypt           Egyptian
   Indus Valley
   China           Shang/Zhou

______ 16. Which civilization on the chart lasted the longest?
               a. Sumerian                                          c. Harappan
              b. Shang/Zhou                                         d. Egyptian
______ 17. Which civilizations began around 2000 B.C.?
               a. Babylonian and Harappan
              b. Minoan and Phoenician
               c. Babylonian and Minoan
              d. Minoan and Aryan

______ 18. Which civilization began when the Harappan civilization ended?
               a. Israelite
              b. Aryan
               c. Phoenician
              d. Minoan

______ 19. Which civilizations existed at the same time as the Phoenicians?
               a. Israelite, Egyptian, Aryan, and Shang/Zhou
              b. Egyptian, Minoan, Israelite, and Sumerian
               c. Sumerian, Aryan, Shang/Zhou, and Minoan
              d. Israelite, Hittite, Babylonian, and Sumarian

______ 20. Which civilizations existed at the same time as the Babylonians?
               a. Harappan, Egyptian, Phoenician, and Shang/Zhou
              b. Hittite, Minoan, Aryan, and Israelite
               c. Minoan, Egyptian, Harappan, and Hittite
              d. Egyptian, Phoenician, Harappan, and Sumerian

Part 4: Extended Response
Answer the following questions on the back of this paper or on a separate sheet. (10 points

21. Comparing and Contrasting How were the Buddha’s teachings similar to and different
    from the Hindu tradition?
   Think about:
   • reincarnation and views of history
   • the role of priests and the caste system
   • the final goals of both religions

22. Drawing Conclusions What contributions did Phoenician traders make to the world?
   Think about:
   • the spread of ideas
   • cultural diffusion
   • seafaring and exploration

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