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World History Quiz - 3,000BC-700BC

A world history quiz covering 2,300 years. 15 Questions.

 
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Mesopotamia, known as 'the cradle of civilization', saw the first complex societies emerge in which region?

  • Asia
  • India
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

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The Mesopotamian emperor 'Sargon the Great' died in 2284BC. Which Dynasty did he establish?

  • Akkadian
  • Egyptian
  • Phoenician
  • Ur

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How many 'Kingdoms' were there in Ancient Egypt?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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Egypt's 'Old Kingdom' saw the construction of the oldest remaining pyramid in the world, Djoser's Step Pyramid. Who built it?

  • Horus
  • Imhotep
  • Isis
  • Pepy II

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Egypt's 'Old Kingdom' also saw the 'Great Pyramid' at Giza constructed. Whose royal tomb was it?

  • Khufu
  • Osiris
  • Rameses
  • Tutankhamun

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Built around 2600BC, the city of 'Mohenjo-Daro' is located in which modern day country?

  • Afghanistan
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia

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During Egypt's 'Middle Kingdom' what were the powerful administrative officials called?

  • Cuneiforms
  • Perets
  • Shadufs
  • Viziers

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Europe's first civilization, the 'Minoans' were based on which island?

  • Corsica
  • Crete
  • Cyprus
  • Rhodes

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The 'Shang Dynasty' in China flourished between 1600BC-1100BC and was the first society to produce what on a large scale?

  • Cast Bronze
  • Paper
  • Cast Iron
  • Porcelain

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Medicine - Dating back thousands of years and used on every continent, the practise of 'trepanning' involved what?

  • removing flesh from the bone
  • using leeches to let blood
  • digesting toxins to induce vomiting
  • drilling a hole in the skull

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Who used diplomacy, military strategy and propoganda, to become known as Egypts greatest Pharaoh of the 'New Kingdom', ruling for 66 years?

  • Akhenaten
  • Cleopatra VII
  • Rameses II
  • Tutankhanum

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According to the Egyptian 'Book of the Dead', who is known as the 'King of the Gods'?

  • Aten
  • Isis
  • Osiris
  • Ra

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Famed for their massive stone head sculptures, who were mesoamerica's first civilization?

  • Aztecs
  • Olmecs
  • Maya
  • Nazca

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The 'Rosetta Stone' was used to decipher hieroglyphs, but how many different scripts (languages) does it contain?

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

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By the 8th Century BC, 'Sargon II' ruled what is often seen as the first real 'world empire'. What was it called?

  • Assyrian
  • Byzantine
  • Egyptian
  • Sassanid

 

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