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Where did the first people settle in ancient China?
a) Huang He
b) Guangzi Zhungzu
c) Tibetan Plateau
d) Nile River

Which philosophy had the most significant and long-lasting impact on Chinese culture?
a) Christianity
b) Confucianism
c) Hinduism
d) Islam

What is a similiarity between Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China?
a) depend on Rivers
b) wrote in hieroglyphics
c) economy supported by medicinie
d) divine kingship

What is the term for a family of rulers?
a) dynasty
b) empire
c) ancestors
d) shoguns

Silk, Paper, Gunpowder all came from what civilization?
a) Islamic
b) Chinese
c) European
d) African

Chinese literature reached a new height because...
a) woodblock printing
b) government paid rulers
c) Chinese population increased
d) people were bored

Why was the Gupta empire known as the Golden Age?
a) Art, literature and math grew in importance
b) doctors found herbs
c) religion played a key role
d) people found a lot of gold

The concept of Zero was first created during which Indian dynasty?
a) Gupta
b) Han
c) Shang
d) Mauryan

How did the caste system change Indian society?
a) created a system of social classes with roles
b) changed from republic to dictatorship
c) made all citizens participate in Hinduism
d) required citizens to specialize in Math

Which is true about the caste system?
a) The Caste-system is life long
b) Hindus who become better educated can move up.
c) The lowest caste taught all other castes
d) Hindus may move higher in caste if they marry someone from that caste

What farming methods were used that enabled the Chinese to have a food surplus?
a) loess, civil services
b) terraces, double cropping
c) terraces, middleman
d) turtle shells, irrigation

What was an effect of trade along the Silk Road?
a) They gained surplus food
b) Shi Huangdi built the Great Wall
c) People built walls to stop flooding
d) Ideas and goods were exchanged

The language of South Asia (India)?
a) Sanskrit
b) Hieroglyphics
c) Cuneiform
d) Aryan

What is the traditional (main) religion of India?
a) Hinduism
b) Taoism
c) Confucianism
d) Islam

How did Buddhism spread throughout Asia?
a) Silk Road
b) Philosophers from Africa
c) Persian traders
d) Chinese sailors

The people of India's first civilization depended on monsoons for what?
a) to bring water and flooding which deposits fertile soil
b) wash away debri
c) to loosen rocks
d) to wash cars

On the banks of which river did South Asia (India) develop?
a) Ganges
b) Indus
c) Harappa
d) Mohenjo Daro

What method did they use for farming in South Asia (India), where they only farm for self!
a) double cropping
b) irrigation
c) subsistence farming
d) terrace farming

Why did Shi Huangdi build the Great Wall?
a) to help with irrigation
b) to help the relationship with their neighbors
c) to control flooding in North
d) to protect from Northern invaders

How did silk affect the economy of China?
a) China profited because silk was valued in West
b) No money was made
c) Most people preferred cotton
d) China did not make a profit selling it to other parts of the world.

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