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2 World History Final Jeopardy Review Game

3 Ancient Times WWIIWWIPotluckFamous People MISC 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100

4 A1 Name the kings who consulted the gods through the use of oracle bones? Who are the Shang ?

5 A2 Name the ruler who was famous for a uniform code of laws that unified his empire? Who is Hammurabi?

6 A3 Name the belief in many gods. What is Polytheism?

7 A4 What scientific concept did Indian astronomers prove long before the Europeans did? That the Earth is Round

8 A5 Name the ruler was considered to be both a king and a god? What is Pharoah?

9 A6 Why was Alexandria Egypt, important during the Hellenistic period? It became the foremost center of commerce and Hellenistic culture.

10 A7 What is the Indus Valley Civilization sometimes called? What is the Harappan Civilization

11 A8 What concept was the belief in “divine right” used to support? Absolute rule

12 A9 How did the first Americans support themselves? Hunting and Gathering

13 A10 Name the oldest known city in Africa south of the Sahara? What is Djenne-Djeno?

14 B1 The German Blitzkrieg was a military strategy that depended on what advantage? Surprise and overwhelming force

15 B2 Name the title of Hitler’s book? What is Mein Kampf ? Which means My Struggle

16 B3 Why did Britain and France adopt a policy of appeasement toward Germany? Wished to avoid war with Germany.

17 B4 What prompted Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany? Invasion of Poland

18 B5 That Hitler’s advances could be blocked. What lesson was learned from the Battle of Britain?

19 B6 What was significant about the Battle of Midway? It was the turning point of the pacific war against Japan

20 B7 In Germany, what effect did the Nuremberg Laws have? German Jews were stripped of citizenship, jobs, and property.

21 B8 For German Jews wishing to emigrate out of Germany, what problems did they run into? Other nations set quotas on the number of German Jews they would accept.

22 B9 What event was described as “A date that will live in infamy”?

23 B10 Name the worst of the Nazi concentration camps.

24 C1 What action on November 11, 1918 brought an end to WWI? An Armistice was signed

25 C2 What is the policy of glorifying power and keeping an army prepared for war? Militarism

26 C3 What region was referred to as the Powder Keg of Europe? The Balkan Peninsula

27 C4 Who led Germany during the last decade of the 1800’s and most of WWI? Kaiser Wilhelm II

28 C5 How did Hitler rationalize the taking of the Sudetenland to the German people and the world? Czechs were abusing German- Speaking people

29 C6 How did Italy follow the aggressive actions of its neighbor Germany? Italy invaded one of the last independent nations in Africa, Ethiopia.

30 C7 How did the Axis Powers hope to keep the United States out of the war? By forming an alliance, the Axis Powers created a “two ocean war” for the United States.

31 C8 What plan called for the attack on France first and then Russia? What is the Schlieffen Plan

32 C9 Why were Germany and Austria Hungary called the Central Powers?

33 C10 Which nation cause the U.S. to fight in World War I?

34 D1 Who were the Bolsheviks? Radical Russian Marxist Revolutionaries

35 D2 What did the pogroms do that occurred in the late 19 th century Russia? Persecuted the Jews

36 D3 Who fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta

37 D4 What do we call the forced dispersal of the Jews? Diaspora

38 D5 What was unusual about the West African Iron Age? West Africa skipped the Copper and Bronze Age

39 D6 Who were the Mamelukes? Turkish slaves who became a powerful force in the Abbasid Empire

40 D7 Name the title Ivan III use? What is Czar?

41 D8 The Treaty of Verdun resulted in? The division of Charlemagne’s empire into 3 parts

42 D9 The main difference between the original Roman Empire and the Holy Roman Empire of Frederick I was what? Frederick’s empire had no strong central government

43 D10 The Maya wrote on a bark-paper book known as a

44 E1 Name Mali’s first great leader? Who is Sundiata?

45 E2 Leader of the Fascist government in Italy. Who is Benito Mussolini?

46 E3 Leader whose totalitarian regime was based on a communist philosophy. Who is Joseph Stalin?

47 E4 Name the first European to sail around the tip of Africa, now known as the Cape of Good Hope? Who is Bartolomeau Dias?

48 E5 Who first landed in an island in the Caribbean Sea 1492? Christopher Columbus

49 E6 The heliocentric, or sun-centered, theory was proposed by? Copernicus

50 E7 The Bill of Rights was proposed by ? Who is Voltaire, John Locke and Rosseau

51 E8 Who seized power from Persia’s shah and changed the name of his country to Iran? Reza Shah Pahlavi

52 E9 Who led the famous Salt March? Mohandis Gandhi

53 E10 In 1978, the Camp David Accords were signed by who? Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin

54 F1 Egypt seized control of the Suez Canal

55 F2 During the Cultural Revolution, who were the “new heroes” of China? The Peasants

56 F3 What is the policy of South African that means separating the races? Apartheid

57 F4 The fall of Communism in East Germany

58 F5 Name the Russian Republic’s first elected president? Who is Boris Yeltsin?

59 F6 To prevent the spread of nuclear weapons to other nations

60 F7  The idea that nations are dependent on other nations and affected by the actions of others far away.

61 F8 She named one infant emperor and then another

62 F9 By taxing the goods traders carried through their territory.

63 F10 He overthrew the Mongols and established the Ming Dynasty.

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