MONDAY 1.Which two land features gave Mesopotamia its name? A. the Fertile Crescent and Mediterranean Sea B. the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea C. the Northern plateau and Southern plateau D. the Tigris River and Euphrates River
MONDAY 2. Who served as a link between the Sumerians and the Gods? A. Farmers B. Priests C. War Chiefs D. Political Leaders
MONDAY 3. Why is the Rub’ al-Khali an important landform of the Arabian peninsula? A. It is the largest highland area in the region. B. It is the largest all-sand desert in the world. C. It is the highest mountain range in the region. D. It is the narrowest coastal plain in the world.
MONDAY 4. What was the basic political unit in Sumer? A. the city-state B. the nation-state C. the river-state D. the Kush
TUESDAY 1. Sunni Ali is best known for A. waging war on Morocco. B. banning the practice of Islam. C. bringing peace and stability to Songhai. D. bringing Islam to Songhai.
TUESDAY 2. Epics often combine A. music and dancing. B. myths and historical events. C. Islam and local religions. D. written and oral history.
TUESDAY 3. Which event happened first? A. Great buildings were destroyed in Timbuktu. B. Raiders from the southeast poured into Mali. C. Tuareg nomads took over some cities. D. Mansa Musa’s son took the throne.
TUESDAY 4. The countries of North Africa achieved independence from. A. 1880-1900 B. 1900-1922 C. 1922-1962 D. 1860-1880
WEDNESDAY 1. Why did Mesopotamia become a center of farming and trade? A. controlled an important trade route between the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea. B. was protected from invasion by the Atlas Mountains. C. had large amounts of oil and natural gas. D. had fertile soil left by flooding along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
WEDNESDAY 2. Jesus was killed A. by crucifixion B. in the destruction of the temple C. in a riot D. by stoning
WEDNESDAY 3. Which body of water forms Southwest Asia’s western border? A. the Black Sea B. the Caspian Sea C. the Red Sea D. the Mediterranean Sea
WEDNESDAY 4. Syria and Lebanon gained independence in A. the 1500s B. the 1850s C. the 1940s D. the 1990s
THURSDAY 1. How is Hinduism different from Judaism? A. Hinduism practices Polytheism B. Hinduism practices Monotheism
THURSDAY 2. The Nile, the Congo, the Zambezi, and the Niger are all major names of? A. mountains in Africa. B. rivers in Africa. C. coastal plains in Africa. D. rift valleys in Africa.
THURSDAY 3. Suleyman I ruled at the height of the A. Mughal Empire B. Ottoman Empire C. Safavid Empire D. Christian Empire
THURSDAY 4. What genocide occurred in the 1990s? A. The Issa tried to wipe out the Afar in Djibouti. B.The Hutu tried to wipe out the Tutsi in Rwanda. C.The Ethiopians tried to wipe out the Eritreans. D.The black Sudanese tried to wipe out the Arabs in Sudan..
FRIDAY 1.The Soviet Union collapsed in A.1961 B.1971 C.1991 D.1981
FRIDAY 2. What was the northernmost city of the New Kingdom? A. Byblos B. Ugarit C. Napata D. Timma
FRIDAY 3. What effect did flooding of the Nile River have on the Nubians. A. Forced to leave homes B. Impossible to farm C. Allowed to plant winter crops D. Hurt ability to produce goods
FRIDAY 4. What conclusion can you draw about the people who participate in trade networks? A. They benefited from trade networks. B. They opposed trade networks. C. They feared trade networks. D. They were enslaved by the trade networks..