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1.
Some of the earliest people known are the Sumerians, who worshipped gods based on natural forces and passed on to the next generation a system of writing on clay tablets called cuneiform.

2.                    
What is the term that describes the faith in a single, all-powerful God as the sole creator, sustainer, and ruler of the universe?
 
3.
About how long ago do we think humans began to cultivate plants, herd animals, and make airtight pottery for storage thereby making possible what we consider to be civilization?
 
4.
Qin unified what country and in what year?
 
5.
Who were the first people to try to explain the occurrences of natural phenomena without using divine intervention as an explanation?
 
6.
From 1766-1050bce, the Shang Dynasty founded the earliest known _____ in China.
 
7.
The earliest remains found of what is considered to be fully modern humans are believed to be how old?

8.
In what year is it thought that the Sumerians were conquered and absorbed into the Babylonian and Assyrian Empires?
 
9.
In about 722bce the Assyrians conquered what today is called

10.
From 4000 to 3000bce humans (civilization) appeared in what is today Egypt, China, and India. This period is referred to as the
 A) Iron Age
 B) Neolithic Revolution
 C) Stone Age
I missed this one it is not D

11.
Egypt became an unified kingdom around

12.
In India the composition of "great epics" were believed to be written as early as
 

13.
In about 2800bce, the Sumerians established what we consider to be the first city-states in

14.
The term used to define when humans began agriculture and the domestication of animals, which also denotes when civilization began, is referred to as what?

15.
What became the official philosophy in China in about 100bce?

16.
Isocrates, a student of Plato and Aristotle, thought a program of imperial conquest was needed to offset poverty and revolution.

17.
Historians say that civilization began when?

18.
The concept that every action has its inevitable effects, sooner or later, as long as there is action of mind or body, then there is continued effect and hence continued existence, is referred to as

19.
What are considered to be the four great philosophical and religious revolutions that shaped the history of the world?
 
20.
What was the first dominant religion in India?



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1.
Some of the earliest people known are the Sumerians, who worshipped gods based on natural forces and passed on to the next generation a system of writing on clay tablets called cuneiform.
 A) True
 B) False
Correct Answer: True

2.                    
What is the term that describes the faith in a single, all-powerful God as the sole creator, sustainer, and ruler of the universe?
 A) Daoism
 B) atheism
 C) Hinduism
 D) monotheism
Correct Answer: D

3.
About how long ago do we think humans began to cultivate plants, herd animals, and make airtight pottery for storage thereby making possible what we consider to be civilization?
 A) 1,000 years
 B) 2,000 years
 C) 5,000 years
 D) 10,000 years
Correct Answer: D

4.
Qin unified what country and in what year?
 A) China, 22