Multiple Choice Quiz

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1
What was one of the strongest similarities between the Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Harappan, and Chinese civilizations?
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2
What civilization emerged along the Indus river valley system?
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3
The monsoons were
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4
What other civilization colonized the Indus river valley?
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5
The standardization of construction at all sites in Harappan civilization implies
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6
Which of the following is not characteristic of the Harappan economy?
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7
Which of the following statements best described the material culture of Harappan civilization?
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8
What group migrated into the Indus river valley and disrupted Harappan civilization?
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9
What were the hymns originally used by the Aryans for animal sacrifices, entertainment, and history called?
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10
What sort of relationships did the Aryans maintain with the conquered population?
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11
Which of the following most accurately describes social stratification in Aryan society?
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12
Which of the following was not characteristic of Aryan household structure?
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13
All of the following were aspects of Aryan religion except
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14
One of the primary differences between the geography of Chinese civilization and that of Harappan civilization was that
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15
Which of the early formative Chinese cultures depended primarily on sedentary agriculture?
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16
Although there is no archaeological evidence for its existence, the traditional first kingdom of the Chinese was
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17
Which of the following represents a difference between Aryan culture and the Shang of China?
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18
What was the primary difference between the household structures of the elite and the commoners in Shang China?
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19
Which of the following best describes the nature of Shang government?
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20
Which of the following was not a feature of Shang religious practices?
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21
What people overthrew the Shang dynasty?
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22
Which of the following best describes the Zhou political system?
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23
The Mandate of Heaven was
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24
What was the significance of the great migration of the Chinese population that occurred during the Zhou period?
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Note: answer choices in this exercise are randomized.

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