Civilization: Quiz

  
  
  
  

Question 1: The civilized world has been spread by invasion, genocide, ________ the extension of bureaucratic control and trade, and by introducing agriculture and writing to non-literate peoples.
JesusReligious conversionChristianityIslam

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Midtown New York City. Cities are a hallmark of human civilization.
  Huntington's map of world civilizations (1996).
  Huntington's map of world civilizations (1996).
  26th century BC Sumerian cuneiform script in Sumerian language, listing gifts to the high priestess of Adab on the occasion of her election. One of the earliest examples of human writing.

Question 3: Similar Dark Age collapses are seen with the Late ________ in the Eastern Mediterranean, the collapse of the Maya, on Easter Island and elsewhere.
Sea PeoplesBronze Age collapseAncient Near EastUrnfield culture

Question 4: ________ surpluses have been especially important because they can be stored for a long time.
BarleyMaizeWheatCereal

Question 5: Any organization is a complex ________, and a civilization is a large organization.
Talcott ParsonsSocial structureSystems theorySociology

Question 6: Arnold J. Toynbee in his "________" suggested that there had been a much larger number of civilizations, including a small number of arrested civilizations, and that all civilizations tended to go through the cycle identified by Mommsen.
A Study of HistoryWestern cultureAchaemenid EmpireIslamic Golden Age

Question 7: In the sixth century, the Roman ________ oversaw the consolidation of Roman civil law.
BasiliscusConstantine IManuel I KomnenosJustinian I

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  26th century BC Sumerian cuneiform script in Sumerian language, listing gifts to the high priestess of Adab on the occasion of her election. One of the earliest examples of human writing.
  The Great Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza at the Giza Necropolis, is the most recognizable symbol of the Ancient Egyptian civilization.
  The Great Wall of China, built from the 5th century BC, has become the symbol of the Chinese civilization.

Question 9: Others point to the ________ as the first step in globalization.
Counter-ReformationFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsCrusadesEast–West Schism

Question 10: ________, for instance, argued that the beginning of civilization was the beginning of oppression and exploitation, but also believed that these things would eventually be overcome and communism would be established throughout the world.
SocialismKarl MarxJeremy BenthamMarxism
















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