Section F/Lab 6:
1:05-2:55 p.m., MWF
Longman Atlas of World History
GUIDE: GEOGRAPHY/ATLAS QUIZZES
The historical atlas exercises and study guide below are for the six (6) “Geography/Atlas” quizzes scheduled for the course.
Each of these
quizzes will consist of ten (10) questions in multiple-choice format.
Five (5) will involve the geographic locations listed; the other five (5) will
consist of the Atlas Exercises converted to multiple choice format.
Atlas of World
GUIDE: GEOGRAPHY/ATLAS QUIZ 1 (M, Jan. 24)
Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Anatolia/Asia Minor, Babylon, Egypt, Euphrates River, Harappa, Indus River,
Mediterranean Sea, Mesopotamia, Nile River, Tigris River
China and India:
China, Ganges River, Gobi Desert, Himalaya Mts., Huanghe/Hangho/Yellow River, Yangtze River
Aegean Sea, Alps, Athens, Greece, Macedonia,
Persia (modern Iran), Rome,
M, Jan. 10
Introduction to the Course; The Earliest Civilizations
On which of the six major continents was settled agriculture not
being practiced by 900 BC?
Where in Africa, besides Egypt, had a major civilization developed by 1000 BC?
Which areas domesticated maize, beans, and squash?
Which yams and sorghum?
Which pigs and chickens?
From which area was there greatest diffusion of agriculture in the period 10,000 to 1000 BC?
Which civilization controlled Anatolia (Turkey, Asia Minor) around 1500 BC
What regions did the Egyptian ‘New Kingdom’ rule outside of Egypt proper?
W, Jan. 19
Which of the following areas was
tied into trade routes in the period 2500-1250 BC?:
Greece, Egypt, Indus Valley,
Mesopotamia, Tarsus/SE Anatolia
What region served as the point of interchange for goods shipped from India to the eastern end of the Mediterranean
Where was the apparent early homeland of the Indo-European language group (4000 BC and before)?:
the Black Sea, West Siberian Plain, West Europe,
Indo-European speakers did not
spread into which of the following areas?:
Anatolia, India, Persia, Europe, Arabia
From what region did Buddhism and Hinduism emerge:?
Hindu Kush, Taklamakan Desert, Northern India near Ganges
Northwest India near Indus River, Southern India
Hinduism diffused from India primarily in what direction? North, West, East/Southeast; Northwest; Southwest
M, Jan 24
Classical Mediterranean Civilizations: Diversity
During the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC), on which side (if any) was Macedonia allied?
On which side was a city-state located on an island most likely to be on?