Cultural Borrowing Test

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Sequence of Events

Answer the following question using Table A:

Which of the following statements completes the sequence
of events?
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What makes a government totalitarian?
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Middle Ages is to Medieval as Renaissance is to______________
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A form of government in which people rule through elected
representatives.
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The Ancient Greeks based their economy on all of the
following except…
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A series of military expeditions led by Western
European Christians in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries
to reclaim the Holy Lands from the Muslims.
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Use map 1 and your social studies skills to answer the following questions.

Based on the map, which of the following is true?
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Which of the following historical artifacts would be classified as Roman?

1. picture of an aqueduct
2. mosaic of gladiator
3. a republic’s laws – trial by jury
4. parchment from a Gutenberg printing press
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Use the diagram, Table B, and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question:

Which of the following documents belongs in the center box?
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A document signed by England's King John in 1215 that
guaranteed English people's basic rights.
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Read Passage 1 and answer the following question:

According to the passage, which of the following was
considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
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Use the information below and your knowledge of social studies to answer the following question.

- The Greeks used many letters from the Phoenician alphabet
and added more vowels to form the Greek alphabet.
- The Romans took the Egyptian calendar and added 67 days
to it to match the 356-day solar year.
- Many cultures used coined money, an idea first developed by
the Lydians.

All of the above are an example of:
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What Roman principles are still important to the United
States legal system?
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A person who has complete control over a country’s government.
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

An assembly of elected representatives.
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Which of the following is a contribution of the Greeks?
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A 16th century movement to change practices within the
Roman Catholic Church.
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Use map 1 and your social studies skills to answer the following questions.

Based on the map, what three bodies of water span three sides of Greece?
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A system in which ideas and decisions supported by the
most people are followed.
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Use the word bank to find the Vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A form of government where people vote on all decisions; "
"ruled by the people".
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Read Passage 1 and answer the following question:

Discouraging cheating and eliminating hindrances to the
athletes' performance were reasons why...
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Speaker 1: I found a calendar in Egypt that I brought to
Rome and created the year of confusion in
order to add 67 days to it.

Speaker 2: A man can become a good person by studying
hard and loving wisdom.

Speaker 3: I believe it should be law that all public officials
and jurors be paid a salary for the days they
serve on a jury.

Speaker 4: It was my divine right to tax my nobles pay for
wars in France. They had no right to hate me.


Which speaker’s statement reflects a reason for the nobles forcing the king to sign the Magna Carta?
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The rights guaranteed by the Magna Carta are similar to those listed in the Constitution of . . .
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Which of the following historical artifacts would be classified
as Greek?

1. telescope
2. sculpture of Socrates
3. sketch of Mona Lisa
4. torch from the Olympics
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Read Passage 1 and answer the following question:

Cheaters were punished and embarrassed by...
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Use Table C to answer the following question.

Which body of water is missing from the web?
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Speaker 1: I found a calendar in Egypt that I brought to
Rome and created the year of confusion in
order to add 67 days to it.

Speaker 2: A man can become a good person by studying
hard and loving wisdom.

Speaker 3: I believe it should be law that all public officials
and jurors be paid a salary for the days they
serve on a jury.

Speaker 4: It was my divine right to tax my nobles pay for
wars in France. They had no right to hate me.


Which speaker’s statement reflects the views of Julius Caesar?
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Read Passage 1 and answer the following question:

What two qualities were important to the Greeks?
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What Renaissance artist painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper?
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A central city and its surrounding villages.
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Read the passage below:

The peasants, or serfs, who worked on the manor lived in the village. Each day they walked from the village to the fields to work. They grew the food and made the goods needed to support the noble’s family. The serfs worked on the land, but they were not allowed to own it. They were the noble’s tenants. A tenant is someone who pays rent to a landowner.



According to the above passage, the best meaning of the word serf is . . .
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The first man to be named dictator for life by the Roman
people and was later murdered by the Senate was __________.
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

In medieval Europe, a political and economic system in
which lords gave land to less powerful nobles, called
vassals, in return for which the vassals agreed to provide
various services to the lords.
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The Middle Ages are also called all the following except...
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The most influential philosopher in Ancient Greece was...
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Who made Christianity the official religion of Rome?
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Use the word bank to find the Vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

A government in which a few powerful people rule.
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Read this passage from the Magna Carta. Use the passage and your knowledge of social studies to answer the questions.

“No constable or other bailiff (officer) . . . shall take
anyone’s grain or other chattels (property) without
immediately paying for them in money . . .
No sheriff or bailiff, or anyone else, shall take horses
or wagons of any free man . . . except on the permission
of that free man.
Neither we nor our bailiffs will take the wood of
another man for castles, or for anything else . . . except
by the permission of him who the wood belongs . . .”

These paragraphs place limits on the . . .
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"Foundations of modern society are built on contributions
from the past.”

This statement is an example of …………
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Use the word bank to find the vocabulary word that best fits the following definitions:

Raised tunnels that carried fresh water over long distances.