Answer all questions in this part.
Directions (1-50): For each statement or
question, write on the separate
sheet the number of the word or expression that, of those
the statement or answers the question.
Base your answer to question 1 on
the map below and on your knowledge
of social studies.
1 What does this map show about
the Nile River in ancient Egypt?
It was important for the transportation of soldiers and resources.
2 It was needed for trade between the Red Sea and the Western
3 It brought fresh water from the Mediterranean Sea to the
of the Kings.
4 It flowed through a populated region in Arabia.
2 The river valleys of the
Tigris-Euphrates, Huang He (Yellow River),
and Indus were centers of early civilization because they
had rich deposits of iron ore and coal
2 were isolated from other cultural influences
3 contained rich soils from annual floods
4 were easy to defend from invasion
3 Which statement concerning now
geography has influenced Africa
is most accurate?
The lack of natural barriers has made it easy to conquer Africa.
2 The expanse of the Sahara Desert has encouraged trade to
develop in this region.
3 The rainfall in the Sahel has provided Africa with most of
4 The topography of Africa has limited migration and economic
Base your answer to question 4 on
the statements below and on our knowledge
of social studies.
• Indian scholars contributed to
mathematics by developing the
decimal system and the concept of zero.
• Arab mathematicians transmitted the decimal system and
concept of zero to the Western world.
4 Based on these statements, which
conclusion is valid?
Indians and Arabs developed the first civilizations.
2 Through contact, ideas were exchanged and then spread.
3 Trade is an inefficient way to spread ideas.
4 Western civilization had few ideas to share with Indians
5 "If a
son has struck his father, they shall cut off his hand. If a nobleman has
destroyed the eye of a member of the
they shall destroy his eye....
The idea expressed in this
quotation is found in the
2 Twelve Tables
3 Justinian Code
4 Code of Hammurabi
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