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Title: Use this to review to Study for the CST. Remember the test taking strategies:

  • Use this to review to Study for the CST.
    Remember the test taking strategies
  • Look for the wrong answers first.
  • Look for patterns---is there a possible answer
    that stands out because its different from the
    other choices?
  • Go back---sometimes clues for certain questions
    are in the next set of questions!
  • Dont forget to double check!

  • Why did the Stone Age people practice
    slash-and-burn agriculture?
  • To fulfill spiritual beliefs.
  • To make irrigation easier.
  • To drive away wild animals.
  • To clear land for farming.
  • 2. Which development most enable early peoples
    to form permanent settlements?
  • Advances in agricultural production.
  • The creation of democratic government.
  • The spread of monotheism.
  • Advances in written language.

  • 3. Hammurabis Code of ancient Mesopotamian
    society was important because it
  • Listed the laws and the corresponding
  • Explained how government officials were chosen.
  • Established a single currency for use across the
  • Described how to perform formal religious
  • 4. The art and the architecture of ancient Egypt
    were designed to emphasize the
  • Value of the arts in daily life.
  • Role of the individual as an artist.
  • Idea of beauty as seen by the artist.
  • Religious idea of eternal life.

It is visible from great distances. It is a
reminder to all who see it of the wealth and
power of the leader of the people who built it
and of his glory and the greatness as a god here
on the Earth.
  • 5. The speaker in this passage above is
    referring to the
  • Greek tyrant and the Parthenon.
  • Egyptian pharaoh and his pyramid.
  • Assyrian king and his lighthouse.
  • Hebrew king and the Temple.

  • 6. Cuneiform and hieroglyphics were important
    achievements in the development of
  • Written language.
  • Religious beliefs.
  • Agricultural production.
  • Representative government.
  • 7. The Ten Commandments of the ancient Hebrews
    has had the greatest influence on the development
    of Western
  • Parliamentary democracies.
  • Moral and ethical teaching.
  • Feudal social class systems.
  • Styles in art and literature.

  • 8. Jewish scriptures says that Gods law were
    delivered to the Ancient Hebrews by
  • Abraham
  • Solomon
  • Moses
  • David
  • 9. The Diaspora, the dispersing of the Jewish
    people, refers to their
  • Exile from their homeland.
  • Collection of their sacred writings.
  • Effort to convert nonbelievers.
  • A society completely isolated from other

  • 10. Greeces mountainous terrain and its series
    of small islands influenced that ancient Greeks
    to develop.
  • A political system based on independent city-
  • A culture that was uniform throughout its vast
  • A economic system based on mining precious
  • D. A society completely isolated from other

We regard an individual who takes no
interest in public affairs not as harmless, but
as useless. -Pericles Funeral Oration
  • 11. The quotation above illustrates the
    importance ancient Athenians placed on individual
    participation in the
  • Education of young children.
  • Religious rituals of the community.
  • Political process of the city-state.
  • Economic activities of the household.

  • 12. The legacy of ancient Greek myths and epics,
    such as Iliad, continues to provide people with
  • Accurate descriptions of historical events.
  • Heroic figures and great adventures.
  • Real life stories about everyday people.
  • Objective studies of ancient civilizations.

Atlas a
collection of maps Herculean
very powerful Labyrinth
a maze Olympian
majestic, honored
  • 13. All of these words used in English language
    today originated in the myths of the
  • Chinese
  • Romans
  • Greeks
  • Egyptians

  • 14. Ancient Greeks used myths about gods
    primarily to
  • Strike fear in their enemies.
  • Explain events in the natural world.
  • Justify their type of government
  • Undermine the Persian religion.
  • 15. In 480 B.C, the independent Greek city-
    states formed an alliance under the leadership of
    Athens and Sparta during the conflict with the
  • Persians
  • Egyptians
  • Romans
  • Huns

  • 16. How did the rise to power and reign of
    Alexander most affect Greece?
  • He established a peaceful relationship with the
    Persian Empire.
  • He strengthened the greatly concept of democratic
  • He made Macedonia into the intellectual center of
    the Hellenistic world.
  • He ended the power of city-states and established
    a unified nation.

  • 17. Which letter on the map above is the location
    of the Idnus River Valley and the early
    civilization it supported?
  • Location A
  • Location B
  • Location C
  • Location D

  • 18. Which statement about the Hindu caste system
    in India is accurate?
  • Differing castes shared the same rules for
    governing their behavior.
  • Foreigners were treated as members of the lowest
  • Castes were encouraged to interact with one
  • People were required to stay in the same caste to
    which they were born.

  • Began in 500s B.C.
  • Hoped to preserve order in society.
  • Attempted to establish a harmonious society.
  • Created a system of ethics for society.
  • 19. Which individual was responsible for the
    Chinese social movement described in the text
  • Buddha
  • Asoka
  • Confucius
  • Shi Huangdi

  • 20. The Chinese people turned to the teachings of
    Confucius because his ideas were thought to help
  • Unify the Chinese against foreign enemies.
  • Restore order to China.
  • Stop the Chinese people from converting to Islam.
  • Creates democratic institutions.
  • 21. What was the main contribution of Emperor Shi
    Huangdi to China?
  • He unified most of China under one government.
  • He established a public education system in
  • He required citizens to use Mongol language.
  • He encouraged acceptance of Hindu religion.

  • 22. What effect did Julius Caesars seizure of
    power have on the Roman political system?
  • It secured the rights of commoners against the
  • It allowed for control of the state by the
  • It marked the transition from a republic to an
  • It standardized the system of which emperors were
  • 23. The origins of checks and balances in the
    U.S. Political System can be traced to the
  • French Monarchy
  • Roman Republic
  • Greek Aristocracy
  • Aztec Empire

  • 24. The wars with Carthage (264-146 B.C.) gave
    the Roman Empire Control of
  • North Africa
  • Asia Minor
  • Northern Europe
  • The Middle East

  • 25. The map above represents the military
    conquest associated with the spread of what
    major world religion?
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Islam
  • Hinduism

  • 26. In the 700s A.D., Arabian merchants played an
    important role in
  • Spreading new technology among Asia, Africa, and
  • Converting large numbers of Western Europeans to
  • Uniting most of Asia and Europe under a single
  • Stopping the invasions of nomadic people from
    Central Asia.
  • 27. Which shows the importance of Mongols placed
    on improving trade contacts with other
  • The conquest of Constantinople
  • The establishment of caravan routes
  • The construction of large merchant fleets.
  • The creation of national currency.

  • 28. Which of these describes how paper was
    introduced into medieval Europe?
  • The Chinese introduced it to the Arabs, who
    passed it on to Europe.
  • The Swedes bought it from Russians, who learned
    about it from Indians.
  • The Turks learned to make it and sold the process
    to Europeans.
  • The Arabs learned about paper making from the
    Japanese and taught Europeans.

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