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1

The Crusades revived interest in trade with the

Orient

2

Hugh Capet's rule marked the beginning of the ___ nation.

French

3

John ____ was known as the "Morning Star of the Reformation"

Wycliffe

4

Sumerians divided by the number

60

5

_____ rallied England to defeat the Spanish Armada in 1588.

Elizabeth I

6

Vasco de Balboa discovered the ____ Ocean.

Pacific

7

Christopher Columbus's voyages were sponsored by the king & queen of

Spain

8

How many people saw the resurrected Christ.

over 500

9

Hieroglyphics refers to ______ writing.

Egyptian

10

Jamestown was the first permanent ____ settlement in the New World.

English

11

Scottish preacher

John Knox

12

Viking explorer

Leif ericson

13

defeated the Moors at the Battle of Tours

Charles Martel

14

reformer in Zurich

Ulrich Zwingli

15

discovered Florida

Ponce de Leon

16

famous Greek philosopher

Aristotle

17

man for whom America is named

Vespucci

18

Pharaoh's chief assistant

Joseph

19

great Athenian statesman

Pericles

20

led the building of the Tower of Babel

Nimrod

21

Greek conqueror of Persia

Alexander

22

founder of Islam

Mohammed

23

wrote History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides

24

great Frankish king

Charlemagne

25

father of the nation of Israel

Abraham

26

A group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit is called a

nation

27

Who was Confucius?

chinese philosopher

28

What agreement ended the Thirty Years' War?

Peace of Westphalia

29

What edict, issued by Constantine, granted Christians the freedom to worship?

Edict of Milan

30

Who founded China Inland Missions?

J Hudson Taylor

31

When was the King James version of the Bible completed?

1611

32

The belief in a continuous process of rebirth is

reincarnation

33

Which crusade captured Asia Minor and Jerusalem?

first

34

the man credited with creating the Iliad and the Odyssey is

Homer

35

What king, when offered whatever he wanted from God, asked for wisdom?

Soloman

36

founders of Rome

Latins

37

sea-traders near Israel

Phoenicians

38

followers of Wycliffe

Lollards

39

lived on Crete

Minoans

40

Arab nomads

Bedouins

41

which ancient empire was founded by Hammurabi?

Babylonian

42

Who built the "hanging gardens" for his wife?

Nebuchadnezzar

43

The Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztec Indians was

Hernando Cortes

44

Who was the first great king of England?

Alfred

45

The Roman emperor who was first to persecute Christians was

Nero

46

The French explorer who founded Quebec, the first permanent French settlement in the New World.

Samuel de Champlain

47

The country that developed the cast system was

India

48

The river whose name means "arrow"

Tigris River

49

Who probably controlled more of the surface of the earth than any other human being in history?

Philip II

50

Who is considered the greatest English author of all time?

Shakespeare

51

What European landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492, starting the settlement of the New World?

Christopher Columbus

52

Who invented the moveable type printing press c. 1440?

Johann Gutenberg

53

In what year did the Protestant Reformation begin?

1517

54

What Hebrew was the chief adviser to Nebuchadnezzar?

Daniel

55

Who was the first European to travel the length of Asia?

Marco Polo

56

Who is the god of the Muslims?

Allah

57

What Carthaginian general marched elephants across the Alps to attack Rome?

Hannibal

58

What is the world's longest fortification?

Great Wall of China

59

Name the Greek city-state whose citizens constantly trained for war.

Sparta

60

Which philosophy puts man in place of or above God?

humanism

61

Be able to label the following on the map on page 20 of your atlas

Strait of Gibraltar, Greece, Ireland, black sea, Bay of Biscay, Alps Mountains, Portugal, Germany, England, Sicily

62

Be able to label the following on the map on page 16 of your atlas

Bay of Bengal, Himalayas, China, India, Mongolia, Japan, Philippines, Arabian Sea, Gobi Desert, Taiwan