From a fortress far from Cusco, this Inca fought against Spanish rule. What was his name?
Cyrus the Rebel
Alexander the Great
The empire broke up once more after the Han dynasty fell in 220 AD, with some brief reunion under the Jin and the Sui. The Tang dynasty, whose rule is regarded as the pinnacle of the imperial period, rose to power in 618 AD. Which religion rose to prominence in China?
What we now refer to as the Aztec Empire was actually an alliance between three significant city-states that had significant cultural and racial diversity. Of these, which was not a significant Aztec city?
What body part was taken out in order to complete the sacrifice?
The Odyssey, an epic poem about Odysseus and his men seeking to get home after the Trojan War, is the most well-known piece of literature from ancient Greece. Who is recognized as the author of the Odyssey?
Paul of Tarsus
What modern city presently stands where Tenochtitlan once stood?
In the 16th century, the Inca were the biggest civilization in the Americas, and maybe the globe. What mountain range did they establish their kingdom in?
This Greek deity ruled over the underworld.
At its peak, ancient Greece was one of history’s greatest empires, reaching from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. This Macedonian monarch conquered and unified the Greek city-states as well as a large portion of Central Asia. What was his name?
Alexander the Great
The New Kingdom’s prosperity came to an end in 1069 BC, when Berbers, Canaanites, and other kingdoms acquired control of part Egyptian territory. For hundreds of years, a feeble Egypt resisted invaders. They were conquered by a variety of different empires. Which of the following did NOT govern Egypt at any point in history?
This Greek mathematician devised the theorem a2 + b2 = c2.
Although we think of ancient Greece as a single entity, it was once a federation of city-states. Which of the following is NOT a Greek city-state?
In the 15th century, this Sapa Inca controlled most of the Andes.
Hercules is the Roman adaption of Heracles, the Greek heavenly hero. As atonement for murdering his family, he was forced to perform twelve labors. Which of the following was NOT a labor?
Slay the Learnean Hydra
Deliver the Ark of the Contemplation
Obtain the golden apples of the Hesperides
Because of its well-managed state, newly-unified Egypt prospered quickly. Which of the following did NOT exist in Egyptian administration under the Old Kingdom?
Legal and justice system
The ancient Egyptian society was very stratified. What was the most common occupation?
Which of these did not exist in Mayan cities?
What did the Spanish troops demand as tribute when they took over Maya territories?
The triumphant brother, Atahualpa, was seized by the Spaniards and given large sums of what in exchange for his freedom?
Gold and silver
Rubies and Diamonds
The Greco-Persian Wars were fought in the 400s BC to restore freedom to eastern Greek city-states that had been conquered by the Persian empire. Which of the following films is about the Battle of Thermopylae?
Plato wrote about this well-known and significant philosopher who employed a way of inquiring into complex issues. In 399 AD, he was found guilty and put to death. What was his name?
Alexander the Great
What language did the Incans use?
What did the Aztecs call their royal class?
After the Tang dynasty fell in 907 AD, China was divided into a number of competing dynasties and kingdoms until the Yuan dynasty united the majority of the country in 1271 AD. The emperor who accomplished this was who?
Cyrus the Great
In 149 BC, this newly emerging culture invaded and annexed the Greek mainland into their domain.
This individual drafted an oath to protect ethical medical norms, a version of which is still followed by medical practitioners today.
What was the Aztecs’ main source of sustenance?
The Incas worshiped several gods. Who was the God of Creation?
What illness wiped off large segments of the Aztec population upon contact with Europeans?
What was the name of the Incan kingdom’s mythical founder?
Abdallah Al Mamun
Sapa Inca, which literally means “the only Inca,” was the Inca ruler. What deity was he linked with?
This character, one of the most renowned in Greek literature, unintentionally fulfilled a prophecy that he would kill his father and marry his mother. Sophocles was the author of his narrative. What was his name?
Which European power invaded Egypt and popularized ancient Egyptian history for us to see and study?
When the Greek empire fell apart following Alexander’s death, his successors captured more land and restored Egyptian supremacy. What was the name of Egypt’s ruling Greek dynasty?
Theon of Alexandria
Which of these is NOT a Greek island?
The Maya are well-known for their human sacrifice ceremonies. Which of these people was the most valuable to sacrifice?
An enemy king
The Mayan king
Which of the following was NOT a Mayan staple?
The Trojan War, according to legend, took place in the 1180s BC between the Greeks and the Trojans. The conflict began when Paris, a Trojan, kidnapped the wife of a Greek commander. What was her name?
This individual, who is commonly regarded as the most powerful monarch of ancient Egypt, is also known as “Ozymandias.”
The Aztecs built islands to increase food production. What did the Aztecs NOT consume?