Chapter 5 Readiness Assessment
  • 1. What is an important and common feature that was needed for the early civilizations?
A) Access to metals such as iron
B) Flat areas for building
C) River Valleys
D) Warm Climate
  • 2. Why did writing begin?
A) To tell stories
B) To communicate with people from different areas
C) To teach people to farm
D) To keep track of crops and other information
  • 3. Trade brings new resources to an area, what is an additional positive affect that trade has on a civilization?
A) Government gets stronger because they influence each other
B) Old products are not used anymore
C) Culture expands
D) Wars are fought over new land found, the size of civilizatins then increase
  • 4. Which is NOT a required feature of a civilization?
A) Organized forms of religion
B) Arts and Entertainment
C) Residence along the coast of a river valley
D) Cities that are centers of trade
  • 5. People who share the same language, history, religion, and physical traits
A) Region
B) Culture
C) Ethnic Group
D) Dialect
  • 6. The growth of civilization and cities is a direct result of:
A) Language
B) Government
C) Trade
D) Agriculture
  • 7. What is the code of Hammurabi? Explain its importance.
  • 8. Define culture.
  • 9. Why is government important?
  • 10. Look at the image, explain 3 ways that the picture shows evidence of an advanced society
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