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What's a world region founded by the ancient Hebrews?
Judaism
What, according to the Bible, are the ten laws God gave Moses on Mount Sinai?
The Ten Commandments
What's the belief in many gods called?
Polytheism
What's the belief in one god called?
Monotheism
What's an area of flat land that rises above the surrounding land?
A Plateau
What's a line of rulers who belong to the same family and pass control from one generation to the next?
A Dynasty
What's a person from whom a person is descended?
An Ancester
Who's the special priest in ancient Chinese society who was believed to receive messages from the gods?
Oracle
What's another name for the valley of the Huang River in China and the region where Chinese civilization was born?
The Huang River Valley
Which is the ancient city in China, political and cultural center of the Shang dynasty?
Anyang
What's a large landmass that is connected to a continent?
A Subcontinent
What's a small river or stream that flows into a large river?
A Tributary
What's the walled-in area, similar to a fortress, that is built to protect a city?
A Citadel
What's the movement of a large group of people from one country or region to another in order to settle there?
Migration
What's the region in present-day Pakistan that was the birthplace of Indian civilization?
The Indus River Valley
What's the world's highest mountain range, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Himalayas
What's the mountain range in south Asia, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Hindu Kush
What's one of the two great cities of the Indus Valley civilization in South Asia? This city was abandoned around 1500 B.C., probably in response to the Aryan invasion?
Mohengo-Daro
What's one of the two great cities of ancient India?
Harappa
What are the three ancient civilizations we just studied?
The ancient Hebrews, ancient China, and ancient India
What's a large landmass that is connected to a continent?
A Subcontinent
What's a small river or stream that flows into a large river?
A Tributary
What's the walled-in area, similar to a fortress, that is built to protect a city?
A Citadel
What's the movement of a large group of people from one country or region to another in order to settle there?
Migration
What's the region in present-day Pakistan that was the birthplace of Indian civilization?
The Indus River Valley
What's the world's highest mountain range, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Himalayas
What's the mountain range in south Asia, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Hindu Kush
What's one of the two great cities of the Indus Valley civilization in South Asia? This city was abandoned around 1500 B.C., probably in response to the Aryan invasion?
Mohengo-Daro
What's one of the two great cities of ancient India?
Harappa
What are the three ancient civilizations we just studied?
The ancient Hebrews, ancient China, and ancient India
What's a large landmass that is connected to a continent?
A Subcontinent
What's a small river or stream that flows into a large river?
A Tributary
What's the walled-in area, similar to a fortress, that is built to protect a city?
A Citadel
What's the movement of a large group of people from one country or region to another in order to settle there?
Migration
What's the region in present-day Pakistan that was the birthplace of Indian civilization?
The Indus River Valley
What's the world's highest mountain range, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Himalayas
What's the mountain range in south Asia, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Hindu Kush
What's one of the two great cities of the Indus Valley civilization in South Asia? This city was abandoned around 1500 B.C., probably in response to the Aryan invasion?
Mohengo-Daro
What's one of the two great cities of ancient India?
Harappa
What are the three ancient civilizations we just studied?
The ancient Hebrews, ancient China, and ancient India
What's a large landmass that is connected to a continent?
A Subcontinent
What's a small river or stream that flows into a large river?
A Tributary
What's the walled-in area, similar to a fortress, that is built to protect a city?
A Citadel
What's the movement of a large group of people from one country or region to another in order to settle there?
Migration
What's the region in present-day Pakistan that was the birthplace of Indian civilization?
The Indus River Valley
What's the world's highest mountain range, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Himalayas
What's the mountain range in south Asia, forming part of the northern boundary of the Indian subcontinent?
The Hindu Kush
What's one of the two great cities of the Indus Valley civilization in South Asia? This city was abandoned around 1500 B.C., probably in response to the Aryan invasion?
Mohengo-Daro
What's one of the two great cities of ancient India?
Harappa
What are the three ancient civilizations we just studied?
The ancient Hebrews, ancient China, and ancient India