FarmingQuestion: What is irrigation?
Answer: A system that brings water to fields and homes.
Question: What were the three early crops?
Answer: Corn, beans, and squash.
Question: What are Nomads?
Answer: People who have no single settlement.
Question: What were cattle, camels, horses, and donkeys used for?
Answer: To carry heavy loads.
Question: What animals helped with hunting?
Early CivilizationsQuestion: Who came up with the oldest known written language?
Question: What does it mean to be polytheistic?
Answer: To believe in multiple gods.
Question: What are oral traditions?
Answer: Stories carried down through verbal stories.
Question: What alphabet did we base our own alphabet on?
Answer: The Phoenician alphabet.
Question: Who were the first scribes and what were the first writings written on?
Answer: The Sumerians were the first scribes and the first writings were written on clay.
Greek MythsQuestion: Who hid the Minotaur in the Labyrinth?
Answer: King Minos
Question: Who slayed the serpent Python?
Question: Who was the son of Rustem?
Question: Which gorgon sister was born mortal?
Question: Why did the demon, Grendal, attack Danes?
Answer: He was provoked by all the singing and noise made by the villagers of Danes.
World HistoryQuestion: What is the capital of Israel?
Question: What does famine mean?
Answer: Mass starvation.
Question: What two major rivers that people settled around?
Answer: The Tigris and Euphrates.
Question: What do historians study?
Answer: The written record of human life and accomplishments.
Question: What items were typically sold at bazaars (early market places)?
Answer: Figs, olives, honey, and spices.
GeographyQuestion: What are the four major kinds of land forms?
Answer: Mountains, plains, plateaus, and hills.
Question: What is the world's largest lake?
Answer: Lake Superior.
Question: What is the longest river in the world?
Answer: The Nile.
Question: What are three things that alter the earth?
Answer: Wind, water, and ice.
Question: What percent of the earth's water is freshwater?