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QUIZ: Can you answer these questions for Mr. Stockhausen's world history class?

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Which member of the First Triumvirate was famous for his successes in the eastern Roman Empire?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate became Rome's first emperor?
What does C.E. mean?
Which city-state led the Peloponnesian League?
What is the name of the Hebrews' most important religious text?
Which Greek thinker invented useful devices and famously said 'Eureka'?
What is the term for a Greek spearman?
Who led the Hebrews out of Egypt according to religious scriptures?
What Roman emperor infamously proposed making his horse consul?
What was the first civilization?
What hominid has a name that means 'upright man'?
What is the term for the time before written history?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise man'?
Khufu, Khafre, and Menkare built pyramids where?
Which Greek mathematician basically invented geometry?
Where was the Parthenon located?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate had been Julius Caesar's right-hand man?
What does A.D. mean?
What geographic feature fundamentally allowed Egyptian civilization to exist?
Which Greek philosopher wrote 'The Republic' and founded an academy?
To what river did Alexander's conquests reach?
Which Greek city-state had helots?
What hominid has a name that means 'wise wise man'?
What type of monument was the precursor to the pyramid?
What is the term for people who live off of domesticated animals?
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What is the term for people who live on the move from place to place?
Which city-state led the Delian League?
What emperor was wrongly rumored to have started a fire in Rome?
What term means 'before the present'?
What foreign group conquered Egypt c. 1800 B.C., ending the Middle Kingdom?
What does B.C. mean?
What is the term for a Persian governor?
Which Greek philosopher was Alexander the Great's tutor?
What is the term for the advisor to an Egyptian ruler?
Which member of the First Triumvirate was credited with ending the Spartacus slave revolt?
What term means 'around a certain date'?
What hominid has a name that means 'southern ape'?
What term means 'old stone age'?
Who was Alexander the Great's father?
What is the name for the Greeks' square formation of spearmen?
Which Greek philosopher developed a method of questioning?
What term literally means 'great house of the king'?
Who was killed on the Ides of March in 44 B.C.?
Who founded the Persian Empire and allowed Hebrews to return home from exile?
Which Greek thinker famously measured the circumference of Earth?
What does B.C.E. mean?
What is the term for the radical shift to sedentary, agricultural life?
Which member of the Second Triumvirate was a high priest and cavalry commander?
What term means 'new stone age'?
What date is the Ides of March?

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