• 1. 
    What geographical feature is sometimes called the cradle of Chinese civilization?

  • Yellow River
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Gobi Desert
  • Pacific Ocean
  • 2. 
    What major crop was grown in the south along the banks of the Yangtze River?

  • Rice
  • Corn
  • Millet
  • Wheat
  • 3. 
    Ancient China was surrounded by desert, mountains, and ocean. What impact did these natural borders have on the culture?

  • They helped China to establish trade with other civilizations
  • They cause China to constantly be at war with other world civilizations
  • They helped to integrate the cultures of other world civilizations
  • They isolated the Chinese civilization allowing it to develop independently
  • 4. 
    What major geographical feature served as the southern border of Ancient China?

  • Yellow River
  • Taklamakan Desert
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Indian Ocean
  • 5. 
    What peoples lived in the Gobi desert to the north and raided Ancient China throughout much of its history?

  • Egyptians
  • Persians
  • Mongols
  • Assyrians
  • 6. 
    What served as a border between southern and northern China?

  • Yellow River
  • Gobi Desert
  • Yangtze River
  • Nile River
  • 7. 
    What resource did the rivers provide to the early settlers of China?

  • Transportation
  • Fertile Soil
  • All of the above
  • Fish
  • 8. 
    What were the two major rivers of Ancient China?

  • Yangtze and Yellow
  • Nile and Amazon
  • Mississippi and Ganges
  • Tigris and Euphrates
  • 9. 
    True or False: Geography played an important role in the development of the civilization of Ancient China.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    What aspect of Chinese culture was the Himalaya Mountains most associated with?

  • Family
  • Entertainment
  • Marriage
  • Religion
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