The Classical World Book Back Questions

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    4 x 1 = 4
  1. _________is the Greek city-state which resisted the Persians to the end.

    (a)

    Acropolis

    (b)

    Sparta

    (c)

    Athens

    (d)

    Rome

  2. The founder of Han dynasty was_______

    (a)

    Wu Ti

    (b)

    Hung Chao

    (c)

    Liu Pang

    (d)

    Mangu Khan

  3. ____________was the Roman Governor responsible for the crucifixion of Jesus.

    (a)

    Innocent I

    (b)

    Hildebrand

    (c)

    Leo I

    (d)

    Pontius Pilate

  4. The Peloponnesian War was fought between ______and______

    (a)

    Greeks and Persians

    (b)

    Plebeians and Patricians

    (c)

    Spartans and Athenians

    (d)

    Greeks and Romans

  5. 5 x 1 = 5
  6. The most magnificent building in Europe was ______________

    ()

    .

  7. Greeks defeated the Persians at_________

    ()

    Marathon

  8. ___________stood in favour of poor peasants in Roman republic

    ()

    Gracchus brothers]

  9. Buddhism came to China from India during the reign of __________dynasty

    ()

    Han

  10. _____ and______ were Magistrates in Rome.

    ()

    Plimy the younger, Plutarch

  11. 2 x 5 = 10
  12. Discuss the rise and growth of Athens, pointing out its glorious legacy

  13. Highlight the contributions of Rome to World Civilization

  14. 2 x 1 = 2
  15. (i) First Persian attack on Greece failed.
    (ii) The downfall of Roman Empire is attributed to Julius Caesar.
    (iii) The Barbarians who invaded Rome were considered to be culturally advanced.
    (iv) Buddhism weakened the Roman Empire.
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iii) are correct
    (d) (iv) is correct

  16. (i) Euclid developed a model for the motion of planets and stars.
    (ii) Romans established a republic after overthrowing Etruscans.
    (iii) Acropolis became a famous slave market.
    (iv) Rome and Carthage united to drive out the Greeks
    (a) (i) is correct
    (b) (ii) is correct
    (c) (ii) and (iv) are correct
    (d) (iv) is correct.

  17. 3 x 3 = 9
  18. What do you know of the Carthaginian leader Hannibal?

  19. What were the reasons for the prosperity of Han Empire?

  20. Write about St. Sophia Cathedral

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