Human Legacy Course/Quiz 11

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1

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Harappa and Mohenjo Daro were two cities from the Indus Valley civilization.

True
False; Harappa and Mohenjo Daro were two cities from the Chinese civilization.
False; Mesopotamia and Sumer were two cities from the Indus Valley civilization.
None of the Above

2

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Seasonal winds called monsoons influence India’s climate by bringing heavy rains during the summer and cool, dry air in the winter.

False; Seasonal winds called tsunamis influence India’s climate by bringing heavy rains during the summer and cool, dry air in the winter.
True
False; Seasonal winds called monsoons influence India's climate by bringing cool, dry air during the summer and heavy rains in the winter.
None of the Above

3

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: The lack of uniformity and planning among Indus Valley cities suggests that there was no central authority over the civilization.

True
False; The lack of uniformity and planning among Mesopotamian cities suggests that there was no central authority over the civilization.
False; Evidence of planning and uniformity suggests a central authority held power over the civilization.
None of the Above

4

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Much of what is known about the Aryans comes from sacred writings called the Vedas.

True
False; Much of what is known about the Aryans comes from sacred writings called the Torah.
False; Much of what is known about the Hittites comes from sacred writings called the Vedas.
None of the Above

5

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Membership in a caste determined what jobs one could hold and who one could marry.

False; Membership in a caste determined what religion you were and where you could go.
True
False; Membership in a caste didn't determine anything.
None of the Above