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Ancient Africa & the Americas Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What was the special focus of commerce in Jenne-jeno at its high point, when it became the major commercial centre of West Africa in the 8th century CE?

Question 2 2. In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Persia?

Question 3 3. How did the Aztecs react to the arrival of the Spanish?

Question 4 4. The most influential factor in the fall of the Aztecs was:

Question 5 5. Why are the Olmecs considered the first complex society in Mesoamerica?

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Question 6 6. Who founded the Persian Empire?

Question 7 7. For about how many years longer than Egypt was the Kingdom of Kush able to remain independent?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was NOT an area in which the Kush and the Egyptians had a relationship?

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of the Inca empire?

Question 10 10. During which Egyptian dynasty were the rulers really Kush?

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Question 11 11. To which city did the Kush move their capital after the Egyptian invasion?

Question 12 12. How did Egyptians first encounter the Kush?

Question 13 13. What was an example of something the Egyptians would buy from the Kush?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is true about the Inca?

Question 15 15. Why didn't the Chavin civilization need to conquer the Andes with military might?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about Jenne-jeno is true?

Question 17 17. If you were in Egypt, which direction would you travel to arrive in the Kingdom of the Kush?

Question 18 18. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 19 19. What was the time of the dynasty in which the Kush ruled Egypt?

Question 20 20. The Bantu migrations began about 1500 BCE in West Africa. What factor initiated the migrations?

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Question 21 21. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Persian rule?

Question 23 23. Identify one of the factors that made the Bantu people successful in migrating?

Question 24 24. Where was the homeland of the Persian Empire?

Question 25 25. What was Zorkhaneh?

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Question 26 26. Which great city was built about 850 BCE and became a major religious and trade center?

Question 27 27. Define the stateless society of the Bantu people.

Question 28 28. Give an example of a good that the Kush would buy from another country to sell to the Egyptians.

Question 29 29. What happened to the Chavin civilization?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of the cultural respect that the Kush had towards the Egyptians?

Ancient Africa & the Americas Chapter Exam Instructions

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