Ancient Assyria Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT a function of royal annals?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is the best example of a traditional ancient Assyrian omen text?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was able to establish long-term rule over Mesopotamia?

Question 4 4. What was the official language of the Assyrians?

Question 5 5. What three factors contributed the most to the success of the Assyrian military?

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Question 6 6. How did Esarhaddon impact the succession of his son, Ashurbanipal to the throne?

Question 7 7. What was a tribute in Assyrian society?

Question 8 8. A major export of the Assyrian empire was _____.

Question 9 9. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

Question 10 10. In Assyrian architecture, what is the name of a stone slab situated at the base of a wall?

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Question 11 11. What was the name of the region in which Assyria was founded?

Question 12 12. Access to major rivers helped the Assyrians grow wealthy and powerful in two ways. First, it helped them establish a very productive system of agriculture. What was the other way that access to rivers helped them grow?

Question 13 13. In ancient Assyria, which of the following occupations was only available to an upper-class citizen?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a common leisure activity of lower-class ancient Assyrians?

Question 15 15. Which figure in Mesopotamian mythology is sometimes depicted as a human woman and sometimes a dragon?

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Question 16 16. Which child of Sin, the Mesopotamian god of the moon, became the ruler of the underworld?

Question 17 17. The ancient Assyrians were heavily involved in and focused on warfare. Which of the following Assyrian items is NOT related to their warfare or defense?

Question 18 18. The ancient Assyrians, living in an area where land was either dry or flooded most of the time, created _____ from mud to help with irrigation.

Question 19 19. What languages were spoken in Ancient Assyria?

Question 20 20. The Ancient Assyrian religion was:

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Question 21 21. Which officials in Assyrian government served as advisers to allied peoples?

Question 22 22. An achievement of the Assyrian military would be:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true about ancient Assyrian ziggurats?

Question 24 24. The diviners in ancient Assyria would use the livers of what animal to receive omens from the gods?

Question 25 25. About what area of the United States would the Assyrian Empire have occupied?

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Question 26 26. What was a common policy used by the Assyrian Empire following a military campaign?

Question 27 27. Who was the Assyrian king who built the first library of the ancient Near East?

Question 28 28. Who was an early hero to the Assyrians?

Question 29 29. How did Tiglath-Pileser III restructure the province system of organization in the Assyrian Empire?

Question 30 30. Merchant associations and Karu most impacted which area of Assyrian society?

Ancient Assyria Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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