Ancient Civilizations in the Near East: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 2 2. Why did Zoroastrianism's popularity begin to fade after 637 CE?

Question 3 3. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 4 4. What is it called when someone combines two similar deities into one?

Question 5 5. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

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Question 6 6. For the Assyrians, what purpose did cylinder seals serve?

Question 7 7. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

Question 8 8. Why might established monotheists, such as the Israelites, have found polytheism appealing?

Question 9 9. Which of these kings created a code of behavior?

Question 10 10. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

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Question 11 11. With which Roman deity was Mithras often linked?

Question 12 12. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 13 13. Why was the Ark of the Covenant so important to the Hebrews?

Question 14 14. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 15 15. Which of the following cities was NOT the seat of an empire.

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Question 16 16. Why was having a justice system important to the advancement of early civilization?

Question 17 17. How are people and animals often portrayed in Ancient Egyptian art?

Question 18 18. Why is it likely that writing emerged in the same part of the world that had the first cities?

Question 19 19. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 20 20. Which of the following items has NOT been found in a Sumerian tomb?

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Question 21 21. The history of the Hebrews lives on today in _____.

Question 22 22. What element of Greek architecture was popular in Persia?

Question 23 23. The Bronze age collapse led to

Question 24 24. What is the term for a carving that is just slightly more prominent than its background?

Question 25 25. How many main parts are contained in the temple complex at Karnak in Egypt?

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Question 26 26. What structures, inspired by Sumerian architecture, did Assyrians create to hold temples?

Question 27 27. What material did Assyrians use in their buildings to imitate the Sumerians?

Question 28 28. Ancient Egyptian religion was

Question 29 29. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 30 30. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom may have stopped building pyramids and started hiding their tombs because:

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