AP World History - Ancient Middle East: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. From about 1950 BCE to about 1200 BCE, central authority over all of Mesopotamia rested in the hands of

Question 2 2. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 3 3. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom may have stopped building pyramids and started hiding their tombs because:

Question 4 4. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 5 5. Bronze continued to be used for certain applications in the iron age because

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Question 6 6. Iron was first used in the near east around

Question 7 7. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 8 8. The regular flooding of the Nile may have led to which of the following:

Question 9 9. The Persian leader Cyrus conquered the city of Babylon by _____.

Question 10 10. What is the name of the Iranian prophet who likely popularized and aided in the spread of Mithraism?

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Question 11 11. In which area was Mithras popular before spreading to Rome?

Question 12 12. Nebuchadnezzar II unified his empire by doing all of the following EXCEPT

Question 13 13. Which of the following cities was NOT the seat of an empire.

Question 14 14. What is it called when someone combines two similar deities into one?

Question 15 15. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

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Question 16 16. How did polytheism seek to overcome the issue of various conflicting gods?

Question 17 17. Mesopotamia means:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT linked with Mithras?

Question 19 19. How old is the Jewish faith?

Question 20 20. Ancient Egyptian religion was

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Question 21 21. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 23 23. Steel is made by combining iron with

Question 24 24. Where did Zoroaster live?

Question 25 25. Carol was making a list of major religions practiced today that have many ideas that are similar to that of Zoroastrianism. She made a mistake. Which one did Carol get wrong?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following items has NOT been found in a Sumerian tomb?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not correct about the Code of Hammurabi?

Question 28 28. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 29 29. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 30 30. Why were the Assyrian soldiers considered to be some of the most dangerous in the world?

AP World History - Ancient Middle East: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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