Civilization Begins at Mesopotamia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The apex of Sumerian temple building was:

Question 2 2. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

Question 3 3. Marduk was a god of

Question 4 4. Describe the political landscape of Sumerian Mesopotamia.

Question 5 5. The first writing emerged around _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not correct about the Code of Hammurabi?

Question 7 7. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 8 8. Where did writing first appear?

Question 9 9. From about 1950 BCE to about 1200 BCE, central authority over all of Mesopotamia rested in the hands of

Question 10 10. In early justice systems, which of the following functions did laws NOT serve?

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Question 11 11. What impact might writing have had on ancient religion?

Question 12 12. Ancient authority figures began marking commodities with seals in order to

Question 13 13. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 14 14. The first written record of a Sky Father appeared in a Hindu text around

Question 15 15. Which was the first empire in history?

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Question 16 16. Who was the first king to unite several cities under one ruler?

Question 17 17. How did polytheism seek to overcome the issue of various conflicting gods?

Question 18 18. A Ziggurat is a _____.

Question 19 19. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 20 20. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

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Question 21 21. The greatest cultural achievement of the Neo-Babylonians was the _____.

Question 22 22. According to historical records, who were the first practicing monotheists?

Question 23 23. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 24 24. To be a judge in early justice systems, you must be _____.

Question 25 25. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

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Question 26 26. Who was at the top of Sumerian society?

Question 27 27. Which language is not related to the other three?

Question 28 28. The first recorded code of law was _____.

Question 29 29. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 30 30. What was the ancient form of writing used by the Sumerians?

Civilization Begins at Mesopotamia Chapter Exam Instructions

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