Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt & Kush: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 2 2. 4000 BCE brought the invention of _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Persian rule?

Question 4 4. What was the father of the gods known as in Sumer?

Question 5 5. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 7 7. What type of temple was built to honor Egyptian gods?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a river that affected civilization in Egypt or Mesopotamia?

Question 9 9. What would most likely happen if a river changed its course?

Question 10 10. How did the Egyptians try to forget an unpopular king?

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Question 11 11. During what time period in ancient Egypt was the construction of mastabas most prominent?

Question 12 12. Compared to earlier Egyptian writing, documents written on papyrus could be carried in one hand. This statement infers that:

Question 13 13. To be a judge in early justice systems, you must be _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT an advantage for Egyptian merchants?

Question 15 15. Writing was developed as a way to:

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Question 16 16. How did emerging cities with population surplus overcome the problem of administration?

Question 17 17. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

Question 18 18. Which of the following was a major river in Mesopotamia?

Question 19 19. The first recorded code of law was _____.

Question 20 20. For thousands of years, civilization's only hope of victory against horse peoples was _____.

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Question 21 21. How did the creation of cities change the way in which people worked?

Question 22 22. To which city did the Kush move their capital after the Egyptian invasion?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the longest river in the world?

Question 24 24. What important shift happened in the history of money around 700 BCE?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was a reason Akkadian was so popular?

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Question 26 26. The most basic social unit is the _____.

Question 27 27. In early justice systems, which of the following functions did laws NOT serve?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was able to spread its language solely because of its ability as a trading culture?

Question 29 29. Why were ponds and lakes not the best sources of water?

Question 30 30. Before humans discovered how to make bronze, they used which of the following for tools?

Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt & Kush: Middle School World History Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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