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Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt & Kush Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the pictures and symbols in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics represent?

Question 2 2. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 3 3. In the Sumerian myth of a Great Flood, why did Goddess Enlil plan to flood the earth?

Question 4 4. Why was the Indo-European diaspora important?

Question 5 5. What important shift happened in the history of money around 700 BCE?

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Question 6 6. What was the father of the gods known as in Sumer?

Question 7 7. What is it called when someone combines two similar deities into one?

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

Question 9 9. Bronze offered which of the following advantages to early people?

Question 10 10. Today we think of horses as an old-fashioned mode of transportation that was replaced by the automobile. In contrast, how would humans, who were first in contact with horses, have viewed them?

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Question 11 11. When did the Steppe Nomads of Eurasia have the patience to break horses for riding?

Question 12 12. The most common form of hierarchy in human history is based upon the notion that:

Question 13 13. Which of the following represents the main benefit of the horse?

Question 14 14. Much more evidence remains of ancient Egyptian culture than ancient Mesopotamian culture because

Question 15 15. The first proper city built was _____.

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Question 16 16. To be a judge in early justice systems, you must be _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is the MOST likely profile of a person during the time of the gift economy?

Question 18 18. Most of Egypt's pyramids were built during which kingdom?

Question 19 19. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 20 20. During what time period in ancient Egypt was the construction of mastabas most prominent?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is not correct about the Code of Hammurabi?

Question 23 23. Which of the following does Indo-European refers to?

Question 24 24. Which of the following might have been a reason that the empires built roads?

Question 25 25. The last of the horse peoples died out:

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Question 26 26. Which is older: walls or cities?

Question 27 27. The easiest way for a barbarian to gain the products of civilization was to:

Question 28 28. Why did burial tombs in Ancient Egypt contain paintings and reliefs?

Question 29 29. What were weather conditions like in Mesopotamia?

Question 30 30. Why do scholars now believe the great flood actually took place?

Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt & Kush Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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