Early Civilizations & Cultures Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mesopotamia means:

Question 2 2. Which of the following did the development of agriculture aid?

Question 3 3. Why was flooding an important factor that led to the development of early river valley civilizations?

Question 4 4. What is the nickname of the area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers which encouraged the first human settlements?

Question 5 5. Much more evidence remains of ancient Egyptian culture than ancient Mesopotamian culture because

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Question 6 6. Which statement BEST describes how humans transitioned to more sedentary ways of life?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about the early domestication of plants and animals is TRUE?

Question 8 8. How did agriculture change human society?

Question 9 9. Why did Pharaohs build pyramids?

Question 10 10. What is knapping?

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Question 11 11. Which of these empires was founded in 1299 and ruled over modern day Turkey?

Question 12 12. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 13 13. Which of these empires is considered the beginning of modern Persia?

Question 14 14. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 15 15. The greatest cultural achievement of the Neo-Babylonians was the _____.

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Question 16 16. Which was the first area to develop agriculture?

Question 17 17. What defines a hunter-gatherer society?

Question 18 18. The regular flooding of the Nile may have led to which of the following:

Question 19 19. Benefits of settled agriculture include_____.

Question 20 20. What is defined as the process of using canals to bring water to land?

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Question 21 21. What is one of the first example of Paleolithic artistic expression?

Question 22 22. How did fire influence early human culture?

Question 23 23. Which of these areas was not home to the earliest river valley civilizations?

Question 24 24. During the Vedic Period the Harappan culture mixed with

Question 25 25. The Akkadian Empire split into two spheres, under the Assyrians and the _____.

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Question 26 26. What was Zorkhaneh?

Question 27 27. Which empire ruled over India and Pakistan in the 16th and 17th centuries?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Persian rule?

Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT true of Hinduism?

Question 30 30. The apex of Sumerian temple building was:

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