Early Civilizations & The Ancient Near East Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In what way were the advances of Mesopotamia not advantageous for all?

Question 2 2. Why was Mesopotamia fertile?

Question 3 3. Why did a merchant class arise in Mesopotamia?

Question 4 4. How were Mesopotamians able to expand their farmland?

Question 5 5. How did Mesopotamia get its name?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following empires did NOT add Egypt to its territories?

Question 7 7. Most of Egypt's pyramids were built during which kingdom?

Question 8 8. Dr. Jones has been teaching his students about Egyptian culture. Dr. Jones was taking time to point out to his students the importance of one unique environmental advantage that the Egyptians had which gave them a unique resource superior to their neighbors. What was this unique environmental advantage?

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 10 10. What is it called when someone combines two similar deities into one?

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Question 11 11. Assyrians prevented uprisings in their empire by _____.

Question 12 12. Why were the Assyrian soldiers considered to be some of the most dangerous in the world?

Question 13 13. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 14 14. How was Tiglath able to conquer Israel?

Question 15 15. The Persian leader Cyrus conquered the city of Babylon by _____.

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Question 16 16. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

Question 17 17. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 18 18. How did the diets of early farming communities differ from that of nomadic hunter-gatherers?

Question 19 19.

Read the following description to answer the question.

An increase in food production enabled the division of labor.

The division of labor allowed for the development of new technologies.

The development of new technologies allowed for a greater increase in food production.

This led to further division of labor, which led to further technologies, which led to further increases in population.

This is referred to as _____.

Question 20 20. Experts believe the Neolithic Agricultural Revolution began when?

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Question 21 21. Which of these civilizations did NOT sack Babylon?

Question 22 22. Why did future empires that came after the Sumerians continue to use things like mudbrick when other superior resources were available?

Question 23 23. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 24 24. Which of these was the first city state to attempt to rebuild the Sumerian empire?

Question 25 25. When did the Bronze age collapse occur?

Early Civilizations & The Ancient Near East Chapter Exam Instructions

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