Early Human Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is FALSE of foragers?

Question 2 2. What are foragers?

Question 3 3. Which of the following correctly groups the characteristics of 'Sky Gods' that developed versus the original 'Earth Mothers' that were then relegated to secondary status (according to ancient mythology)?

Question 4 4. Which of the following things was Horus NOT a god of?

Question 5 5. Which of these is true of the Nile River?

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Question 6 6. Neolithic people likely pioneered a rudimentary _____ for textiles.

Question 7 7. Horse archers' main antagonists were _____.

Question 8 8. Why was flooding an important factor that led to the development of early river valley civilizations?

Question 9 9. Why is it likely that writing emerged in the same part of the world that had the first cities?

Question 10 10. For thousands of years, civilization's only hope of victory against horse peoples was _____.

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Question 11 11. In what way was Moses' hierarchy not a true theocracy?

Question 12 12. The first writing emerged around _____.

Question 13 13. What is the basic goal in the creation of a hierarchy?

Question 14 14. What material was most often used to create early Neolithic pottery and bricks?

Question 15 15. What important shift happened in the history of money around 700 BCE?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following might have been a reason that the empires built roads?

Question 17 17. This map shows the start of a river (the red dot) and the end of that same river (the blue dot). Which river is it?

Question 18 18. Why do pastoralists tend to be found in dry or frozen climates?

Question 19 19. The first civilization without an aristocracy was:

Question 20 20. Which of the following terms describes an empire that is gained through direct military conquests -- an empire taken by direct force?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following represents the main benefit of the horse?

Question 22 22. Scholars believe Jericho has been a site of human habitation for thousands of years because of its

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an effect that farming technology had on human societies?

Question 24 24. Which of these were the first highways of empire?

Question 25 25. What impact might writing have had on ancient religion?

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Question 26 26. What is an empire? (Choose the BEST definition.)

Question 27 27. Which of the following is incorrect?

Question 28 28. What is the division of labor, and how it is related to economic activity?

Question 29 29. Nomadic means _____

Question 30 30. Ancient authority figures began marking commodities with seals in order to

Early Human Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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