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Geography & Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Civilization displaced other systems because civilized people _____.

Question 2 2. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom may have stopped building pyramids and started hiding their tombs because:

Question 3 3. The Bantu migrations began about 1500 BCE in West Africa. What factor initiated the migrations?

Question 4 4. Which river flooded predictably each year and provided nourishment for the crops?

Question 5 5. What is the name of the desert in the west of India?

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Question 6 6. On which river were the first settlements in India founded?

Question 7 7. Much more evidence remains of ancient Egyptian culture than ancient Mesopotamian culture because

Question 8 8. What was the special focus of commerce in Jenne-jeno at its high point, when it became the major commercial centre of West Africa in the 8th century CE?

Question 9 9. Today, Mayan people can be found all over Southern Mexico. So why did so many people think that the Mayans disappeared?

Question 10 10. Who said that 'All of Egypt is the Gift of the Nile'?

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Question 11 11. What happened to the Chavin civilization?

Question 12 12. Why didn't the Chavin civilization need to conquer the Andes with military might?

Question 13 13. In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Persia?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about Jenne-jeno is true?

Question 15 15. To which city did the Kush move their capital after the Egyptian invasion?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 17 17. Which of the following was a major river in Mesopotamia?

Question 18 18. Give one reason as to why mountains were a poor choice for the first farmers?

Question 19 19. Which great city was built about 850 BCE and became a major religious and trade center?

Question 20 20. The regular flooding of the Nile may have led to which of the following:

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Question 21 21. Karen took notes on a lecture about flood plains in ancient Egypt. She made a mistake. Indicate which item Karen got wrong.

Question 22 22. Ancient Egyptian religion was

Question 23 23. What is it called when someone combines two similar deities into one?

Question 24 24. Which of the following mountain chains is NOT in the north of India?

Question 25 25. How did the Aztecs become a wealthy and glorious empire?

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Question 26 26. The Old Kingdom of Egypt marked the beginning Egyptian civilization. It began sometime between the years of:

Question 27 27. How did Egyptians first encounter the Kush?

Question 28 28. Which of these civilizations invaded ancient Egypt and took over its lands?

Question 29 29. The advantages of civilization do not work against horse people because _____.

Question 30 30. Horse archers' main antagonists were _____.

Geography & Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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