History of the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is incorrect?

Question 2 2. Persia was located in what modern-day country?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the MOST likely profile of a person during the time of the gift economy?

Question 4 4. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

Question 5 5. How would an established monotheist interpret the story of Hippolytus?

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Question 6 6. What material was the Standard of Ur made from?

Question 7 7. Who was the first king to unite several cities under one ruler?

Question 8 8. Why did burial tombs in Ancient Egypt contain paintings and reliefs?

Question 9 9. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 10 10. What is the term for a carving that is just slightly more prominent than its background?

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Question 11 11. Why was Cyrus II considered a benevolent king by the Persians?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT a mark of civilization for the Sumerians?

Question 13 13. How was Tiglath able to conquer Israel?

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

Question 15 15. Which of these kings created a code of behavior?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a reason why steel came to replace bronze?

Question 17 17. Ancient authority figures began marking commodities with seals in order to

Question 18 18. Carol was making a list of major religions practiced today that have many ideas that are similar to that of Zoroastrianism. She made a mistake. Which one did Carol get wrong?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the main reason why Judaism has survived for so many years when other religions haven't?

Question 20 20. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

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

Question 23 23. In Assyrian architecture, what is the name of a stone slab situated at the base of a wall?

Question 24 24. Why do coins also have limitations as a form of currency?

Question 25 25. Much more evidence remains of ancient Egyptian culture than ancient Mesopotamian culture because

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Question 26 26. The Bronze age collapse led to

Question 27 27. Which of the following Ancient Egyptian art forms became popular during the Middle Kingdom?

Question 28 28. During what time period in ancient Egypt did the building of temples become popular?

Question 29 29. Assyrians prevented uprisings in their empire by _____.

Question 30 30. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

History of the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam Instructions

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