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MTEL History: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did the Egyptians buy from Lebanon?

Question 2 2. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one most accurately describes the Egyptian and Mesopotamian irrigation development.

Question 3 3. Nebuchadnezzar II unified his empire by doing all of the following EXCEPT

Question 4 4. What was the name of the kingdom that connected Egypt to much of Africa?

Question 5 5. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

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Question 6 6. Which of these kings created a code of behavior?

Question 7 7. Cyrus and Darius were two Persian leaders, who created the largest empire ever known through

Question 8 8. On Naram-Sin's victory stele, what is the horned helmet he wears meant to symbolize?

Question 9 9. What were weather conditions like in Mesopotamia?

Question 10 10. What are the rough dates for the existence of the Akkadian empire?

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Question 11 11. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 12 12. What was the father of the gods known as in Sumer?

Question 13 13. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 14 14. The rulers of Sumer, who were both sacred and secular, were known as _____.

Question 15 15. The Indus Valley Civilization appears to have been centered on _____ .

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Question 16 16. Sumerians worshiped their gods in temples known as _____.

Question 17 17. Who eventually conquered the Akkadian Empire?

Question 18 18. Which two rivers often flooded parts of Mesopotamia?

Question 19 19. Which of the following items has NOT been found in a Sumerian tomb?

Question 20 20. The Egyptians tried to build a canal between the Nile River and which sea?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was the most important god of the Sumerian pantheon?

Question 22 22. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following statements is true about the decline and disappearance of the Indus Valley Civilization?

Question 24 24. Karen took notes on a lecture about flood plains in ancient Egypt. She made a mistake. Indicate which item Karen got wrong.

Question 25 25. Why were the Assyrian soldiers considered to be some of the most dangerous in the world?

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Question 26 26. Who was the first king to unite several cities under one ruler?

Question 27 27. What was Sargon's position prior to the revolt that made him king?

Question 28 28. How was the Sumerian afterlife similar to Sumerian life?

Question 29 29. With what power did Ramses II sign the world's first peace treaty?

Question 30 30. About how large was the army of Ramses II?

MTEL History: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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