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NY Regents - History of the Ancient Near East: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cyrus and Darius were two Persian leaders, who created the largest empire ever known through

Question 2 2. Ancient Egyptian religion was

Question 3 3. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

Question 4 4. Bronze continued to be used for certain applications in the iron age because

Question 5 5. Why might established monotheists, such as the Israelites, have found polytheism appealing?

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Question 6 6. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Enkidu die?

Question 7 7. The first recorded writing was on _____.

Question 8 8. How did monotheism gain popularity?

Question 9 9. When did the Bronze age collapse occur?

Question 10 10. How old is the Jewish faith?

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Question 11 11. What was the ancient form of writing used by the Sumerians?

Question 12 12. According to historical records, who were the first practicing monotheists?

Question 13 13. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 14 14. From about 1950 BCE to about 1200 BCE, central authority over all of Mesopotamia rested in the hands of

Question 15 15. Which of the following cities was NOT the seat of an empire.

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Question 16 16. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 17 17. Why was the Ark of the Covenant so important to the Hebrews?

Question 18 18. Which of these metals is the most common

Question 19 19. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

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Question 21 21. Ancient authority figures began marking commodities with seals in order to

Question 22 22. How are people and animals often portrayed in Ancient Egyptian art?

Question 23 23. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

Question 24 24. What structures preceded pyramids in signifying an underground burial chamber?

Question 25 25. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

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Question 26 26. What did the pictures and symbols in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics represent?

Question 27 27. In early justice systems, which of the following functions did laws NOT serve?

Question 28 28. What type of temple was built to honor Egyptian gods?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Why was barter likely NOT the basis of the economy?

NY Regents - History of the Ancient Near East: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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