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

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Question 1 1. What important shift happened in the history of money around 700 BCE?

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Question 2 2. Where did Zoroaster live?

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Question 3 3. Assyrians prevented future uprisings in their empire by _____.

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Question 4 4. With which Roman deity was Mithras often linked?

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Question 5 5. To be a judge in early justice systems, you must be _____.

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Question 6 6. The first recorded writing was on _____.

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Question 7 7. How did being God's chosen people impact the lives of the Hebrews?

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Question 8 8. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

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Question 9 9. Who replaced Saul as the king of Israel?

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Question 10 10. How were Mesopotamians able to expand their farmland?

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Question 11 11. The first written record of a Sky Father appeared in a Hindu text around

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Question 12 12. What did the pictures and symbols in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics represent?

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Question 13 13. During what time period in ancient Egypt did the building of temples become popular?

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Question 14 14. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

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Question 15 15. Which of these pharaohs reigned for more than 90 years?

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Question 16 16. Who was the first king to unite several cities under one ruler?

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Question 17 17. Naram-Sin's victory stele was built in commemoration of what?

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Question 18 18. Though the exact details are unclear, how do historians believe Amenemhet I came to power, beginning the twelfth dynasty?

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Question 19 19. How many deities are worshipped in a monotheistic religion?

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Question 20 20. What was the ancient form of writing used by the Sumerians?

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Question 21 21. Which of these metals is the most rare

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Question 22 22. Why was Cyrus II considered a benevolent king by the Persians?

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Question 23 23. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

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Question 24 24. The term city-state refers to _____.

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Question 25 25. Who did Horus battle to avenge his father's death?

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Question 26 26. Dr. Jones has been teaching his students about Egyptian culture. Dr. Jones was taking time to point out to his students the importance of one unique environmental advantage that the Egyptians had which gave them a unique resource superior to their neighbors. What was this unique environmental advantage?

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Question 27 27. What purpose does a rhyton serve?

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Question 28 28. Cyrus the Great was _____.

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Question 29 29. How does a commodity economy differ from a gift economy?

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Question 30 30. 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?

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

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