NY Regents - History of the Ancient Near East: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following items has NOT been found in a Sumerian tomb?

Question 2 2. Why did ziggurats have religious importance?

Question 3 3. How would an established monotheist interpret the story of Hippolytus?

Question 4 4. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

Question 5 5. Why did Zoroastrianism's popularity begin to fade after 637 CE?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following cities was NOT the seat of an empire.

Question 7 7. Nebuchadnezzar II unified his empire by doing all of the following EXCEPT

Question 8 8. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 9 9. Which of the following was NOT a material Persians used in art?

Question 10 10. Who is the supreme deity in Zoroastrian belief?

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Question 11 11. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 12 12. What is the name of the Iranian prophet who likely popularized and aided in the spread of Mithraism?

Question 13 13. Most of Egypt's pyramids were built during which kingdom?

Question 14 14. Why was having a justice system important to the advancement of early civilization?

Question 15 15. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

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Question 16 16. What were weather conditions like in Mesopotamia?

Question 17 17. With which Roman deity was Mithras often linked?

Question 18 18. Which of the following things was Horus NOT a god of?

Question 19 19. What did the pictures and symbols in Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics represent?

Question 20 20. Which of these metals is the most rare

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Question 21 21. What structures preceded pyramids in signifying an underground burial chamber?

Question 22 22. During what time period in ancient Egypt was the construction of mastabas most prominent?

Question 23 23. How does Judaism differ from other religions in regard to beliefs about the creation of the world?

Question 24 24. The first written record of a Sky Father appeared in a Hindu text around

Question 25 25. Which of these metals is the most common

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Question 26 26. The following are all names of Sky Father gods EXCEPT

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

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

Question 30 30. During what time period in ancient Egypt did the building of temples become popular?

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