OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Early Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Harappa culture lived in

Question 2 2. Pharaohs of the New Kingdom may have stopped building pyramids and started hiding their tombs because:

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT an advantage the Egyptians held over the Mesopotamian civilizations?

Question 4 4. According to paleontologists and historians' best guess, what time frame likely saw the earliest human agricultural settlements?

Question 5 5. What is defined as the release from the cycle of life and death?

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Question 6 6. Mesopotamia means:

Question 7 7. How did agriculture change human society?

Question 8 8. What is defined as the process of using canals to bring water to land?

Question 9 9. Approximately how long ago did Homo sapiens appear?

Question 10 10. Why did Pharaohs build pyramids?

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Question 11 11. Why was flooding an important factor that led to the development of early river valley civilizations?

Question 12 12.

Read the following description to answer the question.

An increase in food production enabled the division of labor.

The division of labor allowed for the development of new technologies.

The development of new technologies allowed for a greater increase in food production.

This led to further division of labor, which led to further technologies, which led to further increases in population.

This is referred to as _____.

Question 13 13. What is the most important difference between Paleolithic and Neolithic society?

Question 14 14. What is knapping?

Question 15 15. Benefits of settled agriculture include _____.

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Question 16 16. When did the first city states emerge in Mesopotamia?

Question 17 17. The greatest cultural achievement of the Neo-Babylonians was the _____.

Question 18 18. How did large-scale food production affect differences of wealth?

Question 19 19. In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Persia?

Question 20 20. When did plant and animal domestication begin?

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Question 21 21. During the Vedic Period the Harappan culture mixed with

Question 22 22. How did fire influence early human culture?

Question 23 23. Most of Egypt's pyramids were built during which kingdom?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Persian rule?

Question 25 25. The apex of Sumerian temple building was:

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Question 26 26. Where was the homeland of the Persian Empire?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 28 28. How did the Neolithic Revolution support larger populations worldwide?

Question 29 29. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 30 30. What is the nickname of the area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers which encouraged the first human settlements?

OAE Middle Grades Social Studies: Early Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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