The Rise of Empires in the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT linked with Mithras?

Question 2 2. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

Question 3 3. In which area was Mithras popular before spreading to Rome?

Question 4 4. How many levels existed for initiates of the Mithras cult?

Question 5 5. Persia was located in what modern-day country?

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Question 6 6. Where did Zoroaster live?

Question 7 7. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 8 8. Steel is made by combining iron with

Question 9 9. The Persian leader Cyrus conquered the city of Babylon by _____.

Question 10 10. With which Roman deity was Mithras often linked?

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Question 11 11. How was Tiglath able to conquer Israel?

Question 12 12. Assyrians prevented uprisings in their empire by _____.

Question 13 13. What element of Greek architecture was popular in Persia?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a material Persians used in art?

Question 15 15. What is the name of the Iranian prophet who likely popularized and aided in the spread of Mithraism?

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Question 16 16. Iron was first used in the near east around

Question 17 17. Zoroastrianism is considered to be monotheistic. What does this mean?

Question 18 18. In Assyrian architecture, what is the name of a stone slab situated at the base of a wall?

Question 19 19. What structures, inspired by Sumerian architecture, did Assyrians create to hold temples?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a reason why steel came to replace bronze?

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

Question 22 22. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

Question 23 23. Bronze continued to be used for certain applications in the iron age because

Question 24 24. What material did Assyrians use in their buildings to imitate the Sumerians?

Question 25 25. Why was Cyrus II considered a benevolent king by the Persians?

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Question 26 26. Which of these metals is the most rare

Question 27 27. Why were the Assyrian soldiers considered to be some of the most dangerous in the world?

Question 28 28. Why did Zoroastrianism's popularity begin to fade after 637 CE?

Question 29 29. What is the term for a carving that is just slightly more prominent than its background?

Question 30 30. For the Assyrians, what purpose did cylinder seals serve?

The Rise of Empires in the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam Instructions

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