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WEST History: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. With what power did Ramses II sign the world's first peace treaty?

Question 2 2. What was the father of the gods known as in Sumer?

Question 3 3. Why were the Assyrian soldiers considered to be some of the most dangerous in the world?

Question 4 4. What was Sargon's position prior to the revolt that made him king?

Question 5 5. Analyze the following statements and indicate which one most accurately describes the Egyptian and Mesopotamian irrigation development.

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Question 6 6. Mesopotamia means:

Question 7 7. What was the name of the kingdom that connected Egypt to much of Africa?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is true about the decline and disappearance of the Indus Valley Civilization?

Question 9 9. What are the rough dates for the existence of the Akkadian empire?

Question 10 10. What tool was developed and used by Egyptians to predict the yearly flood?

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Question 11 11. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

Question 12 12. On Naram-Sin's victory stele, what is the horned helmet he wears meant to symbolize?

Question 13 13. What did the Egyptians buy from Lebanon?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was produced in Egypt?

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

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Question 16 16. Karen took notes on a lecture about flood plains in ancient Egypt. She made a mistake. Indicate which item Karen got wrong.

Question 17 17. About how large was the army of Ramses II?

Question 18 18. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was the most important god of the Sumerian pantheon?

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Question 21 21. Which river flooded predictably each year and provided nourishment for the crops?

Question 22 22. What were weather conditions like in Mesopotamia?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic attributed to the Akkadian Empire?

Question 24 24. The Egyptians tried to build a canal between the Nile River and which sea?

Question 25 25. Which of the following was NOT an advantage for Egyptian merchants?

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Question 26 26. The apex of Sumerian temple building was:

Question 27 27. Why is it believed that the people of the Indus Valley Civilization experienced a long period of peace and prosperity?

Question 28 28. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 29 29. Nebuchadnezzar II unified his empire by doing all of the following EXCEPT

Question 30 30. The Indus Valley Civilization appears to have been centered on _____ .

WEST History: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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