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WEST History: The History of Eastern Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Where did the scribes who taught cuneiform to the Hittites originate from?

Question 2 2. What made it possible for Chandragupta Maurya to establish his domain?

Question 3 3. The term proto-language means

Question 4 4. Where was the homeland of the Persian Empire?

Question 5 5. All of the following are examples of 'living' daughter Indo-European languages except:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is the MOST probable profile of a Janissary?

Question 7 7. Which of these was the first city state to attempt to rebuild the Sumerian empire?

Question 8 8. How did the rule of Suleiman differ from that of his father?

Question 9 9. Which time period has the fewest records of Hittite activity?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was spread as a result of the Indian Ocean trade?

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Question 11 11. Hittites' weapons were mostly made of what material?

Question 12 12. How did trade increase during the Mauryan Empire?

Question 13 13. How did the status of the Silk Road trade routes during the Mongol invasions differ from the time of the Islamic caliphate?

Question 14 14. What is typically believed about the Mongols that is NOT true?

Question 15 15. The Ancient Assyrian writing system is known as:

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Question 16 16. What prompted Ashoka's conversion to Buddhism?

Question 17 17. What was Zorkhaneh?

Question 18 18. Who founded the Persian Empire?

Question 19 19. What form of writing did the Hittites use?

Question 20 20. What was Pax Mongolica?

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Question 21 21. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

Question 22 22. A vibrant trade existed in the Middle Ages over what body of water?

Question 23 23. In the 13th Century, Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongolian Empire which became the largest empire ever seen. What philosophy did he establish that made them so successful?

Question 24 24. Colin Renfrew argued that what region is the probable region where the Indo-European proto-language first emerged, sometime around 9,000 years ago, as peaceful agriculturalists expanded outward from their homeland.

Question 25 25. What is surprising about Ashoka's reign?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Persian rule?

Question 27 27. Why was the trans-Saharan Desert trade route highly profitable?

Question 28 28. The Bronze age collapse led to

Question 29 29. From about 1950 BCE to about 1200 BCE, central authority over all of Mesopotamia rested in the hands of

Question 30 30. Into how many time periods can the history of the Hittites generally be divided?

WEST History: The History of Eastern Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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