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WEST Middle Level Humanities: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In early Mesopotamia, why did priests make decisions regarding land and commercial trade?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true about the decline and disappearance of the Indus Valley Civilization?

Question 3 3. The remains of a collapsed building, forming a mound upon which a new building is constructed is called a:

Question 4 4. The first city to gain dominion over the Fertile Crescent region was:

Question 5 5. What was the father of the gods known as in Sumer?

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Question 6 6. The first recorded code of law was _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is not correct about the Code of Hammurabi?

Question 8 8. Why was having a justice system important to the advancement of early civilization?

Question 9 9. Karen took notes on a lecture about flood plains in ancient Egypt. She made a mistake. Indicate which item Karen got wrong.

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is true about the Indus Valley Civilization?

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Question 11 11. What tool was developed and used by Egyptians to predict the yearly flood?

Question 12 12. In early justice systems, which of the following functions did laws NOT serve?

Question 13 13. To be a judge in early justice systems, you must be _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT an advantage for Egyptian merchants?

Question 15 15. The Indus Valley Civilization appears to have been centered on _____ .

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Question 16 16. Which of the following items has NOT been found in a Sumerian tomb?

Question 17 17. Which of the following Egyptian leaders is often referred to as the first powerful woman leader in history?

Question 18 18. Which river flooded predictably each year and provided nourishment for the crops?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was the most important god of the Sumerian pantheon?

Question 20 20. What did the Egyptians buy from Lebanon?

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Question 21 21. The apex of Sumerian temple building was:

Question 22 22. Who was the first king to unite several cities under one ruler?

Question 23 23. The kingdom of Israel emerged around

Question 24 24. In whose name did Hatshepsut issue many of her early orders?

Question 25 25. Sumer encompassed much of Mesopotamia, in an area which is known today as _____.

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Question 26 26. What were weather conditions like in Mesopotamia?

Question 27 27. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

Question 28 28. About how large was the army of Ramses II?

Question 29 29. Why is it believed that the people of the Indus Valley Civilization experienced a long period of peace and prosperity?

Question 30 30. Who built a mortuary temple that later pharaohs tried to claim as their own?

WEST Middle Level Humanities: Ancient Civilizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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