Historians divide much of Egyptian history into three periods:
the Old Kingdom, the Middle Kingdom, the New Kingdom
In Egypt, __________ had absolute, or unlimited, power.
Scholars have been able to learn much about Ancient Egypt because of the __________.
Amenhotep IV's attempt to make Egyptians monotheistic was defeated by
Who was the last Great Pharaoh of Egypt?
Egypt was ruled by a ________ or 'ruling family'
The Rosetta Stone was important because it
helped decode heiroglyphics
Eygpt remained stable through many dynastic changes because _________.
it was geographically isolated
Papyrus was a paper-like material made out of _________.
the pith of the papyrus plant
The benefit of the Nile River valley included regular flooding and fertile soil.
Which of the following statements is not true of the New Kingdom of Egypt?
The merchants struggle for power caused a great deal of internal strife
Which of the following was a direct result of Egypt's transition to a monotheistic belief system?
Monotheism led to new paintings of daily life and activities
Amenhotep IV wanted Egyptians to be monotheistic, meaning that he wanted people to
worship only one god
The Great Pyramids were
tombs for the pharaohs
In the Egyptian Old Kingdom, the struggle by merchants for greater power led to
Caravans were used for
The 360 day calendar was adopted by the Egyptians to keep track of harvests
At first, Egyptians believed an afterlife existed just for the pharaohs
To build the pyramids, the Egyptians relied heavily on
Egyptians carved hieroglyphics on stone because papyrus was hard to obtain
The Hyksos gained power in Egypt w/ the help of chariots and compound bows
Despite their religious beliefs, Egyptian traders were not afraid of
traveling outside of Egypt
why did Egyptian art and architecture often depict animals, such as the lion body of the Sphinx
Gods were often symbolized by animals
The Sumerians were adept at building_______ and developing effective systems of_______.
All of the following were common elements of education in Sumeria (Sumer) EXCEPT:
it was available to most females.
He was the first king to impose widespread imperialism over all of Mesopotamia
The Sumerian calendar was based on
the movement of the moon
Farming in Sumer was more difficult than in Egypt because
the flooding was unpredictable
Mesopotamia lies between the Tigris and the Euphrates
form of writing developed by people of the Nile River valley
The Sumerians developed a number system based on 10
The __________ were the first civilization to use a coin money system.
Which of the following was not a contributing factor to the Phoenicians becoming a great seafaring civilization?
A lack of natural resources
The Lydians develop a money economy because the barter system was limited
Which of the following Phoenician cultural practices was not adopted by other cultures of the time period?
A money economy
aspects of phoenicians and lydians cultures were carried on by other cultures in a process known as ____________.
Sumerian symbols carved with a stylus into clay tablets
The Phoenicians established trading colonies in all of the following places except
The Phoenicians exported all of the following except
Which of the following statements is not true of the waterways in and around the Indian Plateau?
The oceans provide a route to travel outside of the Indus River Valley.
One thing that sets the Indus River Valley cities apart from Sumeria and Egypt is that they
had indoor toilets.
The Khyber Pass was one way to get to India through the
Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa, by 2300 BCE, had thriving civilizations with populations of about _______.
If the monsoons arrived too late in the season, crops could dry out.
Harappan and Mohenjo Daro were both
large and carefully planned.
Which of the following statements about citadels is not true?
They were found along the walls of the city.
People in the Indus River Valley grew all of the following except
How did the climate of the Indus River Valley change between 6000 BCE and 2500 BCE
it recieved more rain
The Phoenicians spread their culture by conquering weak empires on the western edge of the Fertile Crescent
the people of the Indus River Valley traded all of the following with Sumeria except
If it was late the crops would dry out
an economic system developed by Lydian traders
ancient Indus River valley city
Which of the following was the only way to travel through the mountains and into the Indus River Valley?
The Khyber Pass
Who killed the last king of the Mauryans?
All of the following contributed to the fall of the Gupta empire, EXCEPT:
invasion by the Greeks.
More people became Buddhists after
Chandragupta Maurya was able to do all of the following except
expand India past the Himalayan Mountains
goods with value for trade
the Magadha was the first kingdom in India
mark the seasons on the Indian subcontinent
Chandragupta Maurya united most of india
The Indian subcontinent is separated from the rest of Asia by the
The Mauryan bureaucracy was
an administrative unit
All of the following were achievements of the Sumerian culture except
the Great Pyramid.
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