5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Homo Sapiens Sapiens
- Homo Erectus
- Amenhotep IV
- a A massive stepped tower on which sat a temple.
- b Changed his name to Akhenaten and prohibited any worship except to the got Aten, causing religious strife. He changed the capital, ignored foreign affairs and lost Syria and Palestine.
- c "Wise, wise human being." Appeared in Africa between 200,000 and 150,000 years ago and spread out about 100,000 years ago. By 10,000 B.C. had replaced the Neanderthals and are all around the world.
- d "Upright human being." Emerged 1.5 million years ago, used more varied tools and was the first hominid to leave Africa and move to Europe and Asia.
- e Creators of the Mesopotamian civilization. By 3000 B.c. they had established several independent cities in southern Mesopotamia including Eridu, Ur, Uruk, Umma, and Lagash.
5 Multiple choice questions
- "New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.
- Wife of Thutmosis II, she ruled as Pharaoh after his death.
- 3000 - 1200 B.C. About 4000 B.C. craftspeople discovered that if you combined copper and tin you made bronze, which was more durable than previous copper tools, leading to the bronze age.
- Successor of Akhenaten, he undid the religious changes, moved the capital back to Thebes, but the empire was failing.
- Hammurabi was the 6th king of the Amorite dynasty.
5 True/False questions
Hammurabi → A massive stepped tower on which sat a temple.
Book of the Dead → The book of instructions for the preservation of the body and judgement of the dead by Osiris for Egyptians.
Megalith → "New Stone." 10,000 - 4000 B.C. People developed agriculture and raised livestock, stopped being nomadic, started living in permanent larger cities, developed specialized trades, divided labor, and men came to dominate society.
Middle Kingdom → 2186 - 2125 B.C. An age of prosperity and splendor when the largest pyramids were built and Memphis was the capital. The kings were considered divine and distant from the people.
Epic of Gilgamesh → The most famous piece of Mesopotamian literature. Sumerian in origin but written in Akkadian, it is the story of the Uruk King Gilgamesh and Enkidu, their adventures, and the search for everlasting life.