5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indo European
- a The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.
- b "Priest-carvings" Used by the Egyptians instead of an alphabet, the pictorial writing had several simple scripts as well used for writing on wooden tablets and papyrus.
- c A spiritual precept that conveyed the idea of truth and justice, especially right order and harmony.
- d Worshipping more than one god.
- e A people who used a language derived from a single parent tongue, but their origin is not known - possibly in modern Iran or Afghanistan. Around 2000 B.C., they began migrating into Europe. They moved to Asia Minor and Anatolia (modern Turkey) and merged with the native peoples to for the first Hittite Kingdom, known as Old Kingdom (1700-1400 B.C.).
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Hammurabi was the 6th king of the Amorite dynasty.
- The area between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers where early cities flourished.
- 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.
- Third stage of human development, appeared 250,000 years ago.
- Government by divine authority.
5 True/False Questions
Nile River → A mixture of local people and Indo European immigrants, founders of the Hittite Empire, first Indo Europeans to use iron. Assimilated other cultures and religions into its empire, transformed the culture of Mesopotamia, and passed it on to Mycenaean Greeks. Empire was destroyed by the Sea People.
Hatshepsut → Wife of Thutmosis II, she ruled as Pharaoh after his death.
Tutankhamen → The provinces of Egypt, ruled by a Nomarch.
Hyksos → A Semitic speaking people who invaded Egypt and brought the Middle Kingdom to an end in the 17th century B.C. They introduced Bronze Age technology for new tools and weapons, heavier swords, the compound bow, and the horse-drawn war chariot. Eventually, the Egyptians used the war technology to get rid of the Hyksos.
Cuneiform → "Wedge-shaped" writing made with a reed stylus on clay tablets, dating to around 3000 B.C. Initially used by Sumerians then by others later, writing was mostly for recordkeeping then literature.