jova semester exam dec 2018
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A group of 100 years is known as a(n)
The first historical era, more than 5,500 years ago, is called ________and refers to a time before people developed writing.
The study of human culture and how it develops over time is called
Cave paintings from prehistoric eras would be considered
The study of historical interpretations is called
An example of a secondary source would be
What type of map would show the names and borders of countries?
How can geographers pinpoint absolute location?
By finding the intersection of latitude and longitude
When geographers look at how volcanoes and glaciers have shaped the face of the Earth, which of the Six Essential Elements of Geography are they studying?
Why is technology an important resource?
it makes it cheaper and easier to make goods.
In a free market, how does supply and demand balance each other over time?
the buyers and sellers agree on a price they both benefit from
Cuba has which type of economy?
What do historians call the general early period of human history?
One of the most important technologies used by the Paleolithic people was
What advancement during the Paleolithic Age made communication between people easier?
What resulted when farming replaced hunting and gathering?
people settled in one place and population grew
Scientists estimate the Neolithic Age began around
What Age developed as a result of smelting copper and tin?
Where did the first civilizations arise because of farming conditions?
A Sumerian temple to honor their chief god was called a
The few Sumerians who learned how to write often held high positions in society as what?
What did the Hittites teach the Assyrians that helped make their army stronger?
Babylon became rich from trade because it was located on a major trade route between the Mediterranean Sea and the
In 612 B.C. the Chaldeans defeated whom?
What is a reason the Nile has been called the "lifeblood" of Egypt?
It flooded every year to bring nutrients to the soil
How did the Egyptians take advantage of the Nile's yearly spring flooding?
They irrigated during the dry season
What best describes the type of government in Egypt after 3100 B.C.?
The Egyptians willingly served their all-powerful leader because they believed
Unity came from a strong leader
To learn how to obtain life-after-death, the Egyptians studied the
Book of the Dead
This ruler avoided military conquests and expanded Egypt's economy.
The ancient Egyptian civilization was the first to publish books describing advances in the field of
What was the main reason the Middle Kingdom ended?
The Hyksos, warriors from western Asia, conquered Egypt
Which Egyptian ruler built many new temples during the New Kingdom?
The Nubian people came from the African savannas of the
As a result of being conquered by Egypt, Nubians
accepted many Egyptian beliefs and customs
Why was Napata a favorable location for trade?
Trade caravans crossed the upper Nile there
According to the Hebrew Bible, Jacob's 12 sons became
Leaders of Israelite tribes
According to the Hebrew Bible, who led the Israelites in a series of battles to conquer Canaan?
The Hebrew Bible says the tabernacle housed a sacred object called the
Ark of the Covenant
The Hebrew Bible says this warrior became the first king of the Israelites.
According to the Hebrew Bible, this king of Israel was a brave warrior, successful leader,and talented poet.
The Hebrew Bible says King Solomon taxed his people heavily to
Build great buildings
In 722 B.C. this people caused the fall of Israel and scattered the 10 tribes.
During their long exile, Judeans became known as
The first five books of the Torah were written on
Which Jewish holiday is celebrated with a Seder?
The spread of Jews and their customs and culture beyond the Jewish homeland and across the Mediterranean region is known as
Who was a Jewish priest who led the guerrilla fight against Seleucid rule?
Which group of Jews gained the support of the common people by teaching Jewish families to practice the Torah's teachings with greater devotion?
Which empire renamed Judaea Palestine as a kind of punishment after crushing a Jewish revolt?