HUM I (multiple choice questions)

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The civilization that emerged in ancient Egypt arose
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Catalhoyuk flourishes7500-5700 BCEJericho flourishes6800-3000 BCEthe rise of Uruk in Sumer4300-2900 BCEDevelopment of writing3200 BCEKing Narmer unites Upper and Lower Egypt3100 BCEEarly dynastic Period in Sumer2900-2500 BCEReign of Gilgamesh2700 BCEOld Kingdom of Egypt2686-2160 BCEImhotep engineers the Step Pyramid for King Djoser2650 BCESargon of Akkad consolidates power in Sumer2350 BCEFirst intermediate Period in Egypt2160-2055 BCEZiggurat of Ur constructed2100-2000 BCEMiddle Kingdom in Egypt2055-1650 BCEReign of Hammurabi1792-1750 BCEThe Epic of Gilgamesh, which describes the dramatic confrontation between Gilgamesh and Enkidu and its aftermath, illustrates thatthe forces of nature cannot be overcome by civilization, and death is inevitable.The Egyptian Middle Kingdom differed from the Old kingdom in that, during the Middle Kingdomthe government was based in Thebes rather than Memphis.The key change that allowed for the development of larger settlements and cities wasa shift from food gathering to food production.Early settled communities like Cataljoyuk produced food byagricultural production, herding, hunting, and gathering wild foods.As the cities in Mesopotamia became more complex, _______ developed, which bound them closer to each other and to other settlements in the MediterraneantradeUnder Sargon and Naram-Sin, civilization in Mesopotamiabecame an almost indistinguishable blend of Sumerian and Akkadian elements.In early dynastic Sumer, each city was ruled by successful war leaders, a "big man" called a/nLugalHistorians typically divide ancient Egyptian history into ______ to facilitate the discussion of Egyptian politics and culturekingdoms and periodsBy becoming a "lawgiver", Hammurabiset a new standard of kingship.Around 11,000 BCE, one of the earliest developments which led to managed food production wasclimate changeThe Egyptian god of the underworld, through who men could enjoy immortal afterlife, wasOsirisUr-Nammu built the great ziggurat atUrCave paintings, such as those found in Lascaux, France, are evidence ofdevelopment of language as well as religious and artistic ideas.One of the fundamental technological achievements of the Sumerians wasthe invention of the wheel.The Egyptian system of hieroglyphics wasdeciphered by Champollion using the Rosetta StoneThe earliest cities in Mesopotamia were founded by theUbaid peoples