5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Homo Heidelbergensis
- Slash and Burn Agriculture
- Great Leaps Theory
- Incomplete Records
- Neolithic Era
- a A theory that humankind evolved and progressed with great leaps. Examples include the finding of fire and tools.
- b Evolved from Homo Ergastor. Used fire to drive animals off cliffs. Expanded north and south. Was smart and could communicate well, but didn't have much imagination. Evolved into Homo Neanderthalensis and Homo Sapiens.
- c The era of farming and staying in towns. Main food source was crops, and diet was mainly starch.
- d A way of farming that involved burning the unusable parts of plants, resulting in excellent soil for the next harvest, but causing that soil to be unusable for any further planting.
- e A challenge of historians; Records of history that are lost. (Ex. Library of Alexandria burned, volumes of info lost)
5 Multiple choice questions
- Leader of Neo-Babylon, diffused culture to everyone, causing a golden age.
- The first civilization in Mesopotamia, introduced city-states. First to use cuneiform, and advanced the general knowledge of mankind.
- A fringe civilization that formed at the junction of Phoenicia and Mesopotamia. Made a system of taxation on whoever passed by that allowed them to prosper.
- A way of dating using the systematic decay of Carbon-14 into Carbon-12. It is somewhat inaccurate, and can only be used on a once-living thing.
- A Canaan city with signs of destruction that probably originated from the Israelite uprising. It includes destroyed idols and buildings that belonged to the upper class.
5 True/False questions
Ashur → After Sumeria, lived on the outskirts, then took over Sumer by force. Adopted Sumerian culture after taking over. Introduced the first empire under Sargon I.
Silver Scrolls → A pair of scrolls that were found in a hidden compartment in a burial cave near Jerusalem. These scrolls had two prayers from the Bible and dated to about the 7th century BC. This proved that the Bible was being written at least by this time.
Pottery Dating → A large palace that supposedly housed David the King and his family. A part of this structure was dug up near Jerusalem, but there is some controversy over the correct date of the structure.
Mythology → A way of thinking about the world where everyday things were explained by gods and other supernatural things.
Currency → A society that formed out of a canaan uprising and believed in the Hebrew religion.