KEYQuizOne - Spring 2009 Early World History: Online:...

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Spring 2009 Early World History: Online: Angela Feres Take Home Quiz One: Key A. 1. By scholarly convention, prehistory refers to the period a.before the emergence of cities b. before modern humans were born c. before the invention of writing d. before Homo Sapiens appeared e. none of the above 2. Cro-Magnon people were a. Australopithecines b. Neanderthals c. Home erectus d. Homo Sapiens Sapiens e. none of the above 3. The term Neolithic era refers to a. the early stages of a cultivating society b. the agricultural transition c. the era in which people began to use polished stone tools d. the era in which people began to live permanently villages e. all of the above 4. Three Neolithic industries that illustrate the greatest potential of specialized labor include a. stone tool making, leather, and jewelry b. wood carving, beads, and textiles c. pottery, metallurgy, and textiles d. furs, fish, and grain e. none of the above 5. In Hammurabi’s code you would be UNLIKELY to find a. laws with punishments that differ according to social class b. laws that prescribe the death penalty c. laws that indicate a suspect is innocent until proven guilty d. laws regulating commercial transactions, wages, and prices e. laws relying on the principle of retaliation 6. The key elements in the expansion of the Indo-Europeans from their homeland was a. iron weapons b. monotheism c. trade d. horses e. writing 7. The Phoenicians a. were prosperous based on their sea trade and commercial ventures
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c. were an Indo-European people d. first settled in the Mediterranean in the tenth century e. all of the above 8. Unification of Egyptian rule came about through the conqueror a. Menes b. Hatshepsut c. Ta-Seti d. Khufu e. none of the above 9. Around 5000 bce the climate in northern Africa began to change by getting a. colder and wetter b. colder and drier c. hotter and wetter d. hotter and drier e. rainier 10. Most of the Egyptian pyramids were a. were built during the Old Kingdom b. served as royal tombs c. are testimony to the power of the pharaoh d. stand at Giza e. all of the above 11. Sargon of Akkad a. was a native Sumerian ruler b. built the capital city of Babylon c. inherited the kingship from his father d. was a gifted administrator and warrior e. all of the above 12. According to your book , a distinctive feature of Egyptian religion was a. its heavy emphasis on the afterlife b. monotheism c. its lack of priests d. a small number of Gods 13. The Hyksos were a. accepted by the Egyptians as permanent overlords b. unpopular and eventually overthrown c. also known as Hebrews d. a Semitic tribe enslaved by Egyptians 14. According to your book , the prominent sexual features of the Venus figurines at Cro Magnon sites indicates that the Cro-Magnon peoples a. worshipped the goddess Venus forty thousand years ago b. had a deep interest in love making activities c.
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2009 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Feres during the Spring '09 term at Grossmont.

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