1011_EX1_MC - HIS 1011 1 FIRST TEST FALL 2007 Without the...

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HIS 1011 FIRST TEST FALL 2007 1. Without the technology of __________ civilization might not have been possible a. fire b. religious spiritualization c. food production d. tools for hunting. 2. The central theme of Levack’s narrative text, The West is a. the human conquest of nature b. the essence of change c. encounters and transformations d. human conflict. 3. Sumerian mythology describes the taming of nature by civilization through the a. details of hydraulic engineering b. priests and kings exercising executive power c. sexual encounters between untamed males and women d. material sacrifices to the gods. 4. Archeological findings indicate that food cultivation began in a. the Fertile Crescent, hills of northern Iran and central Turkey b. Mesopotamia, Egypt, and Greece c. Central Africa, Mesopotamia, and Egypt d. None of the above. 5. The Akhadian political innovation which became part of the western historical experience was a. the potter’s wheel b. written constitution c. multi-ethnic empire d. governmental architecture. 6. The legendary origins of Sargon are close in story line to Old Testament literary tales of a. Isaac b. Moses c. Abraham d. Muhammed. 7. Chariot warfare influenced Egypt by a. making the Egyptian decide to abandon the idea of conquest b. forcing Egypt to seek an empire to support the expenses associated with an army of charioteers. c. democratizing its religion d. allowing them to remain unconquered. 8. The cultural encounter between Egypt and the Canaanites resulted in a. Egyptian adoption of some Canaanite cultural and religious traditions b. The disappearance of Canaanite religious practices c. The end of the Canaanite language d. The decision to treat all Egyptian conquest as equals. 9. Women in Egyptian society a. were considered inferior to men in every way b. had no property rights c. were valued as much as sons in the family d. were not allowed access to religious services. 10. Two distinctive civilizations that developed in the eastern Mediterranean during the International Bronze Age a. The Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations b. the Greek and Roman civilizations c. the Hebrew and Hittite civilizations d. the Hittite and Minoan civilizations. Page 1 of 5
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11. I. Disappeared suddenly and violently about 1450 BCE II. Inhabitants all moved to the Greek mainland Which of the above is (are) true of the Minoan civilization? a. I only b. II only c. Both I and II d. Neither I nor II. 12. The Phoenicians’ most important cultural contribution was
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