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uestion 1 0 out of 2 points What did lost-wax casting enable the Mesopotamian sculptors to create? Answer Selected Answer: More lifelike-looking bronze pieces Question 2 2 out of 2 points What distinguishes the Law Code of Hammurabi from its predecessors? Answer Selected Answer: It is the most complete set of laws Question 3 0 out of 2 points As noted in the chapter's "Continuity and Change' section, what most distinguishes Mesopotamia from Egypt? Answer Selected Answer: The Egyptians had a more limited form of writing Question 4 2 out of 2 points Which of the following pairs correctly identifies the subjects illustrated on the Royal Standard of Ur? Answer Selected Answer: "War" and "Peace" Question 5 2 out of 2 points Why does Hammurabi's law code represent an important change for Mesopotamian justice? Answer Selected Answer: It made laws more uniform, objective, and impartial Question 6 0 out of 2 points What does Hammurabi's code tell about the position of Mesopotamian women? Answer Selected Answer: They were immune from punishments imposed on men Question 7 2 out of 2 points Which of the following differentiates the Hebrews from other Near Eastern cultures? Answer Selected Answer: They worshipped a single god Question 8 2 out of 2 points
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Why did Mesopotamian scribes move from pictograms to the more linear cuneiform writing? Answer Selected Answer: Drawing lines instead of curves in wet clay was easier Question 9 2 out of 2 points Why is the Royal Standard of Ur such an important discovery? Answer Selected Answer: It is one of the earliest example of historical narrative Question 10 0 out of 2 points What were ziggurats most likely designed to resemble? Answer Selected Answer: A city Question 11 2 out of 2 points What is Imhotep's distinction? Answer Selected Answer: He is the first artist or architect whose name survives Question 12 2 out of 2 points Why did the Egyptian sculptors idealize rulers in their sculptures? Answer Selected Answer: The rulers' perfection mirrored the perfection of the gods themselves Question 13 0 out of 2 points Why can the reliefs on Ramses II's pylon gate at Luxor be viewed as symbolic rather than historical? Answer Selected Answer: The events portrayed occurred in Ramses I's, not Ramses II's, reign Question 14 0 out of 2 points Which god did the Egyptians believe the king personified? Answer Selected Answer: Re Question 15 2 out of 2 points How are the figures on the Palette of Narmer similar to those on the Mesopotamian Royal Standard of Ur?
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Answer Selected Answer: The king is shown as larger than anyone else Question 16 0 out of 2 points On what measure are the squares in the Egyptian grid system based? Answer Selected Answer: An average foot's length Question 17 0 out of 2 points Why would Akhenaten's change in the religion create change in the visual arts?
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