Essay on History test ch 1

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History test ch 1-4
Question 1
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What principle did the Code of Hammurabi emphasize?

Correct Answer: retribution

Question 2
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The earliest hominids

Correct Answer: lived in Africa.

Question 3
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The people who created the first Mesopotamian civilization were the

Correct Answer: Sumerians.

Question 4
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Successors to Cyrus were

Correct Answer: Cambyses and Darius.

Question 5
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All of the following are true about the ancient Sumerian city-states except that

Correct Answer: their political structure was democratic in nature.

Question 6
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Mesopotamian religion

Correct Answer: was reinforced by the intensity of the region's environment.

Question 7
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Which is not true about Neanderthals?

Correct Answer: They first evolved in Africa.

Question 8
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The Chaldean king who rebuilt Babylonia as the center of his empire was

Correct Answer: Nebuchadnezzar II.

Question 9
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Neanderthal remains have been found on which continent(s)?

Correct Answer: a and c

Question 10
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Homo sapiens first evolved in

Correct Answer: Africa.

Question 11
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The Phoenicians

Correct Answer: invented an alphabet.

Question 12
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What was the central aspect of the Neolithic Revolution?

Correct Answer: The emergence of systematic food production through the domestication of plants and animals.

Question 13
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The use of fire may have begun about

Correct Answer: 500,000 years ago.

Question 14
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The Assyrian Empire

Correct Answer: was skilled at waging both conventional and guerrilla warfare.

Question 15
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Which of the following is not correct about the pyramids?

Correct Answer: They were constructed during the Middle Kingdom.

Question 16
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Sumerian ziggurats performed the same function as Egypt's pyramids.

Correct Answer: False

Question 17
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In addition to the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, and China's Yellow River, archeologists have discovered two other centers of civilization in Peru and in Central Asia.

Correct Answer: True

Question 18
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The ancient Egyptians had no word for religion.

Correct Answer: True

Question 19
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First farmers still relied heavily on wild foods to supplement their diets.

Correct Answer: True

Question 20
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The principal economic basis of Assyrian life was manufacturing.

Correct Answer: False

Question 21
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Genetic evidence strongly supports the multiregional theory of human evolution.

Correct Answer: False

Question 22
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The Persians were an Indo-European-speaking people.

Correct Answer: True

Question 23
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Homo sapiens had evolved by about 250,000 years ago.

Correct Answer: True

Question 24
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The first civilizations lacked a system of written record keeping.

Correct Answer: False

Question 25
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Both Sanskrit and ancient Greek were Indo-European languages.

Correct Answer: True

Question 26
Needs Grading

Instructions: Identify the following term(s).

Semitic

Correct Answer: Answer not provided.

Question 27
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What army of occupation was driven from India by Chandragupta Maurya?

Correct Answer: the Greek administrators who had remained after Alexander the Great

Question 28
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The members of the caste known as the untouchables, or pariahs, were

Correct Answer: given jobs such as handling dead bodies or collecting trash.

Question 29
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