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This discovery was so important to the Egyptians because it ensured a place for the pharaoh in the after-life?
a) Pyramids b) Rosetta Stone c) Papyrus d) Mummification
Why did prehistoric people migrate from East Africa?
a) huge glaciers covered the land b) attacked by other tribes c) lack of resources and food d) they were bored
Early people began to irrigate and farm once their civilizations established...
a) slave labor b) conquering other lands c) creating better tools d) establishing a centralized government
The domestication of animals affected life by
a) no longer need tools to work b) people searched for food c) people had surplus food d) people had less food
One benefit of a food surplus would be...
a) social divisions b) domestication of animals c) agriculture d) better tools
How did the discovery of the calendar benefit the Egyptians when predicting when the Nile River would flood?
a) They could stop the flooding b) Used it to irrigate crops c) helped with agriculture d) assisted with hunting and gathering
This king created a harsh code of laws
a) David b) Babylon c) Hammurabi d) Sargon
What was the 1st monotheistic religion?
a) Christianity b) Hinduism c) Islam d) Judaism
Mesopotamia was known for the 1st writing system knows as...
a) Cuneiform b) Phoenician Alphabet c) Sanskrit d) Hieroglyphics
Which civilization is credited to adapting our writing system today?
a) Sumerians b) Akkadians c) Phoenicians d) Egyptians
What did early civilizations due to adapt to a lack of rainfall?
a) Migrated to new areas b) Performed rain dances c) Irrigated d) Prayed to kings
Which characteristic represents the Stone Age?
a) Pebble/Stone Tools b) Government c) Writing Systems d) New techniques in metal working
Why did people stop living nomadic lifestyles?
a) Extinction of animals b) Discovery of farming c) Better tools d) Stayed connected with family
The Torah is the holy book for which religion?
a) Christianity b) Islam c) Buddhism d) Judaism
Who is the founder of Judaism?
a) Solomon b) David c) Abraham d) Moses
Why did people settle in Mesopotamia and Egypt?
a) rich soil, rivers and location b) deserts, rivers and mountains c) plateaus d) wildlife
Hieroglyphics was the writing system for which civilization?
a) Mesopotamia b) Prehistoric c) Egypt d) China
How would you describe religion in early Mesopotamia and Egypt?
a) Monotheistic b) Polytheistic c) Monarchy d) None of the above
This contribution decoded Egyptian hieroglyphics?
a) Nile River Valley b) Old Kingdom c) Great Pyramid d) Rosetta Stone
Which are examples of settling near a river?
a) None b) swimming, food, water and view c) food, water, protection and fertile land d) fertile land, entertainment, protection and view
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