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Ch 1 And 2 Review Questions


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Ch 1 And 2 Review Questions

  1. 1. What are these both examples of? <ul><li>Statue of Demedji and Hennutsen, </li></ul><ul><li>Old Kingdom Egyptian </li></ul><ul><li>Portrait of Mrs. Agosta and her husband 21st century, American </li></ul>
  2. 2. Artifacts
  3. 3. What is this and what is its’ importance to Egyptologists?
  4. 4. The Rosetta Stone <ul><li>It has the same thing written in three different writing systems: hieroglyphics, demotic (Egyptian writing that was easier than hieroglyphics), and Greek. </li></ul><ul><li>It allowed archeologists to decipher (figure out) hieroglyphics by using the other languages there. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the title of the epic story about a Sumerian king who goes on many adventures?
  6. 6. The Epic of Gilgamesh
  7. 7. <ul><li>What main feature did the Fertile Crescent and Egypt have in common? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>They both were located along river valleys. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What are two memorable accomplishments of the Phoenicians?
  10. 10. They were known for: 1. their seafaring skills 2. their ship building 3. spreading Mesopotamian culture around the Mediterranean Sea 4. INVENTING THE ALPHABET
  11. 11. <ul><li>What is irrigation? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bringing water from a river to farmland using ditches or pipes.
  13. 13. <ul><li>The time period in which there was no civilization, no writing, people were nomadic, and farming had not occurred yet was called __________________________. </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Old Stone Age or Paleolithic Age
  15. 15. What civilization built this?
  16. 16. The Babylonians
  17. 17. Which group of people invented this?
  18. 18. The Hittites
  19. 19. Which ancient civilization developed these?
  20. 20. The Sumerians
  21. 21. How was ancient Sumer organized?
  22. 22. In City-states
  23. 23. There were exceptions to this rule from the Hammurabi Code in ancient Babylon: “An eye for an eye” TRUE OR FALSE
  24. 24. If you hurt someone from a lower social class, the punishment was not as harsh. TRUE
  25. 25. What was Assurbanipal known for as king of the Assyrians?
  26. 26. He built the city of Nineveh into an impressive capital with the first library, beautiful palaces and gardens
  27. 27. <ul><li>Culture is sometimes referred to as “a blueprint for living.” </li></ul><ul><li>What do you think that means? </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Culture is a person’s total way of life including how they eat, dress, behave and speak. </li></ul><ul><li>It is like a blueprint because a blueprint is the general design for something like culture is a general design for your life. </li></ul>