Hum 100

Topics: Parthenon, Athens, Athena Pages: 18 (2397 words) Published: January 18, 2015
Quiz 1

Why is the Epic of Gilgamesh a first in known literary works? Answer

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It is the first to confront the idea of death
Correct Answer:
  
It is the first to confront the idea of death

Question 2
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According to our text, what did the Hebrews believe their status as "chosen people" meant? Answer

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They were favored by YHWH, the Hebrew god
Correct Answer:
  
They were to set an example of a higher moral standard

Question 3
4 out of 4 points

Which of the following pairs correctly identifies the subjects illustrated on the Royal Standard of Ur? Answer

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"War" and "Peace"
Correct Answer:
  
"War" and "Peace"

Question 4
4 out of 4 points

What distinguishes the Law Code of Hammurabi from its predecessors? Answer

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It is the most complete set of laws
Correct Answer:
  
It is the most complete set of laws

Question 5
4 out of 4 points

What is the Persian Zoroaster's greatest contribution to religious thought? Answer

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The emphasis on free will
Correct Answer:
  
The emphasis on free will

Question 6
4 out of 4 points

How are the figures on the Palette of Narmer similar to those on the Mesopotamian Royal Standard of Ur? Answer

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The king is shown as larger than anyone else
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The king is shown as larger than anyone else

Question 7
4 out of 4 points

Why was the Palette of Narmer created?
Answer

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For a gift to a god or goddess
Correct Answer:
  
For a gift to a god or goddess

Question 8
4 out of 4 points

Why can the reliefs on Ramses II's pylon gate at Luxor be viewed as propaganda rather than historical? Answer

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The battle scene they describe was not the major success depicted Correct Answer:
  
The battle scene they describe was not the major success depicted

Question 9
4 out of 4 points

Why were Egyptians buried with Books of Going Forth by Day (Books of the Dead)? Answer

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To help them survive the ritual of judgment
Correct Answer:
  
To help them survive the ritual of judgment

Question 10
4 out of 4 points

Why during the 8th century BCE were the Kushites able to control Egypt? Answer

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The Egyptians needed stronger leadership to thwart an Assyrian invasion Correct Answer:
  
The Egyptians needed stronger leadership to thwart an Assyrian invasion

Question 11
4 out of 4 points

Why was Cai Lun's invention of cellulose-based paper so significant? Answer

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It enabled China to develop widespread literacy
Correct Answer:
  
It enabled China to develop widespread literacy

Question 12
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Along which river did Indian civilization first develop?
Answer

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Indus
Correct Answer:
  
Yellow

Question 13
4 out of 4 points

Why is goddess worship fundamental to Hindu religion?
Answer

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Villages recognize goddesses as their protectors
Correct Answer:
  
Villages recognize goddesses as their protectors

Question 14
4 out of 4 points

Why, around 483 BCE, were eight of the earliest stupas built? Answer

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To contain Buddha's remains, which were divided into eight parts Correct Answer:
  
To contain Buddha's remains, which were divided into eight parts

Question 15
4 out of 4 points

Why around 1500 BCE did the longest-lasting class system begin in India? Answer

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Invading Aryans conquered and enslaved the inhabitants
Correct Answer:
  
Invading Aryans conquered and enslaved the inhabitants...
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