World History 1 63 - 4.5 Review Questions

QuestionAnswer
What Near Eastern empire was centered in Anatolia?
Hittite Empire
Old Babylonian Empire
Neo-Babylonian Empire
Neo-Assyrian Empire
What was the purpose of the Neo-Assyrian practice now called “calculated frightfulness”?
to demonstrate the cost of rebellion
to settle depopulated lands
to appease the gods
to acquire tin
What were the four primary social classes in Neo-Assyrian society?
nobles, professionals, peasants, the enslaved
nobles, farmers, bankers, peasants
kings, scribes, landowners, the enslaved
kings, farmers, priests, the enslaved
What did the gift-giving ceremonies carried out between empires by their ambassadors demonstrate?
good will
hostile intentions
military might
divine support
What method did ancient city-states and empires use to acquire territory through peaceful means?
tribute
intermarriage
espionage
war
Where did the Hyksos people come from?
Canaan
Nubia
Assyria
Babylonia
What Egyptian pharaoh completed the task of driving the Hyksos from the Nile delta?
Ahmose
Seqenenre Tao II
Kamose
Hatshepsut
To what now-mysterious place did Queen Hatshepsut send an expedition to gather exotic plants, animals, precious metals, and spices?
Punt
Anatolia
Libya
Canaan
Whom did Akhenaten want the people of Egypt to worship exclusively?
Aton
Re
Amun
the pharaoh
What Persian king conquered the Neo-Babylonians?
Cyrus II
Cambyses II
Darius I
Bardiya
According to Zoroastrianism, what happens to people when they die?
They sleep until final judgment.
They go to heaven.
They become gods.
They are reborn as animals.
After Darius I’s reorganization, who controlled the individual governing regions of the empire?
satraps
priests
Judeans
generals
What happened to the Judeans when they were attacked by the Neo-Babylonians in the early sixth century BCE?
They were deported to Babylon.
They fled to Egypt.
They became Phoenicians.
They became allies of Persia.
According to the Hebrew Bible, where did Abraham originally come from?
Mesopotamia
Canaan
Egypt
Anatolia
Which of the following is consistent with the laws God gave to Moses?
worshipping only Yahweh
eating pork
eating shrimp
worshipping only Ahura Mazda

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