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1. The Nile River supports Egyptian agriculture by

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1. The Nile River supports Egyptian agriculture by

A. never flooding.
B. flooding its banks and depositing rich soil.
C. supplying extra water for irrigation to supplement annual rains.
D. providing easy transport for crops.


2. Of the four river valleys that supported major early civilizations, which one lost one of its major rivers?

A. Mesopotamia
B. Indus Valley
C. Yellow River
D. Egypt


3. Who ruled over Babylon's last era of greatness?

A. Nabopolassar
B. Ashurbanipal
C. Nebuchadnezzar II
D. Senacherib



4. Much of the direct written evidence for the early period of the Zhou dynasty comes from inscriptions on

A. cups.
B. bamboo strips.
C. the walls of the kings' palaces.
D. oracle bones.


5. _______ was a kingdom on the Atlantic coast of Spain that traded with the Greeks and Phoenicians.

A. Etrona
B. Elche
C. Tartessos
D. Fezzan



6. A key technological development that began around 500 B.C.E. in sub-Saharan Africa was

A. iron smelting.
B. monumental architecture.
C. writing.
D. yam cultivation.



7. The earliest agriculturists to migrate into Europe probably came from

A. Asia.
B. the Americas.
C. Africa.
D. Europe.


8. Which of the following environments is conducive to a herding way of life?

A. Alluvial plains
B. Uplands
C. Steppes
D. Swamps


9. The root causes of the crisis that many states faced at the end of the second millennium B.C.E. were

A. migrations of foreigners and ecological fragility.
B. natural disasters and external invasions.
C. unstable governments and ecological fragility.
D. external invasions and unstable governments.


10. What is the Epic of Gilgamesh?

A. The earliest work of imaginative literature in Mesopotamia
B. The creation myth of the early Shang dynasty
C. The official history of one of the first Egyptian pharaohs
D. The earliest known law code


11. The expansion of agriculture can be traced across sub-Saharan Africa through the spread of the _______ language group.

A. Bantu
B. Swahili
C. Ndebele
D. Semitic



12. Neanderthals lived alongside Homo sapiens for thousands of years,

A. and are known to have continually fought each other.
B. and had larger brains than humans.
C. and are believed to have interbred with humans.
D. but couldn't vocalize because they had smaller brains than humans.


13. The most common way the early river valley civilizations expanded was by

A. blending of cultures.
B. political means.
C. force of arms.
D. peaceful means.



14. Charles Darwin supported the theory that agriculture developed as a result of

A. population growth.
B. evolution.
C. abundance.
D. accident.


15. Which of the following archaeological evidence suggests that the Olmec were shamanistic?

A. Records of their mythology
B. Figurines of were-jaguars
C. Inscriptions describing religious observances
D. Depictions of captives


16. The earliest evidence for the domestication of the horse is found in present-day

A. Ukraine.
B. Serbia.
C. Bulgaria.
D. Malta.



17. The basis for the alphabet developed by the Greeks came from

A. Egypt.
B. the Greeks themselves.
C. Phoenicia.
D. Mesopotamia.



18. Which river valley produced the earliest known code of laws?

A. Yellow River
B. Mesopotamia
C. Egypt
D. Indus Valley



19. According to the text, the development of agriculture could have been a result of all of the following except

A. increasing climatic stability.
B. population pressure.
C. abundance and leisure.
D. religion.


20. Political instability between competing states during the period from 1000 to 500 B.C.E. led to

A. fewer opportunities for new ideas about society.
B. a decline in new religious practices.
C. advances in technology.
D. a decrease in trade.
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