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1

They were so wicked they did not leave any important works.

Canaanites

2

Who was Baal?

The name of a Canaanite god

3

After Moses, who was the new leader of the Israelites?

Joshua

4

Who was the first King of Israel?

Saul

5

Who was King David's son?

Solomon

6

Who was the richest and wisest man that ever lived?

Solomon

7

What was the Northern Kingdom called?

Israel

8

What was the Southern Kingdom called?

Judah

9

King Solomon built the great ______ at Jerusalem.

Temple

10

What was the capital of Assyria?

Nineveh

11

Who was the prophet that God sent to warn the wicked city of Nineveh?

Jonah

12

Who was the great leader of Babylon. He developed a set of law.

Hammurabi

13

What did the King Nebuchadnezzar build that is considered on of the seven wonders of the world?

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

14

Whose empire was known as the First Babylonian Empire?

Hammurabi

15

Who did God give the ability to interpret dreams?

Daniel

16

Who did King Nebuchadnezzar find to be ten times wiser than any of the wise men of Babylon?

Daniel

17

Who was the great leader of the Persians?

Cyrus

18

What are the Arabs who wander from place to place?

Bedouins

19

Which people left an alphabet as their most important contribution?

Phoenicians

20

Which people were among the first to build an empire?

Hittites

21

Which people were the first to mint coins?

Lydians

22

Which people were the descendants of Abrahams?

Hebrews

23

Which people were the great sea traders?

Phoenicians

24

Which people took the Northern Kingdom (Israel) into captivity?

Assyrians

25

Who took the Southern Kingdom (Judah) into captivity?

King Nebuchadnezzar

26

Who defeated the Persians?

They were conquered by the Greeks

27

God chose the first leaders of Israel and called them _______

judges

28

After Saul, Israel's first king, disobeyed God and failed whom did God appoint?

David

29

King Solomon built the great ______ at Jerusalem

temple

30

In what great Assyrian city did the prophet Jonah preach?

Nineveh

31

Whose empire was known as the First Babylonian Empire?

Hammurabi

32

Name one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and tell why it was built.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon -- It was built because Nebuchadnezzar II wanted to make Babylon the most beautiful city in the world.

33

What three continents come together to form the Middle East?

Africa, Asia and Europe

34

What was the Middle East called?

The Crossroads of the Ancient World

35

What is a paper-like material mades from the papyrus plant?

papyrus

36

This was a kind of sea snail that was plentiful along the Phoenician coast. It was used to make purple dye

murex

37

What is a peninsula?

A body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides

38

What is an empire?

a group of kingdoms that are under the control of a more powerful ruler.

39

What is the powerful ruler that controls an empire?

emperor

40

This is when you give some of your own goods for something that is needed

barter

41

What was a caravan?

people who traveled in groups with their pack animals

42

What replaced the barter system of trade

coins

43

Between what sea and what river does Israel lie?

Between the Mediterranean Sea and Jordan River

44

Why was Israel often invaded?

Because of its important location

45

What is the longest and most important river in Israel?

Jordan River

46

What is a crack in the earth's surface called?

Fault

47

What is the other name of the Dead Sea

Salt Sea

48

What did God promise Abraham?

The land of Cannan