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This country contributed writing and the wheel to society

Sumerians

1

This nation contributed the Hanging Gardens

The Babylonians

2

This country used coins

The Lydians

3

This nation was responsible for early empire building

The Hittites

4

This nation developed the alphabet

The Phoenicians

5

This country had no great accomplishments

The Canaanites

6

The false idea that man began as an animal

Evolution

7

What event divides time into BC and A.D.

Christ's coming to ; his birth

8

The man God called out of Ur and promised the land of Canaan to

Abraham

9

Sumerian wedge-shaped writing

Cuneiform

10

A religion that did not begin in the Middle East

Hinduism

11

Language spoken by most people in the Middle East today

Arabic

12

The Middle East's most important natural resource today

Oil

13

The river valley where the Indian civilization began

The Indus River Valley

14

The belief that one person dies his soul is reborn in some other newborn man or animal

Reincarnation

15

The country that was once called Persia

Iran

16

The largest country in Africa

Sudan

17

World's largest swamp

The Sudd

18

The structure built to control flooding of the Nile

The Aswan High Dam

19

Body of water connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean

Straits of Gibraltar

20

The waterway separating Africa and Asia

The Suez Canal

21

The second largest freshwater lake in the world

Lake Victoria

22

Largest city in Africa

Cairo

23

Two African countries that were never colonies of Europe

Liberia and Ethiopia

24

The short descendants of the original inhabitants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Pygmies

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Serengeti national Park is located in this country

Tanzania

26

Leader of the Chinese Communists

Mao Tse-tung

27

Only woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt

Hatshepsut

28

The father of faith missions

Hudson Taylor

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Righteous Batswana chief

Khama