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1

T or F. God sent the Flood because of the WICKEDNESS of mankind.

true

2

T or F. ABEL killed his brother in a fit of jealousy.

false - Cain

3

T or F. History was put on a DOWNWARD course by Adam's sin in the Garden of Eden.

true

4

T or F. A RACE is a large group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit.

false - nation

5

T or F. God called Abraham to leave the city of BABEL.

false - Ur

6

T or F. Under Hammurabi's laws, offenders were punished EQUALLY.

false - unequally

7

T or F. The most important part of a people's culture is their RELATIONSHIP TO GOD.

true

8

T or F. Abraham, Isaac, and JACOB are the Patriarchs of Israel.

true

9

T or F. The Nile River is the LONGEST river in the world.

true

10

T or F. A stylus was used for SUMERIAN writing.

true

11

Egyptian writing

hieroglyphics

12

early tombs with flat tops and sloping sides

mastabas

13

kept the written records in Egypt

scribe

14

carving with the body of a lion and the head of a man

sphinx

15

became popular tombs after the pyramids

temples

16

What are the characteristics the make man capable of fellowship with God

1. language and thought
2. knowledge of right and wrong
3. freedom to make choices

17

Which ancient empire was founded by Hammurabi?

Babylonian

18

After the flood, Noah's family and their descendants settled in

Shinar

19

Egypt could not be invaded from the south because of rapids in the Nile known as

cataracts

20

What is the main dividing point of history?

the birth of Christ

21

Whose name means "mother of all"?

Eve

22

for what purpose were the pyramids built?

tombs

23

The first people in world history known to have used the wheel were the

Sumerians

24

What number was the Sumerian numbering system based on?

60

25

Name the man who deciphered the Rosetta Stone

Champollion

26

The Egyptians were descendants of

Mizraim

27

What does "A.D." mean?

in the year of our Lord

28

By what means did the Sumerians improve their land?

irrigation projects

29

What position did Joseph hold in the Egyptian government?

vizier

30

The river whose name means "fruitful" is the

Euphrates

31

What did Nimrod lead in building?

the Tower of Babel

32

What did Lamech brag about?

killing a man and a boy

33

father of the nation of Israel

Abraham

34

father of Cain, Abel, and Seth

Adam

35

promulgated the laws of his empire

Hammurabi

36

People who find and study the remains of past cultures are called

archaeologists

37

What is culture?

the way of life of a group of people

38

The many streams of the Nile near the Mediterranean Sea form a fan-shaped area known as the ______ region.

delta

39

The Egyptians preserved dead bodies through the process of

mummification

40

the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers was given the name

Mesopotamia

41

One who worships many gods is called a

polytheist

42

What is a ziggurat?

a tower built in tiers, each smaller than the one beneath

43

The Greek historian who wrote about ancient Egypt was

Herodotus

44

Cunneiform was the writing of what people?

Sumerians

45

What is an Empire?

Rule by one city or person over other cities

46

By sending the ten plagues on the Egyptians, what was God teaching them about their gods?

God was showing them how foolish it was to worship the forces of nature as gods. He turned those very powers of nature against the people who trusted in them. God proved His power, using the ten plagues to free the children of Israel.

47

Know the following locations on the map on page 29 of your World Atlas book:
Learn extra locations for extra credit.

Nile River - Euphrates River - Red Sea - Tigris River - Ur - Black Sea - Persian Gulf - Caspian Sea - Mediterranean Sea - Babylon