Unit Test Ancient Meso/Egypt /25 (k/u) /6(app) Name:__________________________ /5(t/i) /5 (com) Part A K/U /20 Circle the best answer possible 1. Civilization in Egypt began about a b c d 4200 BCE 3100 BCE 2800 BCE 1200 CE 2. The Libyan Desert is to the _______ of the Nile River: a b c d North East South West 3. Life was more stable along the Nile than it was along the Tigris or Euphrates due to the fact: a b c d Mesopotamia was always being invaded by outsiders like the Hittites. The rainy season was much longer in Mesopotamia. The flooding of the Nile was much more predictable. Egyptians had a more stable form of government. 4. The Nile Delta is located in: a b c d Lower Egypt Upper Egypt Valley of the Kings el Amarna 5. Khufu built the Great Pyramid at Giza during the: a b c d Predynastic Period Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom Late Dynastic Period 6. Egypt recruited a standing army for the first time during this period: a b c d Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom Greek Period 7. The Ptolemy rulers of Egypt were actually: a b c d Hyksos Romans Greeks Nubians 8. This Pharaoh declared that Egyptians could only worship one God, the sun god Aton: a b c d Akhenaton Nefertiti Ramses II Tutankhaman 9. Ancient Egyptians held __________ beliefs: a b c d Polytheistic Monotheistic Naturalistic Unrealistic 10 This part of an Egyptian's spiritual makeup could be seen as his/her personality, and was symbolized as a human headed bird: a b c d Ka Kha Ba Akh 11. This part of an Egyptian's spirituality was the difference between being alive and being dead. Think batteries! a b c d Ba Ka Kha Akh 12. The re-union of the Ba and the Ka in the afterlife formed the: a b c d Kha Akh Ma'at ushebti 13. Which of the following is the meaning of “Westerners” a b c d from Alberta dead people Osiris from Giza 14. a b c d Which cultural group was Sargon the leader of? Sumer Akkad Assyria Babylon 15. a b c d Which was NOT a Mesopotamian city? UR Kish Alexandria Ashur 16. The name for a city’s leader in Mesopotamia was a a b c d King Lugal Priest Mastaba 17. The first form of writing thought to be developed in Mesopotamia is called a b c d Cuneiform Linear A Hierogylphics Cryptic 18. Who was responsible for delivering what is thought to be the first written law code? a b c d Sargon Hammurabi Ashurbinipal Ramses 19. Which of the following invading tribes invaded both Mesopotamia and Egypt? A B C D Hyksos Hittites Greeks Assyrians 20. Who built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon? a b c d Sargon Gilgamesh Djoser Nebuchadnezzar Part B Application - Terms and concepts /6 Define and state the significance of 3 of the following terms or concepts. Explain the terms in relation to the content of this course. Use the foolscap provided. Ka Westerners Cuneiform polytheism Hyksos Hammurabi Natron mastabas Osiris Gilgamesh Polythesistic Anthropomorphic Part C K/U /5 T/I /5 Com /5 Answer the following question on the paper provided. Your answer must be in 5 Paragraph essay form. Be sure to include an introduction, conclusion and body paragraphs. Understanding of question (Knowledge and Understanding)– 5 marks Evidence selected (Thinking and Inquiry) – 5 marks Communication – (Communication) 5marks How has geography shaped the development of Ancient Civilizations? Use examples from Mesopotamia and Egypt. Bonus question (2 marks Application) Explain the message of one of the following political cartoons(both dating Feb 2011).