Western Civ. Reading Final Exam

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1.  Significant features of the Paleolithic Age include each of the following except
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2.  Your text refers to which of the following as the central force in "primary" civilizations?
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3.  Who were the creators of the earliest civilizations?
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4.  Sargon the Great may be said to have been
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5.  The "land between rivers" refers to
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6.  Which of the following civilizations provided a basis for Mesopotamian civilization?
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7.  Cunieform was found in ancient
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8.  In Mesopotamian civilization, the temple administration functioned in the following ways except to
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9.  Which factor best accounts for the fact that a Mesopotamian king was not seen as an all-powerful ruler?
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10.  Cunieform can be described as
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11.  According to your text, the "finest work of Mesopotamian literature" was the
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12.  Which ruler of Upper Egypt conquered the Nile Delta and Lower Egypt?
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13.  All of the following are features of Egyptian belief in the afterlife except
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14.  The Egyptian writing known as hieroglyphics was
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15.  It was said that Pharaoh
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16.  Qualities of truth and justice
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17.  All of the following were achievements of the Egyptians except
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18.  Who is most associated with promoting monotheistic ideas?
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19.  Which of the following groups ended Egyptian independence?
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20.  The Hittites are best associated with
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21.  One can credit Ashurbanipal with
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22.  Which religion came to be associated with Persian rulers?
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23.  The term satrap relates to
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24.  Who founded a dualistic religion in the Near East?
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25.  Which term is best associated with the "Wise Lord" or the god of light and justice?
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26.  One Greek contribution to Western Civilization was
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27.  The work of Heinrich Schliemann resulted in
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28.  Mycenaean civilization thrived between
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29.  Homer's major epics were
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30.  Mount Olympus was famous as
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31.  By the fifth century bc, Greeks believed the only way to the good life was through
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32.  The early inhabitants of the area around Sparta
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33.  Which period in Greek History is referred to as the Dark Age?
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34.  The Greek term arete means
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35.  Of the following, the pair that is least well matched is
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36.  Helots were
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37.  The reputation of Cleisthenes rests upon his work as
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38.  The Athenian conception of excellence is best associated with
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39.  The First Persian Invasion of Greece was brought on by
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40.  The Athenian statesman Solon wanted to
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41.  During the era of the Delian League
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42.  The oration delivered by Pericles demonstrated Athenian concern for
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43.  The Peloponnesian War was
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44.  The Peloponnesian League was led by
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45.  Which of the following states emerged as a first-rate power in the fourth century BC?
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46.  Which of the following statement describes Anaximander's work with the Ionian school of philosophy?
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47.  The earliest Ionian philosophy
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48.  The term "matter philosophers" has been applied to
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49.  Which of the following speculated that the world was composed of atoms?
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50.  Hippocrates
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51.  Aristophanes was a comic playwright who
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52.  Which of the following tragedians believed that the world was governed by divine justice?
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53.  The term "sophrosyne" refers to
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54.  Herodotus was a historian of the
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55.  Which of the following poets established a school to teach music and singing to well-to-do girls and to prepare them for marriage?
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56.  When the authorites in Athens charged Socrates, he
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57.  When Plato wrote "The Republic", he
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58.  Plato would have argued against which of the following statements?
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59.  Aristotle believed the "best political community" should be composed of
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60.  Who may be remembered as the first actor in history because he engaged in dialogue?
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61.  Thucydides
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62.  Which poet wrote poems of friendship and love?
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63.  Which of the following dramatists beleived that through suffering, people acquired knowledge?
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64.  In contrast to Plato, Aristotle
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65.  One of the chief concerns of Aeschylus involved the
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66.  Which of the following tragic poets subjected the problems of human life to critical analysis and challenged human conventions?
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67.  Which Greek tragedian held that individuals should shape their character in the way a sculptor shapes a form?
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68.  In Plato's ideal republic
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