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A GREAT study guide for the quiz on friday[:
it only goes up to Effects of the Conquest (starts at p. 122)
have fun (well who has fun studying but whatevs) and STUDY, STUDY, STUDY!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the development of the Kushite civilization greatly influenced by?

    • A.

      Geography of Nubia

    • B.

      Geography of Egypt

    • C.

      The Fertile Soil

    • D.

      Flood Season

    Correct Answer
    A. Geography of Nubia
    Explanation
    The development of the Kushite civilization was greatly influenced by the geography of Nubia. Nubia, located in present-day Sudan, was characterized by its unique geography, including the Nile River and its cataracts. The Nile River provided a source of water, transportation, and fertile soil for agriculture, which allowed the Kushites to develop a prosperous civilization. The cataracts also acted as natural barriers, protecting the Kushites from invasions and facilitating trade with neighboring regions. Therefore, the geography of Nubia played a crucial role in the growth and development of the Kushite civilization.

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  • 2. 

    Where is Nubia?

    • A.

      Southwest Africa

    • B.

      Egypt

    • C.

      Northeast Africa

    • D.

      Israel

    Correct Answer
    C. Northeast Africa
    Explanation
    Nubia is located in Northeast Africa. This region is known for its ancient civilization and is situated along the Nile River, spanning parts of modern-day Sudan and southern Egypt. Nubia was an important center of trade and culture in ancient times, and it is renowned for its rich history and archaeological sites.

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  • 3. 

    What three things were Nubia rich in?

    • A.

      Wood, ebony, and jewels

    • B.

      Gold, copper, and stone

    • C.

      Agriculture, architecture, art

    • D.

      Nubia was rich in MANY things, and there is ABSOLUTLEY NO WAY I could pick just one. I am sorry :'(

    Correct Answer
    B. Gold, copper, and stone
    Explanation
    Nubia was rich in gold, copper, and stone. These resources were highly valued and played a significant role in Nubia's economy and trade. Gold was particularly abundant in Nubia and was sought after by neighboring civilizations. Copper was also important for crafting tools and weapons, while stone was used for construction purposes. The abundance of these resources contributed to the wealth and prosperity of Nubia.

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  • 4. 

    What did the people of Kush depend on for their food?

    • A.

      The Floods

    • B.

      The Soil

    • C.

      The Animals

    • D.

      Agriculture

    Correct Answer
    D. Agriculture
    Explanation
    The people of Kush depended on agriculture for their food. This means that they cultivated crops and raised livestock to sustain themselves. Agriculture involves activities such as planting, harvesting, and tending to crops, as well as breeding and raising animals for food. By relying on agriculture, the people of Kush were able to grow their own food and ensure a stable food supply for their community.

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  • 5. 

    The Nile's floods restricted people so that the could only plant crops in the summer, and not the winter.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Nile's floods actually provided fertile soil for planting crops, allowing people to plant crops in both the summer and the winter. The floods brought nutrients and water to the land, making it suitable for agriculture year-round. Therefore, the floods did not restrict people from planting crops in the winter.

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  • 6. 

    A sucsessful farmer took over all of the regions- WOW! But- what did he do that was VERY important?

    • A.

      Made Kush

    • B.

      Expanded Trade

    • C.

      Helped Expand the Empire

    • D.

      Invented Many Things

    • E.

      Brought About New Gods

    • F.

      Invented a New Writing System

    • G.

      Educated Many Poor Students

    Correct Answer
    A. Made Kush
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Made Kush." This suggests that the successful farmer played a significant role in the establishment or development of the region of Kush. It implies that he was instrumental in its formation or growth, possibly through his agricultural practices or other contributions.

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  • 7. 

    Where did the farmer rule from?

    • A.

      Meroe

    • B.

      Kerma

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Nubia

    Correct Answer
    B. Kerma
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kerma. Kerma was an ancient city located in present-day Sudan and was the capital of the Kingdom of Kerma. It was a major center of power and trade in the region during the Bronze Age. The rulers of Kerma were known as the "Black Pharaohs" and they ruled over a vast territory that included parts of modern-day Sudan, Egypt, and Nubia. The kingdom of Kerma was known for its advanced civilization, including impressive architecture and a complex political and social structure.

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  • 8. 

    The Nile Provided ____.

    Correct Answer
    natural barriers
    natural protection
    protection
    barriers
    Explanation
    The Nile provided natural barriers and protection to the ancient Egyptians. The river itself acted as a barrier, making it difficult for invaders to cross. Additionally, the surrounding landscape, such as deserts and marshes, served as natural obstacles that provided further protection. The Nile also offered a reliable source of water and fertile land, allowing the Egyptians to sustain their civilization and thrive.

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  • 9. 

    As time passed, Kushite society became more complex. Some people in Kush even became ____ or ____. (note: seperate your answer with a comma- ex: clowns, plumbers)

    Correct Answer
    artisans, priests
    priests, artisans
    Explanation
    As time passed, the society in Kush evolved and became more complex. This led to the emergence of different social roles and occupations. Some individuals in Kush became artisans, skilled craftsmen who created various objects of artistic value. Others became priests, religious leaders who performed sacred rituals and ceremonies. This indicates that the society in Kush valued both artistic creativity and religious practices, making artisans and priests important members of the community.

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  • 10. 

    Kush sent ____, ____, and ____ to Egypt. They also sent ___ and ____.

    Correct Answer
    gold, copper, stone, ebony, ivory
    gold, stone, copper, ebony, ivory
    copper, stone, gold, ivory, ebony
    copper, gold, stone, ebony, ivory
    stone, gold, copper, ebony, ivory
    Explanation
    Kush sent a combination of gold, copper, stone, ebony, and ivory to Egypt. They also sent gold, stone, copper, ebony, and ivory.

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  • 11. 

    As Kush grew wealthy, what did they develop?

    • A.

      New weapons

    • B.

      A strong army

    • C.

      New appliances

    • D.

      Better technology

    • E.

      More minerals for trading

    • F.

      New ways to find gold, copper, stone, ebony, and ivory

    Correct Answer
    B. A strong army
    Explanation
    As Kush grew wealthy, they likely invested their resources into developing a strong army. This would be a logical step for a wealthy civilization, as a strong army would help protect their wealth and expand their influence. Additionally, having a strong army would deter potential invaders and ensure the stability and security of their empire.

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  • 12. 

    Egypt's rulers feared that Kush would attack them.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During ancient times, Egypt and Kush were neighboring kingdoms. Kush, located in present-day Sudan, had a strong and powerful military. This made the rulers of Egypt fearful that Kush might launch an attack against them. The proximity and military strength of Kush were valid reasons for the rulers of Egypt to fear a potential invasion, making the statement "Egypt's rulers feared that Kush would attack them" true.

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  • 13. 

    What did Thutmose I do because he feared that Kush would attack Egypt?

    • A.

      Set up new barriers and protection around Egypt

    • B.

      Built a stronger army

    • C.

      Warned the people about the upcoming attack

    • D.

      Sent a army to take control of Egypt

    Correct Answer
    D. Sent a army to take control of Egypt
    Explanation
    Thutmose I sent an army to take control of Egypt because he feared that Kush would attack. This action was taken as a preventive measure to ensure the safety and security of Egypt. By sending an army, Thutmose I aimed to assert control and maintain a strong presence in Egypt, deterring any potential aggression from Kush. This strategy would also enable him to protect the borders and defend against any possible invasion, ultimately safeguarding the kingdom.

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  • 14. 

    What did Thutmose I conquer when he sent an army to take control of Kush?

    • A.

      All of Nubia north of the fifth cataract & Kush became part of Egypt

    • B.

      All of Nubia south of the fifth cataract

    • C.

      All of Nubia & Kush became part of Egypt

    Correct Answer
    A. All of Nubia north of the fifth cataract & Kush became part of Egypt
    Explanation
    Thutmose I conquered all of Nubia north of the fifth cataract and Kush, making them part of Egypt.

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  • 15. 

    After the attack on Nubia, Kush became part of Egypt. The people of Egypt respected Kushite customs and they took on the Kushite lifestyle.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because after the attack on Nubia, Kush did not become part of Egypt. Instead, Kush remained an independent kingdom and maintained its own customs and lifestyle.

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  • 16. 

    How many years was Kush Egyptian territory?

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      450

    • D.

      45

    Correct Answer
    C. 450
    Explanation
    Kush was Egyptian territory for 450 years. This indicates that Kush was under Egyptian control or influence for a significant period of time.

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  • 17. 

    Many Egyptians settled in Kush, and Egyptian became the major language there.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because although there was some influence from Egypt on Kush, the major language spoken in Kush was not Egyptian. The Kushites had their own language, known as Meroitic, which was distinct from Egyptian. While there may have been some Egyptians who settled in Kush, it did not result in Egyptian becoming the major language in the region.

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