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The Mystery of History


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The "father" of every craftsman of bronze and iron

    • B. 

      The "father" of those who play the harp and flute

    • C. 

      The "father" of government

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Iron ore deposits

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Coke made from the heating of coal

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Sir Richard Owen

    • B. 

      Sir Leonard Woolley

    • C. 

      King Arthur

  • 4. 
    The three sons of Noah were          ,  Shem, and Japheth.
  • 5. 
    I am the archaeologist who discovered Royal Tombs in Ur. My name is Sir Leonard Wonkey. True or false
  • 6. 
    Cuneiform is an ancient wedged shaped alphabet. True or false
  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Euphrates

    • B. 

      Sumer

    • C. 

      Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      Tigris

  • 8. 
    The following statements can be said about the Sumerians.
    • A. 

      They lived in the Fertile Crescent

    • B. 

      They had idols with big eyes

    • C. 

      They established cuneiform

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      It was like a bible to the Egyptians.

    • B. 

      It was originally from the Sumerians, but copied by the Babylonians.

    • C. 

      It was like the writings of the Pentateuch.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    Stonehenge is located in France. True or False                                     
  • 11. 
    The Minoans lived on the island of                 .
    • A. 

      Crete

    • B. 

      Cyprus

    • C. 

      Sardis

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    Abraham was the "father of Israel". What year do we remember for him?
    • A. 

      1665 BC

    • B. 

      3309 BC

    • C. 

      1333 BC

    • D. 

      2100 BC

  • 13. 
    Hammurabi was king over Persia and he made a code or law. True or False
  • 14. 
    The ______________ was helpful to the Chinese and was kept a secret for thousands of years.
    • A. 

      Mulberry tree

    • B. 

      Cherry blossom

    • C. 

      Silk worm

    • D. 

      Art of origami

  • 15. 
    Only the                     was able to enter the Holy of Holies on the day of Atonement.
    • A. 

      High Priest

    • B. 

      Prophet

    • C. 

      Levites

    • D. 

      King

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Joshua

    • C. 

      Egyptians

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    King Tutankhamen was king over Egypt in 1333 B.C. True or false
  • 18. 
    • A. 

      They brought introduced new gods to Egypt.

    • B. 

      They brought about the worship of one god.

    • C. 

      They abolished all worship.

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      He built the temple at Abu Simbel.

    • B. 

      Some would say, he was the last great ruler in Egypt.

    • C. 

      He was a Pharaoh.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 20. 
    Joseph can be placed in history during...
    • A. 

      The old kingdom in Egypt

    • B. 

      The middle kingdom in Egypt

    • C. 

      The early new kingdom in Egypt

    • D. 

      The later new kingdom in Egypt

  • 21. 
    King Khufu can be placed in history during
    • A. 

      The old kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle kingdom

    • C. 

      Early new kingdom

    • D. 

      Later new kingdom

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Old kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle kingdom

    • C. 

      Early new kingdom

    • D. 

      Later new kingdom

  • 23. 
    Ramses II can be placed in history during...
    • A. 

      Old kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle kingdom

    • C. 

      Early new kingdom

    • D. 

      Later new kingdom

  • 24. 
    King Tutankhamen was the son-in-law of Amenhotep IV and Nefertiti. True or false.
  • 25. 
    King Tut's tomb was found by                       
    • A. 

      Sir Leonard Woolley

    • B. 

      Howard Carter

    • C. 

      Richard Owens

    • D. 

      Under Dog