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World culture quiz

 Question 1
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| Why did the arts develop in Mesopotamia?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    As celebrations of the priest-kings' power| Correct Answer:|    As celebrations of the priest-kings' power|

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 Question 2
2 out of 2 points
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| What did lost-wax casting enable the Mesopotamian sculptors to create?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Larger and more lightweight bronze pieces| Correct Answer:|    Larger and more lightweight bronze pieces|

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 Question 3
2 out of 2 points
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| What classic struggle do Gilgamesh and Enkidu represent?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Nature versus civilization|
Correct Answer:|    Nature versus civilization|
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 Question 4
2 out of 2 points
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| What is the Persian Zoroaster's greatest contribution to religious thought?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The emphasis on free will|
Correct Answer:|    The emphasis on free will|
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 Question 5
2 out of 2 points
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| Why is the Epic of Gilgamesh a first in known literary works?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    It is the first to confront the idea of death| Correct Answer:|    It is the first to confront the idea of death|

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 Question 6
2 out of 2 points
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| Why is King Solomon's authorship of the "Song of Solomon" doubtful?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The female protagonist's voice is stronger than the man's| Correct Answer:|    The female protagonist's voice is stronger than the man's|

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 Question 7
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| What were ziggurats most likely designed to resemble?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    A city|
Correct Answer:|    A mountain|
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 Question 8
2 out of 2 points
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| What was the Mesopotamian ruler's role in religion?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To act as intermediary between the gods and humans| Correct Answer:|    To act as intermediary between the gods and humans|

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 Question 9
2 out of 2 points
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| Why is the legend of Sargon I considered a "rags to riches" story?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Child abandoned at birth grows up to be king| Correct Answer:|    Child abandoned at birth grows up to be king|

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 Question 10
2 out of 2 points
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| How did the Mesopotamians view human society?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    As part of a larger society|
Correct Answer:|    As part of a larger society|
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 Question 11
2 out of 2 points
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| What creature, part crocodile, part lion, and part hippopotamus, would devour the unworthy deceased at the final judgment?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Ammit|
Correct Answer:|    Ammit|
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 Question 12
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| Why were Egyptians buried with Books of Going Forth by Day (Books of the Dead)?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To help them survive the ritual of judgment| Correct Answer:|    To provide instructions for resurrection|

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 Question 13
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| Why did the Egyptians go to such lengths to preserve the dead?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    They believed that only intact bodies could enter the underworld| Correct Answer:|    The believed the deceased's ka and ba would not recognize a decomposed body|

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 Question 14
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| On what measure are the squares in the Egyptian grid system based?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    An average foot's length|
Correct Answer:|    One clenched fist|
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 Question 15
2 out of 2 points
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| How can we tell that an Egyptian statue portrays a lesser person?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|   ...
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