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World Cultures I Quiz

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Question 1
4 out of 4 points

The Great Serpent Mound differs from most Hopewell mounds in its Answer

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absence of burial sites.
Correct Answer:
  
absence of burial sites.

Question 2
4 out of 4 points

Why are the Chauvet animal paintings probably NOT associated with the hunt? Answer

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Less than half of the animals painted on the walls are believed to have been hunted. Correct Answer:
  
Less than half of the animals painted on the walls are believed to have been hunted.

Question 3
4 out of 4 points

Japanese emperors claimed divinity as
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direct descendants of the sun goddess.
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direct descendants of the sun goddess.

Question 4
0 out of 4 points

The Olmec’s giant mounds where the priests dwelled are thought to have possibly represented Answer

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mountains.
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volcanoes.

Question 5
4 out of 4 points

Venus of Willendorf’s original red color is suggestive of
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menses.
Correct Answer:
  
menses.

Question 6
4 out of 4 points

Why is the legend of Sargon I considered a "rags to riches" story? Answer

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Child abandoned at birth grows up to be king
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Child abandoned at birth grows up to be king

Question 7
4 out of 4 points

What was the role of the Hebrew prophets in the era following Solomon's death? Answer

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To provide moral instruction according to the laws of the Torah Correct Answer:
  
To provide moral instruction according to the laws of the Torah

Question 8
4 out of 4 points

What new technology followed agriculture in defining Mesopotamia? Answer

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Metallurgy
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Metallurgy

Question 9
4 out of 4 points

What classic struggle do Gilgamesh and Enkidu represent?
Answer

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Nature versus civilization
Correct Answer:
  
Nature versus civilization

Question 10
4 out of 4 points

Why did visitors to the ziggurats often leave a statue representing themselves? Answer

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To serve as prayer offerings to the gods
Correct Answer:
  
To serve as prayer offerings to the gods

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