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World culture quiz

 Question 1
2 out of 2 points | | | 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 | | | | |
 Question 2
2 out of 2 points | | | 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 | | | | |
 Question 3
2 out of 2 points | | | What classic struggle do Gilgamesh and Enkidu represent?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | Nature versus civilization | Correct Answer: |
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2 out of 2 points | | | Why during the 8th century BCE were the Kushites able to control Egypt?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | The Egyptians needed stronger leadership to thwart an Assyrian invasion | Correct Answer: | The Egyptians needed stronger leadership to thwart an Assyrian invasion | | | | |
 Question 17
2 out of 2 points | | | Why did the Egyptians bury their dead on the west side of the Nile?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | Because of the symbolic reference to death and rebirth, as the sun sets in the west | Correct Answer: | Because of the symbolic reference to death and rebirth, as the sun sets in the west | | | | |
 Question 18
2 out of 2 points | | | Why is Nebamun Hunting Birds a sort of visual pun?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | The artist depicts actions that reflect sexual procreation, not hunting | Correct Answer: | The artist depicts actions that reflect sexual procreation, not hunting | | | | |
 Question 19
2 out of 2 points | | | What radical change in Egyptian religion did Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten) decree?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | He mandated worship of one god exclusively | Correct Answer: | He mandated worship of one god exclusively | | | | |
 Question 20
2 out of 2 points | | | Why was deciphering the Rosetta Stone so significant?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | The Stone provided the key to reading

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