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: Multiple Choice Use the following quotation to answer the next three questions. Herodotus said “The Nile, when it floods, spreads over not only the Delta but parts of what are called Libya and Arabia for two days’ journey in either direction, more or less. . . . This that I have mentioned was the subject of my persistent asking why, and also why it is that it is the only river that has no breezes blowing from it.” —Herodotus, The History, 2.19 1. How far could one walk before finding the end of the Nile’s flood? (1 point) two miles two weeks’ journey two leagues two days’ journey 2. What lands beside Egypt does the Nile flood? (1 point) Mesopotamia Ethiopia Libya and Arabia Narmer 3. What does Herodotus question about the Nile in this quote? (1 point) why it has its great floods why it has no breezes blowing from it why it has its towering forests why it has its enormous length Use the following quotation to answer the next four questions. “. . . Horus was the son of Osiris, a god of nature whose power was manifest in the ebb and flood of the Nile. Osiris himself had once ruled Egypt, aided by his wife and sister, Isis, before he was brought down by his murderously jealous brother Seth, who dismembered Osiris and scattered his parts over the land. The faithful Isis went about collecting the pieces and patched them back together, thus resurrecting Osiris, who retired from his earthly responsibilities to become lord of the afterworld. Horus was left to contend with his uncle, Seth, for dominion over Egypt. . . . the earth god, Geb, declared Horus the victor and pronounced him King of Egypt.” — The Age of God Kings: Time Frame 3000–1500 B.C. 4. How did Isis resurrect Osiris? (1 point) She collected his pieces and patched him back together. She dismembered Osiris and scattered his pieces. She had Geb declare him the victor over Seth. She threw the pieces of Osiris into the Nile at flood stage. 5. With whom did Horus fight for dominion over Egypt? (1 point) his father, Osiris his father, Seth his uncle, Seth his mother, Isis 6. Which of these words best describes the mythology of ancient Egypt as told in this passage? (1 point) peaceful violent factual humorous 7. What job did Osiris take after his resurrection? (1 point) king of Egypt god of nature Geb’s servant lord of the afterworld 8. The Nile River’s flooding could be described as (1 point) cataclysmic. destructive. gentle and dependable. rare. 9. The land around the Nile River delta is known as (1 point) Kush. Lower Egypt. Upper Egypt. the Sudan. 10. The Kushites moved their capital to Meroë to be close to (1 point) the Egyptians. iron ore deposits. Kerma. Napata. 11. Also known as Menes, he united Upper and Lower Egypt. (1 point) Ramses II Piye Narmer Tutankhamen 12. What crops did the Egyptians grow? (1 point) sorghum and rye rice and beans flax, wheat, and barley millet and oats 13. Jewish religious teachers are called (1 point) professors. clerics. priests. rabbis. 14. A person thought to be instructed by God is a (1 point) judge. scribe. prophet. zealot. 15. Food prepared according to Jewish dietary laws is called (1 point) clean. approved. kosher. fleishig. Use the quotation below to answer the next following question. "Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb. And the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. And when the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I." —Exodus 3:1–6, Holy Bible 16. "The bush was not consumed" means (1 point) the bush burned up. the bush only looked like it was burning. the bush was not burned up. the bush was not eaten. 17. ____ was a model of devotion to family held up for Jewish girls to imitate. (1 point) Deborah Hatshepsut Naomi Ruth 18. ____ lived in the desert, praying for God to deliver them from the Romans. (1 point) Zealots Maccabees Prophets Essenes 19. They defeated the Chaldeans and conquered Babylon. (1 point) Persians Romans Greeks Picts Use the map below to answer the next three questions. map 20. Which of the following is the farthest north? (1 point) Byblos Israel Dead Sea Tyre 21. In which territory is Jerusalem? (1 point) Cyprus Damascus Kingdom of Israel Kingdom of Judah 22. The Jordan River passes through which territory? (1 point) Mount Sinai kingdom of Israel kingdom of Judah Mediterranean Sea

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