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Downloadable Test Bank for The Humanistic Tradition Volume 1: Prehistory to the Early Modern World, 7th Edition, by Gloria K. Fiero, ISBN10: 1259360660, ISBN13: 9781259360664

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Test Bank for The Humanistic Tradition Volume 1: Prehistory to the Early Modern World, 7th Edition, by Gloria K. Fiero, ISBN10: 1259360660, ISBN13: 9781259360664
Book 1: The First Civilizations and the Classical Legacy
Introduction: Prehistory and the Birth of Civilization Prehistory The Birth of Civilization
1 Mesopotamia: Gods, Rulers, and the Social Order
2 Africa: Gods, Rulers, and the Social Order
3 India, China, and the Americas
4 Greece: Humanism and the Speculative Leap
5 The Classical Style
6 Rome: The Rise to Empire
7 China: The Rise to Empire
Book Two: Medieval Europe and the World Beyond
8 A Flowering of Faith: Christianity and Buddhism
9 The Language of Faith: Symbolism and the Arts
10 The Islamic World: Religion and Culture
11 Patterns of Medieval Life
12 Christianity and the Medieval Mind
13 The Medieval Synthesis in the Arts
14 The World Beyond the West: India, China, and Japan
Book 3: The European Renaissance, The Reformation, and Global Encounter
15 Adversity and Challenge: The FourteenthCentury Transition
16 Classical Humanism in the Age of the Renaissance
17 Renaissance Artists: Disciples of Nature, Masters of Invention
18 CrossCultural Encounters: Asia, Africa, and the Americas
19 Protest and Reform: The Waning of the Old Order

SAMPLE CHAPTER

1. The literal translation of Mesopotamia is “the land ________.”
A. amongst the sand
B. between two rivers
C. in the middle
D. where people gather

Learning Objective: Explain how the natural environment influenced Sumerian beliefs.
Topic: History

2. The first of Mesopotamia’s many civilizations was the city of
A. Basra.
B. Mecca.
C. Babylon.
D. Sumer.

Topic: History

3. The world’s first epic poem was
A. Hammurabi’s Code.
B. The Epic of Gilgamesh.
C. the Christian Bible.
D. None of these answers is correct.

Learning Objective: Recognize features of Mesopotamian culture in its literature and art.
Topic: History
Topic: Literature

4. Which of the following represents consolidation of the various tribal laws into one central legal plan?
A. Hammurabi’s Code
B. The Epic of Gilgamesh
C. the Christian Bible
D. None of these answers is correct.

Learning Objective: Describe social effects of the shift from oral to written law in ancient Babylon.
Topic: History
Topic: Literature
Topic: Mesopotamian government
Topic: Mesopotamian social order

5. The massive, terraced towers of mud and brick constructed by the Mesopotamians are called
A. shrines.
B. ziggurats.
C. babels.
D. pyramids.

Topic: Art and Architecture
Topic: History

6. The developers of the basic alphabet that eventually morphed into the modern Western languages were the
A. Phoenicians.
B. Sumerians.
C. Hittites.
D. Persians.

Learning Objective: Recognize features of Mesopotamian culture in its literature and art.
Topic: Art and Architecture
Topic: History
Topic: Literature

7.
The beginning of the Hebrew history is personified by which of the following?

A. Moses
B. Jesus Christ
C. Noah
D. Abraham

Topic: Literature
Topic: Philosophy and Religion
Topic: The Hebrew Bible
Topic: monotheism

8. Who of the following led the Hebrew people out of Egyptian slavery?
A. Moses
B. Jesus Christ
C. Noah
D. Abraham

Topic: History
Topic: Literature
Topic: Philosophy and Religion
Topic: The Hebrew Bible
Topic: monotheism

9. Why did the Hebrews not go immediately to the promised land after leaving Egypt?
A. It was occupied by strong local tribes.
B. It was denied to the generation that had disobeyed God in the desert.
C. They went the wrong way.
D. They were unsure which way to go.

Topic: History
Topic: Philosophy and Religion
Topic: The Hebrew Bible
Topic: monotheism

10. The Hebrew god is named
A. Gilgamesh.
B. Yahweh.
C. Torah.
D. Aten.

Topic: Literature
Topic: Philosophy and Religion
Topic: The Hebrew Bible
Topic: monotheism

11. Which of the following geological features forms Mesopotamia?
A.
the Nile and Euphrates rivers

B.
the Tigris and Euphrates rivers

C.
the Nile and Tigris rivers

D.
the Indus and Tigris rivers

Learning Objective: Explain how the natural environment influenced Sumerian beliefs.
Topic: History

12. The ancient capitol of the Persian Empire was
A. Persepolis.
B. Tehran.
C. Babylon.
D. Mecca.

Topic: History
Topic: Persian Empire

13. The introduction of ironforging technology to Mesopotamia was by the
A. Hittites.
B. Phoenicians.
C. Hebrews.
D. Egyptians.

Learning Objective: Examine technology’s role in the rise of empires in Mesopotamia.
Topic: History
Topic: Iron Age

14. The first five books of the Hebrew Bible are collectively called the
A. Decalogue.
B. Menorah.
C. Torah.
D. Vedas.

Topic: History
Topic: Literature
Topic: Philosophy and Religion
Topic: The Hebrew Bible
Topic: monotheism

15.
Which of the following Iron Age empires combined fighting techniques and engineering ingenuity to swallow up most of the land between the Persian Gulf and the Nile valley by 700 B.C.E.?

A. the Egyptians
B. the Assyrians
C. the Chaldeans
D. the Persians

Learning Objective: Examine technology’s role in the rise of empires in Mesopotamia.
Topic: Assyrian Empire
Topic: History
Topic: Iron Age

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