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1. What is a political unit of different peoples or formerly independent states under the control of one ruler? (Points : 1) a civilization an empire a religion an economy 2. Which was the most common method empire builders used to unite vast territories? (Points : 1) religious tolerance economic domination cultural diffusion military conquest 3. Which best shows how Egypt became an empire? (Points : 1) A B C 4. Which pharaoh undertook enormous building projects, including Abu Simbel? (Points : 1) Amenhotep IV Hatshepsut Tutankhamen Ramses II 5. Which pharaoh established a new religion with one, new, all-powerful god? (Points : 1) Amenhotep IV Hatshepsut Tutankhamen Ramses II 6. How were the pharaohs of Egypt able to build huge monuments and temples that took decades to complete? (Points : 1) They used volunteers for the work and money from tribute and plunder. They used volunteers for the work and borrowed money to buy materials. They used slaves for workers and their wealth from plunder and trade. They used slaves for workers and borrowed money from other rulers. 7. How did Darius of Persia maintain control over his empire? (Points : 1) He used military technology Persia learned from the Hyksos. He created an alliance with the city-states of Greece. He destroyed temples and made the religions of conquered people illegal. He divided it into provinces and assigned satraps to govern them. 8. Which empire builder used tolerance to help maintain control over his empire? (Points : 1) Sargon of Akkad Hammurabi of Babylonia Cyrus of Persia Darius of Persia 9. Which empire builder established an infrastructure of roads, bridges, and lodgings to help control his empire? (Points : 1) Sargon of Akkad Hammurabi of Babylonia Cyrus of Persia Darius of Persia 10. Why did the Persian Empire decline in power? (Points : 1) Fights for the royal throne broke out and governors stopped following orders. The pharaohs of Egypt's New Kingdom disrupted trade throughout the empire. Zoroastrianism spread throughout the empire and the Greeks invaded. A plague that originated in Mesopotamia spread throughout the empire. 11. What was the significance of the Code of Hammurabi? (Points : 1) The laws were developed from an ancient Sumerian code of laws. The laws were displayed throughout the empire for all to see. The laws guaranteed many freedoms for ordinary citizens. The laws guaranteed equality between the rich and the poor. 12. Which group of people conquered Egypt's New Kingdom, but kept many Egyptian customs? (Points : 1) Hittites Hyksos Kupelletes Hebrews 13. Which statement about Persian culture is true? (Points : 1) The Persians forced their culture on every people they conquered. The Persians adopted whatever they found useful from other cultures. Persian culture was very unique and different from any other culture. Persian culture included architecture and jewelry, but not religion or art.