Essay about World LIt

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1.
The earliest written documents contain all of the following types of information, except:
A) commercial
B) legal
C) mythological
D) political
E) administrative
2.
Which of the following cities was not a center of government, religion, and culture in the third millennium B.C.?

A) Memphis
B) Baghdad
C) Babylon
D) Thebes
E) Ninevah

3.
Early forms of writing include all of the following, except which?
A) symbolic
B) pictographic
C) hieroglyphic
D) consonantal
E) cuneiform
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Correct Answer(s):
A
4.
Which ancient culture left no literary texts?
A) Phoenicians
B) Sumerians
C) Hebrews
D) Babylonians
E) Assyrians
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Which part of the standard version of Gilgamesh does not clearly connect to the narrative of the other parts and is usually presented as an appendix?
A) “The Story of the Flood”
B) “The Forest Journey”
C) “The Search for Everlasting Life”
D) “Gilgamesh in the Underworld”
E) “The Death of Gilgamesh”
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Correct Answer(s):
D
13.
Pharaoh Akhenaten of the Eighteenth Dynasty elevated Aten, the sun god, above all the other deities. Why is this

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