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1

The great falls on the Zambezi River is ____.

Victoria Falls

2

Moses received the ____ while the nation of Israel was in Saudi Arabia.

Ten Commandments

3

who freed the Hebrews and allowed them to return to Canaan

Cyrus the great

4

who took the Hebrews to Babylon

Nebuchadnezzar the second

5

Solomon

who expanded the kingdom of Israel's influence to its greatest extent

6

The word _____ means "without cold."

Africa

7

The greatest king of Israel was ____.

David

8

Upper Egypt is in the ____ of Egypt.

south

9

The lifeline of Egypt is the _____ River.

Nile

10

Egyptian society was _____.

patriarchal

11

The Middle East is also called the ____.

Crossroads of the World

12

The ____ served as monuments and tombs for those who built them.

pyramids

13

What name is given to the early period of Central America?

Mesoamerica

14

The area that comprises the former kingdom of Kush is called ____.

Nubia

15

disprese

to scatter or to travel away from a center point

16

basalt

a dark rock formed from lava

17

The area at the end of the Mediterranean Sea, made up of parts of three continents, is called the ____.

Middle East

18

The term ______ means south of the Sahara.

sub-Sahara

19

Hyksos

The ____ were a Semitic people who brought bronze tools and weapons to Egypt.

20

Abraham came to _____ from Ur in Mesopotamia.

Canaan

21

Incas

built the largest empire in South America

22

The Nile Delta flows into the _____.

Mediterranean Sea

23

The pharaoh who tried to bring monotheism to Egypt was ____.

Akhenaten

24

The Old Kingdom is also called ____.

the Age of the Pharaohs

25

The Anasazi lived ____.

in cliffs in the American West

26

Upper Egypt is in the ____ of Egypt.

south

27

A great grassland of southern Africa is called the ____.

Great Karoo

28

The nation of Ethiopia covers the area that once was the kingdom of ____.

Axum

29

The Hebrews were led out of slavery in Egypt by ____.

Moses

30

The word Sahel indicates ____.

the division between the Sahara and the grasslands to the south