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Question 1: The stars had been numbered and named at an early date, and we possess tables of lunar longitudes and observations of ________.
VenusMarsMercury (planet)Jupiter

Question 2: The name of the satrapy was changed to Asuristan in the ________ period.
Rashidun CaliphateMedesAchaemenid EmpireSassanid Empire

Question 3: The only Babylonian astronomer known to have supported a ________ model of planetary motion was Seleucus of Seleucia (b.
Geocentric modelGreek astronomyHeliocentrismSpherical Earth

Question 4: 1696 – 1654 BC, short chronology) created an empire out of the territories of the former kingdoms of Sumer and ________.
Abbasid CaliphateNeo-Assyrian EmpireAkkadian EmpireBabylonia

Question 5: Among the sciences, astronomy and ________ occupied a conspicuous place in Babylonian society.

Question 6: The oldest Babylonian texts on medicine date back to the First Babylonian Dynasty in the first half of the ________.
13th century BC3rd millennium BC2nd millennium BCAncient Near East

Question 7: Babylonian reasoning and ________ developed beyond empirical observation.
Rational choice theoryRationalityAlbert Ellis (psychologist)Jürgen Habermas

Question 8: The Babylonian text Dialog of Pessimism contains similarities to the agonistic thought of the sophists, the Heraclitean doctrine of contrasts, and the dialogs of ________, as well as a precursor to the maieutic Socratic method of Socrates.
Bertrand RussellPlatoAristotleImmanuel Kant

Question 9: The zodiac was a Babylonian invention of great antiquity; and ________ of the sun and moon could be foretold.

Question 10: Babylonia was absorbed into the ________ in 539 BC.
Achaemenid EmpireAlexander the GreatSassanid EmpireMedes

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