1. What is the main purpose of the lecture?
A. To compare two ancient civilizations
B. To suggest topics for the students’ next research paper
C. To show the importance of hearing an ancient text read aloud
D. To explain how linguists determine the correct pronunciation of ancient languages
2. According to the professor, what have previous classes concentrated on?
A. Recent discoveries about Sumerian agriculture
B. The influence of Sumerian culture on ancient Egypt
C. The written records of the ancient Akkadians
D. Akkadian buildings that have been preserved