Ancient Mesopotamia
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This picture shows an area known as the..
    answer choices
    Farming Curve
    Fertile Crescent
    Green C
    Fertile Curve
  • Question 2
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    Q. Civilization in Mesopotamia developed between which two rivers?
    answer choices
    the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean
    the Tigris and the Persian Gulf
    the Persian Gulf and the Euphrates
    the Euphrates and the Tigris
  • Question 3
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    Q. Who wrote a legal code that covered most areas of daily life?
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    Gilgamesh
    Hammarabui
    Nineveh
    Sargon
  • Question 4
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    Q. The Sumerian writing system was called
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    Cuneiform
    Hieroglyphs
    English
    Sargon
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which of the following were members of the upper class?
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    kings and priests
    artisans
    merchants and traders
    scribes
  • Question 6
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    Q. A Sumerian temple to honor their chief god was called a
    answer choices
    scribe.
    cradle.
    Gilgamesh.
    ziggurat.
  • Question 7
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    Q. The few Sumerians who learned how to write often held high positions in society as what?
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    artisans
    scribes
    heads of households
    merchants
  • Question 8
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    Q. What was the main religion of the Sumerians?
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    Monotheism
    Christianity
    Polytheism
    Judaism
  • Question 9
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    Q. Why was Sargon important?
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    He united Babylon to create the first empire
    He united Mesopotamia and created the first Empire
    He united Mesopotamia and made the first civilization
    He united Babylon and created the first civilization
  • Question 10
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    Q. A city with political and economic control over the surrounding countryside
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    City-State
    Country
    Villiage
    Culture
  • Question 11
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    Q. Babylonian leader who created the first written code of 282 laws that dealt with almost every part of daily life
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    Gilgamesh
    Sargon
    Hammurabi 
    Sumer
  • Question 12
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    Q. Curved strip of land that runs from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf
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    Mesopotamia
    Fertile Crescent
    silt
    Babylon
  • Question 13
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    Q. Sumerian artisans, merchants, farmers, and fishers made up this group.
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    business class
    lower class
    middle class
    upper class
  • Question 14
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    Q. Building dams, channels, canals, and ditches to bring water to crops 
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    irrigation
    nomads
    ziggurat
    scribes
  • Question 15
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    Q. The word "Mesopotamia" means
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    middle of the fertile crescent
    land in the middle of the desert 
    land between the rivers
    land north of the sea
  • Question 16
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    Q. What does a scribe do for a living?
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    cook
    paint
    fight
    write
  • Question 17
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    Q. A payment made to a ruler as a sign of surrender
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    tax
    contribution
    tribute
    donation
  • Question 18
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    Q. A group of merchants traveling together for safety, usually with a large group of camels
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    caravan
    posse
    entourage
    security detail
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