Ancient Civilizations
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The artifact below is evidence that Sumerians had
    answer choices
    written language
    art
    chariots
    all of the above
  • Question 2
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    Q. Mesopotamia is Greek for
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    fertile crescent
    land between 2 rivers
    Sumer
    Babylon
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following best proves that most Mesopotamian religions were polytheistic?
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    they believed in demons
    they used the plow for agriculture
    they believed in hundreds of gods
    they believed in Marduk
  • Question 4
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    Q. All of the following are true of Mesopotamia except
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    it is found in modern day Egypt
    There was a city state named Babylon
    Part of it was called Sumer
    It was in the Fertile Crescent
  • Question 5
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    Q. The area is called the "Fertile Crescent" because
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    It has good soil for growing crops
    it is shaped like a semicircle
    it is near 2 rivers and crescent shaped
    it's land is good for farming and is semi circle shaped
  • Question 6
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    Q. Mesopotamia's written language was called
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    cuneiform
    heiroglyphs
    scribes
    ziggurat
  • Question 7
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    Q. If a common man cut out the eye of a common man, what would be his punishment under Hammurabi's Code?
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    he would have his eye put out
    he would be put to death
    he would have to pay gold
    nothing
  • Question 8
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    Q. What is a ziggurat?
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    a building built for gods and priests
    a palace for the king
    a building for slaves
    a palace for Hammurabi
  • Question 9
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    Q. If a nobleman put out the eye of a slave, what would be his punishment under Hammurabi's code?
    answer choices
    he would pay money
    he would be put to death
    he would have his eye put out
    nothing
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. On which continent was Mesopotamia located?
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    Africa
    Europe
    Asia
    Australia
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which civilization was NOT Mesopotamian?
    answer choices
    Sumer
    Egypt
    Babylon
    Assyria
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which of these was invented by the Sumerians?
    answer choices
    Chariot
    Wheel
    Cuneiform
    all of the above
  • Question 13
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    Q. Hammubi's code is a famous system of laws because it
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    is  one of the earliest written law codes
    led to democracy
    had such lenient punishments
    led to the world's first rebellion
  • Question 14
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    Q. Bartering between city-states is an example of
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    HEI
    Region
    Place
    Movement
  • Question 15
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    Q. Sumerians used cuneiform mainly to
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    write decrees and challenge others
    keep track of taxes
    write the world's first dramas
    create love poems
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Bartering occurred because
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    Sumerians had different class levels
    people had surpluses they could trade
    trade made people feel secure
    people didn't want to part with extra stuff
  • Question 17
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    Q. Sumerians used irrigation for farming is an example of
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    HEI
    Movement
    Region
    Place
  • Question 18
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    Q. ________ conquered the city states and built the first empire.
    answer choices
    Hammurabi
    Sargon
    Gilgamesh
    Bebuchadnezzer
  • Question 19
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    Q. Persians were able to expand so far b/c they built __________ and allowed people to keep their ___________.
    answer choices
    roads, customs
    roads, slaves
    roads, taxes
    libraries, customs
  • Question 20
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    Q. Assyrians used _________ weapons and built the Great ___________.
    answer choices
    iron, library
    bronze, library
    bronze, pyramids
    iron, pyramids
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