Mesopotamia
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  • Question 1
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    Mesopotamia means the land between two rivers. Name the two rivers.

    answer choices

    The Nile and the Amazon

    The Tigris and the Euphrates

    The Snake and the Colorado

    The Pol and the Yangtze.

  • Question 2
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    Who is featured here atop the stele of laws that they enacted?

    answer choices

    Nebuchanezzer and Gilgmesh

    Sumer and Ahkadian

    Hammurabi and Shamash

    Cuneiform and Hieroglyphs.

  • Question 3
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    What is the difference between Prehistoric society and Mesopotamian society?

    answer choices

    Prehistoric people were hunter gatherers, Mesopotamian people were farmers.

    Prehistoric people did not leave written history, Mesopotamian people left extensive writings.

    Prehistoric people made artwork primarily about animals, Mesopotamian people made art about many subjects.

    Prehistoric people were nomads, Mesopotamian people built cities and lived in them.

    All of these

  • Question 4
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    Which of the following is NOT true of Hammurabi's laws?

    answer choices

    It covered many aspects of Babylonian life, not just crimes.

    It was used by many later civilizations as a model

    The laws are written in stone.

    It treated all people the same under the law.

  • Question 5
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    Which of these are Mesopotamian inventions?

    answer choices

    The wheel

    The plow

    The alphabet

    All of them

  • Question 6
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    What is the name of the large constructions built during the Mesopotamian time period? The Hanging Tower of Babbel is thought to be one of these.

    answer choices

    Pyramid

    Ziggurat

    Obelisk

    Post and Lintel construction

  • Question 7
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    The few Mesopotamians who learned how to write often held high positions in society as what?

    answer choices

    Artisans

    Merchants

    Scribes

    Priests

  • Question 8
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    What was the main religion of the Mesopotamians?

    answer choices

    Monotheism

    Polytheism

    Christianity

    Judiasm

  • Question 9
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    Building dams, channels, canals, and ditches to bring water to crops is also known as

    answer choices

    irrigation

    architecture

    fishing

    cuneiform

  • Question 10
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    All of these people are considered Mesopotamians except:

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    Egyptians

    Akaadians

    Sumererians

    Babalonians

  • Question 11
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    Who held the highest levels of Mesopotamian society?

    answer choices

    Scribes

    Fishermen and Merchants

    Priests and Rulers

    Artists

  • Question 12
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    The Sumerian writing system was called

    answer choices

    Ziggurat

    Stele

    Heiroglyphs

    Cuneiform

  • Question 13
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    Most city-states of Mesopotamia used ________ as their primary building material.

    answer choices

    Concrete

    Wood

    Metal

    Mud Brick

  • Question 14
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    Punishments under the Code of Hammurabi

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    were more harsh for people of lower social classes.

    stressed reform rather than retribution for crimes.

    did not cover domestic/family concerns.

    did not apply to the upper class.

  • Question 15
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    Mesopotamian Gods often combined the bodies of humans and animals.

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    True

    False

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