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?
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    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. The Sumerian writing system was called
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    Cuneiform
    Hieroglyphs
    English
    Sargon
  • Question 4
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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 5
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    Q. Which of these are Sumerian inventions?
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    Plow
    Wheel
    Sailboat
    All of them
  • Question 6
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    Q. A Sumerian temple to honor their chief god was called a
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    scribe.
    cradle.
    Gilgamesh.
    ziggurat.
  • Question 7
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    Q. What was the main religion of the Sumerians?
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    Monotheism
    Christianity
    Polytheism
    Judaism
  • Question 8
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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 9
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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 10
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    Q.

    What is polytheism?

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    an amphibian with many legs

    the worship of many gods

    the worship of one god

    the worship of no god/gods

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    Which development occurred during the Neolithic Revolution?

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    Food was grown on haciendas.

    Permanent settlements were established in river valleys.

    Stone tools were used for the first time.

    The factory system replaced the domestic system.

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    Which action is most closely associated with the early Mesopotamian civilizations?

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    building floating gardens to grow corn

    establishing representative democracies

    constructing Hindu temples

    developing a writing system using cuneiform

  • Question 13
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    Which river system is found in Mesopotamia?

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    Nile River

    Yellow River

    Tigris and Euphrates rivers

    Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers

  • Question 14
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    The development of which early civilization was influenced most directly by the Tigris River, the Zagros Mountains, and the Syrian Desert?

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    Egyptian

    Mesopotamian

    Chinese

    Maya

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    If a son has struck his father, they shall cut off his hand.

    • If a seignior has destroyed the eye of a member of the aristocracy, they shall destroy his eye.

    • If he has broken another seignior's bone, they shall break his bone.

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    Ten Commandments

    Code of Hammurabi

    Edicts of Asoka

    Twelve Tables

  • Question 16
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    The term subsistence farming is best defined as

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    redistributing farmland

    producing only enough crops to meet family needs

    irrigating farmland

    exchanging farm products for money

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    ... "If a man has knocked out the teeth of a man of the same rank, his own teeth shall be knocked out. If he has knocked out the teeth of a plebeian (commoner), he shall pay one-third of a mina of silver."...

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    All men are equal under the law

    Fines are preferable to physical punishment.

    Law sometimes distinguishes between social classes.

    Violence must always be punished with violence.

  • Question 18
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    Which factor led to the development of civilizations in ancient Mesopotamia?

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    political harmony

    favorable geography

    religious differences

    universal education

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