Geography of Mesopotamia
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  • Question 1
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    Which environmental factor is the most important in determining where civilizations settled?

    answer choices

    Water

    Topography

    Minerals

    Vegetation

  • Question 2
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    How did civilizations use minerals?

    answer choices

    Metal tools and weapons

    Watering crops

    Building shelter

    Flat/fertile farmland

  • Question 3
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    Which civilization is known as the "land between rivers"?

    answer choices

    Egypt

    Mesopotamia

    Indus

    China

  • Question 4
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    What two rivers flowed in Mesopotamia?

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    Nile and Indus

    Missouri and Mississippi

    Tigris and Euphrates

    Huang He and Jordan

  • Question 5
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    Why did people settle in Mesopotamia?

    answer choices

    Deserts and Mountains

    Minerals and Vegetation

    Water and Fertile Soil

    Weather and Climate

  • Question 6
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    New agricultural techniques like irrigation allowed people to create...

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    a food surplus.

    a social structure.

    a religious society.

    a government system.

  • Question 7
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    Why was the yearly flooding important in Mesopotamia?

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    It created a lake for fishing.

    It provided an area for swimming.

    It washed away the dirt and mud.

    It deposited silt, or fertile soil for farming.

  • Question 8
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    Which agricultural technique watered crops during dry periods?

    answer choices

    Plow

    Sickle Blade

    Cultivation

    Irrigation

  • Question 9
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    How did Mesopotamians protect themselves from invaders?

    answer choices

    Built irrigation ditches to keep invaders out.

    Hid out on the surrounding mountain tops.

    Built fortified walls of mud brick.

    Prayed to the god of war.

  • Question 10
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    The flat land bordering the banks of a river is called (a)...

    answer choices

    irrigation.

    floodplain.

    silt.

    gulf.

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