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Name: _________________________
1. What is Mesopotamia?
a. Country
b. Region
c. City
2. Mesopotamia is situation between t...
11. Which type of irrigation was common in Mesopotamia?
a. Canals
b. Aquifers
c. Levees
12. A ziggurat is a type of
a. Hom...
17. How did Mesopotamian artists depict humans?
a. Involved in action, such as running or jumping
b. In different colors t...
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Mesopotamia test

  1. 1. Name: _________________________ 1. What is Mesopotamia? a. Country b. Region c. City 2. Mesopotamia is situation between the __________________________ and _________________________ rivers. 3. The earliest writings were found in which city? a. Sumer b. Ebla c. Babylon 4. One of the most famous Mesopotamian writings is the Epic of a. Beowulf b. Aeneas c. Gilgamesh 5. Who were the first settlers of Mesopotamia? a. Assyrians b. Sumerians c. Babylonians 6. Which type of leader was common in Mesopotamia? a. King b. President c. Warlord 7. Mesopotamians used a type of writing known as ____________________________. 8. Which king is famous for his code of laws? a. Herod b. Hammurabi c. Hagar 9. Which other group entered Mesopotamia and conquered the inhabitants? a. Semites b. Moors c. Saxons 10. Kings were referred to as __________________________, the Sumerian word for “big man”.
  2. 2. 11. Which type of irrigation was common in Mesopotamia? a. Canals b. Aquifers c. Levees 12. A ziggurat is a type of a. Home b. Temple c. Office 13. Which described Mesopotamian religion? a. Monotheistic, believing in one god b. Atheistic, believing in no gods c. Polytheistic, believing in many gods 14. Mesopotamians believed in laws of the universe, called ______________________. 15. Compare and contrast the lives of men and women in ancient Mesopotamia. 16. Why was Ur a wealthy city? a. It provided most of the grain for the area b. It provided goods from many artisans c. It provided soldiers to many other cities
  3. 3. 17. How did Mesopotamian artists depict humans? a. Involved in action, such as running or jumping b. In different colors that represented their station c. In profile and with large eyes 18. How did Mesopotamians sign documents? a. Using a cylinder seal b. Using wax and a stamp c. Using cuneiform writing 19. Hammurabi ruled from which city? a. Ur b. Babylon c. Sumer 20. Mesopotamia is the first area known to have developed which? a. Bricks and mortar b. The wheel c. Using fire to cook food

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