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Bluff!A Game and Study Guide All In One!
Rules • In turn, each team will be asked a question. • Team members who know the answer will stand   up. • The other team ...
Rules Continued • Each team will select one scorekeeper. • If no one from the team stands up, the other   team will be awa...
Question #1•What word means the belief in many gods?
Answer #1•Polytheism
Question #2•Why was the Fertile Crescent a good place for developing civilizations?
Answer #2•The rivers created very rich farmland
Question #3  •What word   means a story   about gods that   explains people’s   beliefs?
Answer #3•myth
Question #4•Why was Babylon an important center of trade?
Answer #4• Because it was located between cities to the south  and north
Question #5•What word means many territories and people who are controlled by one government?
Answer #5•empire
Question #6•Mesopotamia was located between what two rivers?
Answer #6•The Tigris and Euphrates rivers
Question #7•Why did separate city- states develop in Sumer?
Answer #7•Because the cities were separated by long distances
Question #8What word means symbols for writing that represent sounds?
Answer #8•alphabet
Question #9•Why did Phoenicia become a thriving and wealthy region?
Answer #9•Phoenicians sold valuable wood and purple dye to neighboring peoples.
Question #10•How were the Israelites different in their religious beliefs than many other peoples at this time?
Answer #10•They worshipped one god.
BLIND QUESTION•A blind question is when players must commit to standing up before the question is asked.
Question #11•What word means a group of traders traveling together?
•caravan
BLIND QUESTION #12• Why was the Phoenician alphabet so  important to people in the ancient  world?
Answer• It made it easier to learn to read and  write.
Question #13•What word means a time when people starve because there is so little food?
Answer #13•famine
Question #14•What was one of the major events in the history of the Israelites?
Answer #14•The conquest of Canaan
Question #15•What word means the belief in one god?
Answer #15•monotheism
Question #16•What is one of the main reasons why Hammurabi’s Code was significant?
Answer #16•For the first time, laws were written down
Question #17What word means professional writer?
Answer #17• scribe
Question #18Why did the Sumerians make their ziggurats with terraces, one on top of the other?
Answer #18• They believed the gods could use it to  descend to Earth.
Question #19• What word means the area good for  agriculture that stretched from the  Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf?
Answer #19• Fertile Crescent
Question #20• What was one military innovation of  the Assyrians?
Answer #20• Battering ram
Question #21• What is the writing in Mesopotamia  that combined symbols to make groups  of wedges and lines?
Answer #21• cuneiform
Question #22• Who developed the first alphabet?
Question #22• The Phoenicians
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  1. 1. Bluff!A Game and Study Guide All In One!
  2. 2. Rules • In turn, each team will be asked a question. • Team members who know the answer will stand up. • The other team will select ONE person standing up to answer the question. • If that person gives a correct answer, the team will receive as many points as there are people standing up. If the answer is wrong, that many points will be subtracted.
  3. 3. Rules Continued • Each team will select one scorekeeper. • If no one from the team stands up, the other team will be awarded 5 points. • If you do not stand up, or if you would not have if it was your team’s turn, then write the question and answer down to create your own study guide. • A team may not call on the same person from the opposing team until they have called on all the other members of the opposing team.
  4. 4. Question #1•What word means the belief in many gods?
  5. 5. Answer #1•Polytheism
  6. 6. Question #2•Why was the Fertile Crescent a good place for developing civilizations?
  7. 7. Answer #2•The rivers created very rich farmland
  8. 8. Question #3 •What word means a story about gods that explains people’s beliefs?
  9. 9. Answer #3•myth
  10. 10. Question #4•Why was Babylon an important center of trade?
  11. 11. Answer #4• Because it was located between cities to the south and north
  12. 12. Question #5•What word means many territories and people who are controlled by one government?
  13. 13. Answer #5•empire
  14. 14. Question #6•Mesopotamia was located between what two rivers?
  15. 15. Answer #6•The Tigris and Euphrates rivers
  16. 16. Question #7•Why did separate city- states develop in Sumer?
  17. 17. Answer #7•Because the cities were separated by long distances
  18. 18. Question #8What word means symbols for writing that represent sounds?
  19. 19. Answer #8•alphabet
  20. 20. Question #9•Why did Phoenicia become a thriving and wealthy region?
  21. 21. Answer #9•Phoenicians sold valuable wood and purple dye to neighboring peoples.
  22. 22. Question #10•How were the Israelites different in their religious beliefs than many other peoples at this time?
  23. 23. Answer #10•They worshipped one god.
  24. 24. BLIND QUESTION•A blind question is when players must commit to standing up before the question is asked.
  25. 25. Question #11•What word means a group of traders traveling together?
  26. 26. •caravan
  27. 27. BLIND QUESTION #12• Why was the Phoenician alphabet so important to people in the ancient world?
  28. 28. Answer• It made it easier to learn to read and write.
  29. 29. Question #13•What word means a time when people starve because there is so little food?
  30. 30. Answer #13•famine
  31. 31. Question #14•What was one of the major events in the history of the Israelites?
  32. 32. Answer #14•The conquest of Canaan
  33. 33. Question #15•What word means the belief in one god?
  34. 34. Answer #15•monotheism
  35. 35. Question #16•What is one of the main reasons why Hammurabi’s Code was significant?
  36. 36. Answer #16•For the first time, laws were written down
  37. 37. Question #17What word means professional writer?
  38. 38. Answer #17• scribe
  39. 39. Question #18Why did the Sumerians make their ziggurats with terraces, one on top of the other?
  40. 40. Answer #18• They believed the gods could use it to descend to Earth.
  41. 41. Question #19• What word means the area good for agriculture that stretched from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf?
  42. 42. Answer #19• Fertile Crescent
  43. 43. Question #20• What was one military innovation of the Assyrians?
  44. 44. Answer #20• Battering ram
  45. 45. Question #21• What is the writing in Mesopotamia that combined symbols to make groups of wedges and lines?
  46. 46. Answer #21• cuneiform
  47. 47. Question #22• Who developed the first alphabet?
  48. 48. Question #22• The Phoenicians

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