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Mesopotamia Questions - All Grades

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Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which statement does NOT describe the location of Mesopotamia?
  1. in the Fertile Crescent
  2. along the Nile River
  3. along the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers
  4. north of the Arabian Desert
Grade 6 Mesopotamia

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Grade 9 Mesopotamia

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What are the Sumerians known for inventing?
  1. The wheel
  2. Papyrus
  3. Pyramids
  4. Gunpowder
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The Code of Hammurabi was a major achievement for which of the following reasons?
  1. It was the first major collection of laws.
  2. It treated men and women as equals.
  3. It rejected the the principle of an "eye for an eye and tooth for a tooth."
  4. It started the idea of a Roman senate.
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Who did the Assyrians conquer?
  1. Sumer
  2. Mesopotamia
  3. Babylonia
  4. Egypt
Grade 10 Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia was located between which 2 rivers?
  1. Tigris and Euphrates
  2. Tigris and Nile
  3. Nile and Euphrates
  4. Euphrates and Egypt
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Grade 10 Mesopotamia
What is a Ziggurat?
  1. a large animal
  2. a small city
  3. a market place
  4. a temple
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The Code of Hammurabi is an example of
  1. written rules for legal procedures
  2. the power of strong kings to control trade
  3. way to conduct wars against neighboring nations
  4. laws passed by absolute rulers
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Nineveh was the capital of which empire?
  1. Chaldean
  2. Babylonian
  3. Assyrian
  4. Akkadian
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The Fertile Crescent that lies between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers has had a significant impact on the Middle East because this area was the site of the
  1. establishment of the first global empire
  2. formation of the state of Isreal
  3. invasion of Kuwait by Iraq
  4. developments of early centers of civilizations
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which of the following is the correct order for the four major empires of Mesopotamia?
  1. Chaldean, Babylonian, Assyrian, Akkadian
  2. Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Chaldean
  3. Assyrian, Chaldean, Babylonian, Akkadian
  4. Babylonian, Assyrian, Akkadian,Chaldean
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which invention allowed the Mesopotamians to sign documents?
  1. Trade
  2. MetalProducts
  3. Cuneiform
  4. Cylinder Seals
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Supply water to their crops.
  1. surplus
  2. Irrigate
  3. crops
  4. barter
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
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