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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 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 9 Mesopotamia
What was did the Sumer civilization begin?
  1. 4000 B.C.
  2. 3500 B.C.
  3. 300 B.C
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
What is an artisan?
  1. A skilled worker that makes goods by hand
  2. A professional record keeper
  3. A pyramid shaped monument
  4. One who does art
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Where was cuneiform developed?
  1. Ice Age
  2. Old Stone Age
  3. Mexico
  4. Sumer
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
One of the earliest cities in Sumer was named:
  1. Sumerville
  2. Ur
  3. Ru
  4. Sumeropolis
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
On what surface did Mesopotamians write?
  1. Papyrus
  2. Paper
  3. Wood tablets
  4. Stone tablets
  5. Clay tablets
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
The lands facing the Mediterranean Sea is known as
  1. fertile crescent
  2. Mesopotamia
  3. Persian Gulf
  4. Hammurabi
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
What is a zigguarat?
  1. professional record keeper
  2. skilled worker that makes goods by hand
  3. a rat who runs in a zig-zag fasion
  4. pyramid-shaped monument
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
At the center of all Sumerian cities were a walled temple and a
  1. irrigation ditches
  2. organized government
  3. ziggurat
  4. all of the above
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Who made the first world map in the 6th century BC?
  1. China
  2. Babylon
  3. Greece
  4. Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
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