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Created: Jan 14, 2017
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6th SS Mid Term Exam Mesopotamia

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Grade 7 Mesopotamia
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
The Sumerians believes that gods descended to the earth using the ziggurat as a ladder.
Based on this sentence, which of the following is true?
  1. The Sumerians were monotheistic.
  2. The Sumerians were polytheistic
  3. The Sumerians were agnostic
  4. The Sumerians were ditheistic
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Agriculture and a food surplus allowed for division of labor which is the development of __.
  1. cuneiform
  2. written laws
  3. bronze tools
  4. specialized jobs like blacksmiths or tailors
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
The development of agriculture meant that
  1. early people had to become nomads.
  2. there was no longer a need for water.
  3. crops could be grown in the tundra.
  4. people had a reliable food source.
None Mesopotamia
The "Fertile Crescent" is....
  1. a river
  2. an arc of rich farmland
  3. a song
  4. a mountain
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Greek word for "land between the rivers"
  1. Nile
  2. Fertile ground
  3. province
  4. Mesopotamia
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
Mesopotamians drew their maps on what?
  1. Paper
  2. Clay tablets
  3. The ground
  4. Cave walls
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Which is the best explanation for why Mesopotamians built canals?
  1. They needed a way to get water out to their fields.
  2. They needed new routes for their ships.
  3. They needed a way to control low water levels.
  4. They needed a way to control the surplus.
Grade 6 Mesopotamia
Why did Sumerians invent the plow?
  1. to make farm work easier
  2. they had extra resources
  3. they got bored
  4. for exercise
Grade 9 Mesopotamia
What are the Sumerians known for inventing?
  1. The wheel
  2. Papyrus
  3. Pyramids
  4. Gunpowder
Grade 6 Social Studies
The two main contributions to the success in farming were the flooding of the rivers and ...
  1. the invention of the plow
  2. the invention of the wheel
  3. the development of irrigation
  4. trading
Grade 6 Social Studies
Traveling on water was made easier by the invention of the...
  1. surfboard
  2. sail
  3. water wheel
  4. irrigation canals
Grade 6 Social Studies
The Fertile Crescent was located in the valley bordered by these two mountain ranges...
  1. Rockies and Taurus
  2. Zagros and Taurus
  3. Zagros and Himilayas
  4. Rockies and Alps
Grade 6 Social Studies