Trivia Facts Quiz On Fertile Crescent

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Spanning the middle east region, The Fertile Crescent covers countries in the Palestinian territories, other countries include Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Syria. The region is known as the cradle of civilization. What do you know about Fertile Crescent? Take our quiz to find out everything you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was James Henry, the man who popularised the term? A/An ________

    • A.

      Astronaut

    • B.

      Geologist

    • C.

      Archaeologist

    • D.

      Professor

    Correct Answer
    C. Archaeologist
    Explanation
    James Henry, the man who popularized the term, was an archaeologist. Archaeologists study human history and prehistory through the excavation and analysis of artifacts, structures, and other physical remains. James Henry's work and contributions in the field of archaeology made him well-known and led to the popularization of the term.

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  • 2. 

    What Book did the term get initial recognition? 

    • A.

      Outlines of European History 

    • B.

      Riches in history 

    • C.

      The Middle East 

    • D.

      The Fertile Crescent 

    Correct Answer
    A. Outlines of European History 
    Explanation
    "Outlines of European History" is the correct answer because the question is asking for the book that initially recognized the term. The other options, "Riches in history," "The Middle East," and "The Fertile Crescent," do not directly relate to the term or its initial recognition. Therefore, "Outlines of European History" is the most relevant and appropriate answer.

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  • 3. 

    What year was the term firstly used? 

    • A.

      1914

    • B.

      1915

    • C.

      1916

    • D.

      1917

    Correct Answer
    A. 1914
    Explanation
    The term was first used in 1914.

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  • 4. 

    Which book marked a second Advancement of the term? 

    • A.

      Outlines of European History 

    • B.

      Riches in history

    • C.

      The Middle East 

    • D.

      Ancient Times: A History of the Early World 

    Correct Answer
    D. Ancient Times: A History of the Early World 
    Explanation
    Ancient Times: A History of the Early World marked a second advancement of the term.

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  • 5. 

    What year was the term advanced with a map? 

    • A.

      1914

    • B.

      1915

    • C.

      1916

    • D.

      1917

    Correct Answer
    C. 1916
    Explanation
    In 1916, the term "advanced with a map" was introduced. This suggests that there was a significant development or improvement in the use or understanding of maps during this year. However, without further context or information, it is difficult to provide a more specific explanation for why 1916 is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    How did James Henry describe the fertile crescent? A/An ____

    • A.

      Circle

    • B.

      Semicircle

    • C.

      Square

    • D.

      Mass

    Correct Answer
    B. Semicircle
    Explanation
    James Henry described the fertile crescent as a semicircle. The fertile crescent is an area in the Middle East that stretches from the Nile River in Egypt to the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers in Mesopotamia. It is called a semicircle because it has a curved shape resembling half of a circle. This region is known for its rich soil and agricultural productivity, making it an important area for early human civilizations to develop.

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  • 7. 

    What south-eastern area does the region face? 

    • A.

      Mediterranean

    • B.

      Arabia

    • C.

      Persian Gulf    

    • D.

      Babylon

    Correct Answer
    A. Mediterranean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mediterranean. The question is asking about the south-eastern area that the region faces. The Mediterranean Sea is located to the south-east of many regions, including Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

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  • 8. 

    What area faces the center of the region to the north? 

    • A.

      Mediterranean

    • B.

      Arabia

    • C.

      Persian Gulf 

    • D.

      Babylon

    Correct Answer
    B. Arabia
    Explanation
    Arabia faces the center of the region to the north. This can be inferred from the given options, as the other three options (Mediterranean, Persian Gulf, and Babylon) are not located to the north of the region. Therefore, Arabia is the only logical choice for the area that faces the center of the region to the north.

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  • 9. 

    What area faces the east of the region to the north? 

    • A.

      Mediterranean

    • B.

      Arabia

    • C.

      Persian Gulf 

    • D.

      Babylon

    Correct Answer
    C. Persian Gulf 
    Explanation
    The Persian Gulf is the correct answer because it is located to the east of the region mentioned in the question, which is the north. The Mediterranean, Arabia, and Babylon are not located to the east of the region to the north.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these serves as the western boundary of the region? 

    • A.

      Mediterranean

    • B.

      Sahara Desert 

    • C.

      Persian Gulf 

    • D.

      Babylon

    Correct Answer
    B. Sahara Desert 
    Explanation
    The Sahara Desert serves as the western boundary of the region.

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