The City States Of Sumer

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The City States of Sumer


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  • 1. 
    3 ancient cities in Sumer were ___________________.
    • A. 

      Nish and Languish

    • B. 

      Un, Kunuk, Wasuk

    • C. 

      Kish, Umma and Uruk

    • D. 

      Ur, Uruk, Baruk

  • 2. 
    An irrigation system is a 
    • A. 

      National security defense system that protects humankind

    • B. 

      Computerized satellite system that supplies Direct TV to the world

    • C. 

      Means of supplying land with water

    • D. 

      Is a mathematical calculation system

  • 3. 
    Ancient Mesopotamia is today's _______________
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      Africa

  • 4. 
    The word mesopotamia means ______________
    • A. 

      The land of the river

    • B. 

      The land between the two rivers

    • C. 

      The rivers that cross the land

    • D. 

      The land without rivers

    • E. 

      The rivers next to the land

  • 5. 
    The oldest city in Sumer date back to ________________>
    • A. 

      0035 BC

    • B. 

      5300 BC

    • C. 

      3500 BC

    • D. 

      5533 BC

    • E. 

      3355 BC

  • 6. 
    The farms in the ancient Sumer were ______________________
    • A. 

      Connected by water canals

    • B. 

      Very far from each other

    • C. 

      Always flooded by the Ur river

    • D. 

      Destroyed by the modern sumerians

  • 7. 
    During Spring, the Sumerian rivers _______________________
    • A. 

      Were perfect for swimming

    • B. 

      Were perfect for fishing

    • C. 

      Would stay dry

    • D. 

      Would overflow

  • 8. 
    What is a Levee?
    • A. 

      One of the ancient cities in Sumer

    • B. 

      A type of plant that grows in the Middle East

    • C. 

      Walls of earth built to prevent a river from flooding

    • D. 

      An ancient Sumerian tool

  • 9. 
    In order to protect their cities, Sumerians built ____________________
    • A. 

      The wheel

    • B. 

      Levees to keep enemies away

    • C. 

      Walls that surrounded the entire city

    • D. 

      A writing system

    • E. 

      Weapons of mass destruction

  • 10. 
    The first cities in Sumer were _______________________________________
    • A. 

      Small independent cities

    • B. 

      Independent large and rich cities

    • C. 

      Large but poor cities

    • D. 

      Cities not so large, but not so small

  • 11. 
    The two rivers in Sumer were _____________________________________
    • A. 

      Tigre and Eufatimio

    • B. 

      Tigris and Euphrates

    • C. 

      Uruk and Tigris

    • D. 

      Nish and Euphrates

  • 12. 
    What is a irrigation system?
    • A. 

      A communication system between 2 cities

    • B. 

      A Sumerian writing system

    • C. 

      A system that supplies water to farms

    • D. 

      A mathematical numeral system

  • 13. 
    Mesopotamia is a ______________________   word.
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Sumerian

    • E. 

      Babylonian

  • 14. 
    Two of the key problems Sumerians faced was the uncontrolled ________________________________
    • A. 

      Swimming problems in the river valley

    • B. 

      Mining resources in the river valley

    • C. 

      Fishing resources in the river valley

    • D. 

      Water supply in the river valley

    • E. 

      Drought in the river valley

  • 15. 
    One of the problems ancient Sumerians faced was ___________________________
    • A. 

      The intense heat during winter

    • B. 

      The intense cold during summer

    • C. 

      The construction of grand temples

    • D. 

      The construction of large roads

    • E. 

      Building and maintaining the levees

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