Important Figures Of Mesopotamia

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Mesopotamia Quizzes & Trivia

Choose who would be most likely to say the following statement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I led the Israelites out of Egypt.
    • A. 

      Gilgamesh

    • B. 

      Solomon

    • C. 

      King David

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 2. 
    I told the wall of a reed hut about the coming flood.
    • A. 

      Ea

    • B. 

      Anu

    • C. 

      Ishtar

    • D. 

      Enlil

  • 3. 
    Enkidu threw the leg of the Bull of Heaven at me, and for his behavior, it was decreed that he must die!
    • A. 

      Anu

    • B. 

      Ninsun

    • C. 

      Ishtar

    • D. 

      Harim

  • 4. 
    My descendants became the Israelites.
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Ishtar

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Sargon

  • 5. 
    I am known for the walls of my city!
    • A. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

    • B. 

      Sargon

    • C. 

      Hammurabi

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh

  • 6. 
    I gave Hammurabi the Code of Law
    • A. 

      God

    • B. 

      Sargon

    • C. 

      Shamash

    • D. 

      Anu

  • 7. 
    God promised me a land for my followers.
    • A. 

      Abraham

    • B. 

      Solomon

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

  • 8. 
    I was the first to maintain a standing army to keep city-states from revolting.
    • A. 

      Sargon

    • B. 

      Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh

  • 9. 
    I kept my empire in place by making them too scared to revolt because of my brutality.
    • A. 

      Sargon

    • B. 

      Hammurabi

    • C. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh

  • 10. 
    I decided that the world should be flooded and all people should die because I wanted some sleep!
    • A. 

      Hammurabi

    • B. 

      Ea

    • C. 

      Enlil

    • D. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

  • 11. 
      I sought out my ancestor to learn the secret of life and death.
    • A. 

      Utnapishtim

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Sargon

  • 12. 
    I conquered Lugalzaggisi and then battled many city-states in order to rule the empire of Sumer.
    • A. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

    • B. 

      Sargon

    • C. 

      Ashurbanipal

    • D. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

  • 13. 
    Although I was cruel, I ruled my empire well because I trusted governors to rule areas of the kingdom for me.
    • A. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

    • B. 

      Sargon

    • C. 

      Moses

    • D. 

      Nebuchadnezzar

  • 14. 
    I killed Humbuba and the Bull of Heaven.
    • A. 

      Gilgasmesh

    • B. 

      Father Anu

    • C. 

      Enkidu

    • D. 

      Ishtar

  • 15. 
    I used dams to bring other city-states under my rule.  I had the power to flood them or cause drought in their region.
    • A. 

      Ea

    • B. 

      Enlil

    • C. 

      Hammurabi

    • D. 

      Abraham

  • 16. 
    God sent me the 10 Commandments and the Torah.  
    • A. 

      Abraham

    • B. 

      Moses

    • C. 

      King Solomon

    • D. 

      King David

  • 17. 
    I am a prophet of Jews, Chrisitans and Muslims.
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh

    • C. 

      King David

    • D. 

      King Solomon

  • 18. 
    I had the Temple of Jesusalem built.
    • A. 

      King David

    • B. 

      King Solomon

    • C. 

      Abraham

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 19. 
    I was created to destroy Gilgamesh!
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Enkidu

    • C. 

      Ashurnasurpal II

    • D. 

      Ishtar

  • 20. 
    I united Israel, and made Jesusalem it's capital.
    • A. 

      Abraham

    • B. 

      King David

    • C. 

      King Solomon

    • D. 

      Moses

  • 21. 
    I led the people to the promised land, but like a true prophet, I did not reach the destination with my people.
    • A. 

      Moses

    • B. 

      Abraham

    • C. 

      King Solomon

    • D. 

      Gilgamesh

  • 22. 
    I am the creator of human forms.  I make people out of clay and spit.
    • A. 

      Father Anu

    • B. 

      Shamash

    • C. 

      Sin

    • D. 

      Aruru

  • 23. 
    I am the god of love and war.  If I love you, I really, really love you.  If I hate you, I HATE YOU!!!!!!
    • A. 

      Anu

    • B. 

      Enlil

    • C. 

      Aruru

    • D. 

      Ishtar