Mesopotamia And The Fertile Crescent. :)

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Mesopotamia Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Where did crops usually grow near?
    • A. 

      Rivers, and where water was available.

    • B. 

      Near rich soil.

    • C. 

      Right outside your door.

  • 2. 
    What are the 2 rivers that refered to Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      The Mississippi river and the Countey river

    • B. 

      Euphrates and tigris rivers

  • 3. 
    Name two grains grown by Mesopotamian farmers.
    • A. 

      Corn and bread.

    • B. 

      Wheat and barley.

  • 4. 
    Name three foods hunted by Mesopotamian hunters.
    • A. 

      Livestock,birds, and FISH!

    • B. 

      Deer,bear, and geese.

  • 5. 
    What was the way they controlled the flow of rivers?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 

      Division of labor.

  • 6. 
    If you know what didn't produce what would happen?
    • A. 

      Dying of livestock, flooding destroyed crops, and washed away homes.

    • B. 

      Many people dying.

    • C. 

      Not enough food for everyone.

  • 7. 
    How'd they do irrigation? Be specific please.
    • A. 

      They dug out large storage basins to hold water supplies. Then they dug canals that connected these basins to a network of ditches. These ditches brought water to the fields and water grazing areas for cattle and sheep. Giggity!

    • B. 

      The saved water in a wooden bucket and only gave out small amounts.

    • C. 

      They didn't they used division of labor.

  • 8. 
    What came first irrigation or surplus?
  • 9. 
    Which places in Mesopatamia became the centers of civilization?
    • A. 

      Political, Religious,Cultural, and Economic.

    • B. 

      TRICK QUESTION! none

    • C. 

      Language, and Art.

  • 10. 
    Name the order first to last.
    • A. 

      Surplus, irrigation, division of labor.

    • B. 

      Irrigation,division of labor, surplus.

    • C. 

      Irrigation,surplus,division of laber

    • D. 

      Surplus,division of labor,surplus.

    • E. 

      Division of labor,surplus,irrigation.

    • F. 

      Division of labor,irrigation,surplus.

  • 11. 
    What is silt??
    • A. 

      A mix of rich soil and small rocks.

    • B. 

      A soft material to make clothes.

  • 12. 
    What's irrigation?
    • A. 

      A way of supplying water to an area of land.

    • B. 

      A way of trading water to a far distant land.

  • 13. 
    What's canals?
    • A. 

      Human-made waterways.

    • B. 

      A material of wax to carve and make art.

  • 14. 
    What's surplus?
    • A. 

      More of something than needed.

    • B. 

      Lots of food.

  • 15. 
    What's division of labor?
    • A. 

      An arrangement in which people specialize in specific tasks. GIRLIE!

    • B. 

      A way someone does a job.

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