Mesopotamia Daily Life In Assyria

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Mesopotamia Daily Life In Assyria

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    First to last, what is the correct order for the creation of civilizations in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      Babylonia, Sumer, Assyria

    • B. 

      Assyria, Babylonia, Sumer

    • C. 

      Ur, Babylon, Nineveh

    • D. 

      Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria

  • 2. 
    Where did the Assyrians live?
    • A. 

      The Assyrians lived in the north at the foot of the Taurus Mountains.

    • B. 

      The Assyrians lived in the east at the foot of the Zagros Mountains.

    • C. 

      The Assyrians lived in the south near the Persian Gulf.

    • D. 

      The Assyrians lived in the west in the Assyrian desert.

  • 3. 
    What were early Assyrians were best known for?
    • A. 

      Early Assyrians were best known for their arts and crafts.

    • B. 

      Early Assyrians were best known as traders.

    • C. 

      Early Assyrians were best known for their large library at Nineveh.

    • D. 

      Early Assyrians were best known for their distinctive, large beards.

  • 4. 
    How did the Assyrians rise to power?
    • A. 

      The Assyrians rose to power through military domination.

    • B. 

      The Assyrians rose to power through their advanced education.

    • C. 

      The Assyrians rose to power through their deal-making expertise.

    • D. 

      The Assyrians rose to power through their love of the arts and literature.

  • 5. 
    What is featured in much of Assyrian art?
    • A. 

      Battle scenes.

    • B. 

      The king.

    • C. 

      Family life.

    • D. 

      The Assyrian landscape.

  • 6. 
    Which Assyrian weapons helped change how battles were fought?
    • A. 

      The siege engine and chariots.

    • B. 

      The battle axe and battering ram.

    • C. 

      The crossbow and catapult.

    • D. 

      Iron armor and field boots.

  • 7. 
    The Assyrian Empire included Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How did the Assyrians control their large empire?
    • A. 

      They used a well-organized government.

    • B. 

      They used hypnotism.

    • C. 

      They allowed conquered states to choose their own leader.

    • D. 

      They bribed local leaders.

  • 9. 
    How did Assyrian burial differ from other places in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      The Assyrians mummified their dead.

    • B. 

      The Assyrians buried their dead at home.

    • C. 

      The Assyrians continued to set a place at their table for the dead.

    • D. 

      The Assyrians consulted their dead for advice.

  • 10. 
    How did the Assyrians protect their buildings?
    • A. 

      They decorated them with enormous demons.

    • B. 

      They protected them with armed guards.

    • C. 

      They told people the buildings were haunted.

    • D. 

      They installed primitive fire alarms and sprinkler systems.

  • 11. 
    What did the Assyrians do after they finally defeated the Babylonians?
    • A. 

      They rebuilt Babylon.

    • B. 

      They forced Babylonians to move to other parts of the empire.

    • C. 

      They cut the head off of the statue of Babylon’s patron god, Marduk.

    • D. 

      They burned Babylon’s library.