Mesopotamia Early Settlers

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Mesopotamia Early Settlers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are nicknames for Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      The land between the rivers.

    • B. 

      The fertile crescent.

    • C. 

      The cradle of civilization.

    • D. 

      The birthplace of the blues.

  • 2. 
    In which “Age” did cities first develop in Mesopotamia?
    • A. 

      The Bronze Age.

    • B. 

      The Information Age.

    • C. 

      The Age of Innocence.

    • D. 

      The Age of Invention.

  • 3. 
    What material did the early settlers of Mesopotamia use to build their permanent homes?
    • A. 

      Sun-dried mud bricks.

    • B. 

      Reeds taken from the river.

    • C. 

      Stone.

    • D. 

      Wood.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Sumer.

    • B. 

      Iraq.

    • C. 

      Assyria.

    • D. 

      Basbylon.

  • 5. 
    What were the people who lived in the first civilization called?
    • A. 

      Sumerians.

    • B. 

      Algonquins.

    • C. 

      Haberdasheryans.

    • D. 

      Lucky.

  • 6. 
    The Mesopotamians had the first written code of law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Why is Mesopotamia called the cradle of civilization?
    • A. 

      It is where the world’s first cities arose.

    • B. 

      It is where opera was invented.

    • C. 

      It is where the first law code was written.

    • D. 

      It is where people first farmed.

  • 8. 
    How do we still use Mesopotamian math in our daily lives?
    • A. 

      60 minutes in an hour.

    • B. 

      360 degrees in a circle.

    • C. 

      Mesopotamians were the first to understand algorithms.

    • D. 

      24 hours in a day.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are Mesopotamian inventions?
    • A. 

      The wheel, the sailboat, and frying pans.

    • B. 

      Razors, cosmetic sets, and shepherd’s pipes.

    • C. 

      Harps, bronze hand tools, and the plow.

    • D. 

      The plow seeder, a working battery, and the first written language.

    • E. 

      Agriculture, mathematics, and government.

  • 10. 
    First to last, in which order did Mesopotamian civilizations arise?
    • A. 

      Sumer, Babylon, Assyria.

    • B. 

      Gilgamesh, Hammurabi, Humbaba.

    • C. 

      Assyria, Babylon, Sumer.

    • D. 

      Babylon, Sumer, Assyria.