Mesopotamia Vocab Quiz

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Mesopotamia Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A government that is ruled by a king, queeen, or emperor is a
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Polytheism

    • D. 

      Ziggurat

  • 2. 
    A Sumerian temple, used for the worship of gods/goddesses.
    • A. 

      City-state

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Levee

    • D. 

      Ziggurat

  • 3. 
    Earthen dams used to prevent flooding in Ancient Mesopotamia
    • A. 

      Levee

    • B. 

      Domestication

    • C. 

      Cuneiform

    • D. 

      Polytheism

  • 4. 
    A system of writing used in ancient Sumer.
    • A. 

      Monsrchy

    • B. 

      Cuneiform

    • C. 

      Ziggurat

    • D. 

      Euphrates River

  • 5. 
    Thr river that bordered Ancient Mesopotamia to the WEST.
    • A. 

      Tigris River

    • B. 

      Euphrates River

  • 6. 
    The river that bordered Ancient Mesopotamia to the EAST.
    • A. 

      Tigris River

    • B. 

      Euphrates River

  • 7. 
    A government that is ruled by the people. The citizens elect their leaders and vote for laws.
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      City-states

    • D. 

      Democracy

  • 8. 
    The belief in multiple gods/goddesses is
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Domestication

  • 9. 
    The taming of wild animals to use for farming to to keep as pets is called
    • A. 

      Domestication

    • B. 

      Levee

    • C. 

      Ziggurat

    • D. 

      Polytheism

  • 10. 
    A stste that contains an independent city which is not administered or governed by another government.
    • A. 

      Democracy

    • B. 

      Euphrates River

    • C. 

      City-state

    • D. 

      Levee