A Quiz About Mesopotamia

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  • 1. 
    Mesopotamia was in existence in what time period?
    • A. 

      3500 a.d- 1700 ad

    • B. 

      300 bc- 170 b.c

    • C. 

      3500 b.c- 1700 bc

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The Sumerians settled where in mesopotamia?
  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is not something the mesopotamians did?
    • A. 

      Used levees

    • B. 

      Made canoes

    • C. 

      Built cities

    • D. 

      Developed an irrigation system

  • 4. 
    A city state has its own ____________________.
  • 5. 
    Who lived in the middle of a city state?
  • 6. 
    Which of these did not happen in the center of the citystate?
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Storing goods

    • C. 

      Poor were fed

    • D. 

      Apartments were located

  • 7. 
    Only who knew what would please the gods?
  • 8. 
    What were viewed as gods?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Storms

    • C. 

      Forces of nature

    • D. 

      Animals

    • E. 

      Famous males

  • 9. 
    Gilgamesh was ______________________________.
    • A. 

      The most famous priest king

    • B. 

      A mountain

    • C. 

      A god

    • D. 

      A school

  • 10. 
    Why didn't some kids go to school?
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Children of mesopotamia...
    • A. 

      Could be sold or rented for up to 3 years

    • B. 

      Could choose wether or not they wanted to go to school

    • C. 

      Choose who they wanted to marry

    • D. 

      Anything they wanted to

  • 13. 
    In Paragraph form, name everything you know about Sargon I.
  • 14. 
    When did Later mesopotamian empires come into existence?
  • 15. 
    What city state was hammurabi from?
    • A. 

      Akkad

    • B. 

      Sumer

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Mesopotamia

  • 16. 
    Hammurabi did not...
    • A. 

      Create the first code of laws

    • B. 

      Reorganize the tax system

    • C. 

      Conquer Akkad and sumer

    • D. 

      He did all of these

  • 17. 
    Even back then, they had what saying about being guilty?
  • 18. 
    If you were ounished back then, you would have to..
    • A. 

      Go to jail

    • B. 

      Do nothing

    • C. 

      Pay a fine, or be killed