Corners: Mesopotamia / Fertile Cresent / Sumer

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Mesopotamia Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed as a formative assessment for Chapter Two Fertile Crescent and 4. 1 Discovering How Sumerian City States Emerged.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sumerian City States started as Neolithic farming villages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The  land of Mesopotamia was especially attractive because it drew people to settle there because of its rich soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers flooded at the same time every year so farmers could always plan their crops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Sumerians built high walls around their cities to keep the water out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ziggurats were large rodents that traveled in packs around the city states in the Fertile Crescent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False