Sumer/mesopotamia

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Mesopotamia Quizzes & Trivia

6th grade Sumer/Mesopotamia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are two natural resources?
    • A. 

      Water and clay

    • B. 

      Clay and paper

    • C. 

      Computers and chalk

    • D. 

      Wood and paint

  • 2. 
    What does Mesotpotamia mean?
    • A. 

      Land of scarce water

    • B. 

      Land of ancient civilization

    • C. 

      Land between two rivers

    • D. 

      Land between three rivers

  • 3. 
    What is a Ziggurat?
  • 4. 
    "An eye for an eye" was a law that people would follow from the ____________________________________.
  • 5. 
    The Sumerian people made the first wheel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Cuneiform was not the type of writing people used in Sumeria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Why did people go to school?
    • A. 

      To do chores

    • B. 

      To build structures

    • C. 

      To become a scribe

    • D. 

      To learn the Code of Hammurabi

  • 8. 
    What is a surplus?
    • A. 

      When you have enough water.

    • B. 

      When you do not have enough food.

    • C. 

      When you have just the right amount of food.

    • D. 

      When you have more than enough food.

  • 9. 
    The job of the priest was taken over by _______________.
  • 10. 
    When was early civilization?
    • A. 

      10,000 B.C.

    • B. 

      3000 B.C.

    • C. 

      2,000,000 B.C.

    • D. 

      5000 B.C.

  • 11. 
    A nomad is a person with no settled home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is silt?
    • A. 

      It is a type of material you make clothes with.

    • B. 

      It is fine dirt used for growing grain.

    • C. 

      It is rocky dirt.

    • D. 

      It is a type of metal.

  • 13. 
    What are the type empires?
    • A. 

      Babylonian and Assyrias

    • B. 

      Babylonians and Sumerians

    • C. 

      Assyrias and Mesopotamians

    • D. 

      Babylonians and Riverhead-ians

  • 14. 
    Where is Mesopotamia located?
    • A. 

      In America

    • B. 

      In between the Peconic River and the Black Sea

    • C. 

      In between the Red Sea and Black Sea

    • D. 

      In the Middle East between the Tigres and Euaphraties Rivers.