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Mesopotamia

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    a flat elevated area of land

    plain

    plateau

    city-state

    30s
  • Q2
    a large area of flat, open land
    plain

    plateau

    administrator

    30s
  • Q3
    a self-governing unit made up of a city and its surrounding villages and farmland

    artisan

    administrator

    city-state
    30s
  • Q4
    a person who manages or directs a government or organization

    epic nomad

    artisan

    administrator
    30s
  • Q5
    a worker who is skilled in making a particular product by hand

    nomad

    artisan

    epic

    30s
  • Q6
    A long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
    epic

    polytheism

    nomad

    30s
  • Q7
    A person who moves from place to place in search of food

    cuneiform

    polytheism

    nomad
    30s
  • Q8
    belief in more than one god

    cuneiform

    scribe

    polytheism
    30s
  • Q9
    A system of writing in which wedge-shaped symbols represented words or syllables.

    scribe

    cuneiform

    code

    30s
  • Q10
    A professional writer or record keeper

    nomad

    astronomer

    scribe
    30s
  • Q11
    a nation and the other nations it has conquered; a political unit often made up of several nations under one authority

    exile

    epic

    empire
    30s
  • Q12
    any organized set of laws and rules
    code

    scribe

    cuneiform

    30s
  • Q13
    enforced absence form one's country
    exile

    empire

    code

    30s
  • Q14
    A scientist who studies the stars and other objects in the sky

    scribe

    astronomer

    nomad

    30s
  • Q15

    The climate of the Mesopotamian plain included:

    hot, dry weather year around

    hot, dry summers with flooding in spring and fall

    rain and flooding year around

    30s

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