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Mesopotamia from Nomads to Farmers

Quiz by Giotto, John

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15 questions
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  • Q1
    domestication
    The taming of wild animals and plants is called...
    30s
  • Q2
    the Tigris and Euphrates
    The two rivers that make up Mesopotamia
    30s
  • Q3
    They created levees to hold back the river water
    How Mesopotamian farmers dealt with flooding rivers
    30s
  • Q4
    scribes
    This group of people wrote and recorded what happened in ancient Sumer
    30s
  • Q5
    agriculture
    What do we call the raising of crops and animals?
    30s
  • Q6
    silt
    A mixture of tiny bits of soil and rock carried and deposited by a river
    30s
  • Q7
    land between the rivers
    What "Mesopotamia" means
    30s
  • Q8
    southernmost Mesopotamia, "land if civilized kings"
    Sumer
    30s
  • Q9
    the plow, the wheel and writing
    Sumerian inventions
    30s
  • Q10
    stylus
    Sumerian tool for writing
    30s
  • Q11
    cuneiform
    Sumerian style of writing
    30s
  • Q12
    city-state
    A self-governing city and its surrounding area
    30s
  • Q13
    ziggurat
    building in a Sumerian city-state that houses the temple
    30s
  • Q14
    polytheism
    The belief in many gods and goddesses
    30s
  • Q15
    trade
    An exchange of goods and services
    30s

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