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Paleolithic- Mesopotamia

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  • Q1
    Which came first?
    government
    writing
    civilization
    farming
    30s
  • Q2
    Place the ages in the correct order.
    Neolithic, Paleolithic, Mesolithic
    Mesolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic
    Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic
    30s
  • Q3
    Geographically from where did humans first migrate north?
    Afroeurasia
    Africa
    Australia
    South America
    30s
  • Q4
    Where did civilization begin?
    China
    Eypt
    Sumer
    Africa
    30s
  • Q5
    Which civilization has been given credit for creating writing?
    Sumerians
    Chinese
    Egyptians
    Harrapans
    30s
  • Q6
    Who runs a theocratic government?
    a president
    a priest
    a religious leader
    a god
    30s
  • Q7
    Were the Sumerians atheistic, monotheistic, or polytheistic?
    Atheistic
    Polytheistic
    Monotheistic
    30s
  • Q8
    Paleolithic or Neolithic: During which age did humans make fire?
    Neolithic
    Paleolithic
    30s
  • Q9
    What region's name means "land between two rivers"?
    Mesopotamia
    Euphrates
    Persian Gulf
    Sumer
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is NOT a nickname for Mesopotamia?
    Fertile Crescent
    Gift of the Tigris River
    Cradle of Civilization
    30s
  • Q11
    Is the Euphrates River to the east or west of the Tigris River?
    East
    West
    30s
  • Q12
    When, approximately, did civilization first begin in Sumer?
    3,500 A.D.
    2.5 million yeas ago
    3,500 B.C.
    10,000 years ago
    30s
  • Q13
    The following are aspects of civilization: urban life, writing, religion, social structure, art/technology--Which aspect is missing?
    government
    farming
    shelter
    water
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of Sumerian culture?
    use of the wheel
    ziggurats
    mummification
    fear of their gods
    30s
  • Q15
    Into what body of water do the Euphrates and Tigris rivers flow?
    Nile River
    Dead Sea
    Red Sea
    Persian Gulf
    30s

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