The Babylonians and Sumerians inhabited the same lands, taken from the Assyrians.

The Babylonians and Sumerians inhabited the same lands, taken from the Assyrians..

What geographical conditions contributed to the rise of Mesopotamia?

      A) convenient seaports

      B) rich mineral resources

      C) fertile farmlands

      D) extensive forests

2) Mesopotamia was in present-day

      A) Iraq.

      B) Iran.

      C) Syria.

      D) Israel.

3) Which name means “between the rivers”?

      A) Kush

      B) Nubia

      C) Mesopotamia

      D) Sumer

4) Which of the following accurately describes the Epic of Gilgamesh?

      A) It was an Egyptian poem that paid homage to the Nile.

      B) It was a Hebrew creation story.

      C) It was an Akkadian religious hymn.

      D) It was an epic poem about Osiris and Seth.

5) Which of the following statements does NOT characterize the religious beliefs of the people of Mesopotamia?

      A) polytheism

      B) the belief that humans had to serve the gods in this life.

      C) optimism about an afterlife that would be much better than their current lives.

      D) a belief that the gods would punish them if they were displeased.

6) The Sumerians created all of the following EXCEPT

      A) cuneiform.

      B) the first writing system.

      C) a number system based on sixty.

      D) a phonetic alphabet.

7) Which of these Sumerian innovations did NOT serve to support the ruling powers?

      A) the wheel

      B) ziggurats

      C) cuneiform

      D) the calendar

8) Ziggurats were used for all of the following EXCEPT

      A) religious ceremonies.

      B) lookouts for enemy attacks.

      C) government functions.

      D) tombs.

9) Which of the following was the first system of writing?

      A) Sanskrit

      B) the Phoenician alphabet

      C) cuneiform

      D) hieroglyphics

10) What was the relationship between the Babylonians and the Sumerians?

      A) The Babylonians were invaders who learnt from the Sumerians.

      B) The Babylonians and Sumerians inhabited the same lands, taken from the Assyrians.

      C) The Sumerians conquered the Babylonians.

      D) The Babylonians and Sumerians were two regional powers conquered by the Hittites.

The Babylonians and Sumerians inhabited the same lands, taken from the Assyrians.

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