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With few precedents to guide them, the population of Mesopotamia adapted and created Answer
| | Social organization|
| | Writing|
| | Agricultural cultivation|
| | Development of religion|
| | Competition amongst different groups|
1 points
Question 2
The earliest urban societies so far known emerged in the
Answer
| | First millennium B.C.E|
| | Third millennium B.C.E|
| | Sixth millennium B.C.E|
| | Second millennium B.C.E|
| | Fourth millennium B.C.E|
1 points
Question 3
After 3000 B.C.E. all Sumerian cities were ruled by what form of government? Answer
| | Monarchy|
| | Councils of elders|
| | Dictators|
| | Assemblies of citizens|
| | Military governors|
1 points
Question 4
A Babylonian resurgence of power was led in the sixth century B.C.E. by Answer
| | Nebuchadnezzar|
| | Ashurbanipal|
| | Solomon|
| | Sargon|
| | Hammurabi|
1 points
Question 5
The creator of the first empire in Mesopotamia was
Answer
| | Hammurabi|
| | Moses|
| | Sargon of Akkad|
| | Gilgamesh|
| | Nebuchadnezzar|
1 points
Question 6
Mesopotamian metalworkers discovered that if they alloyed copper and tin they could produce Answer
| | Obsidian|
| | Steel|
| | Iron|
| | Silver|
| | Bronze|
1 points
Question 7
The word Mesopotamia means
Answer
| | The "pure land."|
| | The "land of the strong."|
| | "the blood of Gilgamesh."|
| | "wedge-shaped."|
| | "the land between the rivers."|
1 points
Question 8
Iron metallurgy came to Mesopotamia from the
Answer
| | Hebrews|
| | Hittites|
| | Phoenicians|
| | Egyptians|
| | Assyrians|
1 points
Question 9
Enkidu was
Answer
| | The Sumerian god of wisdom|
| | A leading Sumerian city-state|
| | The most powerful Babylonian king|
| | Gilgamesh's friend|
| | The Hebrew word for "holy."|
1 points
Question 10
Gilgamesh was associated with what city?
Answer
| | Jerusalem|
| | Kish|
| | Uruk|
| | Lagash|
| | Ur|
1 points
Question 11
Horse-drawn chariots were first invented by the
Answer
| | Egyptians|
| | Assyrians|
| | Hittites|
| | Babylonians|
| | Hyksos|
1 points
Question 12
Eridu, Ur, Uruk, Lagash, Nippur, and Kish were all associated with Answer
| | Egypt|
| | Nubia|
| | Phoenicia|
| | Mesopotamia|
| | Jerusalem|
1 points
Question 13
The original homeland of the Indo-European speakers was
Answer
| | Mesopotamia|
| | Northern Germany|
| | Southern Russia|
| | India|
| | Egypt|
1 points
Question 14
A Mesopotamian stepped pyramid was known as a
Answer
| | Coptic|
| | Eridu|
| | Lugal|
| | Lex talionis|
| | Ziggurat|
1 points
Question 15
The first complex society was developed in the southern Mesopotamian land of Answer
| | Akkad|
| | Assyria|
| | Sumer|
| | Babylonia|
| | Palestine|
1 points
Question 16
The most influential ancient Indo-European migrants into southwest Asia were the Answer
| | Assyrians|
| | Aryans|
| | Hebrews|
| | Babylonians|
| | Hittites|
1 points
Question 17
Which of the following languages is not of Indo-European origin? Answer
| | Egyptian|
| | Sanskrit|
| | Old Persian|
| | Greek|
| | Latin|
1 points
Question 18
The first simplified alphabet, containing only twenty-two letters, was created by the Answer
| | Mesopotamians|
| | Assyrians|
| | Hebrews|
| | Phoenicians|
| | Babylonians|
1 points
Question 19
The Babylonians eventually fell in 1595 B.C.E. to the
Answer
| | Egyptians|
| | Hittites|
| | Sumerians|
| | Hebrews|
| | Akkadians|
1 points
Question 20
Mesopotamia developed into
Answer
| | A strict...
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