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Money that conquered people are forced to pay in return for protection is called
a) taxes b) tribute c) interest d) ransom
The Code of Hammurabi was the world's first effort to
a) teach others how to farm b) write down laws c) punish criminals d) develop irrigation
In the Greek language, what does the name Mesopotamia mean?
a) land where the rivers meet b) land that reaches the sea c) land of many waters d) land between two rivers
The Fertile Crescent is
a) a place that produced the most food in the world b) an area with rich soil shaped like a quarter moon c) a special food served in Mesopotamia d) A fertile land in Asia
A self-governing city and its surrounding lands is called
a) a community b) a village c) a city-state d) an open-city
The weather conditions in a place over a long period of time is the
a) vegetation b) climate c) agriculture d) irrigation
A group of lands and people under one ruler is called
a) an empire b) an economy c) religion d) industry
A scribe received special training in
a) reading historical texts b) writing hieroglyphics c) prayer d) agriculture
The practice of one person owning another is called
a) economy b) an empire c) slavery d) writing
When the Nile River overflowed, it caused the land to be
a) too wet and muddy b) very rich and fertile c) stripped of minerals d) covered with large stones
People were able to specialize at one job because
a) they traveled to learn different skills b) they were more educated c) there were surpluses in the crops they grew d) their parents trained them
A drought is a long period of
a) hurricanes b) storms c) dry weather d) climate
Most of Egypt is made up of
a) forests b) deserts c) rivers d) mountains
The belief in MANY gods is called
a) polytheism b) tradition c) Christianity d) monotheism
Which date occurred the EARLIEST?
a) 500 BC b) 1000 BC c) 9000 BC d) 250 BC
Two equal halves of the earth are called
a) hemispheres b) spheres c) grids d) coordinates
Which civilization had a centralized government
a) Egyptians b) Sumerians c) d)
The Egyptians built
a) ziggurats b) pyramids c) d)
Which date occurred last (most recent)?
a) 2000 BC b) 750 BC c) 1000 BC d) 150 BC
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