World History Vocabulary Terms (Chapter 2, Sections 1-4) Question Preview (ID: 33142)


Vocabulary Practice.

Region in the Middle East between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers where the 1st civilizations started.
a) Mesopotamia
b) city-state
c) empire
d)

Period of time when there is a shortage of food and many people starve.
a) famine
b) caravan
c) cuneiform
d) code

An early writing system that used groups of wedges and lines.
a) code
b) cuneiform
c) scribe
d) caravan

An organized list of laws and rules.
a) code
b) cuneiform
c) famine
d) scribe

The belief in 1 god.
a) monotheism
b) polytheism
c)
d)

A city that is also an independent state (rules itself).
a) empire
b) city-state
c) Mesopotamia
d) polytheism

A group of travelers journeying together.
a) famine
b) code
c) caravan
d) scribe

To buy, sell, or exchange goods or services.
a) caravan
b) Mesopotamia
c) city-state
d) trade

The belief in many gods.
a) monotheism
b) polytheism
c)
d)

A professional writer.
a) caravan
b) scribe
c) cuneiform
d)

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