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The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Sumer is a short account of the main ideas in a kind of writing.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Fertile Crecsent is a strip of dry land.
False:well watered land
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
City-state is a self governing city and the lands surrounding it.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Surplus is an extra supply of something such as food.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Ziggurat is a large temple built by the ancient Sumerians to honor their gods and goddesses.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia is land between two cities.
False:Is land between two rivers.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Cuneiform is a system of writing developed in ancient Sumeria that used tablets.
False:Used wedgeshaped symbols.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Drought is a short period of wet weather.
False: A long period of dry weather.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Babylon is an ancient city in Mesopotamia and the capital of a vast empire that covered the Fertile Crescent. (upstream from Sumer)
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Barter trading a kind of product with the use of money.
False: Without the use of money.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Hammurabi recorded the system of laws.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Famine is a widespread lack of clothing.
False: Lack of food.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
River Valley is an area where the river helps make the land around it fertile and easier to grow crops.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Silt is made up of only clay, black soil, and rock which makes the land good to farm.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Irrigation is the building of houses by using pipes, wood, or steel.
False:Irrigation is the watering of dry land by using pipes, canals, or streams.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Judaism is a world religion founded by the ancient Sumerians.
False:By Ancient Hebrews.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Abraham was a Sumerian leader.
False: A Hebrew leader.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Canaan is homeland of the ancient Sumerians.
False: Homeland of the ancient Hebrews.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Moses led his people out of capitivity in Egypt
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Mount Sinai is a mountain in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Ten Commandments is the ten laws God gave Moses.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Polytheism is belief in one God.
False:Belief in many gods.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Monotheism is a belief in many Gods.
False: Belief in one God.
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Solomon are teachers and rulers that write
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
Jerusalem is a big, and busy city King David owned.
True
The Challenge of Mesopotamia
The Tgris and Euphrates rivers start in Asia Minor.
True