Mesopotamia Standard Check #2
October 15, 2010

  1. What are the names of the two rivers in Mesopotamia?
  2. What is an area of land shaped like a curve that contains good land for farming?
  3. This is when you can control when and how much water your crops get.
  4. What is the name of the writing system in Mesopotamia?
  5. What is the name of the huge temples used to worship the gods?
  6. What was the set of laws called that governed Mesopotamia?
  7. What principle is the law based on?
  8. What was the name of the first story ever written?
  9. What is Gilgamesh trying to do?
  10. Who invented the first coins?
  11. Where was the great Ziggurat built?
  12. Who was the founder of Judaism?
  13. What does Monotheism mean?
  14. What is the name of the document that teaches people about Judaism?
  15. What are the fabulous four inventions of Mesopotamia?