History Quiz

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History quiz of the year

  • 1
    Sargon of Akkad was the first to
    C. Use irrigation techniques
    B.Build a ziggurat
    D. Record history in writing
    A. Unite Sumerian city-states under one ruler
  • 2
    The probable ancestor of the Sumerians
    C. Shem
    D. Noah
    B. Ham
    A. Japheth
  • 3
    Which modern nation is NOT in the Fertile Crescent?
    A. Jordan
    D. Iraq
    C, Syria
    B. Egypt
  • 4
    The way of life of a group of people is their
    C. Culture
    B. Government
    A. Cultural diffusion
    D. Civilization
  • 5
    Sumer was located on the_________________ part of the Mesopotamia plain.
    D. Western
    C. Eastern
    B. Southernmost
    A, Northern
  • 6
    Which of the following were Sumerians advances in agriculture?
    A. Plow with seeding attachment
    B. Animal husbandry
    C. Canals for irrigation
    D. All of the above
  • 7
    The original purpose of Sumerian education was to
    B. Pass on religious heritage
    D. Train soldiers
    A. teach agricultural techniques
    C. Teach advances in math and science
  • 8
    Which of the following was not one of the oldest Sumerian settlements?
  • 9
    Who developed the world's most ancient law code?
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    Sargon of Akkad
  • 10
    One reason why writing is so important to the advancement and preservation of civilization.
    It keeps the language going
    A form of communication
    It keeps and records history

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