5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Crossroads of the World
- a A Mesopotamian terraced pyramid used for worshiping and honoring the god/deities.
- b A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammed. The followers of Islam are called Muslims.
- c The location of the Middle East as a center of trade between Africa, Europe and Asia
- d The need for FRESH water caused the people of the Middle East to develop a process to remove the salt from the sea/ocean water and use it.
- e Writing used in Ancient Mesopotamia--wedged shaped symbols to represent whole words or ideas. LOTS OF SYMBOLS!!! LOTS TO MEMORIZE!! ONLY THE SCRIBES COULD USE IT!!
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The area of Mesopotamia was known as the birthplace of many ancient civilizations. Once they developed there, their ideas and technology spread throughout the rest of the area.
- Leader of the Jewish Synagogue
- Leaders of the Christian Church
- A pilgrimage to Mecca as part of the 5 pillars for Muslims.
- A group of people that lived long ago.
5 True/False Questions
Economy → A monetary system used by a civilization as payment for goods, services and trade
scribe → Professional record-keeper. They among the few that were educated in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Synagogue → A place of worship or communal center for Jewish people.
Absolute Location → The exact spot or area on the globe. Usually related to the use of coordinates.
Trade Route → A series of paths/roads that connect to together and link one region to another. Used for transporting trade goods and ideas.