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5 Matching questions

  1. Hammurabi's Code
  2. Mesopotamia
  3. Polytheism
  4. Tigris and Euphrates River
  5. Cambyses
  1. a Plain between Tigris and Euphrates.
  2. b Belief in many gods.
  3. c Rivers that flow southeastward to Persian Gulf.
  4. d List of 282 specific laws that was based on "an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth". First ever set of laws.
  5. e Cyrus' son, who extended the Persian Empire by conquering Egypt (named after Cyrus' father).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Built by King Nebuchadnezzar for his wife who was homesick. One of the seven Ancient Wonders of the World.
  2. North of Mesopotamia whose ice and snow melted and cause the flooding of Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.
  3. Advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology.
  4. Governor that ruled a province.
  5. Persia's king in 550 B.C.

5 True/False questions

  1. Battering ramIron tipped ram used to break down city gates.


  2. SennacheribOne of the Assyrian kings.


  3. Fertile CrescentPolitical unit in which a number of people or countries are controlled by a single ruler.


  4. King's Eyes and EarsDarius' secret group of inspectors whose job was to monitor the satraps and the people to make sure they were doing their jobs.


  5. Complex institutionsProcess of a new idea or a product spreading from one culture to another.