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5 Matching questions

  1. Irrigation
  2. Zoroaster
  3. Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  4. Ashurbanipal
  5. Cambyses
  1. a Ditches that carried river water to their fields and allowed them to produce a surplus of crops.
  2. b Persian prophet and religious who lived around 600 B.C.
  3. c One of the Assyrian kings who was able to read several languages.
  4. d Cyrus' son, who extended the Persian Empire by conquering Egypt (named after Cyrus' father).
  5. e Built by King Nebuchadnezzar for his wife who was homesick. One of the seven Ancient Wonders of the World.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. List of 282 specific laws that was based on "an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth". First ever set of laws.
  2. Southwest Asian kingdom that controlled a large empire from about 85 to 612 B.C.
  3. Process of a new idea or a product spreading from one culture to another.
  4. Two major staple crops of Mesopotamia.
  5. Assyria's capital.

5 True/False questions

  1. Tigris and Euphrates RiverRivers that flow southeastward to Persian Gulf.


  2. SennacheribOne of the Assyrian kings.


  3. ExilePerson forced to leave homeland.


  4. MesopotamiaEmpire that was ruled by diplomacy and tolerance whose capital city was Babylon.


  5. DynastySeries of rulers from a single family.