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History of Mesopotamia: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ is one record of the political history of the period.
Ubara-TutuSumerian King ListEn-men-dur-anaMesh-ki-ang-gasher

Question 2: The Sumerians were firmly established in Mesopotamia by the middle of the ________, in the archaeological Uruk period, although scholars dispute when they arrived.
5th millennium BC6th millennium BC4th millennium BC7th millennium BC

Question 3: It as well as other early Neolithic sites, such as ________ and Tell Halaf were in northern Mesopotamia; later settlements in southern Mesopotamia required complicated irrigation methods.

Question 4: 2270 BC (short chronology), Sargon became ruler hi ________ (or Agade) in northern Mesopotamia.
Akkadian EmpireNeo-Assyrian EmpireAbbasid CaliphateSumer

Question 5: Shulgi may have devised the Code of Ur-Nammu, one of the earliest known law codes (three centuries before the more famous ________).
SusaCode of HammurabiBabyloniaConstitution

Question 6: ________ participated in these wars toward the end of the period, but the Kassites in Babylon did not.
SumerAkkadian EmpireBabyloniaAssyria

Question 7: It is during this period that the potter's wheel was developed into the vehicular- and mill ________.

Question 8: This was also the time of Gilgamesh, a semi-historical king of Uruk, and the subject of the famous ________.
EnkiduEpic of GilgameshDeluge mythAga of Kish

Question 9: 2600 BC, said by the king list to have subjected neighboring ________.
Sassanid EmpireKassitesMedesElam

Question 10: Records from the 12th and 11th centuries BC are sparse, but ________ and Babylon remained important.
SumerAkkadian EmpireAssyriaBabylonia


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