Ancient Mesopotamia Civilization Quiz
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Ancient Mesopotamia Civilization Quiz

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What was the period of early settlement in Mesopotamia called?

Ubaid period

What was the practice of keeping livestock called in early Mesopotamia?

Animal husbandry

What was the first place on Earth that developed a writing system?

Sumer

What is the name of the text, written in cuneiform, that codifies all the laws in Babylon?

<p>Code of Hammurabi</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the principle from the Code of Hammurabi that states the punishment for an offense should be identical to the offense itself?

<p>An eye for an eye</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'Mesopotamia' mean?

<p>Land of the two rivers</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why was Mesopotamia a perfect site for civilization to develop?

<p>It had two very close rivers</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the Fertile Crescent named after?

<p>The shape of arable land arching through the desert</p> Signup and view all the answers

When did people in the Mesopotamia region begin to develop agricultural practices?

<p>Around 10,000 B.C.E.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What influenced today's legal system and important inventions in human history?

<p>Civilizations that developed in Mesopotamia</p> Signup and view all the answers

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