Sumerian and Mesopotamian Civilizations Quiz

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Which ancient civilization is known as the first true civilization in ancient times?

Sumerian Civilization

Who was the sun god and chief God of Babylon?


Which empire was Hammurabi, famous for his law code, the king of?

Babylonian Empire

In Hammurabi's Law of Retribution, what principle is emphasized?

Retaliation based on equality

Which emperor was known as 'The Emperor of the Akkadian Empire'?

Sargon I

Which empire is known for their military might and contributions such as the Treaty of Kadesh?

Hittites Empire

Who was the king known as the greatest king of Babylon and the builder of the Hanging Gardens?

Nebuchadnezzar II

Which civilization started at the Indus River and had capital cities like Harrapa and Mohenjo-Daro?

Indus Valley Civilization

Who was the ruler of the Maurya Empire known for introducing a new irrigation system and building roads?


Which emperor was the grandson and successor of Chandragupta in the Maurya Empire?


Who was known as the founder of the Mughal Empire?


Which dynasty is referred to as a series of rulers from the same family in ancient Chinese civilization?

Shang Dynasty

Who established the Chou dynasty in ancient China?

Wu Wang

Which king is associated with being the supreme god of the Shang Dynasty in ancient China?


What was one of the significant contributions of Cyrus the Great in the Persian Empire?

Allowing other people from different territories to become citizens of the Persian Empire

Test your knowledge on the advanced culture and society of Mesopotamia, known as the land between two rivers, where the first civilization emerged along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Explore the Sumerian Civilization, known for its technological advancements, and learn about various West Asian empires such as Akkadian, Babylonian, Assyrian, and Persian Empires.

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