6th Grade H&G Cradle of Civilization Quiz 2

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6th Grade H&G Cradle of Civilization Quiz 2
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  1. People were drawn (attracted) to the valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers because of the _________________
    fertile soil
  2. True or false: Abraham once lived in a city-state called Larsa
    False
  3. Although Sumer was a highly-developed civilization, its people believed in _______________________
    many gods
  4. The Assyrians loved _____________________ and were ________________ to their captives
    • war
    • cruel
  5. Even though Sumer was advanced in many ways, they did not use ________________ extensively
    iron
  6. The ___________________ permitted the Hebrews to return to Palestine
    Persians
  7. True or false: The land of Israel has very rich soil, similar to that of the Fertile Crescent
    False
  8. Three words which refer to the Jewish Homeland are: _______________, ___________________, and ______________
    • Canaan
    • Palestine
    • Zion
  9. Which civilization was the first to use a plow with an metal tip?
    Chaldeans
  10. Even though the Jews as a nation had no home for almost two thousand years, they kept their ___________________
    religion
  11. The law-making body in Israel (sort of like our Congress) is called the _________________
    Knesset
  12. The Israelites were made slaves in the country of ___________________
    Egypt
  13. The Hebrews were led out of Egypt by __________________
    Moses
  14. Tel-Aviv is a city in ______________ that is mostly ______________
    • Israel
    • industrial
  15. Of the earliest civilizations, the one most closely associated with geometry and arithmetic skills is the _____________________ civilization.
    Sumerian
  16. The first, most complete set of written laws was the Code of ___________________
    Hammurabi
  17. The kind of writing the Babylonians used was
    cuneiform (be sure you can spell it)
  18. The countries which existed in Palestine during the split kingdom were ____________ and ___________
    • Israel
    • Judah
  19. The fertil crescent is located in which of the following (choose 1):
    Babylonia
    Israel
    Southwestern Asia
    Southwestern Asia

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