Communication
Geography
Religion
Economy/ Culture (Social)
Government

100

What was the first form of writing called?
What is cuneiform?

100

What river flows through Egypt?
What is the Nile

100

Monotheism is defined as what?
What is the belief in one and only one god

100

_____________ were considered the lowest class of people in Egyptian societies.
What is slaves

100

What was the title of the leader of the Egyptian government?
A Pharaoh

200

What natural product did Mesopotamians write on?
What is clay?

200

What two rivers surrounded ancient Mesopotamia?
What is the Tigris and the Euphrates?

200

_____________ is the belief in several gods.
What is polytheism

200

The Nile provided a route for Egyptians to __________ with other surrounding civilizations for resources in which Egypt was not rich in.
What is trade

200

Who was the creator of the first set of written laws in Ancient Mesopotamia?
Who is King Hammurabi?

300

From what plant did the Egyptians make a type of paper product, called by the same name as the plant?
What is papyrus

300

Mesopotamia is also known the ________________ due its prime location between two rivers that created rich soil
What is "Fertile Crescent"

300

Ancient Egyptians buried their Pharaohs in tombs called _________________
What is pyramids

300

How did humans change from the old to the new stone age?
They began living in farming villages, raising animals and crops

300

What two groups of people were the leaders of the Mesopotamian government?
Who are the Priests and Kings

400

What was the name of the form of writing invented by ancient Egyptians?
What is hieroglyphics?

400

Name three benefits that societies living in a river valley have over other civilizations?
What is trade, transportation, rich soil, various resources, food, water source, etc.

400

How many different gods did the Egyptians, as a civilization, believe in?
What is over 2,000

400

What is a civilization?
What is a large society that is highly organized and can pass down written information from one generation to the next

400

What saying describes the type of punishments given in Hammurabi's Code?
What is "an eye for an eye"

500

What is the Rosetta Stone?
What is a stone with writings that have been translated into the same message in three different languages

500

What other civilization did the middle kingdom of Egypt conquer, expanding their empire?
What is Nubia

500

What Mesopotamian god was depicted on the top of Hammurabi's code, handing Hammurabi his 'royal insignia'?
Who is Shamash?

500

What resource did Mesopotamians use most for trade?
What is a purple dye retrieved from snail glands

500

A _____________ is a city and surrounding land that make up an independent state, with its own ruler, army, and laws.
What is a city-state