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Jeopardy
The Fertile
Crescent
The
Phoenicians
Babylonia &
Assyria
Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
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The Israelites
& Judaism
Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from The Fertile
Crescent
What does Mesopotamia mean?
$100 Answer from The Fertile
Crescent
Between the rivers!
$200 Question from The Fertile
Crescent
What were the two rivers that surrounded
The Fertile Crescent?
$200 Answer from The Fertile
Crescent
1. Tigris River
2. Euphrates River
$300 Question from The Fertile
Crescent
What attracted people to come and settle in
The Fertile Crescent region?
$300 Answer from The Fertile
Crescent
People came there due to the rich,
fertile soils from the rivers. This meant
that they could farm easily.
$400 Question from The Fertile
Crescent
What are four ways in which the rivers
surrounding Mesopotamia were helpful?
$400 Answer from The Fertile
Crescent
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Water for crops
Reeds for boats
Clay for building
Rich fertile soil
Fish
$500 Question from The Fertile
Crescent
Name four present day countries that
are near where Mesopotamia used to be.
$500 Answer from The Fertile
Crescent
Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt,
Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait
$100 Question from Babylonia &
Assyria
Who rebuilt the city of Babylonia and
made it into the New Babylonian Empire?
$100 Answer from Babylonia &
Assyria
King Neuchadnezzar II
$200 Question from Babylonia &
Assyria
How do we know a lot about life in
early Mesopotamia?
$200 Answer from Babylonia &
Assyria
The library at Nineveh contained many
clay tablets with writing on them
$300 Question from Babylonia &
Assyria
Why was Babylon known as the
crossroads of trade?
$300 Answer from Babylonia &
Assyria
It was located between the cities of Assyria
to the North and Sumer to the South
$400 Question from Babylonia &
Assyria
Who destroyed the Assyrian empire?
$400 Answer from Babylonia &
Assyria
The Medes and the Chaldeans
$500 Question from Babylonia &
Assyria
What three things did both the Babylonian
and Assyrian empires have in common?
$500 Answer from Babylonia &
Assyria
1. Both valued culture and learning
2. Both had vicious warriors
3. Both built grand cities
$100 Question from
Hammurabi’s Code & Writing
What saying was associated with
Hammurabi’s Code?
$100 Answer from Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
An eye for an eye
$200 Question from
Hammurabi’s Code & Writing
Why was Hammurabi’s code important?
$200 Answer from Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
It was the first set of laws that were
written down.
$300 Question from
Hammurabi’s Code & Writing
What was one of the first forms of writing?
$300 Answer from Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
Cuneiform
$400 Question from
Hammurabi’s Code & Writing
How did Hammurabi’s Code treat people
differently and give an example.
$400 Answer from Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
The harshness of the punishment depended on
how important the victim and the lawbreaker
were. The higher the class of the victim, the
harsher the punishment was.
Example: An ox owner would pay half a mina
if the ox gored a noble, but if it gored a slave
the person only had to pay one-third of a mina.
$500 Question from
Hammurabi’s Code & Writing
Why was writing first created, what did they
write on, and what did the size of what they
wrote on tell us?
$500 Answer from Hammurabi’s
Code & Writing
They started writing to keep records. The
first records were written about farm animals.
They wrote on clay tablets using a reed stylus.
The size and shape of the clay tablet told the
purpose of the writing. If it was small, it was a
message and if it was large it was for reference
purposes.
$100 Question from The
Phoenicians
What 2 resources did the Phoenicians trade?
$100 Answer from The
Phoenicians
Purple dyed cloth and Wood
$200 Question from The
Phoenicians
How did Phoenicia’s location near the sea
affect its development?
$200 Answer from The
Phoenicians
Being near the sea, they could trade easily
with other areas and get things that they did
not have. This allowed them to develop.
$300 Question from The
Phoenicians
What were 2 important advantages of
The Phoenician Alphabet?
$300 Answer from The
Phoenicians
1. It was easier than cuneiform
2. It allowed more people to learn to
read and write
$400 Question from The
Phoenicians
How did the Phoenicians help spread
civilizations throughout the Mediterranean
area?
$400 Answer from The
Phoenicians
They used their ships and access to the
sea to trade with other areas along the
Mediterranean Sea. This allowed other
areas to get goods that they did not have
before and civilizations spread.
$500 Question from The
Phoenicians
How were the Phoenicians able to keep
other people from competing with them for
trade in the Atlantic Ocean? Why did they want
to be the only people trading into the Atlantic?
$500 Answer from The
Phoenicians
They were able to keep people from trading in
the Atlantic Ocean by telling stories of horrible
monsters that lived in the ocean depths when
they returned from their trips. This made
people not want to go out in the Atlantic
to trade. They wanted to be the only people
so that they got more money!
$100 Question from The
Israelites & Judaism
What two religions did Judaism have a
large influence on?
$100 Answer from The Israelites
& Judaism
Christianity and Islam
$200 Question from The
Israelites & Judaism
What promise do the Israelites believe that
God made to Abraham?
$200 Answer from The Israelites
& Judaism
That they would become kings and build
great cities
$300 Question from The
Israelites & Judaism
What are the Israelites known for that makes
them special among ancient people?
$300 Answer from The Israelites
& Judaism
They believe in only one God
(monotheism)
$400 Question from The
Israelites & Judaism
What do the Babylonians and the Israelites
have in common?
$400 Answer from The Israelites
& Judaism
They both lived by a code of laws
Babylonia = Hammurabi’s Code
Israelites = Ten Commandments
$500 Question from The
Israelites & Judaism
What are three beliefs of Judaism?
$500 Answer from The Israelites
& Judaism
1. Believed that God made them a promise to
that they would be kings and build grand cities
2. Believed God knows everything and has complete power
3. God is present everywhere
4. Believe God delivered Ten Commandments to Moses
(these included rules for correct behavior and duties to God)
5. Believed in monotheism
6. Women were of lower social status then men
7. All people were equal before God
8. Prophets preached a code of moral behavior
Final Jeopardy
Explain the journey that the Israelites
took including all of the places that they went
and why they went there. Make sure you
include the word Exodus.
Final Jeopardy Answer
1.
They left Mesopotamia to go to Canaan
because God told them to leave.
2. They left Canaan to go to Egypt because
there was a famine and there was no food
3. They stayed in Egypt for 100’s of years but a
nasty king came in and forced them into labor
because he was suspicious of their power. So, the Israelites
left Egypt with Moses. (This was known as the Exodus)
4. After they left Egypt they wandered in the desert of the
Sinai Peninsula for 40 years. Here God gave the
Israelites The Ten Commandments.
5. Finally the Israelites settled in Canaan where King David
established the city of Jerusalem.