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Mesopotamia Jeopardy
Firsts
Terms
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Prehistory/
archaeology
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People
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Daily life
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Terms for 100
• These two rivers bordered
Mesopotamia.
• What are the Tigris and the
Euphrates?
Terms for 200
• The term to describe extra goods or
products.
• What is surplus?
Terms for 300
• Prehistory refers to the time period
before THIS invention.
• What is writing?
Prehistoric cave paintings from Lascaux.
Terms for 400
• The modern day country in which
Mesopotamia existed.
• What is Iraq?
Terms for 500
• A term for the length of a king or
queen’s rule.
• What is reign?
People for 100
• He is the subject of history’s first
recorded story.
• Who is Gilgamesh?
People for 200
• The name for the first group of
people to walk upright.
• Who is homo erectus?
People for 300
• He created and ruled the first empire.
• Who is Sargon I?
People for 400
• He reorganized taxes in Mesopotamia and
created a housing system for the poor.
• Who is Hammurabi?
People for 500
• These people attended school in
Mesopotamia.
• Who are wealthy boys?
Mesopotamians did NOT ride
school busses.
Firsts for 100
• The term for watering crops using
canals from a source like a river.
• What is irrigation?
Firsts for 200
• The name of the Mesopotamian
alphabet.
• What is cuneiform?
Firsts for 300
• The Mesopotamian number system
used this number as a base.
• What is 60?
Firsts for 400
• Two ways in which Hammurabi’s code
is similar to ours.
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innocent until proven guilty
judges and witnesses
fines
death penalty
Firsts for 500
• 2 ways Mesopotamian number system
is used today.
• 60 minutes in an hour
• 60 seconds in a minute
• 360 degrees in a circle
Daily life for 100
• What is the word for a Mesopotamian
writer?
• Scribe
Daily life for 200
• Why did Mesopotamians first invent
a writing system?
• Keep trade records or business
deals
Daily Life for 300
• 2 jobs of the members of the
Mesopotamian upper class.
• Who are priests and merchants?
Daily Life for 400
• This is where the Mesopotamians fed
the poor.
• At (or near) the ziggurat
Daily Life for 500
Describe two aspects of the religion in
Mesopotamia.
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3,000 gods and demons
Gods represented natural forces
Ziggurat is temple
Priest-kings ran government
Red chased away evil
Humans served gods
Statue of a man praying
P &A for 100
• The term for a man-made object
• What is an artifact?
P &A for 200
• A ten-year period.
• What is a decade?
P &A for 300
• This was invented in the Neolithic
Revolution.
• Farming and herding
P &A for 400
3 steps in excavating a site.
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Grid area
Excavate while sifting dirt
Measure artifact depth
Record artifact info on map and
describe
P &A for 500
• 4 effects of the Neolithic Revolution.
– Population grew
– villages
– specialization
– writing
– government