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    CHAPTER 3 LESSON 1 Geography of Mesopotamia

    Lesson 1 Quiz

    Part 1: Terms and NamesChoose the letter of the best answer.

    ____ 1.The region where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers fl ow is called __________. a. the Fertile Crescent c. the Persian Gulf

    b. Mesopotamia d. Egypt

    ____ 2. A __________ contains soil that is enriched by the overfl owing waters of a nearby river.

    a. ziggurat c. canal

    b. fl oodplain d. monsoon

    ____ 3. A __________ climate is hot and fairly dry. a. drought c. semiarid

    b. humid d. tropical

    ____ 4. Flooding rivers enrich the areas around them by depositing __________ on the land.

    a. fi sh c. salt water

    b. oil d. silt

    ____ 5. When not enough rain or snow falls in an area over a long period of time, __________ results.

    a. a drought c. fl ooding

    b. a fl oodplain d. irrigation

    ____ 6. Because Mesopotamians had a crop __________, they were able to engage in trade.

    a. failure c. loss

    b. harvest d. surplus

    ____ 7. By about 6000 B.C., farmers in Mesopotamia built __________ to carry water from rivers to their fi elds.

    a. bronze tools c. dams

    b. canals d. building walls

    Part 2: EssayAnswer the following question(s) on the back of this paper or on a separate sheet of paper.

    What resources made Mesopotamia a good place for farming to develop?

    Chapter 3, Lesson 1Formal Assessment

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