• 1. 
    What empire came before the first Babylonian Empire in Mesopotamia?

  • Sumerian
  • Greek
  • Persian
  • Akkadian
  • 2. 
    Who was Hammurabi?

  • A Babylonian judge
  • The last king of the Assyrian Empire
  • The Babylonian god of justice
  • The first king of the Babylonian Empire
  • 3. 
    What was unique about the Code of Hammurabi?

  • It was very similar to Morse Code which was invented thousands of years later
  • It was used to pass secret messages that the Assyrians could not decipher
  • It was the first time the laws of a major government were written down
  • It was very short and was memorized by the priests of the day
  • 4. 
    What river was the city of Babylon located on?

  • The Euphrates
  • The Tigris
  • The Amazon
  • The Nile
  • 5. 
    What areas of Babylonian life did the law of Hammurabi deal with?

  • Marriage and divorce
  • Punishments for criminal behavior such as stealing and murder
  • Business transactions such as wages and the sale of slaves
  • All of the above
  • 6. 
    What Babylonian King conquered the Assyrians and made Babylon the ruler of the Empire in Mesopotamia again in 616 BC?

  • Nabopolassar
  • Hammurabi
  • Sargon II
  • Nebuchadnezzar II
  • 7. 
    What king ruled for 43 years and brought the Babylonian Empire back to its peak including building the famous Hanging Gardens?

  • Nebuchadnezzar II
  • Hammurabi
  • Nabopolassar
  • Sargon II
  • 8. 
    What did Nebuchadnezzar II do when he conquered the Jewish people?

  • He made them leave their homes and into slavery in Babylon for 70 years
  • He forced them to build him giant pyramids in Egypt
  • He turned them into his elite fighting force
  • He let them continue living their lives as long as they paid their taxes and obeyed the laws
  • 9. 
    What people conquered the Babylonian Empire in 529 BC?

  • Akkadians
  • Greeks
  • Persians
  • Assyrians
  • 10. 
    What country is the city of Babylon located in today?

  • Iraq
  • Turkey
  • Israel
  • Saudi Arabia
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