Ancient Assyria: Geography & Environment


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What was the name of the region in which Assyria was founded?

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1. The most significant physical borders of Mesopotamia were created by what?

2. Most of the greatest Assyrian cities can be found along which river?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make your way through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about ancient Assyria and its geography. Assyrian history and cities are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of the following topics:

  • The first great city that the Assyrians developed
  • The name of the region where Assyria was founded
  • The most significant borders of this region
  • River where the greatest Assyrian cities can be found

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on ancient Assyrian geography
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how rivers helped the Assyrians grow rich and powerful
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about great Assyrian cities

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this civilization by viewing the lesson called Ancient Assyria: Geography & Environment. Use the lesson to complete these objectives:

  • Determine how the Assyrians spread their civilization
  • Review the relationship between rivers and ancient Assyrian cities
  • Identify more major cities in Assyria
  • Recognize who ruled Assyria at its peak