Ancient Sumerian Social Class System


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Sumer was the southern part of which larger region?

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1. Alongside the king, who ruled at the top of Sumerian societies?

2. Which of these was the largest class in Sumerian society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you assess your understanding of Sumerian social classes. Quiz questions will discuss the location of Sumer, its rulers, largest class, lowest class, and its working class.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on:

  • Larger region that Sumer was a part of
  • Rulers of Sumerian societies
  • Largest class in Sumerian society
  • Sumerian society's lowest class
  • Occupation of the majority of working class Sumerians

Skills Practiced

Utilize your ability in the following areas in this work:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about working class Sumerians in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about the ancient Sumerian social class system from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the geographical location of Sumer
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding class hierarchy in Sumerian society and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson on this subject, called Ancient Sumerian Social Class System, will provide a chance to continue your study. The lesson looks at numerous goals, such as:

  • Identify the class structure of Sumer
  • Differentiate between the work and lifestyle of various Sumerian social classes
  • Know the location and historical time period of Sumerian society
  • Explain why Sumer may have developed a system of social classes