Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians


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Which of these civilizations did NOT sack Babylon?

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1. Which of these was the first city state to attempt to rebuild the Sumerian empire?

2. The double gateway with corbeled arch pictured below is an example of which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the civilizations after the fall of the Sumerians. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include divided control of Mesopotamia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Collapse of the Bronze Age
  • Architecture of the time period
  • Attempts to rebuild the Sumerian empire

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the civilizations after the fall of the Sumerians
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Babylonians
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the impact of the Bronze Age collapse

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Heirs of the Sumerians: Babylonians, Hittites, Hurrians and Assyrians. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the major civilizations that followed the Sumerians
  • Recognize Hammurabi's achievements in expanding the Babylonian territory
  • Identify the characteristics of the Hittites
  • Understand the causes and the effects of the collapse of the Bronze Age