Geography and Climate: Effects on Civilizations


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Why were the Hittites able to develop a civilization in Asia Minor?

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1. Why did the Egyptian civilization develop along the Nile River?

2. Which civilization built Macchu Picchu in the Andes Mountains of South America?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The geography and climate surrounding a civilization have a bearing on its development. This quiz and worksheet will test you on the history of civilization with an emphasis on its location.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following topics in this interactive quiz:

  • Hittite and Incan civilizations
  • The Nile River
  • Neolithic Revolution

Skills Practiced

This interactive quiz will test your knowledge on the following, based off of the worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from this lesson on the effects of geography and climate on civilization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of geography and climate on civilization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about early civilizations

Additional Learning

To broaden your knowledge on this topic, study the associated lesson, where you will learn more about the following objectives:

  • Neolithic Revolution
  • Cradle of civilization
  • Nile River Valley
  • Hittite civilization
  • Machu Picchu