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Hanging Gardens of Babylon: History, Facts & Location

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What were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

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1. Who is believed to be responsible for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

2. Where did archeologists find the actual remains of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Possibly built during the 6th century BC near modern-day Iraq, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon have been described as massive stone structures of ascending staircases and terraces filled with exotic trees and plants. This quiz/worksheet combo summarizes ancient accounts of the gardens and helps you understand why the site ranks as the most elusive of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Creation of the gardens
  • Archeological evidence of the gardens
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Evidence of the existence of the gardens

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet lets students practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the possible location of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define main ideas such as the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sources that provide information on the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson called, Hanging Gardens of Babylon: History, Facts & Location. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the form and function of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
  • Know the main factors of the history of the Hanging Gardens
  • Understand the debate surrounding the gardens
  • Analyze the sources of information about the Hanging Gardens
  • Define the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
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