Major River Systems of Mesopotamia & Egypt


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Which of the following is NOT a river that affected civilization in Egypt or Mesopotamia?

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1. Who said that 'All of Egypt is the Gift of the Nile'?

2. Which of the following was a major river in Mesopotamia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ancient civilizations thrived near rivers, as was apparent in Mesopotamia. This quiz and worksheet combination aims to test your knowledge of Egypt's river systems and the impact they had on Mesopotamia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following:

  • Names of Mesopotamian rivers
  • Reasons why mountainous regions are not best for farmers
  • Longest river in the world

Skills Practiced

Your study skills will be put to the test in this quiz and worksheet, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which rivers impacted Mesopotamia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the inadequacies of mountain soil for farmers

Additional Learning

Further develop your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson Major River Systems of Mesopotamia & Egypt, which addresses:

  • Importance of rivers for ancient agricultural civilizations
  • Egypt and the Nile River
  • Mesopotamia and the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers