The Four Empires of Mesopotamia


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Which was the first empire in history?

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1. Which language is not related to the other three?

2. The Akkadian Empire split into two spheres, under the Assyrians and the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mesopotamia is regarded as the 'Cradle of Civilization' for a reason, mainly the powerful and influential empires it spawned in the early days of human civilization. The questions in this quiz will assess you on the four major empires from ancient Mesopotamia. You'll be tested on points such as ancient Mesopotamian languages and military conquests.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • History's earliest empire
  • Mesopotamian language groups
  • The lineage of the Akkadian Empire
  • Culture of the Neo-Babylonian Empire
  • Conquests of Egypt

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use the quiz questions to test your recollection of information found in the lesson on the four major empires of ancient Mesopotamia
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the four major empires, their languages, their cultures and other relevant facts about them
  • Knowledge application - use the information from the lesson to identify individual Mesopotamian empires on the basis of information given in the questions

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about the empires of ancient Mesopotamia, review the corresponding lesson called The Four Empires of Mesopotamia. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of ancient Mesopotamia
  • Akkadian Empire
  • Assyrian Empire
  • The Neo-Babylonians
  • Another term for Neo-Babylonian