Ur in Mesopotamia: Definition & Explanation


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Though archaeological evidence suggests Ur was inhabited as early as the sixth millennium B.C., the earliest textual evidence of Ur as an urban center dates to approximately_____.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. The 20th-century restoration and rebuilding of portions of the great ziggurat of Ur was largely done under the direction of _____.

2. Ur arguably reached the height of its power and cultural relevancy under the rule of _____.

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet, you can expect questions that test your knowledge of the history of Ur, a city in Mesopotamia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics that are tested in this quiz/worksheet include:

  • Early evidence of Ur as an urban center
  • Rebuilding the great ziggurat of Ur
  • Height of Ur's power and cultural relevancy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Mesopotamian city of Ur
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the height of Ur's power
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the era of Ur's decay into ruins

Additional Learning

Go over the lesson titled Ur in Mesopotamia: Definition & Explanation to get more information on these concepts and the following objectives:

  • Identify key historical facts regarding Ur
  • Understand the importance of the city in ancient history
  • Recognize the past and present significance of the Great Ziggurat of Ur