Mesopotamian Warfare: Weapons & Tactics


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War was commonly conducted _____ in ancient Mesopotamia.

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1. Which of the following were weapons of war in ancient Mesopotamia?

2. Which of the following statements about war chariots in ancient Mesopotamia is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What were military tactics used by ancient Assyrians? Using this quiz and worksheet will confirm your answer to this question and other questions concerning war in Mesopotamia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • When war usually occurred in ancient Mesopotamia
  • Weapons used during war
  • Facts about war chariots in ancient Mesopotamia
  • Military tactic the ancient Assyrians relied on
  • Role of a king's field marshal

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about war in Mesopotamia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about war chariots in ancient Mesopotamia and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding weapons used during war

Additional Learning

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