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HISTORY (XI) WRITING AND CITY LIFE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

 

HISTORY (XI)

WRITING AND CITY LIFE

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS

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  1. The agriculture began in Mesopotamia between _ and _ BCE.
       a.      8000-7000 BCE
      b.     5000-4000 BCE
        c.      7000-6000 BCE
         d.     9000-8000 BCE
 2. In the northern part of Mesopotamia _ offers people a better livelihood than agriculture.
       a .      Fishing
       b.     Trading/ trade
c.      Animal herding
d.     Transportation
3. Tributaries of the ------------river in the East provide the roots of communication into the mountains.
a.      Indus
b.     Euphrates
c.      Nile
d.     Tigris
4. Where the first cities and writing emerged in Mesopotamia?
a.      South
b.     East
c.      West
d.     North
5. The dessert in Mesopotamia could support cities because the rivers _ and Tigris make it fertile.
a.      Euphrates
b.     Sutlej
c.      Nile
d.     Indus
6. The region of _______ Mesopotamia that was most productive even through the region did not have sufficient rainfall to grow crops.
a.      Western
b.     Southern
c.      Northern
d.     Eastern

7. The _ ______part of Mesopotamia produced meat, milk and wool in abundance.
a.      Southern dessert
b.     Northern hills
c.      Eastern hills
d.     North-Eastern plain and mountains
8. The __________ is a mark of urban life of Mesopotamia.
a.      Division of labour
b.     Canals
c.      Transportation
d.     Trade
9. The people of Mesopotamia had abundant food resources but they don’t have _____________ resources.
a.      Forest resources
b.     Agriculture
c.      Natural
d.     Mineral
10. The people of Mesopotamia imports tin, silver, and gold from which areas.
a.      Iran and Ira
b.     India and Europe
c.      Rome and India
d.     Turkey and Iran
11. The cheapest mode of transportation in Mesopotamia is _______.
a.      Water transport
b.     Bollock carts
c.      With the help of people
d.     None of the above
 12.   In the 2000 BCE, the city that flourished as the royal capital of Mesopotamia was
(a) Ur.
(b) Mari.
(c) Mohenjodaro.
(d) Kalibangan.
13. The Mesopotamian ruler who became the king of Akkad, in 2370 BCE, was
(a) Enmerkar
(b) Gilgamesh
(c) Hamurabi
(d) Sargon
14. Inanna was the Goddess of
(a) the Moon
(b) love and War
(c) wind
(d) fire
15. The earliest temples in Southern Mesopotamia were built in
(a) c.4000 BCE
(b) c.5000 BCE
(c) c.6000 BCE
(d) c.7000 BCE
16. The Mesopotamian city, which was systematically excavated in the 1930s, was
(a) Uruk.
(b) Ur.
(c) Mari.
(d) Nineveh.
17. The Achaemenids of Iran conquered Babylon in
(a) 639 BCE.
(b) 539 BCE.
(c) 439 BCE.
(d) 339 BCE.
18. The King who released Babylonia from Assyrian domination in 625 BCE was
(a) Alexander.
(b) Nabonidus.
(c) Nabopolassar.
(d) Sargon.
19. War captives and local people who were put to work for the temple or for the ruler were paid
(a) bronze tools.
(b) cattle.
(c) coins.
(d) rations.
20. In __ part of South Iran, the first cities and writing emerged.
(a) plain
(b) deserted
(c) mountainous
(d) hilly
21. Agriculture of southern ________ was the most productive.
(a) Iran
(b) China
(c) Mesopotamia
(d) None of the above
22. Which region is important to Europeans because of references to it in the Old Testament,
(a) Iran
(b) Turkey
(c) Syria
(d) Mesopotamia
23. In the 2000 BCE, the city that flourished as the royal capital of Mesopotamia was
(a) Ur.
(b) Mari.
(c) Mohenjodaro.
(d) Kalibangan.
24. The Mesopotamian ruler who became the king of Akkad, in 2370 BCE, was
(a) Enmerkar
(b) Gilgamesh
(c) Hamurabi
(d) Sargon
25. Inanna was the Goddess of
(a) the Moon
(b) love and War
(c) wind
(d) fire
26. The earliest temples in Southern Mesopotamia were built in
(a) c.4000 BCE
(b) c.5000 BCE
(c) c.6000 BCE
(d) c.7000 BCE
27. The Mesopotamian city, which was systematically excavated in the 1930s, was
(a) Uruk.
(b) Ur.
(c) Mari.
(d) Nineveh.
28. The Achaemenids of Iran conuered Babylon in
(a) 639 BCE.
(b) 539 BCE.
(c) 439 BCE.
(d) 339 BCE.
29. The King who released Babylonia from Assyrian domination in 625 BCE was
(a) Alexander.
(b) Nabonidus.
(c) Nabopolassar.
(d) Sargon.
30. War captives and local people who were put to work for the temple or for the ruler were paid
(a) bronze tools.
(b) cattle.
(c) coins.
(d) rations.
31. Which was the earliest civilization of Mesopotamia?
a) Sumerian civilization
b) Babilonian civilization
c) Caldian civilization
d) Assyrian civilization
32. War captives and local people who were put to work for the temple or for the ruler were paid
a bronze tools.
b cattle.
c coins.
d rations.
33. Dexterity of the hands refers to:
a) Roughness of the hands
b) Shape of the hands
c) Hardness of the hands
d) Flexibility of the hands
34. The technological landmark witnessed by the urban economy of the city of Uruk was
a) bronze tools
b) construction of brick columns
c) potter’s wheel
d) oil pressing technique
35. The Mesopotamian ruler who became the king of Akkad, in 2370 BCE, was
a) Enmerkar
b) Gilgamesh
c) Hamurabi
d) Sargon
36. The Mesopotamian city, which was systematically excavated in the 1930s, was
a) Uruk.
b) Ur.
c) Mari.
d) Nineveh.
37. The first Mesopotamian tablet was written around --------------------BCE.
    A. 3200
    B. 2200
    C. 4200
    D. 5200
 
38. The connection between the city life, trade and writing is brought out in a long -----------
       epic poem about Enmerkar.
A.   Sumerian
B.    Greek
C.    Iranian
D.   Indian
 
39. The Susa was a -----------------.
 
A.   Port
B.    Capital
C.    City
D.   Temple
 
40. From 5000 BCE, settlements had begun to develop in ----------- Mesopotamia.
 
A.   Northern
B.    Eastern
C.    Western
D.   Southern
 
41. North part of Mesopotamia -was called ----------------.
 
A.   Syria
B.    Babylon
C.    Akkad
D.   Assyria
 
42. the term Babylonia was used for the ------------------ region.
 
A.   Northern
B.    Eastern
C.    Southern
D.   Western
 
43. From 1400 BCE, Aramaic (similar to ---------------) spoken (still spoken in parts of Iraq.)
 
A.   German
B.    English
C.    French
D.   Hebrew
 
44. Animal Herders lived in the ----------------------- part of Mesopotamia.
 
A.   North
B.    South
C.    East
D.   North – East
 
45. Cuneiform is derived from the ---------- words Cuneus, meaning wedge and Forma meaning shape.
A.   German
B.    English
C.    Latin
D.   Arabic
 
46. Cuneiform writing in the Akkadian language continued in use until the first century CE   more than ---------------- years.
A.   5000
B.    4000
C.    3000
D.   2000
 
47. Enmerkar was one of the earliest ----------- of Uruk.
 
A.   Poet
B.    Land – Lord
C.    Rulers
D.   Priests
 
48. The level of the Litracy in Mesopotamia was very ---------------.
 
A.   Low
B.    High
C.    Good
D.   Effective
 
49. Cities developed around temples like ------------------.
 
A.   Ur
B.    Uruk
C.    Akkad
D.   Kalibangan
 
50.  Cities developed as centres of trade in Mesopotamia like the city of --------- (UR)
 
A.   Uruk
B.    Ur
C.    Akkad
D.   Basra
 
51. The best example of an imperial city in Mesopotamia is --------------.
 
A.   Mari
B.    Akkad
C.    Ur
D.   Uruk
 
52. Oil pressing, grain grinding, spinning, and the weaving of woollen cloth also done in the -------------------.
A.   House
B.    Shops
C.    Temple
D.   Park
 53. In Mesopotamia, the God of Steppe was --------------------------.
 
A.   Inanna
B.    Moon God
C.    Dagan
D.   Sun
54. ------------------ Family was common in Mesopotamia.
A.   Nuclear
B.    Joint
C.    Happy
D.   Large
55. In Mesopotamia, the father’s house, herds, fields, etc., were inherited by the -------------.
 
A.   Brothers
B.    Sisters
C.    Sons
D.   Mothers
56. In Mesopotamia ------------- stone seals used.
A.   Cylindrical
B.    Long
C.    Short
D.   Round
57.---------------------- was considered the first true city in the world.
A.   Uruk
B.    Mari
C.    Ur
D.   Akkad
58. The city of Uruk is most famous for its great king -----------------------.
A.   Gilgamish
B.    Gilgit
C.    Puru
D.   Abdul
59. Around 3000 BCE Uruk grew to the enormous extent of 250 hectares – twice as large as -----------------------.
A.   Mohenjo – daro
B.    Iraq
C.    Iran
D.   Mesopotamia
60. Irregular shapes of house plots can be seen in ----------------------.
A.   Ur
B.    Uruk
C.    Mari

D.   Basra

TO SEE ASSERTION BASED QUESTION

 

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C

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D

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20

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B

D

B

B

B

B

C

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B

21

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237

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30

C

D

B

D

B

B

B

B

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D

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B

A

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D

C

D

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C

D

C

A

B

B

51

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57

58

59

60

A

C

C

A

C

A

A

A

A

A


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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