Jeopardy Sumerians Babylonians Hittites Assyrians Chaldeans Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from H1 What is considered their greatest contribution to civilization?
$100 Answer from H1 Writing
$200 Question from H1 The world’s first piece of literature was named after this famous king --
$200 Answer from H1 King Gilgamesh
$300 Question from H1 Name three of their inventions
$300 Answer from H1 Irrigation, plow, sail, wheel
$400 Question from H1 How many gods did the Sumerians have and which was the most famous?
$400 Answer from H1 3,000 and the goddess of beer
$500 Question from H1 What were the temples of the ancient Sumerians called?
$500 Answer from H1 ziggurats
$100 Question from H2 Were the Babylonians monotheistic or polytheistic?
$100 Answer from H2 polytheistic
$200 Question from H2 What was the most important contribution to society by the Babylonians?
$200 Answer from H2 First written code of laws
$300 Question from H2 What was the name of their code of laws?
$300 Answer from H2 Code of Hammurabi
$400 Question from H2 Discuss the Code of Hammurabi (how did it work?)
$400 Answer from H2 It was very severe; it was unfair to lower social classes.
$500 Question from H2 What is the famous saying that comes from this code of laws?
$500 Answer from H2 “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”
$100 Question from H3 Were the laws of the Hittites more or less severe than the Babylonians?
$100 Answer from H3 They were less severe.
$200 Question from H3 What was an unusual ritual surrounding the death of their parents?
$200 Answer from H3 They would save their parents’ bones and display them on a chair in their home.
$300 Question from H3 Who conquered the Hittites?
$300 Answer from H3 The Assyrians
$400 Question from H3 What inventions did they give to civilization?
$400 Answer from H3 Iron weapons and chariots
$500 Question from H3 Did the queens of the Hittites have more or less power that other civilizations?
$500 Answer from H3 The queens had more power.
$100 Question from H4 Were the Assyrians a peaceful civilization or a warlike civilization?
$100 Answer from H4 Warlike
$200 Question from H4 Discuss the Assyrians’ treatment of their foe.
$200 Answer from H4 They were ruthless, committing acts of violence and torture, terrorizing the people they captured.
$300 Question from H4 Name two advancements they brought to warfare.
$300 Answer from H4 Siege towers, battering rams, fighting on horseback
$400 Question from H4 Academically, what did the Assyrians bring to society?
$400 Answer from H4 the first library of 20,000 clay tablets
$500 Question from H4 What did the Assyrians bring to their justice system?
$500 Answer from H4 a court system
$100 Question from H5 The Chaldeans built one of the Ancient Wonders of the world, what was it?
$100 Answer from H5 Hanging Gardens of Babylon
$200 Question from H5 What was the name of the famous king who had the ancient wonder built?
$200 Answer from H5 King Nebuchadnezzar
$300 Question from H5 What was the name of their famous temple? (it is referenced in the Bible)
$300 Answer from H5 Tower of Babel
$400 Question from H5 What was the invention, the Chaldeans came up with that was used extensively during the Middle Ages?
$400 Answer from H5 A castle with a moat
$500 Question from H5 Who was their famous god?