1. This word means 'land between the rivers'. What is the word and to which rivers does it refer?
Answer: Mesopotamia; Tigris and Euphrates
2. In which modern day country does Mesopotamia lie?
3. Which ancient Middle Eastern civilization invented the wheel?
4. What is the name of the Sumerian writing system, and who translated it in the 19th century?
Answer: Cuneiform; Henry Rawlinson
5. Which Sumerian and later Akkadian poem has a great king searching for immortality?
Answer: Epic of Gilgamesh