The Quiz: What nearby river valley is often called the ‘cradle of civilization’?
C Indus Valley
Mesopotamia lies in the northern part of the Fertile Crescent, where modern civilization in this part of the world is thought to have begun. Mesopotamia is the region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, and home to several civilizations such as the Akkadians, Sumerians, and Arameans. Mesopotamia includes present-day Iraq and Kuwait, and parts of present-day Iran, Syria, and Turkey.
The correct answer to this quiz is Mesopotamia.