WONDER #1229: How Are Cities Founded?

Question 1 of 3

Where do historians believe the first cities developed?

  1. Mesopotamia
  2. Florida
  3. Brazil
  4. South Africa

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a reason an ancient city might have been founded?

  1. agriculture
  2. trade
  3. protection
  4. Internet access

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is an example of a factor an ancient city founder likely considered when choosing a site for a new city?

  1. number of movie theaters
  2. access to water
  3. access to shopping malls
  4. both (A) and (C)

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/How-Are-Cities-Founded.