Cyrus The Great: Trivia Questions On Religion And Politics! Quiz

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Cyrus the great was related to the Persian empire and had regal titles such as the king of media, king of Babylon, the king of Persia, the great king and several other kingdoms titles. What do you know about this level of politics Cyrus the great had? Do you really know much? Let our quiz help you find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did the King of Lydia ascend the throne?

    • A.

      559 BC     

    • B.

      558 BC     

    • C.

      547 BC     

    • D.

      556 BC

    Correct Answer
    C. 547 BC     
    Explanation
    The King of Lydia ascended the throne in 547 BC.

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  • 2. 

    What year did the King of Lydia end his tenure?

    • A.

      530 BC     

    • B.

      531 BC   

    • C.

      532 BC     

    • D.

      533 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 530 BC     
    Explanation
    The King of Lydia ended his tenure in 530 BC.

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  • 3. 

    How many years did the King of Lydia use to reign?

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    B. 17
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17. This implies that the King of Lydia reigned for a period of 17 years.

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  • 4. 

    Who preceded the King of Lydia reign?

    • A.

      Croesus           

    • B.

      Astyases         

    • C.

      Nabonidus

    • D.

         Arking

    Correct Answer
    A. Croesus           
    Explanation
    Croesus is the correct answer because he preceded the King of Lydia's reign. The question is asking about the person who came before the King of Lydia, and Croesus fits this description.

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  • 5. 

    Who succeeded the King of Lydia?

    • A.

      Cambyses I        

    • B.

      Cambyses II       

    • C.

      Cambyses III

    • D.

      Cambyses IV

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses II       
    Explanation
    Cambyses II succeeded the King of Lydia. The question is asking about the successor of the King of Lydia, and the correct answer is Cambyses II. This implies that after the King of Lydia, Cambyses II assumed the throne and became the new ruler.

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  • 6. 

    What year did the King of Babylon ascend the throne?

    • A.

      559 BC   

    • B.

      549 BC 

    • C.

      539 BC   

    • D.

      529 BC

    Correct Answer
    C. 539 BC   
    Explanation
    In 539 BC, the King of Babylon ascended the throne. This date is significant because it marks the fall of the Neo-Babylonian Empire and the rise of the Persian Empire under Cyrus the Great. It was during this time that Babylon was captured by the Persians, leading to the end of the Babylonian rule.

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  • 7. 

    What year did the King of Babylon end his tenure?

    • A.

      530 BC 

    • B.

      531 BC    

    • C.

      532 BC 

    • D.

      533 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 530 BC 
    Explanation
    In 530 BC, the King of Babylon ended his tenure. This means that he finished his reign or term as the ruler of Babylon during this year.

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  • 8. 

    How many years did the King of Babylon use to reign?

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    The answer is 9 because it is the only option that matches the question asking for the number of years the King of Babylon reigned.

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  • 9. 

    Who preceded the King of Babylon reign?

    • A.

      Croesus

    • B.

      Astyases

    • C.

      Nabonidus

    • D.

      Arking

    Correct Answer
    C. Nabonidus
    Explanation
    Nabonidus is the correct answer because he was the king who ruled Babylon immediately before the reign of the King of Babylon. This implies that Nabonidus was the predecessor to the King of Babylon.

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  • 10. 

    Who succeeded the King of Babylon?

    • A.

      Cambyses I      

    • B.

      Cambyses II   

    • C.

      Cambyses III  

    • D.

      Cambyses IV

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses II   
    Explanation
    Cambyses II is the correct answer because he succeeded the King of Babylon. The question asks for the successor of the King of Babylon, and Cambyses II is the only option provided that fits this criteria.

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