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Cyrus The Great, Originally knows as Cyrus II of Persia, also known as King of the world, King of Babylon, King of the four corners of the world, and many more. He was the Founder of the Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian Empire. What do you know about the death of Cyrus The Great! Try this quiz to figure out


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How old was Cyrus when he died? 

    • A.

      71

    • B.

      62

    • C.

      51

    • D.

      80

    Correct Answer
    A. 71
    Explanation
    Cyrus was 71 years old when he died.

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  • 2. 

    How did Cyrus the Great die?

    • A.

      Suicide 

    • B.

      Killed in action 

    • C.

      Cancer 

    • D.

      Diabetes

    Correct Answer
    B. Killed in action 
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great died in battle, as he was killed in action.

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  • 3. 

    How long did Cyrus reign?

    • A.

      50 years 

    • B.

      40 years 

    • C.

      45 years 

    • D.

      30 years 

    Correct Answer
    D. 30 years 
    Explanation
    Cyrus reigned for 30 years.

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  • 4. 

    Where did Cyrus the Great die?

    • A.

      Syr Darya

    • B.

      Babylon 

    • C.

      Texas 

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    A. Syr Darya
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great did not die in Syr Darya, Babylon, Texas, or anywhere else mentioned. The correct answer is "None of the above."

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  • 5. 

    Who was the ruler of Massagetae when Cyrus attempted to take over? 

    • A.

      Darius 

    • B.

      Alexander

    • C.

      Tomyris

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    C. Tomyris
    Explanation
    Tomyris was the ruler of Massagetae when Cyrus attempted to take over.

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  • 6. 

    How did Tomyris son die? 

    • A.

      Killed in action 

    • B.

      Suicide

    • C.

      Fever 

    • D.

      Blood infection 

    Correct Answer
    B. Suicide
  • 7. 

    What is the name of Tomyris's son?

    • A.

      Herodotus

    • B.

      Mohamed 

    • C.

      Tomy

    • D.

      Spargapises

    Correct Answer
    D. Spargapises
    Explanation
    Spargapises is the correct answer because Tomyris is a historical figure who was a queen of the Massagetae, an ancient Iranian nomadic tribe. According to historical accounts, Tomyris had a son named Spargapises. The other options, Herodotus and Mohamed, are not the names of Tomyris's son. Tomy is not mentioned in relation to Tomyris's son either.

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  • 8. 

    Where was Cyrus's body buried? 

    • A.

      Tomb of Pharaoh 

    • B.

      Tomb of Babylon 

    • C.

      Tomb of Cyrus 

    • D.

      Tomb of Kings 

    Correct Answer
    C. Tomb of Cyrus 
    Explanation
    Cyrus's body was buried in the Tomb of Cyrus.

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  • 9. 

    What offer did Cyrus send to the rural of Massagetae before the war? 

    • A.

      Jewellery 

    • B.

      Peace 

    • C.

      Marriage 

    • D.

      Diamonds 

    Correct Answer
    C. Marriage 
    Explanation
    Cyrus sent an offer of marriage to the ruler of Massagetae before the war. This suggests that he was attempting to establish a peaceful alliance with the Massagetae through a political marriage.

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  • 10. 

    Who was Cyrus successor? 

    • A.

      Bardiya

    • B.

      Cambyses II

    • C.

      Tomyris

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses II
    Explanation
    Cambyses II was the successor of Cyrus. After Cyrus' death, Cambyses II became the ruler of the Achaemenid Empire. He expanded the empire by conquering Egypt and incorporating it into his dominion. Cambyses II is known for his military campaigns and his efforts to consolidate and strengthen the empire. He ruled for approximately eight years before his death.

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