Do You Know Cyrus The Great?

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Cyrus the great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient near east. Know more about him? Take Our Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Cyrus the great commonly known as?

    • A.

      Cyrus the King

    • B.

      Cyrus the Elder

    • C.

      Cyrus the strong man

    • D.

      Cyrus of our time

    Correct Answer
    B. Cyrus the Elder
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Elder is the correct answer because it is a commonly known title for Cyrus the Great. He was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire and known for his military conquests and wise leadership. The title "the Elder" distinguishes him from other historical figures named Cyrus and emphasizes his status as a revered and influential ruler in ancient times.

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  • 2. 

    Cyrus the great was the founder of what empire?

    • A.

      Achaemenid Empire

    • B.

      Cyrus Empire

    • C.

      Babylon Empire

    • D.

      Persia Empire

    Correct Answer
    A. Achaemenid Empire
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. This empire was one of the largest and most powerful empires in ancient history, stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indus River. Cyrus the Great was known for his military conquests and his policies of religious and cultural tolerance, which allowed the diverse peoples of his empire to retain their own customs and traditions. His empire laid the foundation for the Persian Empire and had a lasting impact on the region.

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  • 3. 

    How long did his reign last?

    • A.

      32 years

    • B.

      29 years

    • C.

      27 years

    • D.

      30 years

    Correct Answer
    D. 30 years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 30 years. This indicates that the reign of the person being referred to lasted for a period of 30 years.

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  • 4. 

    What empire did he conquer first before building his own empire?

    • A.

      Lydian Empire

    • B.

      Neo-Babylonian Empire

    • C.

      Median Empire

    • D.

      Persia Empire

    Correct Answer
    C. Median Empire
    Explanation
    Before building his own empire, he first conquered the Median Empire.

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  • 5. 

    Who was his successor after his demise?

    • A.

      Hemhem

    • B.

      Cambyses

    • C.

      Messiah

    • D.

      Nubia

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses
    Explanation
    After the demise of the person in question, Cambyses became his successor.

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  • 6. 

    What was his relationship with his successor?

    • A.

      In law

    • B.

      Cousin

    • C.

      Father

    • D.

      Uncle

    Correct Answer
    C. Father
    Explanation
    The given question is asking about the relationship between the person in question and his successor. The correct answer is "Father." This suggests that the person in question is the father of his successor.

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  • 7. 

    When was Cyrus the great born?

    • A.

      598 - 600 BC

    • B.

      498 - 500 BC

    • C.

      398 - 400 BC

    • D.

      698 - 700 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 598 - 600 BC
    Explanation
    Cyrus the Great was born in 598 - 600 BC.

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  • 8. 

    What was the name of his father?

    • A.

      Achaemenid

    • B.

      Cambyses

    • C.

      Persia

    • D.

      Croesus

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses
    Explanation
    Cambyses is the correct answer because the question is asking for the name of "his" father, implying that the person in question has a father named Cambyses. The other options, Achaemenid, Persia, and Croesus, do not match the requirement of being a name of a father.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of his mother?

    • A.

      Belshazzar

    • B.

      Kinzzar

    • C.

      Quezzar

    • D.

      Mandane of Media

    Correct Answer
    D. Mandane of Media
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mandane of Media because Mandane was the mother of Cyrus the Great, who was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Mandane was the daughter of Astyages, the king of Media, and she married Cambyses I, the king of Anshan. Their son, Cyrus, went on to become one of the most influential and powerful rulers in history. Therefore, Mandane of Media is the correct answer as she is directly related to the person mentioned in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Who succeeded his as the King of Lydia?

    • A.

      Astyages

    • B.

      Belshazzar

    • C.

      Cambyses ll

    • D.

      Croesus

    Correct Answer
    C. Cambyses ll
    Explanation
    Cambyses II succeeded as the King of Lydia.

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