Dynastic History Of Cyrus The Great! Trivia Questions And Facts Quiz

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Cyrus the great spans several rulers of the Persian Empire and the founders of the Achaemenid empire. These rulers were famous during this age as they were associated with a string of empires in that era. What history do you know about the dynasty of Cyrus the great? Let our quiz judge your knowledge then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What year did the King of Persia ascend the throne?

    • A.

      559 BC 

    • B.

      558 BC  

    • C.

      557 BC  

    • D.

      556 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 559 BC 
    Explanation
    In 559 BC, the King of Persia ascended the throne. This means that he took on the position of being the ruler of Persia in that year.

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  • 2. 

    What year did the King of Persia end his tenure?

    • A.

      530 BC  

    • B.

      531 BC  

    • C.

      532 BC  

    • D.

      533 BC  

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

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      32

    Correct Answer
    A. 29
    Explanation
    The King of Persia used to reign for 29 years.

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  • 4. 

    Who preceded the King of Persia reign?

    • A.

      Cambyses I       

    • B.

      Cambyses II     

    • C.

      Cambyses III    

    • D.

      Cambyses IV

    Correct Answer
    A. Cambyses I       
    Explanation
    Cambyses I is the correct answer because he is the predecessor of the King of Persia. This means that he ruled before the King of Persia took over the throne. The other options, Cambyses II, III, and IV, are not the correct answers as they would have succeeded the King of Persia rather than preceding him.

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  • 5. 

    Who succeeded the King of Persia?

    • A.

      Cambyses I       

    • B.

      Cambyses II     

    • C.

      Cambyses III    

    • D.

      Cambyses IV

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses II     
    Explanation
    Cambyses II succeeded the King of Persia. This can be inferred from the fact that he is listed as the second option among the given choices. The Roman numerals next to the names suggest a succession order, and since Cambyses II is listed as the second option, it indicates that he succeeded the previous king.

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  • 6. 

    What year did the King of Media ascend the throne?

    • A.

      530 BC

    • B.

      549 BC

    • C.

      539 BC

    • D.

      529 BC

    Correct Answer
    B. 549 BC
    Explanation
    The King of Media ascended the throne in 549 BC.

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  • 7. 

    What year did the King of Media end his tenure?

    • A.

      530 BC

    • B.

      531 BC

    • C.

      532 BC

    • D.

      533 BC

    Correct Answer
    A. 530 BC
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 530 BC. This is the year when the King of Media ended his tenure.

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  • 8. 

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

    • A.

      29

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    D. 19
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 19. This suggests that the King of Media reigned for a period of 19 years.

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  • 9. 

    Who preceded the King of Media reign?

    • A.

      Croesus

    • B.

      Astyases

    • C.

      Nabonidus

    • D.

      Arking

    Correct Answer
    B. Astyases
    Explanation
    Astyases preceded the King of Media reign.

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  • 10. 

    Who succeeded the King of Media?

    • A.

      Cambyses I   

    • B.

      Cambyses II  

    • C.

      Cambyses III 

    • D.

      Cambyses IV

    Correct Answer
    B. Cambyses II  
    Explanation
    Cambyses II succeeded the King of Media. The question is asking for the successor of the King of Media, and the correct answer is Cambyses II.

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