Siege Of Baghdad Trivia Quiz

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Siege Of Baghdad Trivia Quiz

Baghdad seems to have been the center of many attacks from foreign attacks even throughout history. The siege of Baghdad that occurred in the 13th Century was one of these attacks. It is known to have been one of the marking events of the end of the Muslim Golden age. The sacking of Baghdad was the result of several attempts by the Mongol forces and their allied troops to take over the city. What do you known about this historical event? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long did the siege of Baghdad last?
    • A. 

      15 years

    • B. 

      30 years

    • C. 

      13 years

    • D. 

      20 years

  • 2. 
    What was the result of the siege?
    • A. 

      It was a draw

    • B. 

      The Mongol victory

    • C. 

      The victory of the Caliphate

    • D. 

      A peace treaty between the 2 belligerents

  • 3. 
    How many commanders were on the Mongol side?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      7

  • 4. 
    How many commanders were on the Arab side?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    How many soldiers defended Baghdad in 751 AD?
    • A. 

      60,000

    • B. 

      55,000

    • C. 

      50,000

    • D. 

      45,000

  • 6. 
    Who were the main belligerent during this conflict?
    • A. 

      Mongols, Armenian Kingdom of Cicilia, the Kingdom of Georgia, The Principality of Antioch vs the Abbaside Caliphate

    • B. 

      The Mamluk of Baghdad against the Mongols

    • C. 

      Christians and the Mongols

    • D. 

      Muslims and Mongols

  • 7. 
    Who was Abbas?
    • A. 

      He was Muhammad's uncle?

    • B. 

      He was Muhammad's father

    • C. 

      He was Muhammad's brother

    • D. 

      He was the founder of Baghdad

  • 8. 
    Who was Al-Musta Sim Billah?
    • A. 

      He was the 35th and last Caliph of the Abassid Caliphate

    • B. 

      He was the 30th and second Caliph of the Abassid Caliphate

    • C. 

      He was the 37th and last Caliph of the Abassid Caliphate

    • D. 

      He was the 27th and first Caliph of the Abassid Caliphate

  • 9. 
    How did the Mongold destroy Baghdad?
    • A. 

      They destroyed mosques, palaces, libraries, and hospitals

    • B. 

      They burnt it to the ground

    • C. 

      They killed everyone in the city

    • D. 

      They evacuated the city and then, burnt it to the ground

  • 10. 
    How many people in Baghdad have believed to have died due to the conflict?
    • A. 

      90,000

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      A million people

    • D. 

      25,000

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