A Trivia Quiz On Ancient Iran

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A Trivia Quiz On Ancient Iran

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  • 1. 
    Who was the founder of the Persian Empire?
    • A. 

      Cyrus

    • B. 

      Oxus

    • C. 

      Darius

    • D. 

      Xerxes

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a geographical feature of Ancient Iran?
    • A. 

      Fertile plains and rich river deltas

    • B. 

      Yellow River

    • C. 

      High mountain edges,salt deserts

    • D. 

      Cold mountain plateaus

  • 3. 
    Darius gave important government jobs to Persians and created the office of satrap.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What city was the administrative capital?
    • A. 

      Persepolis

    • B. 

      Susa

    • C. 

      Medes

    • D. 

      Parsa

  • 6. 
    The chief god of Zoroastrianism was
    • A. 

      Angra Mainyu

    • B. 

      Ahuramazda

    • C. 

      Xerxes

    • D. 

      Cambyses

  • 7. 
    Zoroastrianism may have influenced Judaism & Christianity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The social classes of the Persians were divided into 3 groups: Priests at the top, then warriors, then slaves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which Persian king captured Egypt?
    • A. 

      Cambyses

    • B. 

      Cyrus

    • C. 

      Darius

    • D. 

      Xerxes

  • 10. 
    Rights Persian women had included:
    • A. 

      Equal pay and political power

    • B. 

      Right to choose own husband, right to run businesses

    • C. 

      Right to divorce, right to hold office of satrap

    • D. 

      Ownership of property,right to travel & prominent positions on public occasions