The Rule The Safavid

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The Rule The Safavid

The Safavid dynasty was one of Iran’s most significant ruling dynasties from 1501 to 1736, and are widely considered to be the beginning of modern Iranian history. What do you know of the empire and its rule?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________________ is the most famous artist from the Safavid Era.
    • A. 

      Safi al - Din

    • B. 

      Azerbaijan

    • C. 

      Isfahan

    • D. 

      Riza-i-Abbasi

  • 2. 
    The Safavid dynasty reached its high point of glory during the rule of this individual.
    • A. 

      Safi al- Din

    • B. 

      Shah Ismail

    • C. 

      Shah Hussein

    • D. 

      Shah Abbas

  • 3. 
    The Shiites believed the founder of the  Safavid dynasty ________, and they eagerly suportedhim.
    • A. 

      Was a direct successor of Muhummad

    • B. 

      Was a direct descendant of Safial Din

    • C. 

      Was a direct successor of Riza-i-Abbasi

    • D. 

      Was the true prophet of Islam

  • 4. 
    During the reign of Shah Hussein, the Safavid ruling family was forcedto retreat to __________their original homeland.
    • A. 

      Azerbaijan

    • B. 

      Shiraz

    • C. 

      Tabriz

    • D. 

      Isfahan

  • 5. 
    After the death of Shah Abbas, religious orthodoxy increased, which meant that
    • A. 

      Intellectual freedom increased.

    • B. 

      The ulemas became the chief ministers.

    • C. 

      The pressure to conform to traditional religious belief increased.

    • D. 

      Women no longer were forced into isolation.

  • 6. 
    King ( used in Persia an Iran)
    • A. 

      Vizer

    • B. 

      Shah

    • C. 

      Queen

  • 7. 
    In 1501, ___________ used his forces to seize much of Iran and Iraq.
    • A. 

      Ismail

    • B. 

      Ottoman

    • C. 

      Sultan

  • 8. 
    Ismail sent __________  into Anatolia to convert members of the Turkish tribes in the Ottoman Empire.
    • A. 

      Shiite preachers

    • B. 

      Shiite monks

    • C. 

      Ottoman preachers

    • D. 

      Musillim monks

  • 9. 
    Traditional beliefs, especially in religion
    • A. 

      Ottoman

    • B. 

      Musllim

    • C. 

      Orthodoxy

  • 10. 
     Because of orthodoxy Persian woman were forced into seclusion and required to wear a_______.
    • A. 

      Veil

    • B. 

      Hat

    • C. 

      Dress

  • 11. 
    Political disorder, lawlessness
    • A. 

      Warfare

    • B. 

      Fame

    • C. 

      Anarchy

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