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Ancient Persia Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How many gods were recognized in the official Persian religion?

Question 2 2. After the royal family, who was next in the Persian social hierarchy?

Question 3 3. What was the official religion of the Persian Empire?

Question 4 4. How were non-royal women identified in Ancient Persia?

Question 5 5. Along with Greek sources, what do we use to learn about women in Ancient Persia?

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Question 6 6. Amongst royal women in Ancient Persia, who had the most status and influence?

Question 7 7. The Ancient Persians combined materials and styles from...

Question 8 8. What did King Darius and King Xerxes build to help their military campaigns?

Question 9 9. The Frieze of the Archers was created with

Question 10 10. Under which ruler did the Persian Empire develop a system of coinage?

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Question 11 11. Most of ancient Persia's taxes were paid in what form?

Question 12 12. The ancient Persians had trade routes all over their empire, but where was the major trade hub?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT a reform instituted by Darius I of the Persian Empire?

Question 14 14. Who was the Shahenshah of the Persian Empire?

Question 15 15. Why did the Persians leave many of the bureaucracies in place after conquering a region?

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Question 16 16. Which Persian emperor is most associated with the development of Persian cuneiform?

Question 17 17. The largest number of writing samples from ancient Persia can be found where?

Question 18 18. What was the Persian cuneiform language built around?

Question 19 19. Why was Cyrus II considered a benevolent king by the Persians?

Question 20 20. What element of Greek architecture was popular in Persia?

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Question 21 21. Persia was located in what modern-day country?

Question 22 22. Who was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire?

Question 23 23. The first great empire of Persia was also known as what?

Question 24 24. What did arstibara and vacabara mean, respectively?

Question 25 25. What color did soldiers primarily wear in ancient Persia?

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Question 26 26. What religion did the majority of ancient Persians practice?

Question 27 27. What were two major items of the ancient Persian diet?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT an era associated with Persian funerary practice?

Question 29 29. What was the part of the person that departed to the underworld called?

Question 30 30. What did Zoroastrians do with the bones of the dead?

Ancient Persia Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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