Akkadian Civilization: Culture, Art & Religion


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What was Sargon's position prior to the revolt that made him king?

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1. What are the rough dates for the existence of the Akkadian empire?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic attributed to the Akkadian Empire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Akkadian Empire was a large and strong empire. This quiz and worksheet will help you understand its rise and fall. You will be quizzed on the Akkadian leader and some characteristics of the Akkadian Empire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Akkadian civilization and its timeline
  • Sargon and his successors
  • The victory stele of Naram-Sin
  • Characteristics attributed to the Akkadian civilization
  • The conquerors of the Akkadian Empire

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Akkadian Civilization lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding this ancient civilization and its accomplishments as a whole
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the importance of Akkadian artwork

Additional Learning

To learn more about Akkadian culture, review the accompanying lesson on Akkadian Civilization. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn of the rise of the Akkadian Empire in ancient Sumer
  • Identify administrative practices in Akkadian civilization
  • Understand the importance of Akkadian artwork
  • Learn of the religion practiced in Akkadian culture
  • Explain what and who destroyed the Akkadian Empire