Ancient Assyria: Religion, Death & Burial - Quiz & Worksheet


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Who was the national god of ancient Assyria?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about ancient Assyrian ziggurats?

2. The ancient Assyrians had statues of _____ which were winged guardians at the gates of the city who would protect and bless the Assyrians.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Confirm your understanding of ancient Assyrian religion by completing this quiz covering various details about the religion. There are five short multiple-choice questions in the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • National god of ancient Assyria
  • Facts about ancient Assyrian ziggurats
  • The statues at the gates of ancient Assyrian cities
  • How diviners in ancient Assyria received omens from the gods
  • What Assyrian graveyards contained

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ancient Assyrian religion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about ancient Assyrian ziggurats and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the national god of ancient Assyria

Additional Learning

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