Ancient Assyrians: History, Civilization & Culture


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Assyria began in what is now:

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1. The Ancient Assyrian religion was:

2. The Ancient Assyrian writing system is known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The ancient Assyrians hailed from the land of Assyria in the BC era. This quiz/worksheet combo will give you an overview of their legacy and customs, and it will test you on things such as their religious practices, languages, and other customs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Where modern day Assyria is located
  • The ancient Assyrian religion
  • The method of writing used by the Assyrians
  • Who felled the city of Nineveh
  • The languages spoken in Assyria

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ancient Assyrians
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the culture and customs of the Assyrians
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Assyrian religion in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about these people from thousands of years ago, review the corresponding lesson on ancient Assyrians. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Gives an overview of where the Assyrians came from
  • Examines their culture and customs
  • Offers geographical insight as to where they were located and expanded
  • Discusses the downfall of the Assyrian empire