Geography & Natural Resources of Ancient Iran


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What was the name for ancient Iran?

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1. Which of these bodies of water is NOT directly connected to Iran?

2. What is a qanat?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ancient Iran was one of the most significant and powerful civilizations of the ancient world. In order to fully understand its history, one must understand its geography and natural resources. You can check your knowledge of some key topics, including climate and geographic location, by answering the questions found in this online quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of:

  • The name for ancient Iran
  • Iranian bodies of water
  • Qanats
  • The domestication of animals
  • The importance of Iranian geography

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use these questions to test your recollection of ancient Iran, its geography and its natural resources
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand how the ancient Iranians adapted to their environment and used the natural resources around them
  • Making connections - see if you can draw the connections between the geography of ancient Iran and its specific historical importance in the ancient world

Additional Learning

More facts on this subject can be found in the associated lesson called Geography & Natural Resources of Ancient Iran. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • The ancient history of Iran
  • Iranian geography
  • Natural resources in Iranian history
  • The importance of geography to ancient Iran