The Ancient Israelites: History, Religion & Timeline


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Prior to the settlement in Canaan, the ancient Israelites likely practiced what kind of lifestyle?

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1. The ancient Israelites are seen as the founders of what modern-day religion?

2. What was the most successful time period for the Israelite people?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The history of the ancient Israelites is long and storied. This quiz and worksheet combination aim to determine how much you comprehend of their past.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask questions about the following aspects of the ancient Israelites:

  • Their religion
  • Lifestyle before settling in Canaan
  • Periods of enslavement and prosperity

Skills Practiced

As you partake of this quiz and worksheet, these study skills will be put to use:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related cultural history lesson on ancient Israelites
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the tribal division of the ancient Israelites
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the religion and lifestyle of ancient Israelites

Additional Learning

Add to your knowledge of the characteristics of ancient Israelites by reviewing the accompanying lesson, The Ancient Israelites: History, Religion & Timeline, which will teach you about these different periods of their history:

  • Origins (c. 1800-1200 B.C.)
  • Early Iron Age (c. 1200- 1020 B.C.)
  • United Kingdom of Israel (1020- 921 B.C.)
  • Divided Kingdom and decline (921- 586 B.C.)