Ancient Kingdom of Israel: Timeline & Map


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Whose son did David overthrow to become king of the Israelite kingdom?

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1. How many tribes of Israel were there?

2. Upon whose death did the united Kingdom of Israel fall apart?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Who were early rulers of ancient Israel, and what led to the kingdom being split after this succession of kings? You can use the practice questions in this quiz/worksheet combo to assess what you know about this period of Israel's history.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Who David overthrew to become king of Israel
  • The number of Israeli tribes
  • The name of the king whose death led to Israel falling apart
  • The name of the empire to which Israel succumbed
  • The name of the southern state following the split of Israel

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the history of the Kingdom of Israel between 1020 - 721 B.C.
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding details about the kings of Israel during this time period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the division of Israel

Additional Learning

To learn more about this era in Israel's history, review the accompanying lesson called Ancient Kingdom of Israel: Timeline, Map & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Relate the story of David vs. Goliath
  • Describe Israel under the rule of David and Saul
  • Detail the success of Israel under the rule of Solomon
  • Inform the reader how and why Israel became divided