The Taliban: Definition and History


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The Taliban was formed by a group of:

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1. Who is the founding leader of the Taliban?

2. The Taliban is infamous for:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As this quiz and worksheet aims to focus on the history of the Taliban, you are going to be answering questions on topics such as the group's founders, fame, and the role of Pakistan in all of this.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you can prepare to be asked about:

  • Who founded the Taliban
  • The first leader of the Taliban
  • Infamy surrounding the Taliban
  • What the Great Game refers to in this context
  • Pakistan's relationship with the Taliban

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Taliban's conception
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Pakistan in a different way
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Taliban's notoriety and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Feel free to have a look at our associated lesson to learn more about the Taliban. This lesson is called The Taliban: Definition and History and will go over:

  • Formation of the Taliban
  • Changes from the 1920s to the 1990s
  • Accomplishments of the Taliban during its six year rule
  • The Taliban as it is today