Kings of the Persian Empire: Cyrus, Cambyses II & Darius I - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of these titles actually belongs to the Achaemenid Empire?

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1. Who was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire?

2. What was Cyrus' reputation as an emperor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Persian Empire was one of the most significant forces in ancient history. If you want to learn about the most notable rulers of this dynasty, you can go over the questions contained within this assessment. Our quiz and worksheet is a great way to brush up on the history of each ruler and his significance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to test your knowledge of:

  • The Achaemenid Empire
  • Cyrus the Great
  • Cambyses II
  • Darius I

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - determine how well you recall the most significant rulers of the Persian Empire and their effects on history
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of the historical timeline of rulers in the Persian Empire and what happened to the Empire during that time
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge of the kings of the Persian Empire to identify key facts about them and the empire itself based on information given in the questions

Additional Learning

Learn more about the Persian Empire by reviewing the associated lesson called Kings of the Persian Empire: Cyrus, Cambyses II & Darius I. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • The Achaemenid Empire
  • Cyrus the Great
  • Cambyses II
  • Darius I