Darius the Great: Biography, Quotes & Facts


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Darius the Great

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1. Which of the following is true regarding Darius' rise to the throne?

2. Darius' accomplishments were

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo assesses what you've learned about the life and works of Darius the Great. Topics covered on the quiz include Zoroastrianism and the death of Darius.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • How Darius the Great rose to the throne
  • His various accomplishments during his rule
  • What Darius believed as a follower of Zoroastrianism
  • How he died

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related global history and geography lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Darius the Great's rise to the throne and his accomplishments once there
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding his religious beliefs and how he died

Additional Learning

To learn more about this historical figure, review the corresponding lesson titled Darius the Great: Biography, Quotes & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Cyrus the Great
  • Define the role of a satrap
  • Know Herodotus' account of Darius' rise to the throne
  • Understand the importance of the Royal Road
  • Identify the entities of good and evil in Zoroastrianism
  • Recognize the legacy of the Battles of Marathon and Salamis