Iron Age Empires: Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and Persian Empires


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Assyrians prevented uprisings in their empire by _____.

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1. How was Tiglath able to conquer Israel?

2. Babylon succeeded in overthrowing Assyria because _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, and Persian Empires. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the emergence of the Kingdom of Israel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Sargonid dynasty
  • Nebuchadnezzar II
  • Cyrus
  • Darius

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, and Persian Empires
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Cyrus' conquering of Babylon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Nebuchadnezzar II's attempts to unify his empire

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Iron Age Empires: Neo-Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian, and Persian Empires. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the rise and division of the Kingdom of Israel
  • Understand the expansion of the Assyrian Empire
  • Recognize the factors that contributed to Babylon's resurgence
  • Identify the characteristics of the Persian rule of Cyrus and Darius