The Persian Empire: Economy & Trade - Quiz & Worksheet


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Under which ruler did the Persian Empire develop a system of coinage?

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1. What was the main cereal crop of the Persian Empire?

2. Most of ancient Persia's taxes were paid in what form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet quickly test your understanding of the economy of ancient Persia. You will identify key products as well as how their tax system worked.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use your understanding of the Persian economy to answer questions about:

  • The Persian king who created a system of coinage
  • How Persian taxes were paid
  • Who had to pay taxes in the Persian system

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what area was the major trading hub of the Persian empire
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what crop made up the bulk of the cereal grown in the Persian empire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how Persian taxes were usually paid and who had to pay them

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this ancient culture, read the lesson titled The Persian Empire: Economy & Trade. You will learn about:

  • The time period the Persian empire was active during
  • What family ruled Persia
  • Common crops and commodities used in the empire