The Persian Empire: Religion & Social Structure


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The Persian Empire was based out of what modern-day nation?

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1. How many gods were recognized in the official Persian religion?

2. What was the official religion of the Persian Empire?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to have a comprehensive knowledge of history, students need to know about the Persian empire. This quiz/worksheet set will help you test your understanding of this information. Some specific things you will need to be familiar with in order to pass the quiz include the current nation that the Persian empire was once based out of and the number of gods recognized by Persian religion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will include the following:

  • Unique qualities of the Persians' religion
  • Current nation where the Persian empire once was
  • Individuals who were behind the royal family in the social hierarchy
  • Official religion of the Persian empire
  • Number of gods recognized by Persian religion

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - recall the individuals who were behind the royal family in the social hierarchy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the unique qualities of the Persians' religion
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Persian empire's religion and society

Additional Learning

If you have an interest in comprehending more about this topic, explore the lesson titled, The Persian Empire: Religion & Social Structure. The lesson will help you to:

  • Learn about the era of the Persian empire
  • Recall characteristics of the Persian empire
  • Identify who Zoroaster and Ahura Mazda were
  • Explore the importance of religion to the Persian empire
  • Describe who made up most of the Persian society
  • Explain the highly organized fashion of Persian society