The Abbasid Caliphate's Rise to Power


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The Abbasids governed

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1. Abbasid rulers, believed to be God's shadow on Earth, were known as

2. Who stood stood between the caliph and the people, running the government?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the rise of the Abbasid Caliphate. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include where they lived and the civilization that eventually conquered the Abbasids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • When and where the Abbasids ruled
  • Title of Abbasid rulers
  • The name of the position between the caliph and the people

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 rise of the Abbasid Caliphate
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who conquered the Abbasids
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about facts of the Abbasid

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called The Abbasid Caliphate's Rise to Power. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify basic facts of the Abbasids, including their path to power and era of rule
  • Differentiate between different positions within the government
  • Recognize characteristics of the Golden Age of Islam
  • Understand the events that led to the fall of the Abbasid Caliphate