The Hurrian in Mittanni: People & Language


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Approximately when did the Mitanni empire exist?

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1. What made the Hurrian language and people so unique?

2. Why do we know so little about the Hurrian language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the ancient Hurrians and the Mitanni Empire. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the uniqueness of the Hurrian language and the reason so little is known about it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to evaluate your knowledge of:

  • Dates during which the Mitanni Empire existed
  • Unique characteristic of the Hurrian people
  • Catalyst of the Mitanni Empire's growth

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 ancient Hurrians and the Mitanni Empire
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the period of time during which the Mitanni Empire was in existence
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factors that contributed to the empire's decline

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled, The Hurrian in Mittani: People & Language. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key facts regarding the Mitanni Empire's formation and expansion
  • Name the group that conquered the last Mitanni city
  • Recognize the challenges that have prevented full understanding the Mitanni Empire