King Herod: History, Reign & Death


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Herod was king of what?

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1. Who appointed Herod to his throne?

2. Why did the Jewish people distrust Herod?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will help you find out what you know about King Herod. See if you know how he is remembered in history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll test what you know about:

  • The source of the Jewish people's distrust for king Herod
  • What country Herod ruled
  • The way Herod is remembered today

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what Herod did to Jerusalem while king
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason Herod was not trusted by the Jewish people
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what kingdom Herod ruled and how he became its ruler

Additional Learning

If you would like to get a better understanding of this famous king, read the lesson titled King Herod: History, Reign & Death. It explains:

  • The way Herod dealt with his possibly traitorous sons
  • Differences between historical and religious views of Herod
  • The Roman military leader who conquered the Jewish people