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Assyria (Grade 8)

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Assyria was centered in Upper Mesopotamia.
  1. True
  2. False
What are the names of two of the major Assyrian cities?

Much of Assyria was conquered by the Neo-Sumerian empire.
  1. True
  2. False
The Assyrian Empire was known for relying on diplomacy rather than war to solve foreign disputes.
  1. True
  2. False
Which island in the Mediterranean Sea was part of the Old Assyrian Empire?
  1. Crete
  2. Sicily
  3. Cyrpus
  4. Corsica
The Old Assyrian Empire was overthrown by which civilization?
  1. Babylonian
  2. Egyptian
  3. Mitanni
  4. Hittite
During the Middle Assyrian Empire, the priests of Ashur controlled the kings.
  1. True
  2. False
Which king took the Middle Assyrian Empire to its height?
  1. Shalmaneser II
  2. Ashur-Dan II
  3. Tiglath-Pileser I
  4. Ashurnasirpal I
The Neo-Assyrian Empire was founded in what year?
  1. 1456 BCE
  2. 1190 BCE
  3. 911 BCE
  4. 609 BCE
The Neo-Assyrians had the world's first professional army.
  1. True
  2. False
Assyrian king Sennacherib razed Babylon in punishment for its revolt.
  1. True
  2. False
Esarhaddon defeated Taharqa to conquer                 .
Ashurbanipal created a library at Nimrud.
  1. True
  2. False
Ashurbanipal conquered the Kushite Empire.
  1. True
  2. False
What are the names of five of the modern-day countries that are all or partly in what was the territory of the Assyrian Empire?

Assyria fell in 609 BCE during a war with the                 and the Babylonians.
  1. Elamites
  2. Lydians
  3. Greeks
  4. Medes

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