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Unformatted text preview: C7-QuizC7-QuizStudent: ___________________________________________________________________________1. The major early turning point in the rise of the Persian Empire was the A. Victory of Darius at SalamisB. Victory of Cyrus over LydiaC. Victory in the Persian WarsD. Defeat of the Sasanid empireE. Victory of Cambyses over Rome2. The leader of the Lydians who fell to Cyrus was A. CambysesB. MiltiadesC. AstyagesD. CroesusE. Darius3. In organizing their empire, Persian rulers relied heavily on techniques of administration from the A. LydiansB. EgyptiansC. RomansD. ChineseE. Mesopotamians4. Which of the following lists of Persian empires is correct, chronologically? A. Achaemenids, Sasanids, Seleucids, ParthiansB. Parthians, Achaemenids, Seleucids, SasanidsC. Sasanids, Parthians, Seleucids, AchaemenidsD. Achaemenids, Seleucids, Parthians, SasanidsE. Sasanids, Seleucids, Parthians, Achaemenids5. The Medes and Persians were originally A. Indo-European tribesB. Semitic-speaking nomads related to the HyksosC. Later Mesopotamian petty kingdomsD. Dravidian tribes who had fled before the arrival of the Aryans in IndiaE. Minor Babylonian rulers6. The founder of the Achaemenid Empire was A. XerxesB. CambysesC. CyrusD. DariusE. Alexander7. The magnificent capital of the Persian Empire constructed by Darius was A. ByzantiumB. PasargadaeC. MarathonD. SusaE. Persepolis8. Satrapies were A. Mesopotamian kingsB. Egyptian administratorsC. Persian administrative unitsD. Demons of the Lydian underworldE. Arabian merchants9. The Persian "Eyes and Ears of the King" A. Was Ahura MazdaB. Were satrapsC. Was a popular expression that related to the divinity of the kingD. Were spiesE. Were the cavalry10. Darius picked up the idea of a standardized government-issued coinage from the A. BabyloniansB. EgyptiansC. LydiansD. IndiansE. Chinese11. Which of the following empires normally displayed the greatest degree of toleration toward its subject peoples? A. AssyrianB. GreekC. EgyptianD. AchaemenidE. Olmec12. The Persian king who regularized tax levies and standardized laws was A. CyrusB. CambysesC. DariusD. XerxesE. Alexander13. The Persian legal code was designed to A. Codify the laws of the subject peoplesB. Abolish the laws of individual landsC. Impose a uniform law code on the entire empireD. Terrify the subject tribes of the empire into submissionE. Enslave the conquered tribes14. The center of the Persian communications network was A. The Royal RoadB. The qanatsC. The Emperor's TrailD. The use of Assyrian mercenary spiesE. The Persian navy15. Who used the words, "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds," to describe the Persian courier service?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Benjamin during the Spring '11 term at Ohlone.

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