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C7-Quiz C7-Quiz Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The major early turning point in the rise of the Persian Empire was the A. Victory of Darius at Salamis B. Victory of Cyrus over Lydia C. Victory in the Persian Wars D. Defeat of the Sasanid empire E. Victory of Cambyses over Rome 2. The leader of the Lydians who fell to Cyrus was 3. In organizing their empire, Persian rulers relied heavily on techniques of administration from the 4. Which of the following lists of Persian empires is correct, chronologically?
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5. The Medes and Persians were originally A. Indo-European tribes B. Semitic-speaking nomads related to the Hyksos C. Later Mesopotamian petty kingdoms D. Dravidian tribes who had fled before the arrival of the Aryans in India E. Minor Babylonian rulers 6. The founder of the Achaemenid Empire was 7. The magnificent capital of the Persian Empire constructed by Darius was 8. Satrapies were 9. The Persian "Eyes and Ears of the King" A. Was Ahura Mazda B. Were satraps C. Was a popular expression that related to the divinity of the king D. Were spies E. Were the cavalry
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10. Darius picked up the idea of a standardized government-issued coinage from the 11. Which of the following empires normally displayed the greatest degree of toleration toward its subject peoples? 12. The Persian king who regularized tax levies and standardized laws was 13. The Persian legal code was designed to A. Codify the laws of the subject peoples B. Abolish the laws of individual lands C. Impose a uniform law code on the entire empire D. Terrify the subject tribes of the empire into submission E. Enslave the conquered tribes
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