Ancient World History - MCQs with answers - Part 21. When did the rise of Median Empire occur?
a) 745 BC
b) 722 BC
c) 750 BC
d) 728 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
2. When was Nineveh destructed?
ANSWER: d) 728 BC
The Medes were an ancient Iranian people who lived in an area known as Media.
a) 612 BC
b) 600 BC
c) 599 BC
d) 563 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
3. When did sixteen Maha Janapadas emerge?
ANSWER: a) 612 BC
Nineveh is an ancient Mesopotamian city on the eastern bank of the Tigris River.
a) 600 BC
b) 599 BC
c) 563 BC
d) 551 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Who was the founder of Buddhism?
ANSWER: a) 600 BC
Mahajanapada refers to one of the sixteen kingdoms and oligarchic republics that existed in ancient India.
d) Siddhartha GautamaView Answer / Hide Answer
5. Who founded the Achaemenid Empire?
ANSWER: d) Siddhartha Gautama
"Buddha" is used as the title for the first awakened being in an era.
a) Alexander the Great
b) Cambyses II
c) Cyrus the Great
d) Darius IView Answer / Hide Answer
6. When did Magadha empire riseas the dominant power?
ANSWER: c) Cyrus the Great
The Achaemenid Empire is called the First Persian Empire.
a) 546 BC
b) 544 BC
c) 539 BC
d) 529 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
7. When did Cyrus the Great die?
ANSWER: b) 544 BC
Bimbisara was Emperor of the Magadha empire from 542 BC till 492 BC and belonged to the Haryanka dynasty.
a) 539 BC
b) 529 BC
c) 525 BC
d) 512 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
8. When did Cambyses II conquer Egypt?
ANSWER: b) 529 BC
The remains of Cyrus the Great were interred in his capital city of Pasargadae.
a) 525 BC
b) 512 BC
c) 509 BC
d) 508 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
9. When was Roman Republic founded?
ANSWER: a) 525 BC
Cambyses II expanded the empire into Egypt by defeating the Egyptian Pharaoh Psamtik III during the battle of Pelusium.
a) 512 BC
b) 509 BC
c) 508 BC
d) 500 BCView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Who is the father of Athenian democracy?
ANSWER: b) 509 BC
The Roman Republic expanded through a combination of conquest and alliance from central Italy to the entire Italian peninsula.
d) PeisistratosView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: a) Cleisthenes
He was credited with increasing the power of the Athenian citizensâ€™ assembly and for reducing the power of the nobility over Athenian politics.