Statistics for Iranian History A-Z

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  • This quiz has been taken 162 times
  • The average score is 17 of 26

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HintAnswer% Correct
AGreek ruler who conquered PersiaAlexander the Great
99%
ICountry Iran fought a bloody war against in the 1980sIraq
95%
NType of weapon Iran reached a deal for in 2015Nuclear Weapon
92%
GModern-day country that was invaded by the Persian Empire in the 480s BC with
an army reported to be 1 million strong
Greece
87%
UCountry whose embassy Iran invaded in 1979, taking 52 hostagesUnited States
86%
MGroup of people who invaded the Iranian plateau in 1219, eventually
reducing the population by 75%
The Mongols
83%
OArch-rival of the Persians for centuries since the 16th centuryOttoman Empire
81%
X"Great" king who appears in the Bible under the name AhasuerusXerxes the Great
81%
KShia cleric who was made Supreme Leader after the 1979 revolutionRuhollah Khomeini
79%
FRegion where settled farming first emerged - it included southwestern Iran{Fertile} Crescent
78%
JGroup C freed from their captivity in Babylonia, and helped them rebuild their landJews
76%
CKing who founded the Achaemenid Persian empire in the 500s BCCyrus the Great
73%
DRuled the Persian empire at its greatest extent around 500 BCDarius the Great
73%
ZProphet who founded a religion that is still practiced today by a small numberZoroaster
73%
WIran has won most of its Olympic medals at this sportWrestling
67%
BUniversalist religion that was founded by Bahá'u'lláh in 1863{Bahá'í} Faith
66%
LSpartan war general who was killed at the Battle of Thermopylae against PersiaLeonidas
63%
PAncient capital of the Achaemenid EmpirePersepolis
61%
QCity that is a significant destination of Islamic pilgrimage since the 800sQom
57%
TConqueror of the 1300s who killed 5% of the world's population; he was described
as "the product of an Islamized and Iranized society"
Timur
52%
RBritish writer K threatened with a death edict in 1989Salman Rushdie
51%
SLast non-Islamic Persian empire that was conquered by the MuslimsSasanian Empire
39%
VTitle of a prime minister who was under the political authority of the Shah{Vazir}-e Azam
34%
HGerman philosopher who called the Persians the "first Historical People"Georg Wilhelm
Friedrich Hegel
31%
EAncient civilization in southwestern Iran that existed between 3300 – 539 BCElam
26%
YKing of S during the Muslim conquest of Persia{Yazd}egerd III
19%

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