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Wars of Alexander the Great: Quiz


Question 1: Alexander sent an envoy to Tyre, proposing a peace treaty, and asked to visit their city and offer sacrifices to their God ________.
MolochEl (deity)AstarteMelqart

Question 2: Alexander marched his army east through ________, where, for a stretch of nearly 150 km (100 miles), there was no water.

Question 3: Alexander then named one of the two new cities that he founded, Bucephala, in honor of the horse who had brought him to India, who had died during the ________.
Wars of Alexander the GreatAlexander's Indian campaignAlexander the GreatBattle of the Hydaspes

Question 4: ________, whom Alexander had left in charge of Macedon in his absence, had been given a free hand to install dictators and tyrants wherever he saw fit in order to minimize the risk of a rebellion.

Question 5: The satrap at ________, as well as his garrison, was among the first of many satraps to capitulate.

Question 6: The Siege of the Sogdian Rock, a fortress located north of ________ in Sogdiana, occurred in 327 BC.
Achaemenid EmpireSeleucid EmpireBactriaGreco-Bactrian Kingdom

Question 7: Tyre, the largest and most important city-state of ________, was located both on the Mediterranean coast as well as a nearby Island with two natural harbors on the landward side.
PhoeniciaRoman EmpireRashidun CaliphateAlexander the Great

Question 8: Those citizens that took shelter in the temple of ________ were pardoned by Alexander.
ApolloHeraclesGreek mythologyTrojan War

Question 9: He set in motion plans to build ________, and, though future tax revenues would be channeled to him, he left Egypt under the management of Egyptians, which helped to win him their support.
Alexander the GreatGreeceAncient GreeceAlexandria

Question 10: The stronghold at ________ was built on a hill and was heavily fortified.
Palestinian peopleBethlehemGazaNablus

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