• 1. 
    What is a standing army?

  • An army that is made up of professional soldiers whose only job is to be a soldier
  • An army without any horses or chariots
  • An army that only protects a city and never travels or marches
  • An army formed from peasants and farmers that are called up to fight for the king
  • 2. 
    What types of animals were used to pull chariots?

  • Lions
  • Dogs
  • Horses
  • Oxen
  • 3. 
    What time of year did the Assyrians launch a new battle campaign?

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • 4. 
    True or False: Assyrian kings did not fight or get involved in the army or battles.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    What type of metal made the weapons of the Assyrians stronger than that of their enemies?

  • Copper
  • Bronze
  • Iron
  • Steel
  • 6. 
    What kinds of weapons were used specifically to conquer cities with fortified walls?

  • Spears
  • Chariots
  • Bows and arrows
  • Siege equipment
  • 7. 
    True or False: The entire court of the Assyrian king including entertainment and his family often accompanied him on military campaigns.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    What made the Assyrian army so powerful and fearsome?

  • Siege equipment
  • Iron weapons
  • Chariots
  • All of the above
  • 9. 
    How many soldiers typically rode on a chariot?

  • Two
  • Seven
  • One
  • Five
  • 10. 
    True or False: The Assyrians were known as kind and peaceful rulers and their army was mainly used to keep the peace and protect their cities.

  • TRUE
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