• 1. 
    When was Saladin born?

  • 534 CE
  • 210 BCE
  • 602 BCE
  • 1137 CE
  • 2. 
    Where does the name Saladin come from?

  • It is a mountain near where he was born
  • It is a nickname meaning 'killer of snakes'
  • It was his birth name after his father
  • It is the western version of Salah al-Din
  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes Saladin's youth?

  • He grew up on a ship with his pirate father
  • He grew up in a castle and had a good education
  • His parents were peasant farmers
  • He was an orphan who joined the army at an early age
  • 4. 
    Saladin first came to power when he became Emir of what region?

  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • Iraq
  • Egypt
  • 5. 
    True or False: When Saladin arrived in Damascus after Nur al-Din died, he peacefully gained control of the entire Islamic Empire.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    Who did Saladin fight in order to gain control of the city of Jerusalem?

  • Syrians
  • Crusaders
  • Egyptians
  • Fatimids
  • 7. 
    Saladin defeated the Crusaders at what battle by setting a trap for them at Tiberias?

  • Battle of Salamis
  • Battle of Tiberias
  • Battle of Hattin
  • Battle of Thermopylae
  • 8. 
    True or False: Saladin captured Jerusalem after a short siege of around a week.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    What did the Treaty of Jaffa say?

  • That no Christians could enter the city of Jerusalem
  • That all of Israel belonged to the Holy Roman Empire
  • That the Muslims controlled Jerusalem, but Christians were allowed to visit
  • That no Muslims could enter the city of Jerusalem
  • 10. 
    What happened to the people of Jerusalem who could not buy their freedom from Saladin?

  • They were sent to Europe
  • They were sold into slavery
  • They had to remain in Jerusalem
  • They were executed
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