The Ancient Lydians - Multiple-Choice Quiz


1. _____ is a mixture of gold and silver found in riverbeds.

Bronze
Copper
Electrum
Tin
2. King _____ is the most famous ruler of the Lydians, known for his wealth.

Croesus
Midas
Mithridates
Nebuchadnezzar
3. By the 10th century BCE, the Lydians dominated western _____ (modern-day Turkey).

Asia Minor
Atlantis
Macedonia
Mesopotamia
4. The Lydians were originally from _____.

Africa
Europe
Mesopotamia
Persia
5. What is the most famous and prolific Lydian contribution to world history?

Birth of democratic government
Creation of a totalitarian regime
Development of iron tools
Invention of coined money
6. What group conquered the Lydians in 547 BCE?

Greeks
Hittites
Judeans
Persians
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