Alexander The Great Quiz Questions

1)  What year did Alexander the Great become the King of Macedonia?
A) 332 BC–323 BC
B) 336 BC–323 BC
C) 330 BC–324 BC
D) 336 BC–320 BC
View Answer
2)  What was the famous ancient Greek royal house where Alexander was a member?
A) Argead dynasty
B) Adriatic dynasty
C) Moghul dynasty
D) Byzantine dynasty
View Answer
3)  Who was the successor Alexander after his reign as King of Macedonia?
A) Alexander V
B) Augustus IV
C) Alexander IV
D) Phillip II
View Answer
4)  How old was Alexander when he died?
A) 39
B) 40
C) 22
D) 32
View Answer
5)  Where was Alexander born?
A) Pella, Macedon
B) Babylon
C) Anatolia
D) Olympia
View Answer
6)  What is the full name of Alexander the Great?
A) Alexander of Macedon
B) Alexander III of Pella
C) Alexander III of Macedon
D) Alexander the Great of Macedon
View Answer
7)  What was the religion of Alexander?
A) Roman Catholicism
B) Greek polytheism
C) Orthodox
D) Anglican
View Answer
8)  How old was Alexander when he succeeded his father, Phillip II, as King of Macedon?
A) 15
B) 11
C) 22
D) 20
View Answer
9)  Who was the famous philosopher that became the tutor of Alexander?
A) Plato
B) Midas
C) Aristotle
D) Aristotle
View Answer
10)  What was the cause of Alexander's father's death?
A) assassination
B) execution
C) health reason
D) natural death
View Answer
11)  Who was the Persian king the Alexander overthrew to conquer the Achaemenid Empire?
A) Alexander IV
B) Phillip II
C) Darius III
D) Augustus I
View Answer
12)  How old was Alexander when he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to Egypt and into northwest India?
A) 30
B) 25
C) 22
D) 20
View Answer
13)  Where did Alexander die?
A) Pella
B) Olympus
C) Egypt
D) Babylon
View Answer
14)  What year did Alexander invade the India?
A) 325 BC
B) 322 BC
C) 326 BC
D) 332 BC
View Answer
15)  What is the city in Egypt which was named after Alexander?
A) Alexandra
B) Alexa
C) Alex
D) Alexandria
View Answer
16)  What was the temple that was burnt down during the birth of Alexander?
A) Temple of Zeus
B) Temple of Apollo
C) Temple of Artemis
D) Mt Olympus
View Answer
17)  What was the name of Alexander's nurse after he was born?
A) Lanike
B) Olympia
C) Chalcidice
D) Ephesus
View Answer
18)  What was the city founded by Alexander after he defeated the Thracian Maedi?
A) Alexandropolis
B) Alexandria
C) Alexandra
D) Alexa
View Answer
19)  Who was the niece of the general that Alexander fell in love with and married when he returned to Pella?
A) Roxana
B) Cleopatra Eurydice
C) Stateira
D) Parysatis II
View Answer
20)  Who did the assassination of Phillip, father of Alexander?
A) Neoptolemus I
B) Epirus
C) Plutarch
D) Pausanias
View Answer