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Ancient Egypt And Nubia

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This quiz will consist of 10 multiple choice questions based on the key vocabulary and concepts covered in Sections 1 (The Geography of the Nile) and 3 (Egyptian Religion) of the Ancient Egypt and Nubia chapter from the Prentice Hall Social Studies book.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is fine soil on river bottoms called?
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Cataract

    • C. 

      Nubia

    • D. 

      Delta

  • 2. 
    Name the site of the Great Pyramid and an Egyptian city.
    • A. 

      Nubia

    • B. 

      Giza

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Kemet

    • E. 

      Nile

  • 3. 
    What are the 2 main sources of the Nile River?
    • A. 

      The Blue Nile and the White Nile

    • B. 

      The First Nile and the Second Nile

    • C. 

      The Egyptian Nile and the Nubian Nile

    • D. 

      The Upper Nile and the Lower Nile

  • 4. 
    Most pyramids were built________________________.
    • A. 

      In honor of Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Out of adobe

    • C. 

      In the shape of a Sphinx

    • D. 

      During the Old Kingdom

  • 5. 
    Why were workers willing to do the dangerous, difficult work of building pyramids?
    • A. 

      The wanted to live in the workers' village.

    • B. 

      They wanted to ensure a pharoah's place in the afterlife.

    • C. 

      They believeed in Aton.

    • D. 

      They enjoyed the physical challenges.

  • 6. 
    The "red land" beyond the river bank_____________________________.
    • A. 

      Protected Egypt and Nubia from foreign attacks.

    • B. 

      Was perfect for farmimg.

    • C. 

      Contained all 6 cataracts.

    • D. 

      Absorbed red silt from the highlands.

  • 7. 
    A plain at the mouth of a refer is called what?
    • A. 

      Afterlife

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Silt

    • D. 

      Cataract

    • E. 

      Delta

  • 8. 
    When did the planning for a pharoah's tomb begin?
    • A. 

      When he was born

    • B. 

      After he was crowned

    • C. 

      When he died

    • D. 

      Just before the Nile flooded

  • 9. 
    Why did ancient Egyptians call their land, Kemet, "the black land"?
    • A. 

      The soil left by the Nile's floods is dark.

    • B. 

      This area experiences several solar eclipses per year.

    • C. 

      The sky is often darkened by large numbers of flying insects.

    • D. 

      A dark plant that grows well in the desert covers the ground.