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Chapter 4 Section 1 Quiz

10 Questions
Egyptian History Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the first section of Ancient Egypt.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most important geographical feature of Egypt is the
    • A. 

      Nile River

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Tigris River

  • 2. 
    A triangular area of land made of soil deposited by a river is called a
    • A. 

      Cataract

    • B. 

      Rapid

    • C. 

      Delta

  • 3. 
    The fertile soil left by the floods of the Nile River is called
    • A. 

      Red land

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Silt

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Black

  • 5. 
    Egypt is located on the continent of
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

  • 6. 
    The _________________ borders Egypt to the north.
    • A. 

      Persian Gulf

    • B. 

      Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      Red Sea

  • 7. 
    Who said Egypt was the “gift of the Nile” ?
    • A. 

      Manetho

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Herodotus

  • 8. 
    The two major regions of Egypt were ____ and____.
    • A. 

      Upper and Lower

    • B. 

      East and West

    • C. 

      Ethiopia and Uganda

  • 9. 
    The Nile River is the longest river in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the title used by the rulers of Egypt?
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Pharaoh