Ancient Egypt And Kush

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  • 1. 
    What was called the gift of the Nile?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Papyrus

    • C. 

      The Rosetta Stone

    • D. 

      Mesopotamia


  • 2. 
    A triangle shaped area of land made of soil deposited by a river is a
    • A. 

      Bay

    • B. 

      Isthmus

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Strait


  • 3. 
    What made Egypt hard to invade?
    • A. 

      Cataracts in the Nile

    • B. 

      The Red Sea

    • C. 

      The Mediterranean Sea

    • D. 

      The desert to the north

    • E. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    What enabled settlement in the Egypt?
    • A. 

      The floods of the Nile

    • B. 

      The Pharoah

    • C. 

      The geographic advantages

    • D. 

      Both a and c


  • 5. 
    The rulers of Egypt are called
    • A. 

      Pharaohs

    • B. 

      Kings

    • C. 

      Serfs

    • D. 

      Nobles


  • 6. 
    _______________________ is a series of rulers from the same family.

  • 7. 
    ______________________________ are people from rich and powerful families.

  • 8. 
    Scribes recorded information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    Egyptians practiced___________________ meaning they believed in many gods.
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Atheism

    • C. 

      Polytheism

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 10. 
    ____________________________ are specially treated bodies wrapped in cloth.

  • 11. 
    The Egyptian belief in the afterlife stemmed from their idea of ka or a person's life force.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    Huges stone tombs with four triangle shaped walls that met in a point on top are called
    • A. 

      Zigurrats

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Pyramids

    • D. 

      Sepulchre


  • 13. 
    Egypt were never governed by foreign rulers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    The _________________________ is the period during which Egypt reached the height of its power and glory.

  • 15. 
    A famous Egyptian queen, _______________________, worked to increase Egyptian trade.  She sent traders south to trade with the kingdom of Punt on the Red Sea and north to trade with the people of Asia Minor and Greece.

  • 16. 
    The Egyptian writing system was know as
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Pictographs

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 17. 
    The key to understanding hieroglyphics was the_________________________________, a stone slab inscrived with hieroglyphics and text in Green and a later from of Egyptian.

  • 18. 
    Art and architectural advances are not credited to the Ancient Egyptians.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    ______________________________ are imaginary creatures with the bodies of lions and the heads of other animals or humans.

  • 20. 
    King Tut's treasures have taught us much about Egyptian burial practices and beliefs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    South of Egypt, a group of people settled in the region that we now call Nubia.  These Africans establisehd the first great kingdom in the interior of Africa.  What did the Egyptians name this kingdom?
    • A. 

      Cairo

    • B. 

      Canaan

    • C. 

      Kush

    • D. 

      Nileland


  • 22. 
    What geographical feature help protect Kush from the more powerful Egyptian kingdom to the north?
    • A. 

      Cataracts

    • B. 

      Glaucomas

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Canals


  • 23. 
    Kush supplied Egypt with slaves and raw materials such as gold, copper and stone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    ________________ are goods brought in from other regions and ______________________ are items sent out to other regions.

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