Do You Know Menes Of Egypt?

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Do You Know Menes Of Egypt?

The personality of Menes is the subject of an ongoing debate, although standard Egyptological consensus recognizes Menes with the First Dynasty pharaoh Hor-Aha or Naqada III ruler Narmer. Take this short quiz to learn more about the Menes of Egypt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which king unified lower and upper Egypt? 
    • A. 

      Amenhoptep

    • B. 

      Menes

    • C. 

      Tutankhamen

    • D. 

      Nefertiti

  • 2. 
    What is the length of Cairo from Assuit
    • A. 

      100 kilometers

    • B. 

      200 kilometers

    • C. 

      250 kilometers

    • D. 

      200 miles

  • 3. 
    The name "Menes" was derived from an Egyptian historian and priest called: 
    • A. 

      Narmer

    • B. 

      Manetho

    • C. 

      Naqada

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    What is the name given to the old kingdom?
    • A. 

      The age of the pyramids

    • B. 

      Dark ages

    • C. 

      Golden age

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    When did King Narmer (Menes) conquered Egypt? 
    • A. 

      About 2800 B.C.E.

    • B. 

      About 2000 B.C.E

    • C. 

      About 2500 B.C.E

    • D. 

      About 3100 B.C.E.

  • 6. 
    Where were the Pharaohs buried amid the new kingdom age?
    • A. 

      The Sphinx

    • B. 

      Alexandria

    • C. 

      Valley of the Kings

    • D. 

      Giza

  • 7. 
    Who ordered the priest Manetho to gather together a complete history of Egypt?
    • A. 

      Ptolemy II Philadelphus

    • B. 

      Alexandra the great

    • C. 

      Diodorus Siculus

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    In pliny's account, why was Menes credited?
    • A. 

      For unifying the upper and lower Egypt

    • B. 

      For inventing writing in Egypt

    • C. 

      For winning battles

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Who gave an account of the story of Menes related by the priests of the crocodile god Sobek?
    • A. 

      George Stanley Faber

    • B. 

      Gaston Maspero

    • C. 

      Diodorus Siculus

    • D. 

      Edwards

  • 10. 
    Which of the following animals killed Menes? 
    • A. 

      Hippopotamus

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Cow

    • D. 

      Buffalo