History Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cleopatra Empire VII?

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Known as the final active ruler of the Egyptian Ptolemaic kingdom, Cleopatra ruled in Egypt after the demise of her father, who founded the kingdom. According to available records, Cleopatra has survived a son who tried to toe the line designed by his mother. How much do you know about this historical fact? We challenge you to take this fun quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is her native language? 

    • A.

      Arabic 

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      Hebrew 

    • D.

      Koine Greek 

    Correct Answer
    D. Koine Greek 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Koine Greek. This is because the question is asking about the native language of a female individual, and out of the given options, Koine Greek is the only language that is specifically mentioned as her native language.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of her predeccesor? 

    • A.

      Ptolemy I Caesar 

    • B.

      Ptolemy I Soter 

    • C.

      Ptolemy I Alph

    • D.

      Ptolemy II Tibet 

    Correct Answer
    B. Ptolemy I Soter 
    Explanation
    Ptolemy I Soter is the correct answer because he was the predecessor of the person mentioned in the question. The term "predecessor" refers to someone who held a position or title before the current person. In this case, Ptolemy I Soter was the predecessor of the person being referred to, making him the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Who succeeded as the ruler of Egypt? 

    • A.

      Ptolemy IX Jaoea

    • B.

      Ptolemy IV Auletes 

    • C.

      Ptolemy VII Tibet 

    • D.

      Ptolemy XV Caesarion 

    Correct Answer
    D. Ptolemy XV Caesarion 
    Explanation
    Ptolemy XV Caesarion succeeded as the ruler of Egypt.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is her dynasty? 

    • A.

      Thea 

    • B.

      Ptolemaic 

    • C.

      Pharaoh 

    • D.

      Philopator 

    Correct Answer
    B. Ptolemaic 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ptolemaic. Ptolemaic dynasty refers to the ruling family of ancient Egypt that was established by Ptolemy I Soter, a general under Alexander the Great. The Ptolemaic dynasty ruled Egypt for nearly three centuries, from 305 BC to 30 BC. One of the most famous members of this dynasty was Cleopatra VII, who was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom.

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  • 5. 

    What is the name of her mother? 

    • A.

      Jaoea

    • B.

      Tryphaena 

    • C.

      Thea

    • D.

      Philapator 

    Correct Answer
    B. Tryphaena 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tryphaena. This suggests that the name of her mother is Tryphaena.

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  • 6. 

    When did she accompany her father to Rome?

    • A.

      58 BC

    • B.

      54 BC 

    • C.

      77 BC

    • D.

      68 BC 

    Correct Answer
    A. 58 BC
  • 7. 

    When was her sister, Berenice killed? 

    • A.

      76 BC

    • B.

      67 BC

    • C.

      31 BC 

    • D.

      55 BC 

    Correct Answer
    D. 55 BC 
    Explanation
    Berenice was killed in 55 BC.

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  • 8. 

    Where was her sister, Arsinoe exiled to? 

    • A.

      Ephesus 

    • B.

      Thessalonica 

    • C.

      Persia 

    • D.

      Macedonia 

    Correct Answer
    A. Ephesus 
    Explanation
    Arsinoe was exiled to Ephesus.

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  • 9. 

    How old was Cleopatra when she died? 

    • A.

      34 years old 

    • B.

      29 years old 

    • C.

      43 years old 

    • D.

      39 years old 

    Correct Answer
    D. 39 years old 
    Explanation
    Cleopatra was 39 years old when she died. This is the correct answer because historical records indicate that she was born in 69 BC and died in 30 BC, making her 39 years old at the time of her death.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these men did not have an affair with her? 

    • A.

      Mark Antony 

    • B.

      Ptolemy VII

    • C.

      Ptolemy XIV 

    • D.

      Ptolemy XIII

    Correct Answer
    B. Ptolemy VII
    Explanation
    Ptolemy VII did not have an affair with her.

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