What Do You Know About The Book Of Gates?

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What Do You Know About The Book Of Gates? - Quiz

The afterlife and the transition of a deceased soul has always been interesting to human kind. That's why the ancient civilizations have developed plenty of funeral rituals. Those rituals and customs can be seen on the walls of tombs all across Egypt, Greece etc. Today, the Book of Gates is under the spotlight! Let's take this quiz together.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which civilization did use the Book of Gates? 
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Babylon

    • D. 

      Assyrian Empire

  • 2. 
    When was the Book of Gates in use? 
    • A. 

      During the Old Kingdom dynasties

    • B. 

      During the New Kingdom dynasties

    • C. 

      During the Middle Kingdom dynasties

    • D. 

      During the Late Period dynasties

  • 3. 
    What does the Book of gates narrate? 
    • A. 

      The birth of a person

    • B. 

      The life from the conception to death

    • C. 

      The soul's afterlife

    • D. 

      The passage of the soul into the next world

  • 4. 
    What's each gate associated with? 
    • A. 

      A different god

    • B. 

      A different goddess

    • C. 

      A different animal

    • D. 

      A different stage of life

  • 5. 
    Where will some souls suffer? 
    • A. 

      In a river of fire

    • B. 

      In a lake of fire

    • C. 

      In an icy lake

    • D. 

      In a dark cave

  • 6. 
    How many categories of races did the Egyptians divide people in? 
    • A. 

      444

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      14

  • 7. 
    How does the Book call the Egyptians? 
    • A. 

      Reth

    • B. 

      Aamu

    • C. 

      Themehu

    • D. 

      Nehesu

  • 8. 
    What do goddesses from the Book wear above their head? 
    • A. 

      A crescent moon

    • B. 

      Five-pointed star

    • C. 

      A lotus flower

    • D. 

      A tear-shaped diamond

  • 9. 
    What's the Book's name for Lybians? 
    • A. 

      Nehesu

    • B. 

      Reth

    • C. 

      Themehu

    • D. 

      Aamu

  • 10. 
    Besides appearing in tombs of pharaohs of New Kingdom, where else can we find texts and images from the Book of Gates? 
    • A. 

      In one priest's tomb

    • B. 

      In a tomb of pharaoh Seti's sister

    • C. 

      In one worker's tomb

    • D. 

      In a tomb of an unknown child