Ancient Egypt: Government

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Ancient Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

Read the passage on Ancient Egyptian government officials, and then answer the questions below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you were a farmer living in Ancient Egypt, what would you own?
    • A. 

      Cows, pigs, horses, chickens, and sheep

    • B. 

      Crops and livestock

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Land, crops, and livestock

  • 2. 
    True or False. Pharaoh owned everything in Ancient Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which statement is TRUE?
    • A. 

      The vizier was even more important than the Pharaoh because he knew everything that was going on in Egypt.

    • B. 

      The vizier was considered Pharaoh's right hand man because he served him food and drink.

    • C. 

      The vizier reported to the Pharaoh everything that was going on in Egypt everyday.

  • 4. 
    Which statement is FALSE?
    • A. 

      In Ancient Egypt, the vizier was judge of the high court.

    • B. 

      The Pharaoh was the judge of the high court.

    • C. 

      The vizier had to explain aloud the reason for his decisions in each case so that everyone who came to court that day could hear those reasons.

  • 5. 
    What word BEST describes the type of government in Ancient Egypt?
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Monarchy

    • C. 

      Crazy