Ancient Egypt: Middle And New Kingdoms

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Ancient Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz focuses on the cultural advances and territorial expansion that occurred during the Middle and New Kindoms in Ancient Egypt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How did Ahmose manage to become king of all Egypt?
    • A. 

      By using horses, chariots, and advanced weapons

    • B. 

      By driving the Hyksos out of Egypt

    • C. 

      By writing a letter to Queen Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      By faithful deeds to Ramses the Great

  • 2. 
    The Middle Kingdom was a golden age of peace, prosperity, and advances in...
    • A. 

      Medicine

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Agriculture

    • D. 

      Arts and architecture

  • 3. 
    Why did Egypt lose most of its lands in western Asia?
    • A. 

      Akhenaton neglected his duties as pharaoh and the Hittites attacked Egypt.

    • B. 

      Thutmose's armies expanded Egypt's boarders north to the Euphrates River.

    • C. 

      Amenhotep sold the land, now known as Turkey, to the Hittites.

    • D. 

      Egypt became weak after the reign of Hatshepsut.

  • 4. 
    During the Middle Kingdom...all of these are true except
    • A. 

      Egypt took control of new lands.

    • B. 

      Pharaohs added more waterways and dams.

    • C. 

      Sculptors created large wall carvings and statues of pharaohs.

    • D. 

      Pyramids were replaced by tombs cut into cliffs by the Euphrates River.

  • 5. 
    ___________________________ is best known for protecting Egypt from  Tehenu.
  • 6. 
    The tomb of ___________________________ was found undisturbed by archaelogists in 1922.
  • 7. 
     The Egyptian writing system________________________, is known as one the world's first writing system.
  • 8. 
    The_______________ was a period of stable government between periods of disorder.
  • 9. 
    The _____________________ was the peak of Egyptian trade and military power.
  • 10. 
    How is our writing system similar to hieroglyphics? 
  • 11. 
    What types of artwork were contained in Egyptian tombs? Give at least 3 examples. Why were tombs filled with such treasures?