Ancient Egypt: Middle And New Kingdoms

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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

    Correct Answer
    B. By driving the Hyksos out of Egypt
    Explanation
    Ahmose managed to become king of all Egypt by driving the Hyksos out of Egypt. The Hyksos were a foreign group that had invaded and ruled parts of Egypt, causing instability and conflict. Ahmose led a successful military campaign against the Hyksos, ultimately expelling them from Egypt and restoring native Egyptian rule. This victory established Ahmose as a powerful leader and allowed him to ascend to the throne, unifying Egypt under his rule.

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  • 2. 

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

    • A.

      Medicine

    • B.

      Literature

    • C.

      Agriculture

    • D.

      Arts and architecture

    Correct Answer
    D. Arts and architecture
    Explanation
    During the Middle Kingdom, there was a significant focus on arts and architecture. This period in ancient Egypt saw the construction of impressive structures such as temples, tombs, and palaces. The pharaohs of this time invested heavily in building projects to showcase their power and wealth. Additionally, advancements in architecture and engineering techniques allowed for the creation of more elaborate and grandiose structures. The arts also flourished during this period, with developments in painting, sculpture, and decorative arts. This emphasis on arts and architecture reflected the prosperity and stability of the Middle Kingdom.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    A. Akhenaton neglected his duties as pharaoh and the Hittites attacked Egypt.
  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    D. Pyramids were replaced by tombs cut into cliffs by the Euphrates River.
    Explanation
    During the Middle Kingdom, Egypt did take control of new lands, Pharaohs did add more waterways and dams, and sculptors did create large wall carvings and statues of pharaohs. However, pyramids were not replaced by tombs cut into cliffs by the Euphrates River. This statement is false as the pyramids were still used as tombs for pharaohs during the Middle Kingdom.

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  • 5. 

    ___________________________ is best known for protecting Egypt from  Tehenu.

    Correct Answer
    Ramses the Great
    Ramses
    Explanation
    Ramses the Great is best known for protecting Egypt from the Tehenu. He was one of the most powerful pharaohs of ancient Egypt and ruled for over 60 years. During his reign, Ramses the Great led military campaigns against various enemies, including the Tehenu, who were a group of people from Libya. He successfully defended Egypt's borders and expanded the empire, leaving a lasting legacy as a great warrior pharaoh.

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  • 6. 

    The tomb of ___________________________ was found undisturbed by archaelogists in 1922.

    Correct Answer
    King Tutankhamen
    King Tut
    Explanation
    The correct answer is King Tutankhamen, also known as King Tut. In 1922, archaeologists discovered his tomb undisturbed. King Tutankhamen was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, and his tomb contained a vast array of treasures and artifacts, providing valuable insights into ancient Egyptian culture and history.

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  • 7. 

     The Egyptian writing system________________________, is known as one the world's first writing system.

    Correct Answer
    hieroglyphics
    heiroglyphics
    Explanation
    The Egyptian writing system, known as hieroglyphics, is considered one of the world's first writing systems.

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  • 8. 

    The_______________ was a period of stable government between periods of disorder.

    Correct Answer
    Middle Kingdom
    Explanation
    The Middle Kingdom refers to a period of stable government in ancient Egypt. It followed the First Intermediate Period, characterized by political turmoil and decentralization. During the Middle Kingdom, the central government regained control, establishing stability and order after a time of chaos. This period is known for its strong pharaohs and significant cultural and economic development.

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  • 9. 

    The _____________________ was the peak of Egyptian trade and military power.

    Correct Answer
    New Kingdom
    Explanation
    The New Kingdom refers to a period in ancient Egyptian history when the civilization reached its height in terms of trade and military strength. During this time, Egypt expanded its territory through military conquests and established trade networks with neighboring regions. The New Kingdom saw the rise of powerful pharaohs, such as Hatshepsut, Thutmose III, and Ramses II, who led successful military campaigns and brought wealth and prosperity to Egypt through trade. This period marked a significant peak in Egyptian influence and dominance in the ancient world.

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  • 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?

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