History Of Ancient Egypt And Nubia Quiz!

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This History quiz consists of multiple choice questions based on the key vocabulary and concepts covered in the Geography of the Nile and Egyptian Religion of the Ancient Egypt and Nubia chapter from the Prentice Hall Social Studies book. This quiz has been developed for students to test their knowledge about the history of Ancient Egypt and Nuba. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is fine soil on river bottoms called?
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Cataract

    • C. 

      Nubia

    • D. 

      Delta

  • 2. 
    Name the site of the Great Pyramid and an Egyptian city.
    • A. 

      Nubia

    • B. 

      Giza

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Kemet

    • E. 

      Nile

  • 3. 
    What are the 2 main sources of the Nile River?
    • A. 

      The Blue Nile and the White Nile

    • B. 

      The First Nile and the Second Nile

    • C. 

      The Egyptian Nile and the Nubian Nile

    • D. 

      The Upper Nile and the Lower Nile

  • 4. 
    Most pyramids were built________________________.
    • A. 

      In honor of Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Out of adobe

    • C. 

      In the shape of a Sphinx

    • D. 

      During the Old Kingdom

  • 5. 
    Why were workers willing to do the dangerous, difficult work of building pyramids?
    • A. 

      The wanted to live in the workers' village.

    • B. 

      They wanted to ensure a pharoah's place in the afterlife.

    • C. 

      They believeed in Aton.

    • D. 

      They enjoyed the physical challenges.

  • 6. 
    The "red land" beyond the river bank_____________________________.
    • A. 

      Protected Egypt and Nubia from foreign attacks.

    • B. 

      Was perfect for farmimg.

    • C. 

      Contained all 6 cataracts.

    • D. 

      Absorbed red silt from the highlands.

  • 7. 
    A plain at the mouth of a refer is called what?
    • A. 

      Afterlife

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Silt

    • D. 

      Cataract

    • E. 

      Delta

  • 8. 
    When did the planning for a pharoah's tomb begin?
    • A. 

      When he was born

    • B. 

      After he was crowned

    • C. 

      When he died

    • D. 

      Just before the Nile flooded

  • 9. 
    Why did ancient Egyptians call their land, Kemet, "the black land"?
    • A. 

      The soil left by the Nile's floods is dark.

    • B. 

      This area experiences several solar eclipses per year.

    • C. 

      The sky is often darkened by large numbers of flying insects.

    • D. 

      A dark plant that grows well in the desert covers the ground.