This Quiz Is About Ancient Egypt.

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Ancient Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about Ancient Egypt.   Students will be assessed on their knowledge about the ancient culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Egypt was often referred to as...
    • A. 

      The Gift of the Mediterranean

    • B. 

      The Gift of the Nile

    • C. 

      The Pharoah's Gift

  • 2. 
    This mineral rich material is deposited at the Nile Delta in Lower Egypt.
    • A. 

      Fertile

    • B. 

      Silt

    • C. 

      Filt

    • D. 

      Fertilizer

  • 3. 
    Ancient Egypt was divided into two seperate kingdoms.  What were the two kingdoms?
    • A. 

      Red and White

    • B. 

      Upper and Higher

    • C. 

      Lower and Upper

    • D. 

      Higher and Lower

  • 4. 
    This is a name given to all the rulers of Egypt.  It actually refers to the "great palace."
    • A. 

      King

    • B. 

      Menes

    • C. 

      Craftworkers

    • D. 

      Pharoah

  • 5. 
    Which body of water is a sea?
    • A. 

      The Nile

    • B. 

      The Mediterranean

    • C. 

      The Euphrates

    • D. 

      The Tigris

  • 6. 
    Irrigation is
    • A. 

      A system for bringing water to dry areas.

    • B. 

      A trade route that runs through the Persian Gulf.

    • C. 

      Another name for the Nile.

    • D. 

      A settlement near a river valley.

  • 7. 
    The job of a scribe was to
    • A. 

      Wait on kings and priests.

    • B. 

      Write and keep records.

    • C. 

      Build high walls for protection.

    • D. 

      Trade with other cultures.

  • 8. 
    How did the Nile's floods help the ancient Egyptians?
    • A. 

      Floods caused people to build new homes.

    • B. 

      Floods brought fertile soil.

    • C. 

      Floods created new trade routes.

    • D. 

      Floods took away bad soil.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    People used the papyrus plant that grew along the Nile's banks
    • A. 

      To make bricks.

    • B. 

      To make a paperlike product.

    • C. 

      To make a rare and special food.

    • D. 

      To control flooding.

  • 10. 
    Hieroglyphics is
    • A. 

      Ancient Egyptian picture writing.

    • B. 

      Another name for the rulers of Egypt.

    • C. 

      Belief in an afterlife.

    • D. 

      Buildings with sides shaped like triangles.

  • 11. 
    The Egyptians built pyramids to
    • A. 

      Keep people employed.

    • B. 

      Give thanks for the Nile

    • C. 

      Make use of their machines.

    • D. 

      Bury their pharaohs.

  • 12. 
    Why did the people bury valuable and useful objects in tombs?
    • A. 

      To hide them from the robbers.

    • B. 

      To show off their wealth

    • C. 

      To keep them safe from floods

    • D. 

      To help the dead in the afterlife

  • 13. 
    In ancient Egypt, pyramids were built as places where
    • A. 

      Priest gathered to worship the gods.

    • B. 

      Pharaohs intended to spend the afterlife.

    • C. 

      Average Egyptians were buried.

    • D. 

      Average Egyptians honored the gods.

  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    Briefly describe the steps of the mummification process.
  • 16. 
    Explain why Ancient Egyptians mummified their pharoahs and not ordinary people and/or slaves.
  • 17. 
    What was your favorite part to learn about with Ancient Egypt?