Ancient Egypt And Nubia Test

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Ancient Egypt And Nubia Test

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  • 1. 
    Ancient Egypt is located on what continent?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 2. 
    The Nile River flows in what direction?
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

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

      The Tigris and Euphrates rivers

    • B. 

      The Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      The White Nile and the Blue Nile

    • D. 

      The Dead Sea and the Red Sea

  • 4. 
    This king is thought to have united Upper and Lower Egypt.
    • A. 

      Narmer (Menes)

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Thutmose III

    • D. 

      Tutankhamen

  • 5. 
    What caused the decline of Egypt during the New Kingdom?
    • A. 

      The pyramids started to fall

    • B. 

      The Nile did not flood

    • C. 

      Tombs were being robbed

    • D. 

      Civil war left Egypt weak and poorly defended

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements has the social classes of ancient Egypt in proper order?
    • A. 

      Pharaoh, skilled worker, noble, builder

    • B. 

      Pharaoh, middle class, upper class, peasant

    • C. 

      Pharaoh, priest merchant, farmer

    • D. 

      Priest pharaoh, member of the court, merchant

  • 7. 
    Nubians were skillful
    • A. 

      Glassblowers

    • B. 

      Carvers

    • C. 

      Archers

    • D. 

      Sailors

  • 8. 
    Three powerful Nubian kingdoms began to challenge Egypt for control of Egypt. Which is NOT one of those kingdoms?
    • A. 

      Memphis

    • B. 

      Kerma

    • C. 

      Napata

    • D. 

      Monroe

  • 9. 
    The weight of Nubian queens reflected their wealth and rank.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Slaves could be set free and inherit land.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Women had very few rights in ancient Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All Egyptians were embalmed and mummified by priests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Great Pyramid was built in Giza for King Khufu.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Great Sphinx has the body of a tiger and a head of a human.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Make a check by following that are characteristics of the Pre-Dynastic and Old Kingdom Periods. You may use this site to answer the question. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/time/explore/main.html
    • A. 

      Upper and Lower Egypt were unified

    • B. 

      Cleopatra became pharaoh

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphic script was used

    • D. 

      Two pyramids and the Great Sphinx were built at Giza

  • 16. 
    Make a check by following that are characteristics of the Middle Kingdom. You may use this site to answer the question. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/time/explore/main.html
    • A. 

      The Hyksos brought new technologies to Egypt

    • B. 

      The ancient Egyptians tried to control Nubia so that they would have access to Nubia's resources

    • C. 

      The first parts of the temple at Karnak were built

    • D. 

      Alexander the Great conquered Egypt

  • 17. 
    Make a check by following that are characteristics of the New Kingdom. You may use this site to answer the question. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/time/explore/main.html
    • A. 

      The Rosetta stone was discovered

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut came to power because her step-son was too young to take the throne

    • C. 

      Tutankhamun was pharaoh for nine years

    • D. 

      The religion of Egypt was changed by Akhenaten

  • 18. 
    Which of the following were gifts of the Nile?
    • A. 

      Transportation

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Water

  • 19. 
    Which of the following were scripts found on the Rosetta Stone?
    • A. 

      Hieroglyphs

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Demotic Egyptian

  • 20. 
    Check the following natural resources that came from Lower Egypt.  http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/geography/explore/res.html
    • A. 

      Natron

    • B. 

      Quartzite

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Basalt

    • E. 

      Limestone

  • 21. 
    Most of ancient Egypt's gold came from Nubia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What major bodies of water does this map show?
  • 23. 
    What island city did Egyptians travel to in the Mediterranean Sea?
  • 24. 
    Which direction would an Egyptian trader travel to get from Saiis to Kadesh?
  • 25. 
    List the three rivers on this map that influenced the growth of ancient civilizations.
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