Ancient Egypt

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Ancient Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test your knowledge on Ancient Egypt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Besides the fact that she was a woman, how was Hatshepshut different from most of the other pharaohs?
    • A. 

      She did not wish to be mummified when she died

    • B. 

      She did not consider herself a goddess

    • C. 

      She encouraged trade and not war

    • D. 

      She believed in a polytheistic religion

  • 2. 
    What type of government did Ancient Egypt have?
    • A. 

      Elective monarchy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Theocracy

  • 3. 
    Who discovered the Rosetta Stone?
    • A. 

      Henry Rawlinson

    • B. 

      Jean Champollion

    • C. 

      Pierre F. X. Buchard

    • D. 

      Napoleon Bonaparte

  • 4. 
    Ankhesenamun was the wife of which New Kingdom pharaoh?
    • A. 

      Tutankhamen

    • B. 

      Ahmose I

    • C. 

      Akhenaton

    • D. 

      Ramesses II

  • 5. 
    Hieroglyphics were written in two colors. Identify those colors.
    • A. 

      Orange and red

    • B. 

      Red and green

    • C. 

      Black and red

    • D. 

      Blue and black

  • 6. 
    During which historical period were the pyramids at Giza built?
    • A. 

      Early Dynastic

    • B. 

      Old Kingdom

    • C. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • D. 

      New Kingdom

  • 7. 
    Which god guided the deceased to the afterlife?
    • A. 

      Horus

    • B. 

      Osiris

    • C. 

      Anubis

    • D. 

      Ra

  • 8. 
    Ma'at was the goddess of what?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Truth

    • C. 

      War

    • D. 

      Childbirth

  • 9. 
    Hieroglyphic text is read in what direction?
    • A. 

      Top to bottom

    • B. 

      Left to right

    • C. 

      It varies

    • D. 

      Right to left

  • 10. 
    In ancient Egyptian religion the sun was worshipped by many names. What was the common name of the sun-god?
    • A. 

      Je

    • B. 

      Seth

    • C. 

      Re or Ra

    • D. 

      Kar