Ancient Egypt Mystery: Trivia Quiz!

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Ancient Egypt Mystery: Trivia Quiz!

Would you like to know about the mysteries of Ancient Egypt? This quiz will entice you. One of the most mysterious and iconic edifices of ancient Egypt, the ruins require special attention. They are positioned at the top of the Abu Rawash Hills, just about five miles from Giza's Great pyramids, which is often referred to as the lost pyramid. If you want to know more, this quiz is the one for you.


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

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