Ancient Egypt: Unravel The Facts! Quiz

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Ancient Egypt: Unravel The Facts! Quiz

Are you familiar with the many facts about Ancient Egypt? There are so many it's hard to choose. The Nile River was a lifeline of Ancient Egypt, and ancient Egyptian civilization's success was due in part to the Nile river's thriving agricultural advantages. They recognize three kingdoms, including the old kingdom, middle kingdom, and new kingdom. If you are cramming for an exam on Ancient Egypt, relax and check out this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What bodies of water does the Suez Canal connect?
    • A. 

      The Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea?

    • B. 

      The Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea?

    • C. 

      The Persian Gulf and the Red Sea?

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    Where is Sudan located in Egypt?  North, South, East or West?
  • 3. 
    What is the capital of Egypt?
    • A. 

      Narmer

    • B. 

      Zoser

    • C. 

      Cairo

    • D. 

      Sudan

    • E. 

      Giza

  • 4. 
    What is the term used for an ancient Egyptian King or Queen?
    • A. 

      Dynasty

    • B. 

      Emperor

    • C. 

      Sphnix

    • D. 

      Pharoah

    • E. 

      Holiness

  • 5. 
    What is the name for the following:  A plain at the mouth of a river?
    • A. 

      Desert

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Dam

    • D. 

      Bridge

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    This waterway was known as the "highway for trade."
  • 7. 
    What is the word used to describe a series of rulers from the same family or ethnic group?
    • A. 

      Dynasty

    • B. 

      Coven

    • C. 

      Order

    • D. 

      Monarchy

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    When did the first Egyptian dynasty begin?
    • A. 

      When Ramses III began his rule

    • B. 

      When Cleopatra ruled.

    • C. 

      When order was restored and the pharoahs spent much money on irrigation projects and constructed buildings.

    • D. 

      When King Menes united Lower and Upper Egypt

    • E. 

      When Queen Hatshepsut began her rule.

  • 9. 
    Another possible name for Menes was:
  • 10. 
    Who discovered King Tut's tomb?
    • A. 

      Carter & Carnarvon

    • B. 

      Carter & Chephren

    • C. 

      Jones & Carnarvon

    • D. 

      Ahmose & Jones

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What events happened during the Old Kingdom?
    • A. 

      Egypt expands into Lower Nubia. Literature and art flourish.

    • B. 

      Queen Hatshepsut rules. Reign of Thutmose III; empire expands into Syria.

    • C. 

      Builders begin Great Pyramid and the Great Sphinx status is completed.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The Egyptian god of embalming.
  • 13. 
    The Egyptian god of the afterlife.
  • 14. 
    The Egyptian god of the sun.
  • 15. 
    Which Egyptian king built The Great Sphnix?
    • A. 

      Thutmose III

    • B. 

      Ramses II

    • C. 

      Ramses III

    • D. 

      Khafre

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The Great Pyramid and The Great Sphinx are located in this area.
  • 17. 
    What Egyptian ruler was known an the Napoleon of Egypt?
    • A. 

      Tutankhmaun

    • B. 

      Ramses II

    • C. 

      Narmer

    • D. 

      Thutmose III

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the scholar who deciphered the Rosetta Stone?
    • A. 

      Hyksos

    • B. 

      Demaree

    • C. 

      Champollion

    • D. 

      Carter

    • E. 

      Carnarvon

  • 19. 
    What Egyptian ruler was known for building the first step pyramid?
    • A. 

      Ramses II

    • B. 

      Ahmose

    • C. 

      Amenhotep IV

    • D. 

      Zoser

    • E. 

      Thutmose III

  • 20. 
    What Egyptian ruler drove out the Hyksos in the first dynasty?
    • A. 

      Zoser

    • B. 

      Ahmose

    • C. 

      Amenhotep IV

    • D. 

      Thutmose III

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 21. 
    What is the name of the Egyptian pharoah who worshipped only one god, Aton?
    • A. 

      Amenhotep IV

    • B. 

      Ahmose

    • C. 

      Zoser

    • D. 

      Khufu

    • E. 

      Khafre

  • 22. 
    What was the name of the temple built for Queen Hatshepsut?
    • A. 

      The Great Pyramid

    • B. 

      The Great Sphinx

    • C. 

      Chephren

    • D. 

      Deir el Bahri

    • E. 

      Notre Dame

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