Ancient Egypt: Unravel The Facts! Quiz

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Ancient Egypt: Unravel The Facts! Quiz

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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