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  • 1. 

    What was refered to as, 'The Gift Of the Nile', by Ancient Greek writer Herodotus?

    • A.

      Egypt

    • B.

      Fertile Black Silt along the Nile

    • C.

      Valuable Natural Resources

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Egypt
    Explanation
    Take a look at the Geography page and learn why Egypt was considered The Gift of the Nile

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  • 2. 

    Who's role in society included the following: Overseeing administration All official documents had to have his seal of approvalResponsible for the supply of foodSettling disputes between nobles

    • A.

      The Pharaoh

    • B.

      The Noblemen

    • C.

      The Vizier

    • D.

      The Farmer

    Correct Answer
    C. The Vizier
    Explanation
    Take a look at the Developing a Civilization page and you will learn all about the role and responsibilities of The Vizier in addition to other important roles in Ancient Egyptian civilization.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following natural resources could NOT be found along the Nile?

    • A.

      Granite

    • B.

      Daimonds

    • C.

      Gold

    • D.

      Limestone

    Correct Answer
    B. Daimonds
    Explanation
    Reviewing the map of natural resources on the Economics page and you will find that Diamonds were not a natural resource along the Nile.

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  • 4. 

    How many Dynasties were there and which Dynasty did your Tour Guide King Tut rule in?

    • A.

      There were 30 Dynasties and King Tut was the King of the 18th Dynasty

    • B.

      There were 25 Dynasties and King Tut was the King of the 16th Dynasty

    • C.

      There were 30 Dynasties and King Tut was the King of the 12th Dynasty

    • D.

      There were 25 Dynasties and King Tut was the King of the 25th Dynasty

    Correct Answer
    A. There were 30 Dynasties and King Tut was the King of the 18th Dynasty
    Explanation
    Reviewing the Government page you will find that King Tut was the 12th King of the 18th Dynasties. There were 30 Dynasties in all.

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  • 5. 

    Why would the High Priest leave the doors to the shrine opened three times a day?

    • A.

      Ancient Egyptians Believed that The God's had human desires. Because of this the doors of the sanctuary were left open three times a day so the statues could enjoy the morning air, the afternoon sunshine, and the evening moonlight.

    • B.

      The High Priest would leave the doors open so that all the citizens cold participate in the daily rituals.

    • C.

      The Shrine did not have doors, it was always open

    • D.

      The Priest would have the statues washed, perfumed, and dressed in clothes with necklaces. After this, the doors would close again

    Correct Answer
    D. The Priest would have the statues washed, perfumed, and dressed in clothes with necklaces. After this, the doors would close again
    Explanation
    Review the Religion page and learn more about the High Priest's practices

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