Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt

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Chapter 2 Ancient Egypt

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Also known as Menes, this man unified Upper and Lower Egypt to form the Old Kingdom.     
    • A. 

      Ramses II

    • B. 

      Piye

    • C. 

      Narmer

    • D. 

      King Tut

  • 2. 
    The Nile River’s flooding could be described as ______.
    • A. 

      Cataclysmic

    • B. 

      Gentle and dependable

    • C. 

      Destructive

    • D. 

      Rare

  • 3. 
    A collection of spells and prayers to guide dead Egyptians through the after-life was called ____.    
    • A. 

      The Book of Secrets

    • B. 

      The Scrolls of Life

    • C. 

      The Bible

    • D. 

      The Book of the Dead

  • 4. 
    Which one of these weapons did the Hyksos use to defeat the Egyptians that the Egyptians did not have? (rRemember, the Egyptians resisted change so people with better technology could defeat them in battle even though Egypt had a larger army.)        
    • A. 

      Bows and arrows

    • B. 

      Chariots

    • C. 

      Spears

    • D. 

      Browning Automatic Rifles (BAR’s)

  • 5. 
    This word means “belief in just one god.”            
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Singlegodism

    • D. 

      Hieroglyphics

  • 6. 
    This word means “belief in many gods.”    
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Singlegodism

    • D. 

      Hieroglyphics

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Akhenaton

    • B. 

      Tutankhamen

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Cosmibeduman

  • 8. 
    This "Boy King" returned Egypt to polytheism, but is best known because his tomb was found intact after being hidden for 3000 years. 
    • A. 

      Pharoah Feltham

    • B. 

      King Tutankhamun

    • C. 

      Pharaoh Amineses

    • D. 

      King Aton

  • 9. 
    Ramses II was also known as Ramses the Great. He ruled for 66 years and had over 100 children.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     King Tut  was only 10 years old when his father died, making him Pharaoh of Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Nile River flows from North to South.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Upper Kingdom of Egypt was located in the southern part of the Nile (upstream) while the Lower Kingdom was located  in the northern part of the Nile (downstream).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In Egyptian mythology, to get to the afterlife, Anubis would guide your KA to the Hall of Ma’at where would be put on trial by the gods and pharaohs gone on before you. If you pass, then your heart would be weighed against the Feather of Truth. If your heart is lighter than the feather, Anubis would take you to join Osiris in the afterlife. If your heart is heavier than a feather, your KA would be consumed by Ammut.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Ramses II used temples to store his money in so that people would not steal the money.   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Ancient Egyptians did not use slave labor to build the pyramids. Instead, they used farmers during the flood season, since the land was too wet to farm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    During the mummification process, how were the brains removed from a body? 
    • A. 

      By cutting open the skull

    • B. 

      By taking out the eyes and accessing the brain through the hole where the eye used to be

    • C. 

      By pulling it out through the nose with tiny hooks

    • D. 

      By heating the skull until the brain melted and ran out through the ears

  • 17. 
    Why was the Rosetta Stone so important? 
    • A. 

      It contained a detailed history of the Middle Kingdom.

    • B. 

      It contained the same message in 3 languages allowing us to. decipher (figure out) hieroglyphics

    • C. 

      It was a stone copy of the Book of the Dead.

    • D. 

      It smelled like roses.

  • 18. 
    Since water was scarce, thus baths did not happen often, upper class Egyptian women often placed cones on their heads made of wax and flower fragrance. As the wax heated up, it ran down the body and worked like perfume.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      There were around 40 symbols in hieroglyphics.

    • B. 

      There were around 70 symbols in hieroglyphics.

    • C. 

      There were around 400 symbols in hieroglyphics.

    • D. 

      There were over 700 symbols in hieroglyphics.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a dynasty
    • A. 

      A single country controlling many countries at once

    • B. 

      Rapids that keep boats from traveling up the Nile

    • C. 

      Passing rule to a family member

    • D. 

      World’s largest desert, located east of Egypt

  • 21. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a embalming?
    • A. 

      Means "Great House"; this person was the Egyptian god-king

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Means "Great House"; this person was the Egyptian god-king

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 23. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a Pharaoh?
    • A. 

      Means "Great House"; this person was the Egyptian god-king

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 24. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a mummy?
    • A. 

      Payment made to another country to avoid invasion

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 25. 
    During the embalming process, the internal organs were removed from the body and were placed in jars for storage. These jars were called ____.
    • A. 

      Canopic jars

    • B. 

      Mason jars

    • C. 

      Trimmings jars

    • D. 

      Thimthar jars

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Natron salt

    • B. 

      Linen cloth

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Palm wine

    • E. 

      Saw dust

    • F. 

      Formaldehyde

    • G. 

      Silk

    • H. 

      Oil

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Book of the Dead

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Toilet

    • D. 

      Pictures painted on the walls

    • E. 

      Sarcophagus

    • F. 

      Mummified pets

    • G. 

      Mummified Servants

  • 28. 
     
    • A. 

      Kush conquers Egypt ending the New Kingdom

    • B. 

      Amenhotep IV converts Egypt to monotheism

    • C. 

      Narmer (Menes) unites the Upper Kingdom and Lower Kingdom to create one unified Egypt

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Kush conquers Egypt ending the New Kingdom

    • B. 

      Amenhotep IV converts Egypt to monotheism

    • C. 

      Narmer (Menes) unites the Upper Kingdom and Lower Kingdom to create one unified Egypt

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Kush conquers Egypt ending the New Kingdom

    • B. 

      Amenhotep IV converts Egypt to monotheism

    • C. 

      Narmer (Menes) unites the Upper Kingdom and Lower Kingdom to create one unified Egypt

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Cat tails

    • B. 

      Papyrus

    • C. 

      Silk plants

    • D. 

      Kudzu