Chapter 2 Section 2: Ancient Egypt

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  • 1. 

    6. The Egyptians willingly served their all-powerful leader because they believed

    • A.

      Unity came from a strog leader

    • B.

      The leader was a deity

    • C.

      The leader was smart

    • D.

      Both A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and B
    Explanation
    The Egyptians willingly served their all-powerful leader because they believed that unity came from a strong leader and that the leader was a deity. They believed that a strong leader was necessary to maintain unity among the people and to ensure the prosperity and stability of the kingdom. Additionally, they believed that their leader was a deity, which further solidified their loyalty and devotion to him. Therefore, both reasons, A and B, contributed to their willingness to serve their leader.

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  • 2. 

    7. Ancient Egyptians studied the ____________________ to learn how to obtain life after death.

    • A.

      Book of Spells

    • B.

      Book of the Dead

    • C.

      Book of Life After Death

    • D.

      Book of Prayers

    Correct Answer
    B. Book of the Dead
    Explanation
    Ancient Egyptians studied the Book of the Dead to learn how to obtain life after death. The Book of the Dead was a collection of spells, prayers, and instructions that were believed to guide the deceased through the afterlife. It contained information on how to navigate the underworld, avoid dangers, and ultimately achieve eternal life. The book was an important part of Egyptian funerary practices and was often buried with the deceased to assist them in their journey to the afterlife.

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    8. The ancient Egyptians were the first to become specialists in the field of

    • A.

      Art

    • B.

      Farming

    • C.

      Medicine

    • D.

      War tactics

    Correct Answer
    C. Medicine
    Explanation
    The ancient Egyptians were the first to become specialists in the field of medicine. They had a deep understanding of human anatomy and developed advanced medical practices. They were skilled in diagnosing and treating various ailments, performing surgeries, and creating remedies and medications. Their medical knowledge and techniques were highly advanced for their time and laid the foundation for future medical advancements. The Egyptians also had specialized medical practitioners, known as physicians, who were highly respected in society and treated both physical and mental health conditions.

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    9. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for which pharaoh?

    • A.

      King Khufu

    • B.

      King Kharfe

    • C.

      King Hapi

    • D.

      King Re

    Correct Answer
    A. King Khufu
    Explanation
    The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for King Khufu. This is supported by historical evidence and archaeological findings. King Khufu, also known as Cheops, was the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt. The construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza is believed to have taken place during his reign, around 2580–2560 BC. The pyramid was built as a tomb for the pharaoh and is one of the most iconic and well-preserved ancient structures in the world.

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    10. Citizens who worked on building the Great Pyramid  of Giza did so

    • A.

      Because they were slaves

    • B.

      In order to pay off their debt

    • C.

      Of their own free will

    • D.

      Because they were prisoners and had to

    Correct Answer
    C. Of their own free will
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of their own free will". This suggests that the citizens willingly participated in the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza, without being forced or enslaved. They chose to contribute to the project voluntarily, possibly driven by a sense of duty, honor, or the belief in the significance of the pyramid. This answer implies that the citizens were not coerced or compelled to work on the pyramid against their wishes.

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