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Egypt is a country in North African that is credited for the pyramids. The Ancient Egyptians were played a major role in the bible, as we know it and were great mathematicians and scientists. Did you know that they used bread to help with infections? See what more you know about ancient Egypt by taking this unique quiz. Have a blast!


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

      Narmer

    • B. 

      Piye

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      King Tut

  • 2. 
    A collection of spells and prayers to guide dead Egyptians through the after-life was called ____.
    • A. 

      The Scrolls of Life

    • B. 

      The Book of the Dead

    • C. 

      The Book of Secrets

    • D. 

      The Bible

  • 3. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a Pharaoh?
    • A. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

    • D. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

  • 4. 
    King Amenhotep IV tried to steer Egypt in a new direction. He closed many temples and told the people that there is now only one god - Aton. He changed his name to _____________, meaning Spirit of Aton. (He ended up losing large portions of Egyptian land to invaders due to lack of support from the people.)
    • A. 

      Tutankhamen

    • B. 

      Ramses II

    • C. 

      Cosmibeduman

    • D. 

      Akhenaton

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a dynasty
    • A. 

      Rapids that keep boats from traveling up the Nile

    • B. 

      A single country controlling many countries at once

    • C. 

      Passing rule to a family member

    • D. 

      World’s largest desert, located east of Egypt

  • 6. 
    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. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

    • D. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

  • 7. 
    During the mummification process, how were the brains removed from a body? 
    • A. 

      By pulling it out through the nose with tiny hooks

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      By cutting open the skull

    • D. 

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

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a pyramid?
    • 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

  • 9. 
    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. 

      Pharaoh Amineses

    • C. 

      King Aton

    • D. 

      King Tutankhamun

  • 10. 
    During the embalming process, the internal organs were removed from the body and were placed in jars for storage. These jars were called ____.
    • A. 

      Trimmings jars

    • B. 

      Canopic jars

    • C. 

      Thimthar jars

    • D. 

      Mason jars

  • 11. 
    Which of the following best describes the meaning of a mummy?
    • A. 

      Large monuments built to bury kings in

    • B. 

      Process done to preserve a body

    • C. 

      Payment made to another country to avoid invasion

    • D. 

      An embalmed body wrapped in cloth strips

  • 12. 
    King Tut  was only 10 years old when his father died, making him Pharaoh of Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following ingredients would be used in the mummification process? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Linen cloth

    • B. 

      Silk

    • C. 

      Formaldehyde

    • D. 

      Oil

    • E. 

      Palm wine

    • F. 

      Honey

    • G. 

      Natron salt

    • H. 

      Saw dust

  • 14. 
    The Ancient Egyptian form of writing was called ________________
    • A. 

      Cuneiform

    • B. 

      Phonecian

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • D. 

      Greek

  • 15. 
    What female pharoah ruled for over 21 years until her stepson Thutmose III overthrew her
    • A. 

      Ramses II

    • B. 

      Akhenaton

    • C. 

      Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      Ahmose

  • 16. 
    The Egyptians believed that they could carry items (Ex: food, treasures, clothing) to the afterlife to be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following was NOT one of Egypt's natural defenses?
    • A. 

      Mud Plains

    • B. 

      Nile River

    • C. 

      Sahara Desert

    • D. 

      Cataracts

  • 18. 
    Ancient Egyptian craftsman belonged to which group of people?
    • A. 

      Lower class

    • B. 

      Middle class

    • C. 

      Upper Class

  • 19. 
    The cat was an honored animal in Egyptian culture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    This Egyptian prince led an uprising and drove the Hyksos out of Egypt.  
    • A. 

      Thebes

    • B. 

      Ahmose

    • C. 

      Thutmose III

    • D. 

      Tut