Ancient Egyptian History Quiz About 8th Grade Student

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 542

SettingsSettingsSettings
Ancient Egyptian History Quiz About 8th Grade Student - Quiz

Ancient Egyptian pharaohs were considered to be both divine deities as well as mortal rulers. Throughout the 30+ dynasties in ancient Egyptian history, it is speculated that some 170 or more rulers reigned over the great land of Egypt during a three thousand year time span.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one characteristic that Egypt's Middle Kingdom is famous for?
    • A. 

      The Great Pyramid at Giza

    • B. 

      Reunification

    • C. 

      Pharaohs

    • D. 

      The war against the hittites

  • 2. 
    When Khufu wanted to be sure his power would be accepted, he
    • A. 

      Killed his competitors

    • B. 

      Fathered many children

    • C. 

      Traded with other peoples

    • D. 

      Said he was a god

  • 3. 
    What was the most important architectural achievement of Senusret's reign?
    • A. 

      The reunification of Egypt

    • B. 

      The increase of trade

    • C. 

      The creation of beautiful jewelry

    • D. 

      The building of the white chapel

  • 4. 
    Which pharaoh ruled during the years identified by the blank space?
    • A. 

      Cheops

    • B. 

      Hatshepsut

    • C. 

      Ramses I

    • D. 

      Tutankhamen

  • 5. 
    Which of the following pharaohs ruled before the other three?
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Khufu

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Senusret I

  • 6. 
    Of the events listed  below, which was the last to happen?
    • A. 

      The White CHapel was built.

    • B. 

      Ramses II made peace with the Hittites.

    • C. 

      The Great Pyramid at Giza was built.

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut promoted trade with Punt.

  • 7. 
    Based on what is happening in this picture, under which pharaoh did it most likely take place?
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Khufu

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Senusret I

  • 8. 
    It was built as a tomb for more than 2million stone blocks. What was it?
    • A. 

      The Great Pyramid at Giza

    • B. 

      The Sphinx

    • C. 

      The White Chapel

    • D. 

      The temple at Abu Simbel

  • 9. 
    What is one characteristic that Egypt's Middle Kingdom is famous for?
    • A. 

      The Pharaoh's temple

    • B. 

      The great Ziggurat of Ramses II

    • C. 

      The great hanging gardens of Egypt

    • D. 

      The great pyramid of Giza

    • E. 

      Reunification

  • 10. 
    Egyptians believed that preserving the bodies of the dead was necessary...
    • A. 

      In order to have a famous pyramid.

    • B. 

      For the afterlife.

    • C. 

      To be remembered as a great Pharaoh.

    • D. 

      In order to go to heaven.

Back to Top Back to top