Do You Know Your Egyptian Pharaohs?

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Do You Know Your Egyptian Pharaohs?

How well do you know the Egyptian Pharoahs? Find out more with this brief quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The largest pyramid in Giza was consructed during the reign of what pharoah?
    • A. 

      Snefru

    • B. 

      Khufu

    • C. 

      Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      Amenhotep III

  • 2. 
    The pharaoh only that is believed to have been female was
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Amenhotep III

    • C. 

      Akenaten

    • D. 

      Nefertiti

  • 3. 
    Egyptian pharaohs were believed to be gods on earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Egyptian pharaohs maintained strict laws about marriage.  Only one woman was considered the wife of the pharaoh and could bear him royal children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Egyptian pharaohs were known to at times be married to their sisters in order to maintain a powerful dynasty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What pharaoh who established a new capital city at Amarna, outside Thebes, was
    • A. 

      Amenhotep III

    • B. 

      Tutmosis III

    • C. 

      Hatshepsut

    • D. 

      Akenaten

  • 7. 
    The pharaoh married to Nefertiti was
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Tutmosis III

    • C. 

      Amenhotep III

    • D. 

      Akenaten

  • 8. 
    During the reign of Tutmosis II and Amenhotep III, Egyptian boundaries were expanded further inland into Africa.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The greatest Egyptian military expansion and political leadership took place during the Old Kingdom Period, from about 2800 B.C. - 2200 B.C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The son of Amenhotep IV (Akenaten) was
    • A. 

      Amenhotep V

    • B. 

      Tutankhamen

    • C. 

      Tutmosis II

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut