Take The Geography Quiz On The Ancient Egypt!

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Take The Geography Quiz On The Ancient Egypt!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Answer the following in complete sentences: Explain how physical feature A affected the settlement of Egypt and Kush. (Remember spelling, capitalization, and punctuation will be graded as well.)
  • 2. 
    Answer the following in complete sentences: Explain how physical feature B affected the settlement of Egypt and Kush. (Remember spelling, capitalization, and punctuation will be graded as well)
  • 3. 
    Because one physical feature was so vital to ancient settlers of Egypt and Kush, most of their settlements were
    • A. 

      On hills.

    • B. 

      In a desert.

    • C. 

      Near a river.

    • D. 

      Around trees.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A river delta

    • B. 

      A mountain range

    • C. 

      A hot, dry climate

    • D. 

      A long growing season

  • 5. 
    How did the desert help the people of Egypt and Kush?
    • A. 

      It had fertile land for crops.

    • B. 

      It made travel and trade easier.

    • C. 

      It grassy for grazing sheep.

    • D. 

      It protected Egypt from invaders

  • 6. 
    One of the ways settlers used the Mediterranean Sea was for
    • A. 

      Catching fish

    • B. 

      Watering cattle

    • C. 

      Irrigating their crops

    • D. 

      Getting drinking water

  • 7. 
    How did the yearly flooding of the Nile River affect the people of Egypt and Kush?
    • A. 

      It isolated their settlements.

    • B. 

      It left rich silt that improved the soil.

    • C. 

      It helped spread diseases.

    • D. 

      It caused some settlers to get sick.

  • 8. 
    Useful vegetation along the Nile River included
    • A. 

      Ducks and geese.

    • B. 

      Barges and boats.

    • C. 

      Reeds and papryus.

    • D. 

      Canals and ditches.

  • 9. 
    What was “dead” about the Dead Sea?
    • A. 

      It was too salty for any form of life.

    • B. 

      It was the scene of many historic battles.

    • C. 

      It was thought to be dangerous for fishing boats.

    • D. 

      It lay still, even when winds blew in the hills nearby.

  • 10. 
    How was the Jordan River different from the Nile River?
    • A. 

      It had a weak current.

    • B. 

      It attracted water birds.

    • C. 

      It did not flood regularly.

    • D. 

      It was full of fish.

  • 11. 
    The part of Canaan with the most vegetation was
    • A. 

      In the Syrian Desert.

    • B. 

      Beside the Dead Sea.

    • C. 

      Near the Jordan River.

    • D. 

      In the Labanon Mountains.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Topography

    • B. 

      Vegetation

    • C. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • D. 

      Kush

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Vegetation

    • B. 

      Nile River

    • C. 

      Topography

    • D. 

      Water

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Jordan River

    • B. 

      Nile River

    • C. 

      Yadkin River

    • D. 

      Tigris River

  • 15. 
     Which body of water was north of Africa and supported trade between Egypt and other civilizations?
    • A. 

      The Dead Sea

    • B. 

      The Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      The Mediterrean Sea

    • D. 

      The Sea of Galilee

  • 16. 
    Which place below BEST describes this statement: A nation in northeastern Africa, first settled around 3100 B.C.?
    • A. 

      Kush

    • B. 

      Canaan

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Mesopotamia

  • 17. 
    Topography is the most important environmental factor that affects the settlement of an area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The papyrus plant helped improve communication in ancient Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Saltwater is drinkable and can be used for farming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False