Ancient Egyptian Gods And Goddesses! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Ancient Egyptian Gods And Goddesses! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of religion was practiced by the ancient Egyptians?
    • A. 

      Polytheistic.

    • B. 

      Animistic.

    • C. 

      Monotheistic.

    • D. 

      Atheistic.

  • 2. 
    This word means "belief in many gods."
    • A. 

      Polytheism.

    • B. 

      Undeuxtrois.

    • C. 

      Theocratic.

    • D. 

      Necropolis.

  • 3. 
    According to legend, why does the Nile rise?
    • A. 

      The Nile rises due to the tears of Isis.

    • B. 

      The Nile rises to wash away the sins of the pharaohs.

    • C. 

      The Nile rises to punish Seth.

    • D. 

      The Nile rises as a symbol of the power of Osiris.

  • 4. 
    What did the ancient Egyptians believe the universe was original?
    • A. 

      A vast ocean.

    • B. 

      A vast desert of burning sands.

    • C. 

      A lotus flower.

    • D. 

      A disc of light.

  • 5. 
    Which statement below is NOT true about ancient Egyptian religion?
    • A. 

      Egyptians believed in many gods.

    • B. 

      Egyptian gods typically had animal heads.

    • C. 

      Egyptians believed in an afterlife.

    • D. 

      Egyptians believed in heaven.

  • 6. 
    One of the pharaoh's most important jobs was to carry out the will of the gods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How did the ancient Egyptians honor their gods?
    • A. 

      Built temples, made offerings, and held festivals.

    • B. 

      Baked bread, made wine, and held dances.

    • C. 

      Built a fire, sang songs, told stories.

    • D. 

      Praised the Pharaoh, and brought gifts to the Pharaoh's palace.

  • 8. 
    What are the Ba and the Ka?
    • A. 

      The prayers said for the dead.

    • B. 

      The body's "life force" and its "soul."

    • C. 

      The embalming process after death.

    • D. 

      The gods of the afterlife.

  • 9. 
    Why did the Egyptians mummify their dead?
    • A. 

      The body needed to be preserved to live in the afterlife.

    • B. 

      So that the dead could find their way to the afterlife.

    • C. 

      To honor the gods.

    • D. 

      So family pets could mourn their masters.

  • 10. 
    Why are creation stories important?
    • A. 

      Creation stories explain the natural world and a persons place in the world.

    • B. 

      Before writing, creation stories were the only form of entertainment.

    • C. 

      Creation stories list all of the gods.

    • D. 

      Creation stories gave early peoples a sense of hope.