Ancient Egyptian Gods And Goddesses! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Ancient Egyptian Gods And Goddesses! Trivia Facts Quiz

What do you understand about Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses? This quiz may be interesting for you. Concerning this quiz, you should know the type of religion practiced by the Ancient Egyptians, why the Nile River rises, whether Egyptians believed in many gods, and why the Egyptians mummified their people when they died. This quiz will help you discover further about Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses. Allow Ra to shed light on you to take this quiz.


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.

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