Egypt Vocabulary Ch.8 And 9 Quiz

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  • 1. 

    From which of the following civilizations did the idea of voting and democracy come?

    • A.

      Ancient Mesopotamia

    • B.

      Ancient Egypt

    • C.

      Ancient Greece

    • D.

      Ancient China

    Correct Answer
    C. Ancient Greece
    Explanation
    Ancient Greece is the correct answer because it is widely recognized as the birthplace of democracy. The concept of voting and democracy originated in Athens, where citizens had the right to participate in the decision-making process through direct voting. The Athenian democracy, although limited to male citizens, laid the foundation for the development of democratic systems in the future. Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, and Ancient China had different forms of governance, but they did not have the same level of citizen participation and democratic ideals as Ancient Greece.

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  • 2. 

    I understand how  geography, mummification, pyramids, and pharaohs were important in ancient Egypt.

    • A.

      Strongly Agree

    • B.

      Agree

    • C.

      Disagree

    • D.

      Strongly Disagree

    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has knowledge and comprehension of the significance of geography, mummification, pyramids, and pharaohs in ancient Egypt. They understand the importance of these elements in understanding the culture, history, and beliefs of ancient Egyptians.

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  • 3. 

    A land northeast of Egypt, settled by the ancient Israelites, from about 1800 B.C.E. to 70 C.E.

    • A.

      Canaan

    • B.

      Kush

    • C.

      Mesopotamia

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    A. Canaan
    Explanation
    Canaan is the correct answer because it is a land northeast of Egypt that was settled by the ancient Israelites from about 1800 B.C.E. to 70 C.E. Canaan is also known as the Promised Land in the Bible and was an important region in ancient Near Eastern history.

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  • 4. 

    The first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt was _______________.

    • A.

      Cleopatra

    • B.

      Hatshepsut

    • C.

      Sensuret II

    • D.

      Orisis

    Correct Answer
    B. Hatshepsut
    Explanation
    Hatshepsut is the correct answer because she was indeed the first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt. She ruled during the 18th dynasty and is known for her successful reign, which lasted for around 20 years. Hatshepsut took on the full powers of a pharaoh, including dressing like a male pharaoh and portraying herself as a male in official artwork. She is also known for her architectural achievements, such as the construction of the famous mortuary temple at Deir el-Bahri.

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  • 5. 

    A treaty is a written agreement by which two or more states agree to __________ relations.

    • A.

      Dangerous

    • B.

      Peaceful

    • C.

      War-like

    • D.

      Long term

    Correct Answer
    B. Peaceful
    Explanation
    A treaty is a written agreement by which two or more states agree to peaceful relations. This means that the purpose of a treaty is to establish a peaceful and cooperative relationship between the involved states. It aims to prevent conflicts and promote diplomacy and understanding. By agreeing to a treaty, states commit to resolving their disputes peacefully and maintaining a peaceful coexistence.

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  • 6. 

    An ancient Egyptian pharaoh that was a skilled military leader; and responsible for building many monuments, including the temple at Abu Simbel.

    • A.

      Kfuhu

    • B.

      Khafre

    • C.

      Ramses II

    • D.

      King Tut

    Correct Answer
    C. Ramses II
    Explanation
    Ramses II was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh known for his military prowess and architectural achievements. He was a skilled military leader who led numerous successful military campaigns and expanded the Egyptian empire. He is also responsible for the construction of many impressive monuments, including the famous temple at Abu Simbel. Ramses II is considered one of the most powerful and influential pharaohs in Egyptian history.

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  • 7. 

    An outline showing the positions of social classes according to their status in a society.

    • A.

      Social Class

    • B.

      Social Circle

    • C.

      Society

    • D.

      Social Pyramid

    Correct Answer
    D. Social Pyramid
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Social Pyramid" because it accurately represents the hierarchical structure of social classes in a society. A pyramid shape is commonly used to illustrate this structure, with the highest social class at the top and the lowest at the bottom. The term "social pyramid" implies the idea of a tiered system, where individuals or groups are placed in different levels based on their social status or class. This visual representation helps to understand and analyze the social stratification within a society.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is the correct definition for the term "social class"?

    • A.

      A group in a society that is ranked by factors such as wealth, property, and rights

    • B.

      A pyramid outline showing the positions of social classes according to their status in a society

    • C.

      The importance of a certain person in society

    • D.

      A person who does farm work for wealthy landowners

    Correct Answer
    A. A group in a society that is ranked by factors such as wealth, property, and rights
    Explanation
    The correct definition for the term "social class" is a group in a society that is ranked by factors such as wealth, property, and rights. This definition accurately captures the concept of social class, which is a system of categorizing individuals based on their economic and social standing. Social class is determined by factors such as income, occupation, education, and social connections, and it plays a significant role in shaping individuals' opportunities and experiences within society.

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  • 9. 

    Based on the definition of each, a noble would be of higher social status than a peasant.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    peasant- a person who does farm work for wealthy landowners
    noble -of high birth or rank

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  • 10. 

    The Egyptians built pyramids for their pharaohs is an example of which theme of geography?

    • A.

      Human-Environmental Interaction

    • B.

      Place-Physical

    • C.

      Region

    • D.

      Relative Location

    Correct Answer
    A. Human-Environmental Interaction
    Explanation
    The construction of pyramids by the Egyptians demonstrates the theme of Human-Environmental Interaction. This is because the building of pyramids involved the interaction between humans (the Egyptians) and their environment (the physical landscape of Egypt). The Egyptians had to adapt to and manipulate their environment in order to construct these massive structures. This interaction between humans and their environment is a key aspect of the Human-Environmental Interaction theme in geography.

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  • 11. 

    Check all the boxes that apply to the pharaohs of Egypt. 

    • A.

      The had absolute power.

    • B.

      They were all men.

    • C.

      Old Kingdom pharaohs had pyramids built in their honor.

    • D.

      Upper and Lower Egypt had different pharaohs for each place.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The had absolute power.
    C. Old Kingdom pharaohs had pyramids built in their honor.
    Explanation
    The pharaohs of Egypt had absolute power, meaning they had complete control and authority over the kingdom. Additionally, during the Old Kingdom, pharaohs had pyramids built in their honor as grand tombs for their afterlife.

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