Egyptian Daily Life

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Life Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these activities were permitted only to men?
    • A. 

      Owning land

    • B. 

      Running a business

    • C. 

      Working as a scribe

    • D. 

      Asking for divorce

  • 2. 
    What was an important duty of the vizier?
    • A. 

      To collect taxes

    • B. 

      To lead the army

    • C. 

      To decide court cases

    • D. 

      To help make alliances

  • 3. 
    Which of these was in the sanctuary of a temple?
    • A. 

      A statue of a god

    • B. 

      A pool for washing

    • C. 

      A public meeting area

    • D. 

      A bench for women only

  • 4. 
    Who were the "supreme leaders"?
    • A. 

      Scribes

    • B. 

      Pharaohs

    • C. 

      Priests

    • D. 

      Artisans

  • 5. 
    Which of the answer choices below correctly names the order of the social pyramid starting at the top and moving to the bottom?
    • A. 

      Pharaoh, scribe, artisan, peasants, government officials, farmers

    • B. 

      Pharaoh, government officials, priests, scribe, artisans, peasants

    • C. 

      Peasants, artisans, scribes, priests, government officials, pharaohs

  • 6. 
    Who within our school is equal to a government official?
    • A. 

      Mr. Stocks

    • B. 

      Ms. Hamby

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Support staff

  • 7. 
    Why did Egyptians bury bread and beer with their dead?
    • A. 

      To show earthly love

    • B. 

      To avoid the risk of poison

    • C. 

      To feed them in the afterlife

    • D. 

      To perform a sacrifice to the gods

  • 8. 
    In the life of a peasant, which season came next after the flood season
    • A. 

      The festival season

    • B. 

      The harvest season

    • C. 

      The planting season

    • D. 

      The building season

  • 9. 
    Of these four groups, who had the lowest social status?
    • A. 

      Priests

    • B. 

      Scribes

    • C. 

      Artisans

    • D. 

      Government officials

  • 10. 
    Skilled scribes wrote on papyrus, which was made from
    • A. 

      A plant

    • B. 

      Soft clay

    • C. 

      Cotton rags

    • D. 

      Animal skins