Egyptian History

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Egyptian History Quizzes & Trivia

Elementary school questions about the Egyptian empire


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ancient Egyptians built many roads alongside the river Nile.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    Scribes wrote in special paper called papyrus using ink that was made in solid blocks which were mixed with water.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    Please check all the correct answers regarding Egyptian gods
    • A. 

      Anubis, god of the dead, was represented with a jackal's head

    • B. 

      Horus, son of Isis and Osiris, god of the sky, had a falcon's head.

    • C. 

      Bast was the cat goddess of pregnant women and babies.

    • D. 

      Thoth, god of wisdom, was represented with the head of an hippo

    • E. 

      Re, Sun god, was sometimes represented with the head of a hawk.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Hittites

    • B. 

      Macedonians

    • C. 

      Hyksos

    • D. 

      Assirians

    • E. 

      Romans

  • 5. 
    What Egyptian New Kingdom Pharaoh ruled over the largest territory and led the army 17 times to battle?
    • A. 

      Ramesses II

    • B. 

      Ahmose I

    • C. 

      Menes

    • D. 

      Tuthmosis III

    • E. 

      Kamose

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Ramesses II

    • B. 

      Tutankhamun

    • C. 

      Cleopatra

    • D. 

      Menes

    • E. 

      Ramesses III

  • 7. 
    During the New Kingdom, Pharaohs were buried inside large Pyramids in the Valley of the Kings
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Who invaded Egypt in 671 BC?
    • A. 

      The Romans

    • B. 

      The Persians

    • C. 

      The Hyksos

    • D. 

      The Hittites

    • E. 

      The Assyrian

  • 9. 
    What was the name of the Macedonian conqueror that invaded Egypt in 332 BC?
    • A. 

      Philip I

    • B. 

      Darius III

    • C. 

      Hannibal

    • D. 

      Ptolemy II

    • E. 

      Alexander the Great

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the last Egyptian Pharaoh of the Ptolemaic dynasty?
    • A. 

      Philip II

    • B. 

      Cleopatra VII

    • C. 

      Ptolemy XII

    • D. 

      Cleopatra V

    • E. 

      Ramses III