Egyptian History Quiz: Trivia Facts And Questions!

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Egyptian History Quiz: Trivia Facts And Questions!

How much do you understand about Egyptian history? This quiz will take you on a journey throughout historical periods in Egypt. Regarding this quiz, you will be responsible for learning about the Egyptian gods, the name of the people who invaded Egypt at the close of the middle kingdom, who the Pharaohs were, and who invaded Egypt in 332 BC. This quiz will teach you about Egyptian history. Have fun with the quiz.


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

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    Scribes wrote in a 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. 
    What is the name of the people that invaded Egypt at the end of the Middle Kingdom (c 1720 BC)?
    • 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. 
    What Egyptian Pahraoh signed with the Hittites what many consider the first official peace treaty in history?
    • 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

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