Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs Trivia Quiz!

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Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs Trivia Quiz!

Are you familiar with the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs? This quiz may enlighten you. With this quiz, you will be required to grasp who King Tut is, what is the reason that the pyramids were built, what is Egypt’s middle kingdom, which period is referred to as the golden age, what was built from over two million stone blocks, and who was the first Pharoah. Understand the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why is King Tut one of the most well-known pharaohs?
    • A. 

      Tut lived and ruled for more than 70 years.

    • B. 

      Amazing artifacts were found in Tut's tomb.

    • C. 

      Tut was the first woman to claim power over Egypt.

    • D. 

      Trade expeditions help Tut learn about farway lands.

  • 2. 
    Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies?
    • A. 

      To decorate palaces of the pharaohs

    • B. 

      To preserve dead bodies of the pharaohs

    • C. 

      To transport goods up and down the Nile

    • D. 

      To educate and protect the royal children

  • 3. 
    What was a major purpose for building the pyramids?
    • A. 

      Temples for religious worship

    • B. 

      Storehouses for reserves of grain

    • C. 

      Homes for the pharaoh's servants

    • D. 

      Tombs for pharaohs when they died

  • 4. 
    What are the characteristics for which Egypt's the Middle Kingdom is especially famous?
    • A. 

      Reunification

    • B. 

      Great pharaohs

    • C. 

      Widespread wars

    • D. 

      Military conquests

  • 5. 
    Which period is often called the Golden Age, a time when Egypt had reached the height of its power?
    • A. 

      The Old Kingdom

    • B. 

      The Middle Kingdom

    • C. 

      The New Kingdom

    • D. 

      After the New Kingdom

  • 6. 
    What was one method Khufu used to ensure that his power would be accepted?
    • A. 

      He declared that he was a god.

    • B. 

      He had many children.

    • C. 

      He made strong treaties.

    • D. 

      He killed his rivals.

  • 7. 
    It was built from more than two million stone blocks. It had tunnels inside. What was it?
    • A. 

      The Sphinx

    • B. 

      The White Chapel

    • C. 

      The temple at Abu Simbel

    • D. 

      The Great Pyramid at Giza

  • 8. 
    Senusret I controlled a source of natural resources that were used in beautiful works of art. What was that source?
    • A. 

      Forests of giant cedar trees

    • B. 

      Hot, bubbling, mineral springs

    • C. 

      Mines for gold, copper, and gems

    • D. 

      Murex snails used to make purple dye

  • 9. 
    Why did archaeologists reconstruct the White Chapel?
    • A. 

      It offered tourists shade while they waited for a guide.

    • B. 

      It gave the scientist a place to study what they dug up.

    • C. 

      It was an experiment to learn old construction methods.

    • D. 

      It was built by Senusret I but had been taken apart by a later ruler.

  • 10. 
    Hatshepsut was the first pharaoh who was?
    • A. 

      A god.

    • B. 

      A child.

    • C. 

      A priest.

    • D. 

      A woman.

  • 11. 
    Which phrase best describes Hatshepsut's monuments at Dayr al-Bahri?
    • A. 

      A pyramid constructed in the open desert.

    • B. 

      A mud-brick structure found on a island

    • C. 

      A shrine dug out of rock below ground level

    • D. 

      A great temple built into a cliff above the river

  • 12. 
    Answer the riddle below. I ruled Egypt for more than 60 years. I was a famous military leader. I had hundreds of statues of me built--all over Egypt! Who was I?
    • A. 

      Khufu

    • B. 

      Senusret I

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 13. 
    Who signed the world's first peace treaty?
    • A. 

      Egypt and Hittites

    • B. 

      Egypt and the Persians

    • C. 

      Egypt and the Assyrians

    • D. 

      Egypt and the Babylonians

  • 14. 
    Which pharaoh encouraged trade with mainly the African Kingdom of Punt?
    • A. 

      Cleopatra

    • B. 

      Senusret I

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut

  • 15. 
    Cleopatra was the last Egyptian Pharaoh, but she was not of Egyptian heritage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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