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  • 1. 
    Who were the pharaohs?
    • A. 

      People who lived in Peru

    • B. 

      Rulers of ancient Egypt

    • C. 

      Engineers

    • D. 

      Tourists from all over the world

  • 2. 
    What do scientists believe what the purpose of the shaft in the Great Pyramid of Giza was? 
    • A. 

      To let air in and out of the pyramid

    • B. 

      To let light in the pyramid

    • C. 

      To let Cheops fly from the pyramid to Orion

    • D. 

      To get into the pyramid

  • 3. 
    Why did ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?
    • A. 

      To be temples

    • B. 

      To be houses

    • C. 

      To be monuments

    • D. 

      To be tombs

  • 4. 
    Where did the Incas live?
    • A. 

      In Egypt

    • B. 

      In Peru

    • C. 

      In Easter Island

    • D. 

      In the United States

  • 5. 
    What was smallpox?
    • A. 

      A disease

    • B. 

      An animal

    • C. 

      A kind of plant

    • D. 

      A kind of building

  • 6. 
    What do some people believe Stonehenge was built for?
    • A. 

      To measure the sun's movement

    • B. 

      To mark the rise of the sun and moon

    • C. 

      To work as a great stone calendar

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Where is Easter Island?
    • A. 

      In the Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Off the coast of Chile

    • C. 

      In the Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      In England

  • 8. 
    Why is Easter Island famous?
    • A. 

      Because the Rapa Nui people lived there.

    • B. 

      Because it was named by Dutch explorers

    • C. 

      Because its name is "Easter"

    • D. 

      Because there are nearly 900 mysterious large statues there.

  • 9. 
    Who was Tutankhamen?
    • A. 

      An Inca King

    • B. 

      An English archeologist

    • C. 

      An Egyptian ruler

    • D. 

      An Egyptian priest

  • 10. 
    What was found in Tutankhamen's tomb?
    • A. 

      Many valuable things, like a gold mask

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      A message carved in the tomb

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which one is a fact?
    • A. 

      When Cheops died, he was buried in the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    • B. 

      Scientists believe that the Egyptians built this shaft so Cheops could fly from the pyramid to Orion.

  • 12. 
    Which one is an opinion?
    • A. 

      For thousands of years, wind and sand have eroded the Sphinx.

    • B. 

      Some archeologists believe that water also damaged the Sphinx many centuries ago.

  • 13. 
    Which one is a fact?
    • A. 

      Perhaps people died or left because of smallpox, a deadly disease that was brought by the Spanish.

    • B. 

      The Incas built Machu Picchu from about 1460 to 1470 C.E.

  • 14. 
    Which one is an opinion?
    • A. 

      Ancient peoples built Stonehenge about 5,000 years ago.

    • B. 

      Some people believe that Stonehenge was a temple to the sun.

  • 15. 
    Which on is a fact?
    • A. 

      The island is covered with nearly 900 large statues, called “moai”.

    • B. 

      Scientists believe they are the gods of the ancient people of Easter Island –the Rapa Nui people.