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Egyptian Quiz (MS. Power

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  • 1. 

    The Old Kingdom was also known as:

    • A.

      The Golden Age

    • B.

      The Age of the Pyramids

    • C.

      The Dark Ages

    Correct Answer
    B. The Age of the Pyramids
    Explanation
    The Old Kingdom, also known as the Age of the Pyramids, refers to a period in ancient Egyptian history characterized by the construction of monumental pyramids and the centralized power of the pharaohs. This era is often considered a golden age due to the prosperity and stability that existed during this time. The pyramids, such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, were built as tombs for the pharaohs and symbolized their divine authority. The Age of the Pyramids is a more accurate and specific name for this period compared to the other options provided.

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  • 2. 

    The Nile River flowed into:

    • A.

      Teh Red Sea

    • B.

      Lake Victoria

    • C.

      The Mediterranean Sea

    Correct Answer
    C. The Mediterranean Sea
    Explanation
    The Nile River flowed into the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile is one of the longest rivers in the world, and it flows through multiple countries in northeastern Africa. It starts from Lake Victoria and travels northwards, passing through Sudan and Egypt before reaching the Mediterranean Sea. The river has played a significant role in the civilizations that have developed along its banks, providing water for agriculture and transportation. The Mediterranean Sea is the final destination where the Nile's waters merge with the sea, making it the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    King Narmer (Menes) conquered Lower Egypt in:

    • A.

      About 2000 B.C.E

    • B.

      About 3100 B.C.E.

    • C.

      About 2800 B.C.E.

    Correct Answer
    B. About 3100 B.C.E.
    Explanation
    King Narmer (Menes) conquered Lower Egypt around 3100 B.C.E. This answer is supported by historical evidence and archaeological findings. King Narmer is believed to be the first pharaoh of unified Egypt, and his conquest of Lower Egypt marked the beginning of the First Dynasty. The Narmer Palette, a significant archaeological artifact, depicts the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt under Narmer's rule. This event is considered a crucial milestone in ancient Egyptian history, and it laid the foundation for the long-lasting civilization that followed.

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  • 4. 

    The pyramids were designed to:

    • A.

      Protect the bodies of pharaohs

    • B.

      Fit many hundreds of people

    • C.

      Serve as churches

    Correct Answer
    A. Protect the bodies of pharaohs
    Explanation
    The pyramids were designed to protect the bodies of pharaohs. These massive structures were built as tombs for the pharaohs, who were believed to be divine rulers. The pyramids were constructed with intricate passageways and chambers to ensure the preservation and safety of the pharaoh's body, along with valuable treasures and offerings that were buried with them. The pyramid's shape and construction techniques were specifically chosen to provide a secure resting place for the pharaoh's afterlife.

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  • 5. 

    During the first intermeadiate period

    • A.

      Pharaohs were very strong

    • B.

      The priests and government officials gained more power

    • C.

      Egypt was stable

    Correct Answer
    B. The priests and government officials gained more power
    Explanation
    During the first intermediate period in Egypt, the pharaohs' power weakened, allowing the priests and government officials to gain more influence. This shift in power dynamics led to an increase in the authority and control held by these individuals. Despite the decline in pharaohs' strength, Egypt remained stable during this period, suggesting that the transfer of power did not disrupt the overall functioning of the society.

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  • 6. 

    The Hyksos invaded Egypt during:

    • A.

      The Old Kingdom

    • B.

      The New Kingdom

    • C.

      The Middle Kingdom

    • D.

      The 1st intermeadiate period

    • E.

      The 2nd intermeadiate period

    Correct Answer
    E. The 2nd intermeadiate period
    Explanation
    The Hyksos invaded Egypt during the 2nd intermediate period. This period was characterized by political instability and a weakened central government in Egypt. The Hyksos, who were likely of Semitic origin, took advantage of this vulnerability and successfully invaded and established their rule in the northern part of Egypt. They introduced new military technology, such as the horse-drawn chariot, which gave them a significant advantage over the Egyptians. The Hyksos rule lasted for several decades until they were eventually expelled by the Egyptians, leading to the start of the New Kingdom.

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  • 7. 

    During the New Kingdom

    • A.

      Egypt was in chaos

    • B.

      Foreigners invaded

    • C.

      Pharaohs were buried in pyramids

    • D.

      Egypt became an empire

    Correct Answer
    D. Egypt became an empire
    Explanation
    During the New Kingdom, Egypt underwent significant political and military changes that led to its transformation into an empire. The New Kingdom period saw the rise of powerful pharaohs who expanded Egypt's territory through military conquests, establishing control over neighboring regions. These conquests brought wealth and resources to Egypt, further strengthening its position as an empire. Additionally, the New Kingdom witnessed the development of a centralized government and administration, allowing for effective governance and control over the empire's vast territories. Thus, the statement that "Egypt became an empire" accurately reflects the historical context of the New Kingdom period.

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  • 8. 

    Ahmose was

    • A.

      A soldier in the paharaohs army who conquered the Persians

    • B.

      A Hykso leader who conquered the Egytians

    • C.

      A priest-king who conquered Kush

    • D.

      An Egyptian prince who conquered the Hyksos

    Correct Answer
    D. An Egyptian prince who conquered the Hyksos
    Explanation
    Ahmose was an Egyptian prince who conquered the Hyksos. This means that he was a member of the Egyptian royal family and led a successful campaign against the Hyksos, who were a foreign ruling dynasty in Egypt at that time. His victory marked the end of the Hyksos rule and the beginning of the New Kingdom period in ancient Egypt.

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  • 9. 

    On the ast stop of our trip we visited an amazing monument in Abu Simbel belonged to the pharaoh

    • A.

      Ramses

    • B.

      Hatshepsut

    • C.

      King Tut

    Correct Answer
    A. Ramses
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ramses because the sentence states that the monument visited belonged to a pharaoh, and Ramses is a well-known pharaoh in Egyptian history.

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  • 10. 

    The rich delta where the Nile flows into the Mediterranean Sea was origianally known as

    • A.

      Upper egypt

    • B.

      Mesopotamia

    • C.

      Lower egypt

    Correct Answer
    C. Lower egypt
    Explanation
    The rich delta where the Nile flows into the Mediterranean Sea refers to the northern region of Egypt, which is known as Lower Egypt. This area is characterized by its fertile soil and abundant agricultural resources, making it a prosperous region. Upper Egypt, on the other hand, refers to the southern region of Egypt. Mesopotamia, on the other hand, is a historical region located in present-day Iraq and Syria, and is not related to the Nile or Egypt.

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  • 11. 

    Teh Hyksos were able to conquer Egypt because

    • A.

      Floods along the nile

    • B.

      Their sharp stone spears

    • C.

      Their bronze aand iron weapons and chariots

    Correct Answer
    C. Their bronze aand iron weapons and chariots
    Explanation
    The Hyksos were able to conquer Egypt because of their advanced weaponry, specifically their bronze and iron weapons, as well as their chariots. These technological advantages gave them a significant military edge over the Egyptians, allowing them to overpower and conquer the region. The floods along the Nile and their sharp stone spears are not mentioned as contributing factors to their conquest.

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  • 12. 

    What od the following is an element of Egypt's topography?

    • A.

      A mild climate

    • B.

      A river valley

    • C.

      A length of the growing season

    Correct Answer
    B. A river valley
    Explanation
    Egypt's topography includes a river valley. This is because the country is predominantly located along the Nile River, which flows through the center of Egypt. The Nile River valley is a significant geographical feature of the country, shaping its landscape and providing fertile land for agriculture. The river valley has been crucial to the development of ancient Egyptian civilization, as it allowed for irrigation and facilitated transportation and trade.

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  • 13. 

    Large Egyptian Tomb is an_____.

    Correct Answer
    Pyramid
    pyramid
    Explanation
    The large Egyptian tomb is referred to as a pyramid. Pyramids were monumental structures built in ancient Egypt as tombs for pharaohs and their families. These structures were characterized by their triangular sides that converged to a point at the top. The pyramids were built using large stone blocks and were considered architectural marvels of their time. They served as a final resting place for the pharaohs and were also believed to facilitate their journey to the afterlife.

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  • 14. 

    Egytian ruer,______ "great house".

    Correct Answer
    Pharaoh
    pharaoh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pharaoh, pharaoh." The word "Pharaoh" refers to the Egyptian ruler, specifically the ancient Egyptian kings. It is derived from the Egyptian word "per-aa," which means "great house." The repetition of the word "pharaoh" in the answer emphasizes its significance and reinforces the connection between the Egyptian ruler and the term "great house."

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  • 15. 

    Egyptian writing is called,________.

    Correct Answer
    heiroglyphics
    Heiroglyphics
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hieroglyphics" or "Hieroglyphics". This is the writing system used by ancient Egyptians, characterized by pictorial symbols that represent sounds, words, or ideas. The term "hieroglyphics" is derived from the Greek words "hieros" meaning sacred, and "glyphein" meaning to carve. The ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to record important events, religious texts, and administrative records on various surfaces such as stone, papyrus, and pottery. The symbols in hieroglyphics can represent both sounds and concepts, making it a complex and fascinating writing system.

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  • 16. 

    An Egyptian Coffin is a___________.

    Correct Answer
    Sarcophagus
    sarcophagus
    Explanation
    An Egyptian Coffin is referred to as a sarcophagus. The term "sarcophagus" is derived from the Greek words "sarx" meaning flesh and "phagein" meaning to eat, which translates to "flesh-eater". In ancient Egypt, sarcophagi were used to encase the mummified remains of deceased individuals and were often elaborately decorated with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics. These coffins were believed to provide protection for the deceased in the afterlife and were an important part of Egyptian burial practices.

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  • 17. 

    The plants in a certain area are called__________.

    Correct Answer
    Vegetation
    vegetation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "vegetation". Vegetation refers to the collection of plants in a specific area. It includes all types of plants, such as trees, shrubs, grasses, and flowers, that grow naturally in that area. The repetition of "vegetation" in the answer options suggests that both capitalizing and not capitalizing the word are acceptable.

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  • 18. 

    A person the moves form place ot place is a(n)______________.

    Correct Answer
    Nomad
    nomad
    Explanation
    A person who moves from place to place is commonly referred to as a nomad. The term "nomad" is used to describe individuals or groups of people who do not have a permanent home and instead travel constantly in search of resources, such as food and water. These individuals often live a migratory lifestyle, following the patterns of the seasons or the availability of resources in different areas. The lowercase "nomad" is also an acceptable spelling of the term.

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  • 19. 

    The Pharaoh that changed the rleigoin in Egypt from Polytheism to monotheism is_________.

    Correct Answer
    Amenhotep
    amenhotep
    Amenhotep IV
    amenhotep iv
    amenhotep IV
    Explanation
    Amenhotep IV, also known as Amenhotep, was the Pharaoh who changed the religion in Egypt from polytheism to monotheism. He is famously known for introducing the worship of Aten, the sun disc, as the supreme deity and for his attempts to suppress the worship of other gods. Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten to reflect his devotion to Aten. His religious reforms had a significant impact on Egyptian society and art during his reign.

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  • 20. 

    The pharaoh that was known as teh patron of the arts and built the White Chapel was_______.

    Correct Answer
    Sensusret
    senusret
    Explanation
    The pharaoh known as the patron of the arts and builder of the White Chapel was Sensusret. He was a ruler of the Middle Kingdom of Egypt and is known for his support and promotion of various artistic endeavors, including the construction of the White Chapel. His reign was characterized by a flourishing of artistic and architectural achievements, making him a significant figure in ancient Egyptian history.

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  • 21. 

    The New Kingdom pharaoh that signed the 1st peace treaty with the Hittites was________.

    Correct Answer
    Ramses II
    ramses ii
    ramses II
    Ramses ii
    Explanation
    Ramses II is the correct answer because he was the New Kingdom pharaoh who signed the first peace treaty with the Hittites. This treaty, known as the Treaty of Kadesh, was signed in the 13th century BCE and ended the conflict between the Egyptians and the Hittites. Ramses II is known for his military campaigns and his efforts to maintain peace, and the Treaty of Kadesh was a significant diplomatic achievement during his reign.

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  • 22. 

    The process of preserving a body is called__________.

    Correct Answer
    mummification
    Mummification
    Explanation
    Mummification is the correct answer for the process of preserving a body. Mummification is a practice that involves treating a deceased body to prevent decomposition. It was commonly practiced in ancient civilizations such as Egypt, where the bodies were carefully embalmed and wrapped in linen to preserve them for the afterlife. The process of mummification involved removing internal organs, drying the body with natron, and then wrapping it in layers of cloth. This method allowed the body to be preserved for an extended period of time.

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  • 23. 

    Why was Upper Egypt to the south and Lower Egypt ot the north?

  • 24. 

    Why did we study Hatshepsut? (when-ruled

  • 25. 

    The Old Kingdom lasted from _____________-.

    Correct Answer
    2700 B.C.E- 2200 B.C.E
    2700 BC- 2200 BC
    Explanation
    The Old Kingdom refers to the period in ancient Egyptian history when the country was ruled by pharaohs and experienced a high level of political stability and cultural development. The correct answer options, "2700 B.C.E- 2200 B.C.E" and "2700 BC- 2200 BC," both indicate the same time frame for the Old Kingdom, which is from 2700 BCE to 2200 BCE or 2700 BC to 2200 BC.

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  • 26. 

    The Middle Kingdom lasted from____________.

    Correct Answer
    2000 B.C.E- 1800 B.C.E
    2000 BC-1800 BC
    Explanation
    The Middle Kingdom refers to a period in ancient Egyptian history. The given answer options, "2000 B.C.E- 1800 B.C.E" and "2000 BC-1800 BC," both represent the same time frame. The notation "B.C.E" stands for "Before Common Era" and is an alternative to the traditional "BC" notation, which means "Before Christ." Therefore, both answer options indicate that the Middle Kingdom lasted from 2000 BC to 1800 BC, marking a significant era in ancient Egyptian civilization.

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  • 27. 

    The New Kingdom lasted from___________.

    Correct Answer
    1600 B.C.E- 1100 B.C.E
    1600 BC- 1100 BC
    Explanation
    The New Kingdom lasted from 1600 B.C.E- 1100 B.C.E and 1600 BC- 1100 BC. The use of both B.C.E and BC in the answer indicates that the time period is referring to the same era. B.C.E stands for Before Common Era, which is a non-religious alternative to B.C. Both date formats indicate the same time frame, making the answer correct.

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  • 28. 

    (Check which ones apply)These rulers ruled in the Old Kingdom:

    • A.

      Khufu

    • B.

      Hatshepsut

    • C.

      Thutmose

    Correct Answer
    A. Khufu
    Explanation
    Khufu is the correct answer because he was a ruler during the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt. He is known for building the Great Pyramid of Giza, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Hatshepsut and Thutmose, on the other hand, were rulers during the New Kingdom, which came after the Old Kingdom. Therefore, they do not apply to the rulers of the Old Kingdom.

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  • 29. 

    (Check which ones apply)These rulers ruled in the Middle Kingdom

    • A.

      Senusret I

    • B.

      Amenhotep

    • C.

      Senusret II

    • D.

      Senusret II

    • E.

      Thutmose

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Senusret I
    C. Senusret II
    D. Senusret II
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Senusret I, Senusret II, and Senusret II. These rulers are known to have ruled during the Middle Kingdom. Amenhotep and Thutmose are not associated with the Middle Kingdom and therefore do not apply to the question.

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  • 30. 

    (Check which ones apply)These ruelrs ruled i nthe New Kingdom:

    • A.

      Ahmose

    • B.

      Hatshepsut

    • C.

      Thutmose

    • D.

      Amenhotep

    • E.

      King Tut

    • F.

      Menuru

    • G.

      Ramses

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ahmose
    B. Hatshepsut
    C. Thutmose
    D. Amenhotep
    E. King Tut
    G. Ramses
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the names Ahmose, Hatshepsut, Thutmose, Amenhotep, King Tut, and Ramses. These rulers all ruled during the New Kingdom period in ancient Egypt. Ahmose was the founder of the 18th Dynasty and the New Kingdom. Hatshepsut was one of the few female pharaohs and ruled as a co-regent with her stepson Thutmose III. Thutmose III is considered one of the greatest pharaohs and expanded Egypt's empire. Amenhotep IV, later known as Akhenaten, introduced a monotheistic religion centered around the sun god Aten. King Tutankhamun, commonly known as King Tut, is famous for his intact tomb that was discovered in the Valley of the Kings. Ramses II, also known as Ramses the Great, was one of the longest-reigning pharaohs and left behind many monumental structures.

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  • 31. 

    What is the order of the Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Intermediate periods?

  • 32. 

    • A.

      D is the Mediterranean Sea

    • B.

      D is the Atlantic Ocean

    • C.

      C is the Nubian Desert

    • D.

      C is the Arabic Desert

    • E.

      E is the Libyan Desert

    • F.

      E is the Sahara Desert

    • G.

      A is the Dead Sea

    • H.

      A is the Red Sea

    • I.

      F is the delta of Kush

    • J.

      F is the delta where the Nile flows into the Sea

    • K.

      B is the Nubhub Desert

    • L.

      B is the Arabian Desert

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. D is the Mediterranean Sea
    C. C is the Nubian Desert
    E. E is the Libyan Desert
    H. A is the Red Sea
    J. F is the delta where the Nile flows into the Sea
    L. B is the Arabian Desert
  • 33. 

    Where is Egypt located on this map? Shade in Egypt and circle the continent it is in.

    Correct Answer(s)
    africa cirlced and upper right corner of africa shaded
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Egypt is located in Africa, specifically in the upper right corner of the continent.

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  • 34. 

    *****BONUS******List the gods and their jobs!

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