Kaz Egypt Test Chapter 2 8th Grade

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Nile is ______ miles long.
  • 2. 
    One of the waterfalls along the Nile is called a __________.
  • 3. 
    The desert that protected Egypt from the west is the ____________ Desert
  • 4. 
    The Eastern Desert, Western Desert, Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea provided _______ for Egypt.
  • 5. 
    The flooding of the Nile is ___________, unlike the flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates, which is unpredictable.
  • 6. 
    The Egyptians called their land, _______, which means "the Black Land."
  • 7. 
    The plant that Egyptians used to make sandals, rafts, baskets and later paper is called_________
  • 8. 
    What crops did the Egyptians plant along the Nile?
    • A. 

      Wheat

    • B. 

      Flax

    • C. 

      Barley

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Upper Egypt was in the Nile Delta.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The southern boundary of lower Egypt was the first _____________.
  • 11. 
    ___________ is credited with uniting Upper and Lower Egypt.
  • 12. 
    A line of rulers from one family is called a ________________
  • 13. 
    Egyptians did many activites on their rooftops because they liked being outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Egyptians paid their pharoahs great respect because ________
    • A. 

      They needed a strong ruler

    • B. 

      They thought he was always watching them

    • C. 

      They believed he was the son of the Sun God, Re

  • 15. 
    The main Egyptian god was ___________
  • 16. 
    Hapi, Isis and Osiris were Egyptian __________
    • A. 

      Pharoahs

    • B. 

      Deities

    • C. 

      Priests

    • D. 

      Singers

  • 17. 
    A collection of spells and prayers that Egpytians studies to obtain life after death was called the _______________
  • 18. 
    The Egyptians developed _______________ to protect the dead pharaohs' bodies so that they could go into the afterlife.
  • 19. 
    The wrapped, dried  body of a dead Egyptian is called a ___________ 
  • 20. 
    The entrances of pyramids faced __________________
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 21. 
    The Great Pyramid was built for _____________________
  • 22. 
    The Great Pyramid ______________________________________
    • A. 

      Covers 9 football fields

    • B. 

      Is about 500 meters high

    • C. 

      Is made of 2 million stones

    • D. 

      Was the tallest building in the world until 1981

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