Ancient Egypt Culture Facts Quiz: Trivia!

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Ancient Egypt Culture Facts Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the title of the Egyptian ruler - it means "great house".
  • 2. 
    What is the name of the Egyptian writing system?
  • 3. 
    Egypt was protected from invasion by:
    • A. 

      Natural barriers

    • B. 

      Large fortification walls

    • C. 

      A standing army of over 100,000 men

    • D. 

      Making alliances with surrounding kingdoms

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Egypt was divided into two major regions known as:
    • A. 

      Upper Class Egypt and Working Class Egypt

    • B. 

      Highland Egypt and Lowland Egypt

    • C. 

      Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt

    • D. 

      Northern Kingdom and Southern Kingdom

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Who was the first female pharaoh in Egyptian history?
    • A. 

      Ramses

    • B. 

      Thutmose

    • C. 

      Tutankhamon

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

    • F. 

      Menes

  • 6. 
    Which pharaoh is famous for the discovery of his completely intact tomb?
    • A. 

      Ramses

    • B. 

      Thutmose

    • C. 

      Tutankhamon

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

    • F. 

      Menes

  • 7. 
    The 70-day long Egyptian process of preserving human remains is called:
    • A. 

      Pickling

    • B. 

      Resurrecting

    • C. 

      Mummifying

    • D. 

      Stuffing

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Egyptians believed that the pharaoh was the son of ________________ , god of the _______________.
  • 9. 
    Which of the following describes the workforce responsible for building the pyramids?
    • A. 

      They were slaves captured in war.

    • B. 

      They were native Egyptians who volunteered their time & effort.

    • C. 

      They were Egyptians who were conscripted to work by officials of the pharaoh.

    • D. 

      They were Egyptians who were provided food and shelter in exchange for their work.

    • E. 

      B and D only

    • F. 

      C and D only

  • 10. 
    The three major periods of Egyptian history are known as?
    • A. 

      The Old, New, and Improved Kingdoms

    • B. 

      The First, Middle, and Last Kingdoms

    • C. 

      The Old, Younger, and New Kingdoms

    • D. 

      The Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Why did Egyptians settle along the Nile River?
  • 12. 
    What type of religion did Egyptians have?
    • A. 

      Monotheism

    • B. 

      Polytheism

    • C. 

      Christian

    • D. 

      Egyptian

    • E. 

      Both A and B

    • F. 

      Both A and D

  • 13. 
    Which pharaoh was known for his military strength?
    • A. 

      Ramses 2

    • B. 

      Thutmose

    • C. 

      Tutankhamon

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

    • F. 

      Menes

  • 14. 
    Which pharaoh mysteriously died at the age of 19 and ruled for only ten years?
    • A. 

      Ramses

    • B. 

      Thutmose

    • C. 

      Tutankhamon

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

    • E. 

      Hatshepsut

    • F. 

      Menes

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements is true concerning Egyptian pyramids?
    • A. 

      They show the power of the pharaoh

    • B. 

      They serve as a protective tomb for the pharaoh

    • C. 

      They took many years and thousands of workers to build

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Ancient Egyptians did not believe in magic and thought it to be evil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The lowest class of the social pyramid was occupied by?
    • A. 

      Unskilled workers

    • B. 

      Artisan, scribes

    • C. 

      The pharaoh

    • D. 

      Nobles, priests

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Where in Africa was the Kush kingdom located?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Nubia

    • C. 

      Isreal

    • D. 

      Cairo

  • 19. 
    Why did people from Kush adopt a lot of Egyptian cultures?
  • 20. 
    Which Pharaoh is known for their expansion of Egypt through trade?
    • A. 

      Khufu

    • B. 

      Tutankhamen

    • C. 

      Ramses 2

    • D. 

      Hatshepsut