The Geography Of Egypt Quiz: Trivia!

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The Geography Of Egypt Quiz: Trivia!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the annual flooding of the Nile River called?
    • A. 

      The inside job.

    • B. 

      The Inundation.

    • C. 

      The tears of Isis.

    • D. 

      The Great Sorrow.

  • 2. 
    In what direction does the Nile River flow?
    • A. 

      North to South

    • B. 

      South to North

    • C. 

      Sideways

    • D. 

      Because it is south of the equator, counter clockwise

  • 3. 
    Which best describes the flooding of the Nile?
    • A. 

      Cataclysmic

    • B. 

      Destructive and dark

    • C. 

      Gentle and dependable

    • D. 

      Rare and beautiful

  • 4. 
    Ancient Egypt is known as __________________.
    • A. 

      The City by the Sea

    • B. 

      The Secret Passage

    • C. 

      The Secret Garden

    • D. 

      The Gift of the Nile

  • 5. 
    Which of the following protected ancient Egypt from invasion?
    • A. 

      Natural barriers.

    • B. 

      Large fortification walls.

    • C. 

      A large army of 100,000 full-time soldiers.

    • D. 

      The Egyptian gods.

  • 6. 
    The ancient Egyptians called the Nile River "Ar" or "Aur," which means what?
    • A. 

      "Angry," because of the regular flooding of the river.

    • B. 

      "Mighty," because of the river's size.

    • C. 

      "Lotus flower," because of the shape of the river.

    • D. 

      "Black," because of the rich sediment deposited by the floods.

  • 7. 
    What is the geographic feature in the white square of the picture called?
    • A. 

      Peninsula.

    • B. 

      Lotus.

    • C. 

      Delta.

    • D. 

      Isthmus

  • 8. 
    How did the Nile's floods affect the ancient Egyptians?
    • A. 

      Floods caused people to build new homes.

    • B. 

      Floods brought silt that improved the soil.

    • C. 

      Floods created new trade routes.

    • D. 

      Floods isolated Egyptian settlements, leading to peace between city-states.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 9. 
    Even though Egypt's location is largely desert, farming was made possible by ___________.
    • A. 

      Foreign slave labor.

    • B. 

      Cows and sheep transporting seeds.

    • C. 

      The path of the sun.

    • D. 

      The fertile soil that resulted from the inundation.

  • 10. 
    Which body of water iss north of Africa and supported trade between Egypt and other civilizations?
    • A. 

      The Dead Sea.

    • B. 

      The AB Sea.

    • C. 

      The Sea of Galilee.

    • D. 

      The Mediterranean Sea.

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