Quiz: Ancient Egypt - Mummies

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In the history of ancient Egypt, there is a lot to be learned other than the pyramids. The Egyptian mummies are dead humans or animals whose skin has been preserved through natural or chemical ways. Find out more below.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are mummies?
    • A. 

      A mummy is the body of a person (or an animal) that has been preserved after death.

    • B. 

      People rolled in tissue paper

    • C. 


  • 2. 
    Who were the mummies?
    • A. 

      mummies were the mental people

    • B. 

      The mummies were normal people

    • C. 

      They were any Egyptian who could afford to pay for the expensive process of preserving their bodies for the afterlife.

  • 3. 
    Why did the Egyptians make mummies?
    • A. 

      To play with the dead bodies

    • B. 

      The Egyptians believed in life after death. They believed that they had to preserve their bodies so they could use them in the afterlife.

    • C. 

      Because they wanted to have new friends

  • 4. 
    ________ was the god of mummification. He had a human body and the head of a jackal. His job was to prepare the bodies of the dead to be received by Osiris.
  • 5. 
    Where were the pharaohs buried?
    • A. 

      In the Old and Middle Kingdoms, Egyptian kings were buried in pyramids. About 50 royal pyramids have survived. They were built on the desert edge, west of the ancient capital of Memphis.

    • B. 

      Not sure

    • C. 

      In their house

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