Test Your Knowledge About Ancient Egyptian Civilization! Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Ancient Egyptian Civilization! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the ancient Egyptian civilization begin on the banks of the Nile River?
    • A. 

      Egyptians loved to swim

    • B. 

      Fish are easy to catch if you are a mummy

    • C. 

      Regular flooding resulted in rich soil for farming

    • D. 

      This was their homeland and the place they loved

  • 2. 
    What is the major difference between the Old Stone age and the New Stone age?
    • A. 

      Importance of oral stories

    • B. 

      The exploration of the New World

    • C. 

      Hunting alone

    • D. 

      The beginning of farming

  • 3. 
    During the Old Stone Age, how did people get their food?
    • A. 

      Hunting and Gathering

    • B. 

      Going to Mr. King's House

    • C. 

      Trading

    • D. 

      Herding animals

  • 4. 
    Having a surplus of food was a factor that led to...
    • A. 

      A rise in nomadic life

    • B. 

      Rise of the small farmer

    • C. 

      Ms Goulette's love of animals

    • D. 

      Rapid population growth

  • 5. 
    Characteristics that civilizations share are
    • A. 

      Government, language, and specialized jobs

    • B. 

      Good soil, farms, and smal families

    • C. 

      Fresh water, irrigation and schools

    • D. 

      Trading and nomadic citizens

  • 6. 
    Mesopotamia was located on the land between
    • A. 

      The Nile and Euphrates Rivers

    • B. 

      The Tigris and Euphrates rivers

    • C. 

      Red sea and Nile River

    • D. 

      Nile and Tigris Rivers

  • 7. 
    Which was the 1st Written set of laws?
    • A. 

      Mr. Matti's classroom rules

    • B. 

      The 10 commandments

    • C. 

      Hammurabi's code

    • D. 

      The Ziggurat

  • 8. 
    Where did the writing first develop?
    • A. 

      Sumer

    • B. 

      Assyria

    • C. 

      Phoenicia

    • D. 

      Canaan

  • 9. 
    One important advantage of the Phoenician alphabet was
    • A. 

      It was only for scribes

    • B. 

      All learned to read and write with symbols

    • C. 

      It used only 1,000 symbols

    • D. 

      It was easier than Cuneiform

  • 10. 
    Why did the Phoenicians become a wealthy sea power?
    • A. 

      Scaring competitors with tales of ocean monsters

    • B. 

      Conquering the Persians

    • C. 

      Defeating enemies using the battering ram

    • D. 

      Trading purple dye and cedar wood

  • 11. 
    Egyptian Pharaohs governed their empire
    • A. 

      With the help of governors elected by citizens

    • B. 

      By maintaining absolute power over the people

    • C. 

      By establishing a democracy

    • D. 

      By asking Ms. Goulette and Mrs. Lint for help

  • 12. 
    In ancient Egypt, a very important religious practice was to
    • A. 

      Prepare the dead for the afterlife

    • B. 

      Worship the pharaoh's children

    • C. 

      Worship one god

    • D. 

      Travel to the Nile river for a swim

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