Nubia And The People Of Kush

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Nubia and the People of Kush


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  • 1. 

    Nubia is an area of _____ Egypt

    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Southern

    • C. 

      Eastern

    • D. 

      Western

    • E. 

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Southern
    Explanation
    Nubia is an area located in the southern part of Egypt. It is situated along the Nile River, south of Aswan. This region is known for its rich history and cultural heritage, including the ancient Nubian civilization. Therefore, the correct answer is "Southern".

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  • 2. 

    Egypt is one of the greatest _____ .

    • A. 

      Countries

    • B. 

      Corporations

    • C. 

      Civilizations

    • D. 

      Kingdoms

    • E. 

      None of the Above. - Egypt was nothing special.

    Correct Answer
    C. Civilizations
    Explanation
    Egypt is one of the greatest civilizations. This is because Egypt has a rich and ancient history, known for its advanced culture, architecture, and contributions to various fields such as mathematics, medicine, and engineering. The ancient Egyptians built monumental structures like the pyramids and developed a complex system of writing known as hieroglyphics. They also had a well-organized society with a pharaoh as the ruler and a sophisticated religious belief system. Overall, Egypt's civilization has had a significant impact on the world and continues to be a subject of fascination and study.

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  • 3. 

    Nubians were influenced by Egyptian _____ and _____.

    • A. 

      Cultures, becans

    • B. 

      Customs, becans

    • C. 

      Cultures, beliefs

    • D. 

      Customs, beliefs

    • E. 

      Civilizations, beliefs

    Correct Answer
    D. Customs, beliefs
    Explanation
    The Nubians were influenced by Egyptian customs and beliefs. This suggests that the Nubians adopted certain cultural practices and religious beliefs from the Egyptians. The close proximity and historical interactions between the two civilizations likely facilitated this cultural exchange.

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  • 4. 

    Kush people were _____  _____ and _____  _____ .

    Correct Answer
    dark skinned and great archers
    Explanation
    The Kush people were known for being dark-skinned, indicating that they had a darker complexion. Additionally, they were renowned for their skill in archery, suggesting that they were highly skilled and proficient in using bows and arrows.

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  • 5. 

    Early Settlements in Lower Nubia was from _____ B.C. to _____ B.C.

    • A. 

      1500 B.C. - 800 B.C.

    • B. 

      2500 B.C. - 1800 B.C.

    • C. 

      3500 B.C. - 2800 B.C.

    • D. 

      4500 B.C. - 3800 B.C.

    • E. 

      5500 B.C. - 4800 B.C.

    Correct Answer
    C. 3500 B.C. - 2800 B.C.
  • 6. 

    Early settlers in Lower Nubia were numadic, meaning _____ .

    • A. 

      They stay where they live

    • B. 

      They move with herds

    • C. 

      They fight wherever they move

    • D. 

      They develop new skills every day

    • E. 

      They hunt every day of their lives

    Correct Answer
    B. They move with herds
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "they move with herds." This means that the early settlers in Lower Nubia were nomadic, constantly moving from place to place along with their herds of animals.

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  • 7. 

    _____ _____ and used grinding stones for _____ _____ .

    • A. 

      Planted, crops, ground, grains

    • B. 

      Harvested, meats, charged, grains

    • C. 

      Burned, fishes, dig, grains

    Correct Answer
    A. Planted, crops, ground, grains
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Planted, crops, ground, grains". This answer makes sense because it describes a logical sequence of actions. First, the person planted crops, which implies that they were farming or cultivating land. Then, they ground grains, suggesting that they harvested the crops and processed them into grain. This answer is the most coherent and logical option among the given choices.

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  • 8. 

    They made beautiful _____ .

    Correct Answer
    pottery
    Explanation
    The blank in the sentence requires a noun that can be used to describe something beautiful that was made. The word "pottery" fits this description as it refers to the art of making ceramic objects such as pots, dishes, and vases. Pottery can be crafted into beautiful and artistic designs, making it a suitable choice for the blank in the sentence.

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  • 9. 

    Nubians traded _____ with Egyptians.

    • A. 

      Ivory, ebony, animal scael, ostrich skin, and gold

    • B. 

      Iron, electricity, animal scale, ocean shells, and glue

    • C. 

      Iron, ebony, animal skins, ocean shells, and glue

    • D. 

      Ivory, ebony, animal skins, ostrich skin, and gold

    • E. 

      Iron, ebony, animal skins, ostrich skin, and gold

    Correct Answer
    D. Ivory, ebony, animal skins, ostrich skin, and gold
    Explanation
    Nubians traded ivory, ebony, animal skins, ostrich skin, and gold with Egyptians.

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  • 10. 

    _____ B.C. - Egypt became a united kingdom.

    Correct Answer
    3100
    Explanation
    In 3100 B.C., Egypt became a united kingdom. This means that prior to this year, Egypt was not a united kingdom and may have been divided into separate regions or ruled by different leaders. However, in 3100 B.C., Egypt experienced a significant change and became a unified nation under a single ruler or dynasty. This event marked a crucial milestone in the history of ancient Egypt.

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  • 11. 

    When Egypt became a united kingdom, they ______ Nubia and took then as slaves.

    Correct Answer
    raided
    Explanation
    When Egypt became a united kingdom, they raided Nubia and took them as slaves. This suggests that Egypt engaged in military attacks on Nubia with the intention of capturing its people and enslaving them. The word "raided" implies a sudden and forceful incursion, indicating that Egypt used aggression to subjugate Nubia and exploit its population for labor or other purposes.

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  • 12. 

    Egypt and Nubia were constantly fighting over each other for control over each other for _____ ______ ______ (timber, cattle)

    Correct Answer
    land and resources
    resources and land
    Explanation
    Egypt and Nubia were constantly fighting over each other for control over land and resources. This suggests that both regions were vying for territorial expansion and access to valuable natural assets such as timber and cattle. The phrase "land and resources" implies that both elements were equally important in the power struggle between Egypt and Nubia.

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  • 13. 

    Kerma (2500 B.C.) was a very _____ kingdom.

    Correct Answer
    strong
    Explanation
    Kerma, which existed around 2500 B.C., was a kingdom that was known for its strength. This suggests that the kingdom was powerful, resilient, and had a strong influence in its region. The word "strong" implies that Kerma had a robust military, a stable government, and possibly a prosperous economy. This strength could have been demonstrated through successful conquests, the ability to defend against invasions, or the establishment of strong trade networks. Overall, the term "strong" indicates that Kerma was a formidable and influential kingdom during its time.

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  • 14. 

    Kerma's _____ and _____ kept it strong.

    • A. 

      Life and powder

    • B. 

      Love and power

    • C. 

      Location and power

    • D. 

      Lowness and powder

    • E. 

      Love and powder

    Correct Answer
    C. Location and power
    Explanation
    The word "kept" indicates that the two missing words should be qualities or factors that contributed to Kerma's strength. Out of the given options, "location and power" make the most sense in this context. The location of Kerma could have provided strategic advantages or resources, while power suggests that Kerma had a strong and influential position.

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  • 15. 

    _____ destroyed Kerma in about 1500 B.C.

    Correct Answer
    Egypt
    Explanation
    Egypt destroyed Kerma in about 1500 B.C. This is because Egypt was a powerful and dominant civilization during that time period. They had a strong military and were known for their conquests and expansion. Kerma, located in present-day Sudan, was a rival kingdom to Egypt and posed a threat to their interests. Egypt likely launched a military campaign against Kerma, leading to its destruction.

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  • 16. 

    750 B.C. King ____ of Kush conquered Egypt.

    Correct Answer
    Kushta
    Explanation
    Kushta is the correct answer because it is a historical fact that a king named Kushta of Kush conquered Egypt in 750 B.C. This event is well-documented and is a significant part of ancient Egyptian and Kushite history.

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  • 17. 

    Kush now ruled both kingdoms and the king became _____ (Egypt King).

    Correct Answer
    pharoah
    Explanation
    After Kush gained control over both kingdoms, the king of Kush also became the ruler of Egypt, taking on the title of "pharaoh." This term was used to refer to the ancient Egyptian kings who were believed to be divine and held absolute power. The word "pharaoh" is commonly associated with the rulers of ancient Egypt and signifies the king's authority and status.

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  • 18. 

    First capital was _____ then changed to _____.

    • A. 

      Napata, Meroe

    • B. 

      Meroe, Napata

    • C. 

      Moveo, Naputa

    • D. 

      Naputa, Moveo

    • E. 

      Never had a capital

    Correct Answer
    A. Napata, Meroe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Napata, Meroe. This suggests that the first capital was Napata and it was later changed to Meroe.

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