Unit 5 - Ancient Egypt

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Ancient Egypt Quizzes & Trivia

For the History Jeopardy Final Part 1 of 4


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of the river that flows through Egypt?
    • A. 

      Euphrates River

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Nile River

    • D. 

      Tigris River

  • 2. 
    The river that runs through Egypt splits into two rivers which two?
    • A. 

      White and Blue Nile Rivers

    • B. 

      Blue and Green Tigris Rivers

    • C. 

      Orange and Yellow Nile Rivers

    • D. 

      White and Red Euphrates Rivers

  • 3. 
    Explain why the river that ran through Egypt benefitted Egypt and the effects of having the river.
  • 4. 
    What are cataracts?
    • A. 

      A breed of cats

    • B. 

      Rocky rapids

    • C. 

      The bones in your rib cage

    • D. 

      Poisonous plants

  • 5. 
    The kings of Upper Egypt wore ____________ - colored crowns.
  • 6. 
    The kings of Lower Egypt wore ____________ - colored crowns.
  • 7. 
    Who was the first pharaoh of Egypt?
    • A. 

      Narmer

    • B. 

      King Arthur

    • C. 

      Tarquinius

    • D. 

      Nella

  • 8. 
    Control (rule) in Egypt was passed down through ____________.
  • 9. 
    Egypt's civilization developed in a _____________ valley with rich soil.
  • 10. 
    The __________ River flows into which sea?
    • A. 

      Nile, Mediterranean

    • B. 

      Euphrates, Mediterranean

    • C. 

      Mississippi, Caspian

    • D. 

      Nile, Baltic

  • 11. 
    The Nile River carries __________ - fine mineral particles - that can form fertile soil on the banks of the river.
  • 12. 
    A ______________ is an area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river.
    • A. 

      River bed

    • B. 

      Deposit

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Bank

  • 13. 
    Narmer united Egypt in _____________ BC.
  • 14. 
    The Egyptians were _____________, or people that believed in many gods.
  • 15. 
    What was an example of a way that Egyptians represented their deities in life?
    • A. 

      Sending flowers down the Nile to the gods

    • B. 

      Taking selfies with the deities

    • C. 

      Carving trees to look like gods

    • D. 

      Making statues and sculptures of the deities

  • 16. 
    Who was the Egyptian God of the Sun?
    • A. 

      Neti - Me

    • B. 

      Amon - Re

    • C. 

      Pha - Le

    • D. 

      Osiris

  • 17. 
    Who was the Egyptian God of the Dead?
    • A. 

      Amon - Re

    • B. 

      Leni - Te

    • C. 

      Osiris

    • D. 

      Isis

  • 18. 
    The Egyptians developed their own system of writing around when?
    • A. 

      3200 BC

    • B. 

      3000 BC

    • C. 

      500 BC

    • D. 

      1200 BC

  • 19. 
    Egyptian writing was a system of _______________, or symbols that represented words, ideas, or phrases.
  • 20. 
    ____________, or official writers, were some of the only people in Egypt who knew how to write.
  • 21. 
    Egyptians used what material to write on?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Papyrus

    • D. 

      Clay tablets

  • 22. 
    The Rosetta Stone was a piece of Egyptian literature used to guide the souls to the land of the dead.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Egyptians most well preserved and most well - known type of architecture is the _______________.
    • A. 

      Pyramid

    • B. 

      Rectangular prism

    • C. 

      Cylinder

    • D. 

      Symmetrical structure

  • 24. 
    A ____________ is a building with triangular sides.
  • 25. 
    Pyramids were used for (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Burial chambers

    • B. 

      Temples

    • C. 

      Housing units

    • D. 

      Storage