Pyramid Construction Quiz

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Test your knowledge of pyramid construction theories with this quick quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The great Egyptian pyramids of the Old Kingdom were constructed in what area of ancient Egypt?
    • A. 

      Memphis

    • B. 

      Giza

    • C. 

      Thebes

    • D. 

      Luxor

  • 2. 
    How many people are believed by modern scholars to have worked on the construction of one pyramid?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      20,000

    • D. 

      5,000

  • 3. 
    Today we realize that slave labor was necessary for the construction of the ancient pyramids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How old are the great pyramids of ancient Egypt?
    • A. 

      2,000 years old

    • B. 

      5,000 years old

    • C. 

      10,000 years old

  • 5. 
    Today, the most commonly accepted theory on how pyramids were constructed is ...
    • A. 

      A large crane lifted the stone blocks in place

    • B. 

      A mile-long ramp extended up the side of the pyramid in order for the stone blocks to be put in place

    • C. 

      A ramp wound around the sides, or perhaps even inside, the pyramid for the blocks to be put in place