Ancient Egypt: Unknown Interesting Facts! Trivia Quiz

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Ancient Egypt: Unknown Interesting Facts! Trivia Quiz

Ancient Egypt was an empire of ancient North Africa and is situated along the Nile River. The triumph of ancient Egyptian civilization came from its ability to acclimate to the Nile River Valley conditions for agriculture. The most recognizable feature of ancient Egypt is the pyramids. If you are curious about Ancient Egypt, this quiz may be helpful.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ancient Egyptians were polytheistic. This means they believed in ________ ______. (Spelling counts!)
  • 2. 
    Who was the ancient Egyptian god of the Underworld?
    • A. 

      Horus

    • B. 

      Isis

    • C. 

      Hathor

    • D. 

      Osiris

  • 3. 
    The only organ left in the body during ancient Egyptian embalming was the
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Brain

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 4. 
    Which pharaoh ordered this building to be constructed as his or her tomb?
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Khufu

    • C. 

      Ramses II

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

  • 5. 
    The writing  shown on this piece of papyrus is called
    • A. 

      Hieroglyphics

    • B. 

      Papyrus

    • C. 

      Cuneiform

    • D. 

      Scribe

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an achievement of the pharaoh Hatshepsut?
    • A. 

      She freed the Jews from slavery in Egypt.

    • B. 

      She built the Great Pyramid at Giza.

    • C. 

      She expanded Egypt's economy by trading with other lands.

    • D. 

      She ruled during the Middle Kingdom.

  • 7. 
    Which statement about the pharaoh Ramses II is NOT true?
    • A. 

      He lived during the New Kingdom

    • B. 

      He lived during the Old Kingdom

    • C. 

      He had many wives and children

    • D. 

      He expanded Egypt's territory

  • 8. 
    Which statement about the pharaoh Akhenaten is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Akhenaten changed Egypt's religion from monotheism to polytheism.

    • B. 

      Akhenaten's son was King Tutankamen, or King Tut.

    • C. 

      Akhenaten changed Egypt's religion from polytheism to monotheism.

    • D. 

      Akhenaten had scuptures of himself made in a new, different style.

  • 9. 
    The people in Egypt who made things were called craftsmen. The people in ancient Egypt who sold things were called ______________________.
    • A. 

      Slaves

    • B. 

      Priests

    • C. 

      Aristocrats

    • D. 

      Merchants

  • 10. 
    A poor farmer who does not own his own land is called a ______________________. 
  • 11. 
    During this time period, ancient Egypt began producing fine works of art, literature, and architecture.
    • A. 

      Old Kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • C. 

      New Kingdom

  • 12. 
    This time period was the first time Egypt was united under a strong central government. During this time period, some pharoahs built pyramids as their tombs.
    • A. 

      Old Kingdom

    • B. 

      Middle Kingdom

    • C. 

      New Kingdom

  • 13. 
    Ancient Egypt was not a democracy. It was a _____________________ because it was ruled by priests.
  • 14. 
    This picture is showing the royal family of England or the United Kingdom. This is a
    • A. 

      Theocracy

    • B. 

      Pharaoh

    • C. 

      Democracy

    • D. 

      Dynasty

  • 15. 
    According to this map, the city of Rosetta is in this region:
    • A. 

      Sinai Peninsula

    • B. 

      Upper Egypt

    • C. 

      Sahara Desert

    • D. 

      Nile Delta

  • 16. 
    The Egyptian social class that was as powerful as aristocrats was:
    • A. 

      Scribes

    • B. 

      Priests

    • C. 

      Pharaoh

    • D. 

      Merchants & Craftsmen