Egypt
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How were canals used by ancient Egyptians?
    answer choices
    food storage system
    funeral rituals
    religious festivals
    irrigation systems
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which body of water does the Nile River flow into?
    answer choices
    Pacific Ocean
    Indian Ocean
    Mediterranean Sea
    Red Sea
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was NOT part of the mummification process?
    answer choices
    burning the body on a raft on the Nile river
    placing the vital organs in canopic jars
    rubbing the body with natron salts
    wrapping the body in strips of linen cloth
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the term “pharaoh” mean?
    answer choices
    great house
    great ruler
    the king is god
    Egypt
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Where were the richest farming areas in Egypt found?
    answer choices
    in the great basin
    in the delta
    near the cataracts
    on the west bank
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which invention helped Egyptians survey land after the floods?
    answer choices
    geometry
    papyrus
    a shadoof
    irrigation
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which invention brought by the Hyksos eventually helped Egyptians win an empire?
    answer choices
    copper weapons
    granaries
    the chariot
    collapsible boats
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What were pyramids?
    answer choices
    temples to the gods
    prisons
    tombs for pharaohs
    tombs for nobles
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Egyptians study to learn about magic spells and the afterlife?
    answer choices
    Book of the Pharaohs
    movements of the sun
    Book of the Dead
    moon and the stars
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is Egyptian writing called?
    answer choices
    cuneiform
    hieroglyphic
    characters
    Sanskrit
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Who created the world’s first nation by uniting Upper and Lower Egypt?
    answer choices
    Menes/Narmer
    Thutmose III
    Amenhotep V
    Hatshepsut
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What did Ancient Egyptians believe about the afterlife?
    answer choices
    it was more important than “real” life
    it was not considered important
    it was only for pharaohs and their families
    it was believed end after death
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the most common form of religious practice in Ancient Egypt?
    answer choices
    hieroglyphics
    polytheism
    mythology
    monotheism
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. How were Egyptian pharaohs different from Sumerian kings?
    answer choices
    Pharaohs ruled with a council to advise them.
    Pharaohs had absolute power.
    Pharaohs were not believed to be gods.
    Pharaohs were elected by the people.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was the discovery of King Tut’s tomb important?
    answer choices
    It held the key to understanding hieroglyphics.
    It taught historians a lot about Egyptian burial rituals.
    It helped save the economy of modern day Egypt.
    It taught us a lot about the longest ruling pharaoh in Egypt’s history.
  • Question 16
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    Q. Why was papyrus important to ancient Egyptians?
    answer choices
    it made it easier to keep records and communicate
    it allowed them to sail too far away ports for trade
    it allowed them to create a system of writing
    it kept mice out of the granaries
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Why was the Rosetta Stone an important discovery?
    answer choices
    It was written in Sumerian and Greek and allowed historians to translate cuneiform.
    It was written in Phoenician and Greek and allowed historians to translate the Phoenician alphabet.
    It was written in Hebrew and Greek and allowed historians to translate the Hebrew language.
    It was written in hieroglyphics and Greek and allowed historians to translate hieroglyphics.
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was at the top of the Egyptian social order?
    answer choices
    slaves
    pharaoh
    priests
    scribes
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What vital organ did the Egyptians believe had to be weighed after death?
    answer choices
    intestines
    heart
    stomach
    liver
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Which geographic feature did NOT provide protection to the Egyptians?
    answer choices
    mountains
    desert
    delta
    cataracts
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