The Mystery of King Tut
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  • Question 1
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    Why did Amenhotep call himself Akhenaten?

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    He became ruler of Egypt.

    He worshipped Aten.

    Every Egyptian changed his or her name as an adult.

    Ay advised him to change his name.

  • Question 2
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    What are artifacts?

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    Egypt’s system of writing.

    the process of becoming worse over time

    objects used by humans long ago

    Ancient Egyptian rulers

  • Question 3
    120 seconds

    What was the author’s main purpose for writing The Mystery of King Tut?

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    to inform readers about the life, death, and discovery of King Tut

    to explain how King Tut died

    to persuade readers to visit Egypt and tour King Tut’s tomb

    to entertain readers with King Tut’s story

  • Question 4
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    Which of the following is a detail that describes Akhenaten’s reign as king?

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    He had a cupbearer.

    Ay persuaded him to end the worship of Aten.

    He ordered the destruction of anything connected to Aten.

    He built a new capital city.

  • Question 5
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    How are Amun and Aten similar?

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    They both advised King Tut during his reign.

    They were both depicted with golden circles.

    They were both depicted as falcons.They were the most important gods at the beginning of the New Kingdom.

    They were the most important gods at the beginning of the New Kingdom.

  • Question 6
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    What happened after King Tut’s reign?

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    The capitol city was returned to Thebes

    Egyptians could only worship Aten.

    All temples were destroyed in Egypt.

    Four unknown rulers took the Egyptian throne.

  • Question 7
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    What is the main idea for the section titled “The Body”?

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    For many years, people believed that Tut was killed by a blow to the head.

    Hawass announced that the skull damage happened after Tut was dead.

    There was evidence that King Tut had multiple attacks of severe malaria.

    Advanced technology is leading to new findings about King Tut’s death.

  • Question 8
    60 seconds

    Which word means preserved the body so it would not decay?

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  • Question 9
    120 seconds

    How has the discovery of King Tut’s tomb helped archaeologists?

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    It translated hieroglyphics in two languages.

    It led them to discover more tombs.

    It provided them with artifacts from the past.

    It explained how King Tut died.

  • Question 10
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    How did they identify King Tut’s relatives?

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    DNA from the bones of mummies.

    CT scans of mummies.

    X-rays of mummies.

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