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Ancient Egypt
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  • Question 1
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    What is the name of the region formed by the Nile Delta?

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    Lower Egypt

    Nubia

    The Red Land

    Upper Egypt

  • Question 2
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    Where did most the Egyptian population live?

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    along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea

    along the coast of the Red Sea

    along the coast of the Nile River

    in the desert

  • Question 3
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    What was the importance of the Book of the Dead?

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    explained the succession of pharaohs

    served as a guide to the afterlife for dead souls

    told the story of an Egyptian official who killed a pharaoh

    was a list of important citizens and officials who had died

  • Question 4
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    Why did skilled artists create paintings on the interior wall of the pyramids?

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    to decorate and beautify the resting place of the pharaoh

    encourage sight-seeing and visitors to the tombs

    increase the value of the tomb and pyramid

    provide the person buried with servants and things they needed

  • Question 5
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    Q. What aspects of its culture did Nubia take from Egypt?
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    System of rules by queens
    Gods and pyramids
    Writing system
    Use of iron, gold and ivory
  • Question 6
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    Q. Nubians had less land to farm than Egyptians so
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    many Nubians moved to Egypt
    they became accomplished sailors on the Nile
    they sold their surplus grain to Egypt
    they were motivated to trade
  • Question 7
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    What made the rocky rapids called the Nile cataracts important?

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    Egyptians couldn't trade with countries on the Mediterranean Sea

    Nubians were skillful sailors

    ships couldn't travel upstream from Egypt

    silt would not build up at the mouth of the Nile

  • Question 8
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    What did Egyptians believed they needed to do in order to overcome death like Osiris?

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    burn their bodies in the temple

    have their bodies buried in the waters of the Nile

    pay tribute to the pharaoh in gold and grain

    preserve their bodies for the afterlife

  • Question 9
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    Who was the first pharaoh and leader who united the Kingdoms of Egypt?

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    Hatshepsut

    Menes

    Ramses II

    Seth

  • Question 10
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    Who was the most important god in Egypt?

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    Amon-Re

    Horus

    Isis

    Osiris

  • Question 11
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    Q. Who were the individuals responsible for using hieroglyphics to record information?
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    artisans
    bureaucrats
    pharaohs
    scribes
  • Question 12
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    What subject besides engineering did the Egyptians use to construct the pyramids?

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    anatomy

    astronomy

    chemistry

    mathematics

  • Question 13
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    Q. How were Egyptians able to predict when the Nile would flood each year?
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    they read ancient manuscripts that traced the history of the Nile
    they used a lunar calendar and noted the event on the same date each year
    they watched the horizon for the star Sirius to appear
    they were not able to predict it because the flooding varied from year to year
  • Question 14
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    What word means ideas that spread from Egypt to other lands through the buying and selling of goods and services?

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    artistry

    bureaucracy

    commerce

    interdependence

  • Question 15
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    Q. What effect did continued trading with Egypt have on Nubian civilization?
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    Adopted many of the elements of Egyptian culture
    Learned to navigate the Nile River
    Stopped trading with other African countries
    Wanted to leave their country and move to Egypt
  • Question 16
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    Q. How did ancient Egyptian settlements benefit by being surrounded by desert?
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    Had good land for growing crops
    Had plants that sheep could graze on
    Made travel and trade easy
    Offered protection from invaders
  • Question 17
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    Q. How did Egyptians and Kushites benefit when the Nile River flooded?
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    Helped the leaders to stay in power
    Kept the two civilizations separate from each other
    Left silt behind that was good for farming
    Made it easier to keep enemies away
  • Question 18
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    Q. The Egyptian practice of mummification is an example of which of the following characteristics of a civilization?
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    Economics
    Politics
    Religion
    Social Structure
  • Question 19
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    Q. What does the social pyramid show about Egypt's social classes?
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    Fewest number of people were in the highest classes
    Largest numbers of people were in the artisan classes
    Many people advised the pharaoh
    More rich people than poor people in Egypt
  • Question 20
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    Q. If you were a peasant and wanted to raise your status, you could 
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    Become a scribe
    Marry an official
    Take care of a temple
    Work for the rich
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