Hatshepsut & Informational Text Elements


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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    Which of the following BEST describes why the death rate was so high in Hatshepsut's family?

    They were an unhealthy family line

    Doctors' help in treating ill patients was largely ineffective and based on superstition.

    They were a violent family.

    Poor ruling caused a war to break out and most of Hatshepsut's siblings died.

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    What can we deduce from the following lines of the excerpt about Hatshepsut?

    When she wrote about herself as a pharaoh, sometimes she referred to herself as he, other times as she. This would be very confusing for historians trying to uncover her identity thousands of years later.

    Hatsheput was confused about her identify.

    Hatshepsut did not pretend to be an exclusively male person.

    No one cared whether Hatshepsut was male or female.

    Historians are still unsure whether the pharaoh was a man or a woman.

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    What does the following passage MAINLY say about Hatshepsut? Pick the best option.

    "Since Hatshepsut could not marry a queen, her daughter Neferure acted as God's wife in public rituals. It was good training for Neferure, who in time would be expected to marry her half brother. Tuthmosis III and be his royal consort. But Hatshepsut never seems to have considered that her daughter could succeed her as pharaoh."

    It demonstrates that marrying siblings was common for people of all classes in ancient Egypt.

    It shows that Hatshepsut did not believe her daughter would be a good ruler

    It reveals that Hatshepsut believed no one would succeed her.

    It implies that Hatshepsut's rule as a woman was not part of her greater plan for equality in ancient Egyptian government.

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