The Nile and Ancient Egypt
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  • Question 1
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    Which of the following best describes how the Nile River affected ancient Egypt?

    answer choices

    It destroyed it

    It nurtured it

    It had no effect on it

    It weakened it

  • Question 2
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    Which of the following statements best describes the Nile?

    answer choices

    It flows across Egypt, Libya, and Algeria.

    It is the longest river in Africa.

    It rarely floods.

    It flows from north to south.

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    Where does the Nile begin?

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    In the Mediterranean Sea

    In The Ethiopian Highlands near Mount Kilomanjaro

    In the mountains of Morocco

    In the hilly area by the border of Sudan and Egypt

  • Question 4
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    What stopped the annual flooding of the Nile in 1970?

    answer choices

    A serious drought

    The construction of the Aswan High Dam

    A sudden change in climate

    An earthquake changed the course of the river

  • Question 5
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    What did the ancient Egyptians call their flood season?

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    Paret

    Aswan

    Khufu

    Akhet

  • Question 6
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    Who was the god the ancient Egyptians thought caused the annual flooding of the Nile?

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    Osiris

    Jolly

    Hapi

    Isis

  • Question 7
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    Which did the ancient Egyptians fear the most?

    answer choices

    A high flood

    A low flood

    A high flood and low flood were equally feared

    The boogy man

  • Question 8
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    What is a "Nilometer"?

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    It measures how fast the Nile current is moving.

    It measures the number of fish in the Nile river.

    It measures the height of the water in the Nile River.

    It measures the length of the Nile River.

  • Question 9
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    What direction does the Nile River flow?

    answer choices

    east to west

    north to south

    west to east

    south to north

  • Question 10
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    When did the Nile River flood?

    answer choices

    It flooded unpredictably - no one knew when

    between December and March

    between June and September

    Between October and January

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