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Which of the following best describes how the Nile River affected ancient Egypt?
It destroyed it
It nurtured it
It had no effect on it
It weakened it
Which of the following statements best describes the Nile?
It flows across Egypt, Libya, and Algeria.
It is the longest river in Africa.
It rarely floods.
It flows from north to south.
Where does the Nile begin?
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
What stopped the annual flooding of the Nile in 1970?
A serious drought
The construction of the Aswan High Dam
A sudden change in climate
An earthquake changed the course of the river
What did the ancient Egyptians call their flood season?
Who was the god the ancient Egyptians thought caused the annual flooding of the Nile?
Which did the ancient Egyptians fear the most?
A high flood
A low flood
A high flood and low flood were equally feared
The boogy man
What is a "Nilometer"?
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.
What direction does the Nile River flow?
east to west
north to south
west to east
south to north
When did the Nile River flood?
It flooded unpredictably - no one knew when
between December and March
between June and September
Between October and January