Egyptian Social Classes
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What was the job of the scribe?

    answer choices

    Read, write, and keep records

    Make laws

    Perform religious rituals

    Provide grain and food for the people

  • Question 2
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    Q. Which one has the lowest social status?
    answer choices
    Artisan
    Priest
    Scribe
  • Question 3
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    Q. Who was responsible for keeping the gods happy and performing temple rituals?
    answer choices
    viziers
    scribes
    artisans
    priests
  • Question 4
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    Q. Who made items like pottery, jewelry, cloth and papyrus items?
    answer choices
    doctors
    merchants
    artisans
    slaves
  • Question 5
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Who is responsible for collecting taxes?

    answer choices

    Pharaoh

    Government Officials

    Scribes

    Artisans

  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following would have the most status, importance, and power on the social pyramid?
    answer choices
    A skilled stone cutter
    a farmer
    a scribe
    a temple priest
  • Question 7
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    Q. Who was the top adviser to the pharaoh?
    answer choices
    His favorite wife, the queen
    His priest
    His vizier
    His army general
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following was not a job performed by a priest?
    answer choices
    collecting taxes
    mummification
    maintaining temples of the gods
    religious rituals
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following was not commonly written by scribes?
    answer choices
    important events in history
    court cases
    tax rates and food supplies
    poetry and plays
  • Question 10
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    Q. Egyptians had a written language using pictures. It was called ____________.
    answer choices
    cuneiform
    English
    hieroglyphics
    Cursive
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. Becoming a scribe took little training.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 12
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    Q. How did art influence Egyptian government and society?
    answer choices
    All of these.
    The most skilled artisans were the stone carvers.  They produced the statues, engravings, and reliefs found in Egyptian temples, tombs, and monuments. 
    Pharaohs called upon hundreds of artisans at once to work on royal projects. 
    They worked in large groups to complete engravings, paintings, and hieroglyphics on government buildings. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. How does religion influence Egyptian government and society?
    answer choices
    The high priest advised the pharaoh and oversaw all religious ceremonies.
    Temple priests were in charge of the temples scattered throughout Egypt. 
    Priests were in charge of the embalming process.
    All of these.
  • Question 14
    180 seconds
    Q. Why did it take many years to become a scribe?
    answer choices
    Papyrus was difficult to write on
    There were hundreds of hieroglyphs to learn
    Students needed to save money
  • Question 15
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    Q. Why did the ancient Egyptians place the favorite belongings of the pharaoh in his tomb?
    answer choices
    So no other human would ever use them
    To keep thieves from stealing them
    To prevent his servants from stealing them
    So they could be used by the pharaoh in the next life
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