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Ancient Egypt

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  • Q1
    Why is Egypt often referred to as the "Gift of the Nile"?
    Egypt is an island on the Nile river and is shaped like a gift.
    Life could have have existed in the area without the waters of the Nile River.
    Egyptian lore told of a story where the Nile was a god that presented a gift the Africa that was known as Egypt.
    Egyptians arrived in Egypt by boat on the Nile River.
    30s
  • Q2
    The fan-shaped area of land made of soil deposited by the Nile river into the Mediterranean Sea is this type of land form.
    Delta
    Basin
    Plain
    Plateau
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  • Q3
    Which of the following is not one of the three most important environmental factors that influenced where people might have chose to settle in ancient times?
    Topography
    Community
    Vegetation
    Water
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is not a natural barrier that protected Egypt?
    Dead Sea
    Nile River
    Libyan Desert
    Mediterranean Sea
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  • Q5
    Explain why Upper Egypt is located South of Lower Egypt.
    The Nile River flows north to south which means when you are moving south on the river, you are traveling downstream and when moving north on the river, you are traveling upstream.
    The Nile River flows north to south which means when you are moving south on the river, you are traveling upstream and when moving north on the river, you are traveling downstream.
    The Nile River flows south to north which means when you are moving south on the river, you are traveling downstream and when moving north on the river, you are traveling upstream.
    The Nile River flows south to north which means when you are moving south on the river, you are traveling upstream and when moving north on the river, you are traveling downstream.
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  • Q6
    Nile flood waters coated the ground with a rich soil called...
    Silt
    Milk
    Wilt
    Silk
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  • Q7
    What are two roles of a pharaoh in ancient Egypt
    Priest and General
    King and God
    King and Priest
    God and Priest
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  • Q8
    During which years was the Old Kingdom?
    3000-2800 BC
    2000-1800 BC
    2700-2200 BC
    1600-1100 BC
    30s
  • Q9
    What is another name given to the Old Kingdom?
    Dark Age
    Age of Pyramids
    Golden Age
    Period of Reunification
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  • Q10
    For how many years did the Middle Kingdom last?
    400
    100
    200
    300
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  • Q11
    What is another name given to the New Kingdom in ancient Egypt?
    Age of Pyramids
    Golden Age
    Dark Age
    Period of Reunification
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  • Q12
    The New Kingdom in ancient Egypt lasted from 1600-1100 BC. How many years did it last?
    500
    200
    600
    50
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  • Q13
    Which pharaoh was a pyramid builder?
    Hatshepsut
    Ramses
    Senusret
    Khufu
    30s
  • Q14
    Which pharaoh is most well known for trade?
    Hatshepsut
    Senusret
    Ramses
    Khufu
    30s
  • Q15
    Which pharaoh is best known for being a great military leader and peacemaker?
    Senusret
    Ramses
    Khufu
    Hatshepsut
    30s

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