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Ancient Egypt

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  • Q1
    What direction does the Nile River flow?
    north
    west
    south
    east
    30s
  • Q2
    Which river is the longest river in the world?
    Euphrates River
    Tigris River
    Amazon River
    Nile River
    30s
  • Q3
    What body of water does the Nile River empty into?
    Dead Sea
    Red Sea
    Indian Ocean
    Mediterranean Sea
    30s
  • Q4
    The Nile River provided Egyptians with fertile soil.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q5
    What is a fan-shaped area of silt near where a river flows into a sea?
    papyrus
    delta
    shadoof
    cataract
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is an example of one physical feature that protected Egypt from invaders?
    river
    desert
    bay
    sea
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is an example of one physical feature that protected Egypt from invaders?
    army
    sea
    cataract
    river
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is an example of one physical feature that protected Egypt from invaders?
    lake
    sea
    river
    delta marshes
    30s
  • Q9
    Which river(s) were known for having unpredictable floods?
    Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
    Missouri River
    Amazon River
    Nile River
    30s
  • Q10
    Which river(s) were known for having predictable floods?
    Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
    Amazon River
    Nile River
    Missouri River
    30s
  • Q11
    Which river(s) were known for having destructive floods?
    Amazon River
    Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
    Nile River
    Mississippi River
    30s
  • Q12
    Which river(s) were known for having less destructive floods?
    Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
    Amazon River
    Nile River
    Red River
    30s
  • Q13
    What is a bucket attached to a long pole used to transfer river water to a storage basin?
    cataract
    papyrus
    delta
    shadoof
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the name of the ancient Egyptian writing system made up of a combination of pictures and sound symbols?
    hieroglyphics
    cuneiform
    alphabet
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the correct name of a ruler of ancient Egypt?
    king
    emperor
    president
    pharaoh
    30s

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