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Ancient Egypt

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    Which of these people might have made daily use of papyrus?
    jewelry maker
    military officer
    stone cutter
    tax collector
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  • Q2
    Why did ancient Egyptians bury their prized possessions with them?
    to have them in the afterlife
    to save them for future citizens
    to impress the gods
    to have them for identification
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  • Q3
    Which of these describes Egypt before Menes?
    Scribes were the most powerful class.
    Egyptians fought each other often.
    Middle Eastern empires ruled this region.
    Priests were the most powerful class.
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  • Q4
    Farmers were required to pay large portions of crops for taxes, rent and
    gifts to the pharaoh.
    military protection.
    charitable donations.
    religious tribute.
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  • Q5
    Which person would most likely become a slave in ancient Egypt?
    an enemy soldier captured in battle
    a foreign diplomat who brings bad news to the pharaoh
    a craftsman who carves a statue that insults the pharaoh
    a government official who is caught stealing from a temple
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  • Q6
    Which statement best describes the earliest dynasty?
    Upper and Lower Egypt were unified.
    Egypt was controlled by foreigners.
    Egypt expanded into Mesopotamia.
    Trade increased with the outside world.
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  • Q7
    Which of these is a geographical feature of Lower Egypt?
    Nubian Desert
    city of Thebes
    Valley of the Kings
    Nile River Delta
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  • Q8
    Which of these is the ruler of Egypt?
    emir
    pharaoh
    dictator
    shah
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  • Q9
    A long line of rulers coming from the same family line is a
    monarchy.
    dynasty.
    democracy.
    communism.
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  • Q10
    The very fertile triangular area at the mouth of a river is its
    delta.
    banks.
    source.
    flood plain.
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  • Q11
    Why did Egyptians bury their favorite and important things with them?
    They didn't want thieves to get them.
    They didn't want their kids to inherit them.
    They were needed in the afterlife.
    The items were old and useless.
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  • Q12
    Which piece of artwork shares a riddle with the world?
    sphinx
    Pyramids at Giza
    Valley of the Kings
    Karnak
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  • Q13
    Which of these is NOT an Egyptian god?
    Anubis
    Horus
    Isis
    Allah - Ra
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  • Q14
    Where is Upper Egypt?
    in the east
    in the north
    in the south
    in the west
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  • Q15
    Which of these pharaohs is connected to a curse?
    Queen Hatshepsut
    King Menes
    King Tut
    King Ramses II
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  • Q16
    Which of these pharaohs broke the traditions of the time?
    King Ramses II
    Queen Hatshepsut
    Queen Cleopatra
    King Tut
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  • Q17
    What was discovered that led to the translation of hieroglyphics?
    Sargon's letters
    Rosetta Stone
    Ten Commandments
    Dead Sea Scrolls
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  • Q18
    What is a synonym for hieroglyphics?
    braille
    cuneiform
    pictographs
    calligraphy
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  • Q19
    Which two ancient empires shared this region?
    Egypt and Babylonia
    Assyrian and Israeli
    Egypt and Kush
    Arabian and Kush
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  • Q20
    What is a traditional economy?
    attending the same college as your parents
    living in the same area, buying similar cars, going to the same church
    doing the same jobs as your parents and grandparents
    selling homemade items
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