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Egypt Vocabulary Quiz

Quiz by Matthew Bright

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31 questions
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  • Q1
    a waterfall or rapids in a river
    cataract
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  • Q2
    a fan-shaped area of silt near where the river flows into the sea
    delta
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  • Q3
    a bucket attached to a long pole used to transfer river water to storage basins
    shadoof
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  • Q4
    a reed plant that grows wild along the Nile River
    papyrus
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  • Q5
    a writing system made up of a combination of pictures and sound symbols
    hieroglyphics
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  • Q6
    a line of rulers from one family
    dynasty
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  • Q7
    one of a kind; different from all others
    unique
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  • Q8
    to separate from others; to separate from other populated areas; to set apart from others
    isolate
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  • Q9
    to bring together in one unit; to join; to make into one group
    unify
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  • Q10
    a government of religious leader(s)
    theocracy
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  • Q11
    ruler of ancient Egypt
    pharaoh
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  • Q12
    a government official
    bureaucrat
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  • Q13
    the process of treating a body to prevent it from decaying
    embalming
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  • Q14
    a great stone tomb for an Egyptian pharaoh
    pyramid
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  • Q15
    to divide into shares and deliver the shares to different people; to give or deliver to members of a group
    distribute
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  • Q16
    important or significant
    crucial
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  • Q17
    to be present continuously or have a home in a particular place; to live
    reside
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  • Q18
    the ability of people to do work; work; the tasks that workers perform
    labor
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  • Q19
    to build by putting parts together; to build; to create
    construct
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  • Q20
    the function or part an individual fills in society; something that plays a part in the process
    role
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