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Ancient Egypt Quiz

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The civilization of Ancient Egypt was centered on what life-giving river?
The Nile River
The Amazon River
The Yellow River
The Congo River

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The nation of Egypt is in the northern part of what continent?
Europe
Africa
South America
Asia

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What is the term that essentially meant a God-King in ancient Egyptian society?
Ancient Egypt Quiz
Makhset
Pharaoh
Sinod
Vizier

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The history of Ancient Egyptian society was divided into three eras. Which of the following is not one of those eras?
The Old Kingdom
The Middle Kingdom
The New Kingdom
The Providence Kingdom

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For the most part, Ancient Egyptian civilization flourished during what period of human society?
The Bronze Age
The Stone Age
The Gunpowder Age
The Steel Age

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What famous woman was the final official Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt before it was conquered by the Romans?
Noseppi
Hotep
Cleopatra
Nephrotiti

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Egyptian civilizations consistently tried to conquer and reconquer what desert in northeastern Sudan?
The Ethereal Desert
The Gobi Desert
The Nubian Desert
The Shobrian Desert

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What is the name of the Egyptian capital city founded by Menes which was called "The City of White Walls"?
Cyprus
Bellas
Rotellous
Memphis

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What term refers to the elaborately decorated coffins in which Egyptian Pharaohs were entombed?
Castanubis
Nolibene
Poridein
Sarcophagus

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What great female Pharaoh of Ancient Egyptian society and wife of Thutmose II was famous for her long and powerful reign starting around 1478 B.C.?
Nephros
Hathsepsut
Kilia
Bowtensu

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The Great Sphinx of Giza is famous for missing what feature which is believed to have fallen off throughout the ages?
Its head
Its mouth
Its arms
Its nose

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The Great Sphinx of Giza is a monument constructed after a mythical beast which was a combination of all of the following animals except which?
Human
Lion
Eagle
Snake

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What was the name of the Egyptian architect who is believed to have designed the step pyramid which is so commonly associated with Egyptian culture?
Imhotep
Akhenaten
Osiris
Menes

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What is the name of the Ancient Egyptian sun-god?
Anubis
Makhtet
Ra
Sobet

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Ancient Egyptian agriculture was reliable because of which of the following peculiar facts?
The sandstorms in Egypt remarkably drove away any and all scavengers from crops
The sand in Egypt contains an unusually high amount of nitrogen
They fertilized crops with goat dung which repeled locusts
The Nile flooded predictably

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In 1922, explorer Howard Carter discovered the tomb of what famous Ancient Egyptian ruler?
King Tut
Imhotep
Moshtet
Ramses II

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The nickname "King Tut" was used to abbreviate the actual name of what Egyptian ruler?
Tutankhamun
Abeltutor
Tutmos
Nebertutu

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Which of the following Wonders of the Ancient World is located in Egypt?
The Hanging Gardens
The Temple of Artemis
Colossus of Rhodes
The Pyramid of Giza

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What is the name of the Egyptian god of the dead?
Horus
Isis
Ra
Anubis

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What is the name of this famous artifact which helped scholars translate the Ancient Egyptian language?
The Rock of Gibraltar
The Key of Memphis
The Rosetta Stone
Carter's Tablet

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The Old Kingdom Period of Ancient Egyptian civilization was ended when what people invaded Egypt?
The Saxons
The Bedouins
The Persians
The Gauls

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One grand innovation of the Ancient Egyptians was their invention of what type of scrolling paper which they wrote and drew on?
Papyrus
Topeshi
Kabul
Rotenum

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The Middle Kingdom Period of Egyptian society was started in 2,050 B.C. when what Pharaoh reunited the monarchy?
Memnesette
Ramses III Imho
Imhotep
Mentuhotep

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Ancient Egyptian religion venerated what animals as guardians of the underworld?
Bats
Cats
Rats
Gnats

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What is the name of the pictographic language of Ancient Egyptian society?
Gondules
Heptograms
Hieroglyphs
Papyrus

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What Egyptian Pharaoh was described by The Bible as he who freed the Israelite slaves because of Moses's actions?
Seti III
Hathsepsut
Ramses II
Gnoln

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What Egyptian Pharaoh was known as Ozymandias because of his prosperous reign?
Sneffru
Seti
Ramses II
Sethen

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What book of The Bible describes Moses's struggle to free the Israelite slaves from Ancient Egypt?
Exodus
Sirach
Ruth
Genesis

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What Post-Alexander Hellenistic Kingdom controlled Egypt from 320 B.C. to around 30 B.C.?
The Moisien Kingdom
The Cobold Kingdom
The Cleopian Kingdom
The Ptolemaic Kingdom

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What God of the Sun who wasn't Ra was worshiped during a brief period when Ancient Egypt became monotheistic?
Otep
Aten
Gemon
Geb

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What is the name of the Pharaoh who briefly instituted the monotheistic religion of Atenism?
Akhenaten
Coubi
Bartrus
Menes

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What was the name of the powerful Pharaoh who was the wife of Akhenaten?
Baalu
Kimigon
Hathsepsut
Nefertiti

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