Ancient Egypt

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Ancient Egypt.

1. What body of water played a major role in the development of the Ancient Egyptian civilization?
a. Mediterranean Sea
b. Red Sea
c. Indian Ocean
d. Nile River
e. Victoria Lake

2. Where was Ancient Egypt located?
a. Northeast Africa
b. Southern Europe
c. Eastern Asia
d. Australia
e. Central America

3. Around how many years did the civilization of Ancient Egypt last?
a. 100 years
b. 300 years
c. 800 years
d. 1200 years
e. 3000 years

4. What are the three major kingdoms that make up the history of Ancient Egypt?
a. The Viper, Cat, and Crocodile Kingdoms
b. The Iron, Bronze, and Golden Kingdoms
c. The Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms
d. The First, Second, and Third Kingdoms
e. The Assyrian, Greek, and Roman Kingdoms

5. What major part of the Ancient Egyptian culture played a significant role in the government?
a. Art
b. Religion
c. Food
d. Science
e. Storytelling

6. What other civilization or civilizations conquered Ancient Egypt?
a. Rome
b. Greece
c. Persia
d. Assyria
e. All of the above

7. True or False: Being a scribe (some one who could read and write) was a lowly job as scribes were looked down upon by the rest of Ancient Egyptian society.

8. Which of the following is true about the use of makeup in Ancient Egypt?
a. It was used by both men and women.
b. It protected their skin from the harsh sun.
c. It was thought to have special healing powers.
d. All of the above
e. It was against the law to wear makeup.

9. What was a Pharaoh?
a. A type of statue erected to the Egyptian gods
b. The leader of Egypt
c. A large structure where the Egyptian kings were buried
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

10. What invention of the Egyptians was important in enabling them to run a complex government?
a. Writing
b. Cosmetics
c. Irrigation
d. Toothpaste
e. Medicine

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