Statistics for Egypt Country Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 48,554 times
  • The average score is 17 of 25

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
On what river do the vast majority of Egyptians live?The Nile
99%
What is the capital of Egypt?Cairo
98%
What is the official language of Egypt?Arabic
91%
What female leader was the lover of both Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony?Cleopatra
89%
What is the name of the canal connecting the Mediterranean and Red seas?Suez
86%
What teenage ruler's tomb was discovered in 1922?Tutankhamun
85%
In what city can the Great Pyramid be found?Giza
83%
What is Egypt's second largest city?Alexandria
81%
What paper-like material was invented by the ancient Egyptians?Papyrus
80%
What was the title of the rulers of ancient Egypt?Pharaoh
80%
What symbol-based system of writing was used in ancient Egypt?Hieroglyphics
79%
Who was the ancient Egyptian sun god?Ra
79%
What famous landmark has a lion's body and a human head?The Great Sphinx
79%
What stone, discovered in 1799, provided the key to deciphering those symbols?{Rosetta} Stone
70%
What ancient Egyptian capital is the namesake of a major city in Tennessee?Memphis
68%
What Egyptian peninsula was captured by Israel in 1967, and returned in 1982?Sinai Peninsula
66%
What city is the namesake of a popular Las Vegas casino?Luxor
61%
What is the name of Egypt's Christian ethnic group?Copts
59%
What major dam on that river was completed in 1970?Aswan High Dam
48%
What ancient goddess was seen as the ideal mother?Isis
47%
What long-time President was overthrown as a result of those protests?Hosni Mubarak
44%
What "great" leader led Egypt for 66 years beginning in 1279 B.C.?Ramesses II
44%
What peacemaking President was assassinated in 1981?Anwar Sadat
35%
What was the site of the largest Arab Spring protests in 2011?{Tahrir} Square
27%
What ancient Egyptian has been called history's first architect and doctor?Imhotep
18%

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