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Ancient Egypt

The story of a civilization of ancient North Africa
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1. In Ancient Egyptian religion who is the Sun god, their chief deity and the giver of life?
Amun-Ra
Isis
Horus
Osiris
2. Who is ruler of the underworld and god of the dead in Ancient Egypt?
Horus
Thoth
Osiris
Amun-Ra
3. What was the capital city of Egypt under the rule of the Greeks?
Luxor
Alexandria
Thebes
Memphis
4. What empire took control of Egypt from the Greeks in 30 BC?
Babylonian Empire
Persian Empire
British Empire
Roman Empire
5. What Roman general did Cleopatra VII ally with to fight against Octavian?
Cornelius Sulla
Mark Antony
Julius Caesar
Marcus Crassus
6. Where were the Pharaohs buried during the age of the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt?
Pyramids
Valley of the Kings
The Sphinx
Giza
7. Who was the head of both the government and the state religion in Ancient Egypt?
Sphinx
Pharaoh
Scribe
Nomarch
8. What was the first pyramid built by Ancient Egyptians?
Pyramid of Khafre
Pyramid of Giza
Pyramid of Khufu
Pyramid of Djoser
9. During which Kingdom period was the golden age of Egypt when the Egyptian empire expanded?
Old Kingdom
First Kingdom
Middle Kingdom
New Kingdom
10. Who was the last Pharaoh of Egypt?
Hatshepsut
Menes
Ptolemy I
Cleopatra VII
11. Highly respected and loved, what animal had considerable importance in ancient Egypt?
cat
bear
camel
horse
12. How many dynasties were there in ancient Egypt?
31 dynasties
22 dynasties
10 dynasties
3 dynasties
13. Cleopatra was actually not Egyptian by birth. What were her roots?
Indian
Roman
Persian
Greek Macedonian
14. What wedding tradition that still stands today originated with Ancient Egyptians?
tossing the bouquet
exchanging vows
exchanging wedding rings
kissing the bride
15. With whom did Ramses II forge one of the world's longest surviving peace treaties?
Nebuchadnezzar II
King Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
Hittite King Hattusili III
16. Which pharaoh built the Great Pyramid of Giza around 2530 BC?
Tutankhamun
Khufu
Cleopatra VII
Ramses II
17. Which great warrior conquered Egypt in 332 BC?
Alexander the Great
Julius Caesar
Hannibal
Marcus Aurelius
18. What was the capital city of Egypt during the Old Kingdom period?
Memphis
Cairo
Alexandria
Thebes
19. Which linguist deciphered the Rosetta Stone and cracked the hieroglyphic code?
Thomas Young
Jean-Francois Champollion
Antoine Lavoisier
Carl Friedrich Gauss
20. How many wives was a Pharaoh allowed to have?
none
one
as many as he wanted
two
21. What animal was the body of the Great Sphinx modeled after?
horse
dragon
bull
lion
22. Which body part of the Great Sphinx is missing?
nose
tail
ear
horn
23. What did Ancient Egyptians write on?
stone
clay
wood
papyrus
24. How did Cleopatra VII die?
killed in the battle
poisoned by her maid
allowed snake to bite her
killed by her lover
25. Who was the Roman general with whom Cleopatra first began her legendary love affair?
Mark Antony
Marcus Aurelius
Flavius Aetius
Octavian
26. Who was the last Queen of the Kingdom of Egypt?
Cleopatra
Hatshepsut
Maria Magdalena
Nefertiti
27. Which pharaoh's tomb was famously discovered by Howard Carter in the early 20th century?
Hatshepsut
Thutmose III
Tutankhamun
Ramses II
28. Ruling during the New Kingdom, who was one of the most successful woman Pharaohs in Egypt`s history?
Hatshepsut
Cleopatra VII
Nefertiti
Antigone
29. Which Egyptian city is famous for its Great Library that was burned down?
Cairo
Alexandria
Memphis
Luxor
30. Who is the god of the annual flooding of the Nile in ancient Egyptian religion?
Osiris
Ra
Apis
Hapi
31. What ancient Egyptian has been called history's first architect and doctor?
Djoser
Khufu
Thutmose
Imhotep
32. Who is the god of the sky and the son of Isis and Osiris in Ancient Egyptian religion?
Apis
Thoth
Horus
Amun-Ra
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