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