2.2 Practice Quiz: Egypt's Old Kingdom~Religion & Pyramids

Andrea Barrett
Quiz by Andrea Barrett, updated more than 1 year ago
Andrea Barrett
Created by Andrea Barrett almost 3 years ago
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The quiz is about the Egyptians' religious beliefs and the actions they took based on these religious beliefs.

Resource summary

Question 1

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Why did the Egyptians willingly serve the pharaoh?
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  • They did not know what else to do.
  • They believed that the unity of the kingdom depended on a strong leader. They also believed that the pharaoh was the son of Re, the Egyptian sun god.
  • The Egyptians actually did not serve the pharaoh and rebelled a lot.
  • The pharaoh was in charge of building the pyramids.

Question 2

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Select all the actions that the pharaoh took to reinforce his leadership with the Egyptian people.
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  • He drove a sacred bull around Memphis, the capital city.
  • He made offerings to Gotsu.
  • He was the first to cut ripe grain.
  • He swam in the Nile River to show that he worshiped Hapi.

Question 3

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The Egyptians believed that [blank_start]deities[blank_end] controlled the forces of nature and human activities.
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  • deities

Question 4

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The main Egyptian god was the sun god, [blank_start]Re[blank_end].
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  • Re

Question 5

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Another major Egyptian god was [blank_start]Hapi[blank_end], who rule the Nile River.
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  • Hapi

Question 6

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[blank_start]Isis[blank_end] and Osiris both ruled over the dead.
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  • Isis

Question 7

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For centuries, Egyptians believed that only the pharaohs and an elite few could enjoy an eternal afterlife.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Select all that is true about the Egyptians' Books of the Dead.
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  • The Books of the Dead contained spells and prayers.
  • The Books of the Dead were records of the Egyptian person's good deeds during life.
  • The Books of the Dead were only carved in stone.
  • The Books of the Dead needed to be buried with the deceased Egyptian.

Question 9

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The Egyptians mummified their pharaohs because mummification was a process that would help them mourn.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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To prevent the pharaoh's body from decaying, the Egyptians developed a process called [blank_start]embalming[blank_end].
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  • embalming

Question 11

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Select all that apply regarding the ancient Egyptians' development and practice of medicine.
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  • They performed the world's first plastic surgeries.
  • They used herbs and drugs to treat many different illnesses.
  • They were skilled at sewing up cuts.
  • They performed the world's first nose transplant.
  • They grew skilled at setting broken bones.
  • Some doctors focused on treating particular parts of the body, becoming the first specialists in medicine.

Question 12

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The pyramids were sturdy and imposing structures made entirely of stone. They were designed and constructed to protect the dead pharaoh from floods, wild animals, and grave [blank_start]robbers[blank_end].
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  • robbers

Question 13

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What supplies did the Egyptians bury with the pharaoh, believind that he/she would need them in the afterlife?
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  • clothing
  • furniture
  • jewelry
  • food

Question 14

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Most of the physical work to build the pyramids was done by what group of people during the flooding season of the Nile?
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  • soldiers
  • surveyors
  • sailors
  • farmers

Question 15

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Each pyramid sat on a square base, with the entrance facing [blank_start]north[blank_end].
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  • north

Question 16

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To determine the direction that their pyramids should face, the Egyptians studied the heavens and developed principles of [blank_start]astronomy[blank_end].
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  • astronomy

Question 17

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The ancient Egyptian calendar became the basis of our modern calendar.
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  • True
  • False

Question 18

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To build their pyramids, the Egyptains made advances in mathematics, including the development of [blank_start]fractions[blank_end].
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  • fractions

Question 19

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What kind of tools did artisans use to cut the stone for the pyramids?
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  • copper
  • iron
  • bronze
  • tin

Question 20

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How did the pyramid builders place the heavy stone blocks to form the pyramids?
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  • They pulled the blocks with wires.
  • They pushed the blocks up ramps.
  • They rolled the blocks on carts that had wheels.
  • They used pulled the blocks up with sleighs.

Question 21

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Select all that is true about the Great Pyramid.
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  • It was built for Ramses II.
  • It is the largest and grandest of the pyramids.
  • It is one of three pyramids still standing in the city of Giza.
  • It rises over 400 feet above the desert.
  • It covers an area about the size of two football fields.
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