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What is the world's longest river?
a) Amazon b) Nile c) Tigris d) Indus
What is the way people manage money and resources for the production of goods and services?
a) recession b) inflation c) economy d) production
Who was the Egyptian pharaoh who built the great pyramid?
a) Tut b) Khufu c) Ahmose d) Menes
What new kingdom pharaoh drove the Hyksos out of teh NIle delta?
a) Ahmose b) Tut c) Khufu d) Menes
What was the Aftican state that developed along teh upper reaches of the Nile in 100 BC
a) Punt b) Kush c) De;ta d) Memphis
What is a group of countries under a single authority?
a) dynasty b) nation c) country d) empire
What was the capital of Old Kingdom Egypt?
a) Cairo b) Memphis c) Giza d) Thebes
What was the ancient Egyptian writing system in which pictures were used to represent ideas and sounds?
a) hieroglyphics b) pictograph c) cuniform d) alphabet
Who was the king of upper Egypt who united teh two kingdoms of upper and lower Egypt?
a) Khufu b) Tut c) Ahmose d) Menes
What was the northern region of ancient Egypt, named because it was located down river with the Nile's flow?
a) Upper Egypt b) Middle Egypt c) Lower Egypt d) Central Egypt
Who was the first female pharaoh who expanded Egypt through trade?
a) Cleopatra b) Hatshepsut c) Twosret d) MerNeith
What is supplying land with water through a network of canals?
a) irrigation b) soaking c) watering d) sludging
What is a journey organized for a particular purpose?
a) crusade b) campaign c) exploration d) expedition
What was a flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth?
a) sediment b) delta c) alluvium d) drift
What is the southern part of ancient Egypt?
a) Lower Egypt b) Middle Egypt c) Central Egypt d) Upper Egypt
What is the ancient region of northeastern Africa on the NIle River?
a) Nubia b) Punt c) Kush d) Memphis
What is the act of making or becoming a single unit?
a) alliance b) federation c) unification d) merger
What is a tall reed that grows in the Nile delta, use by ancient Egyptians to make a paperlike material for writing?
a) parchment b) tissue c) vellum d) papyrus
What was an ancient city in Upper Egypt that became the capital of the New Kingdom?
a) Cairo b) Thebes c) Giza d) Memphis
What was a king of ancien Egypt called?
a) Pharaoh b) Emperor c) czar d) monarch
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