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Which of the following best describes how Egyptian civilization developed?
a) Villages replaced towns.
b) Farms grew into villages and then cities.
c) Cities broke off into scattered farms.
d) Farms replaced cities and then pyramids.

How was Egypt able to build pyramids and temples?
a) The pharaohs’ families paid the costs.
b) It collected taxes from the people.
c) It collected payments from Sumer.
d) The priests held religious festivals.

What factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the New Kingdom?
a) Egypt’s defeat of the Sinai Peninsula
b) Egypt’s creation of an army
c) Egypt’s conquest of distant lands
d) Egypt’s creation of the pyramids

Why were tombs filled with art, jewelry, and other treasures?
a) The tombs served as museums.
b) The tombs were the private storage rooms of the pharaoh.
c) Egyptians believed tombs to be the safest places in the kingdom.
d) Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife.

Which of the following is NOT a reason why Queen Hatshepsut was so important to Egypt?
a) She was the first pharaoh of Egypt.
b) She increased trade.
c) She was the first female ruler of Egypt.
d) She built many impressive temples and monuments.

The _______________ helped historians understand hieroglyphics.
a) Rosetta Stone
b) Temple of Karnak
c) Pyramid of Giza
d) pharoah

_______________ were placed in pyramids after their death.
a) All Egyptians
b) Slaves and servants
c) Pharaohs
d) none of the above

The Egyptians believed _______________ were the homes of the gods.
a) temples
b) pyramids
c) obelisks
d) schools

People could never have settled in Egypt without the annual _______________.
a) drought
b) flood
c) religious ceremony
d) epidemic

Which of the following was NOT a natural feature protecting Ancient Egypt from invaders?
a) cataracts
b) Western Desert
c) Red Sea
d) Rainforests

Which of the following shows the correct social hierarchy from lowest to highest of Ancient Egypt?
a) farmers/slaves - pharaohs - nobles/priests - scribes/craftspeople
b) farmers/slaves - scribes/craftspeople - nobles/priests - pharaohs
c) pharaohs - nobles/priests - scribes/craftspeople - farmers/slaves
d) farmers/slaves - nobles/priests - scribes/craftspeople - pharaohs

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