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Plant used to make paper
a) papyrus
b) rose
c) clay tablet
d) herbs

What was the most significant geographic feature to the Egyptians?
a) Nile River
b) mountains
c) plateaus
d) desert

When the Nile River flooded it left a mineral called _________ on the ground making the soil fertile.
a) silt
b) magnesium
c) salt
d) copper

Who proclaimed HERself pharaoh?
a) Hatshepsut
b) Tut
c) Cleopatra
d) Menes

What led to the decoding of hieroglyphics?
a) Rosetta Stone
b) computer systems
c) translators

The Egyptians believed in Ra, Osiris, and many other gods, which means we can describe their religion as
a) polytheistic
b) Judaism
c) monotheistic
d) Christian

What type of power do pharaohs have in Egypt?
a) Absolute
b) Complete
c) Some
d) None

What are pyramids used for?
a) Pharaoh's tomb
b) Religious rituals
c) To honor gods
d) For Schools

Site of the Great Pyramid
a) Giza
b) Cairo
c) Alexandria
d) Sumer

What is Egyptian writing system called?
a) hieroglyphics
b) cuneiform
c) Sanskirt
d) calligraphy

What is a dynasty?
a) series of rulers from same family
b) series of priests that use the same rituals
c) woman pharaohs
d) Egyptian writing

Which group was the largest in Egyptian social classes?
a) peasants
b) priests
c) scribes
d) pharaoh

What is a pharaoh?
a) Egyptian god-King
b) Egyptian merchant
c) Egyptian trader
d) Egyptian farmer

What did the Egyptians build to transport water?
a) irrigation
b) pipes
c) aqueducts
d) bowls

One of the most important beliefs in Egyptian religion was the belief in what?
a) afterlife
b) pyramids
c) many gods

Who is believed to have united Upper and Lower Egypt?
a) Menes
b) Hatshepsut
c) Tutankhamen
d) Ramses

Whose tomb was the only one to be left undisturbed?
a) Tutankhamen
b) Menes
c) Ramses
d) Cleopatra

What was the main reason that civilization first developed in the Nile River Valley?
a) The soil was fertile for farming
b) Farmers could easily use their tractors
c) Good architects lived there
d) Important center of learning were located there.

The Nile delta was located in
a) Lower Egypt
b) Upper Egypt
c) Canaan
d) Nubia

During mummification, internal organs (except the heart) were placed into
a) Canopic Jars
b) Sarcophagus
c) Pottery

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