How Much Do You Know About Ancient Egypt?

 Ancient Egypt was one of the most powerful kingdoms of the Ancient world, with their own culture, language, religion and calendar. Even today we recall the epic power that was Ancient Egypt. How much do you know of this legendary realm and culture?
 
 
Who is the Egyptian god of the afterlife, who has the head of a jackal?
Anubis is the Egyptian god of mummification and the afterlife as well as the patron god of lost souls and the helpless
Anubis
Amon-Ra
Seth
Horus
 
 
What was the title of the ruler of Ancient Egypt?
Pharaoh
Sultan
King
Rajah
 
 
Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies?
To honor the dead
Because they thought the dead could be revived later
To remember their ancestors
To preserve their bodies so they can make use of them in the afterlife
 
 
What is the name of the Egyptian god of the sky, depicted usually as a man with the head of a hawk?
Thor
Hawkeye
Amun
Sobek
Horus
 
 
What will you find on the inside of a mummy's coffin?
Dried preserved internal organs
Bandages soaked in honey
Sawdust, leaves and linen
Salt and sugar
 
 
How many pyramids are in Egypt?
1-20
21-49
80-109
110-140
 
 
True or False: The famous Cleopatra was not even an Egyptian.
She was actually Greek Macedonian, part of a dynasty that ruled Egypt since the time of Alexander the Great.
True
False
 
 
What are hieroglyphs?
Letters/words in picture writing
Egyptian food
Egyptian mythology
Egyptian medicine
 
 
Which image depicts the Great Sphinx of Giza?
 
 
What did the ancient Egyptians keep in canopic jars?
Honey
Gold and Silver
Preserved organs of mummies
Water
 
 
Which is the biggest pyramid in Egypt?
The Pyramid of Khufu is also known as the Pyramid of Giza and it is the oldest and largest pyramid.
Pyramid of Khafre
Pyramid of Khufu (Giza)
Pyramid of Neferefre
Pyramid of Menkaure
 
 
What was the primary function of pyramids?
Tombs for the pharaohs and their queens
Temples to honor Egyptian gods
High landmark for scouting
Scenic landmarks to enhance the landscape
 
 
True or False: Cleopatra VII was the last queen and pharaoh of Egypt.
After Cleopatra's suicide Egypt was ruled by the Roman Empire.
True
False
 
 
How old was King Tut when he became Pharaoh?
15
16
10
9
 
 
What event marks the end of Ancient Egypt?
With the death of Cleopatra in 30BC, the Roman Empire took control over Egypt, ending its ancient period.
The death of Cleopatra
The war with Carthage
The death of Anubis
The death of King Tut
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Ancient Egypt is dead and gone, but we still feel the echos of this great power in the world. You can't be expected to know much about this old culture, but it may do you some good to learn more about it. Not only is it a fascinating read, but there is still some things we can learn from the ancient Egyptians.
A Young Egyptian
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The Pharaoh
You know a lot about Ancient Egypt! How wonderful to find such an education. If you guessed, you're a really good guesser! This ancient kingdom still has much to teach us, and so we're happy to discover some people, such as yourself, still remember quite a bit about it. We hope you have taught your own children (or will teach) about this fascinating culture Also, have a look at our answers to learn from the questions you did get wrong.
The god's Eye
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