1. The country where you will find pyramids and camels is
2. The first people to live in Egypt moved next to the _______.
b) Mediterranean Sea
c) Nile River
3. After Menes joined Upper and Lower Egypt, Egypt's ruler was called a _______.
4. One famous pharaoh was _______.
5. The paper made form reeds that grew in the Nile Delta was called _____.
6. The _______ Stone tells the same story three times: once in Ancient Egyptian, once in a
new Egyptian language, and once in Greek.
7. Ancient Egypt's economy was based on _______.
8. Egyptian writing is called ____________.
9. ________ was a well loved pharaoh of Egypt whose brother drowned him, then cut up his
body, and put the pieces all over Egypt.
c) King Tut
10. Most of Egypt is made up of __________ .
11. The seasonal flooding of the Nile River caused the land to be ______ .
a) covered with large rocks
b) stripped of needed minerals
c) too wet and muddy
d) very rich and fertile
12. The organs of the mummies were removed and placed in ________ jars.
13. Mummies were buried in _______ .
c) brick tombs
d) canopic jars
14. Next to the Great Pyramid is a statue with a lion's body and a human head. It is
called the _____ .
a) Temple Gate
b) Osiris Tomb
d) Rosetta Stone
15. Most Ancient Egyptian writing is about ________.
a) trading and exploring
b) farming and fishing
c) religion and government
d) building and planning
16. The pharaohs of Ancient Egypt were ______ .
a) elected by the people
b) born into the position
c) selected by government officials
17. People who were trained to write hieroglyphics were called _______ .
18. Scholars learned the meaning of Egyptian hieroglyphics by studying the ______.
a) Nile River
b) Great Pyramid
d) Rosetta Stone
19. What was the main crop raised by the Ancient Egyptians?
20. Which people were just below the pharaoh and his family on the social pyramid?
a) doctors and teachers
b) salesmen and architects
c) priests and government officials
d) farmers and slaves
21. The Nile River empties into the ________ .
a) Red Sea
b) Euphrates River
c) Mediterranean Sea
d) Tigris River
22. Lower Egypt is located in the _________.
23. One reason objects from Ancient Egypt are still around today for us to study is
a) storage houses were built
b) records were kept in stone
c) the pharaohs stored everything in canopic jars
d) because Egypt is so dry things don't rot
24. In November 1922 the discovery of __________ tomb helped modern people understand the
life of the Ancient Egyptians.
a) King Tut's
d) Queen Hatshepsuts's
25. Preparing a mummy took ___________ days.
26. The Great Pyramid for Pharaoh Khufu is ________ feet high.
27. The Egyptian calendar had ________ days.
28. Egyptians all wore _________ makeup.
29. Egyptians invented __________.
30. Pharaohs never went in public without ______.
a) a head dress
d) shepherd's crook and flail