Egyptian Civilization

Egyptian Civilization

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1.

What kind of homes did ancient Egyptians live in?

mud brick homes
pyramids
wooden huts
stone homes
I don't know
2.

What happened to the deceased person's brain during the process of mummification?

It was taken out, shrunk and put back in the skull.
It was left in the skull to decay naturally.
It was pulled out through the nose and discarded.
It was removed intact and preserved in a stone urn.
I don't know
3.

When was the beginning (approximately) of the ancient Egyptian civilization?

About 3,900 B.C.
About 3,000 B.C.
About 1,900 B.C.
About 900 B.C.
I don't know
4.

Which of the following is TRUE about hieroglyphics?

Nearly half of ancient Egyptian's could write the language.
It only included consonants, no vowels.
Women commonly taught the writing form and became scribes.
The characters never represented actual sounds, but only ideas.
I don't know
5.

What does the word Pharaoh mean?

God
King
Great House
The acquisition of a language through only listening.
I don't know
6.

Who discovered the tomb of King Tut-Ankh-Amun?

Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon
Thomas Young
Jean-Fran├žois Champollion
George Reisner and James Breasted
I don't know
7.

How long did the mummification process of a wealthy Egyptian generally take?

1 day
1 week
30 days
70 days
I don't know
8.

What was the meaning of the ankh (cross with a loop on the top) for Egyptians?

It symbolized life.
It symbolized King Tut's power.
It symbolized the afterlife.
It symbolized the cycle of the seasons.
I don't know
9.

Who was Nefertari?

The high priestess of the court of Ramses I
King Tut's beautiful daughter
The first and favorite wife of Ramses II
The first female Pharaoh
I don't know
10.

Which of the following is NOT true about women's rights in ancient Egypt?

They could own property.
They could initiate divorce.
There were women pharaohs.
They often had more than one husband.
I don't know
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