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Practice - Prehistory and Ancient Civilisations - 05

Hello young historians! Are you ready to jump in your time machine and journey back into the incredible world of Ancient Egypt? From towering pyramids to powerful pharaohs, there's so much to learn about this fascinating civilisation! Show how much you know about Ancient Egyptians and their intriguing lifestyle by taking this exciting quiz! Best of luck!
1.
What was the name of the Ancient Egyptian sun god?
Anubis
Osiris
Ra
Horus
The Ancient Egyptian sun god was named Ra.
2.
Who was the last active pharaoh of Egypt?
Tutankhamun
Nefertiti
Ramses II
Cleopatra
Cleopatra was the last active pharaoh of Egypt, ruling until 30 BC.
3.
What was the writing system used by Ancient Egyptians called?
Cuneiform
Heiroglyphics
Alphabet
Symbols
Ancient Egyptians used a writing system called Hieroglyphics where pictures represented words or sounds.
4.
What is the name of the famous Egyptian king whose tomb was discovered almost intact in 1922?
Ramses II
Nefertiti
Tutankhamun
Cleopatra
Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered almost intact in 1922.
5.
How many years did the Ancient Egyptian civilisation last?
Over 500 years
Over 1,000 years
Over 2,000 years
Over 3,000 years
The Ancient Egyptian civilisation lasted for over 3000 years.
6.
What did Ancient Egyptians invent that we still use today?
Clothes
Zips
Toothpaste
Gunpowder
Among other things, Ancient Egyptians invented toothpaste.
7.
What job did the god Anubis have in Ancient Egyptian mythology?
God of harvest
God of music
Lord of the dead
God of the sky
Anubis was known as the Lord of the Dead in Ancient Egyptian mythology.
8.
Who were the pyramid builders of Egypt?
Slaves
Aliens
Soldiers
Paid workers
Contrary to popular belief, the pyramids were built by paid Egyptian workers, not slaves.
9.
Why did Ancient Egyptians mummify their dead?
To scare away enemies
To prepare for the afterlife
Because of disease
To celebrate their life
Ancient Egyptians mummified their dead as preparation for the afterlife.
10.
What is the famous river that runs through Egypt?
Amazon
Nile
Euphrates
Ganges
The river that runs through Egypt is the Nile.
Author:  Graeme Haw

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