Ancient Egypt Quiz questions to test your knowledge about the Ancient Egyptians. With Christmas just around the corner many people will be putting together family quizzes and so we have put together our top 11 quiz questions on ancient Egypt for you to use this festive season or any other time.
Where is Egypt?
in the Northeast of Africa
What is a pyramid?
A tomb built for the pharaoh when he died.
What is the Nile River?
it's the longest river in the world
What is the ancient Egypt?
The longest civilization of all times
When were the pyramids of Gisa built?
4500 years agoWhen
Why was the Nile river so important for the Egyptian civilisation?
Because it helped the transportation of crops and
watered the land for farming crops.
What is a Delta?
It's the part of the river that fans out near the oceans into small streams.
How long did the Egyptian civilization last?
about 3500 years.
Who was Menes?
A pharaoh of Egypt who founded the capital of Memphis.
What was Memphis?
The first capital of Egypt
What was Memphis famous for?
for its white walls
Who were pharaohs?
ancient Egyptian rulers
What was a dynasty?
A series of rulers from the same family.
Who was Djoser?
The first Pharaoh to build a pyramid
How many dynasties ruled over Egypt?
Who was Queen Sobekneferu?
The first woman to rule Egypt
Why did the Egyptian civilization decline and rose again?
because of its rulers,wars and invasions
Who was Tutankhamen?
He was a boy king who ruled for only ten years, he is famous because his tomb was found with all the treasures still in it in 1922.
What was papyrus?
ancient paper made from a small plant
Why did the Egyptians mummify their dead?
to preserve the bodies for use in the afterlife
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