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Ancient Egypt Quiz

What do you know about the Sphinx, the Great Pyramids, and other mysteries of Ancient Egypt? Take the quiz!

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What do you know about the Sphinx, the Great Pyramids, and other mysteries of Ancient Egypt? Take the quiz!

1. The Rosetta Stone played a key role in the deciphering of the hieroglyphic language. There are three languages inscribed on the stone: hieroglyphics, demotic, and:

  • Hebrew
  • Akkadian
  • Greek

2. The scarab, an amulet associated with resurrection, is shaped like what animal?

  • Hippopotamus
  • Dung beetle
  • Giraffe

3. The bright blue or green glazed ceramic used in Ancient Egyptian art is:

  • Jade
  • Faience
  • Turquoise

4. Who deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics?

5. The Great Pyramid at Giza belongs to which pharaoh?

  • Khufu
  • Menkaure
  • Ramses II

6. The Great Sphinx at Giza is a huge sculpture which portrays the head of the pharaoh Khafre on the body of which animal?

  • Hippopotamus
  • Lion
  • Bear

7. The pharaoh Akhenaten changed the religion of Egypt from the worship of the god Amun to the worship of Aten. Aten was:

  • His father
  • The sun disc
  • An ancient constellation

8. It is thought that builders of the pyramids transported granite from the quarries to the construction site via what method?

  • Barges in the Nile river
  • Oxen pulling carts
  • Slaves carrying granite slabs

9. Nefertiti was the wife of:

  • Akhenaten
  • King Tut
  • Seti I

10. This woman regent had herself crowned King of Egypt:

  • Queen Tiy
  • Hatshepsut
  • Nefertari

1. The Rosetta Stone played a key role in the deciphering of the hieroglyphic language. There are three languages inscribed on the stone: hieroglyphics, demotic, and:
Greek

2. The scarab, an amulet associated with resurrection, is shaped like what animal?
Dung beetle

3. The bright blue or green glazed ceramic used in Ancient Egyptian art is:
Faience

4. Who deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics?
Jean-François Champollion

5. The Great Pyramid at Giza belongs to which pharaoh?
Khufu

6. The Great Sphinx at Giza is a huge sculpture which portrays the head of the pharaoh Khafre on the body of which animal?
Lion

7. The pharaoh Akhenaten changed the religion of Egypt from the worship of the god Amun to the worship of Aten. Aten was:
The sun disc

8. It is thought that builders of the pyramids transported granite from the quarries to the construction site via what method?
Barges in the Nile river

9. Nefertiti was the wife of:
Akhenaten

10. This woman regent had herself crowned King of Egypt:
Hatshepsut

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