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1) What did the Eyptians call the land on which they lived?

Black Land

2

What was NOT a geographic defense barrier for the Eyptians?

1) Nile

2) Sahara

3) Mediterranean

4) Alps

 

4) Alps

3

Where was Lower Egypt located?

The North

4

What was the symbol of Upper Egypt?

The vulture

5

What city was said to have been founded by Menes?

Memphis

6

What group composed the majority of the builders of the pyramids?

Peasants

7

What was the pharaoh Hatshepsut known for?

Encouraging trade

8

What civiliation did NOT conquer Egypt?

1)  The Romans

2) The Persians

3) The Greeks

4) The Carthaginians

4) The Carthaginians

9

In Egyptian mythology, who is said to have killed Osiris?

Seth

10

In Egyptian mythology, what was the cow-eaded goddess Hathor the goddess of ?

Love

11

Why did Egyptians practice mummification?

To preserve the ka

12

What internal organ was left inside mummies, because Egyptians thought it controlled intellect and emotions?

The heart

13

Roughly what percent of the Egyptan population were peasant farmers?

90 percent

14

What was one of the fastest ways to advance within Egyptian society?

By becoming a scribe

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What was NOT a form of Egyptian writing?

1) Hieroglyphics

2) KIeratic

3) Hiragana

4) Demotic

3) Hiragana