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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Egypt Questions

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Grade 6 :: Egypt by nkapadz
The Egyptians are best known for building
  1. Pyramids
  2. Irrigation canals
  3. Cataracts
  4. Deltas
Grade 6 :: Egypt by nkapadz
Why were tombs filled with art, jewelry, and other treasures?
  1. The tombs served as museums.
  2. The tombs were the private storage rooms of the pharaoh.
  3. Egyptians believed tombs to be the safest places in the kingdom.
  4. Egyptians believed the dead enjoyed such materials in the afterlife.
Grade 6 :: Egypt by DrWho
Why is "King Tut" so popular in the world today?
  1. He was a great ruler
  2. He married Cleopatra
  3. He was in charge for many years
  4. He defeated Alexander "The Great" in battle
  5. None of the above
  6. All of the above
Grade 6 :: Egypt by kerryod
What is the definition of the word pharaoh?
  1. a goddess
  2. a ruler of ancient Egypt
  3. a god
  4. a polytheistic
Grade 6 :: Egypt by nkapadz
What discovery have historians the key they need to read Egyptian hieroglyphics?
  1. Obelisk
  2. Papyrus
  3. Rosetta Stone
  4. Sphinx
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
In which Kingdom were most of the Pyramids buiilt?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. Middle Kingdom
  3. New Kingdom
  4. None of the Above
Grade 6 :: Egypt by kerryod
What did the Egyptians use as a form of writing?
  1. cuniform
  2. clay tablets
  3. egyptian
  4. heiroglyphics
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
When the Ancient Egyptians no longer built pyramids because of looting, they buried the kings in the
  1. Valley of the Dead
  2. Valley of the Sphinx
  3. Valley of the Kings
  4. Valley of the Pharoahs
Grade 6 :: Egypt by kerryod
The Egyptians believed this would make sure a person reached the next world.
  1. mummification
  2. polytheism
  3. atheism
  4. monotheism
Grade 6 :: Egypt by kerryod
Pyramids were built so Egyptians could                                          .
  1. protect their king in the after-life
  2. decorate Egypt with beauty
  3. make sure any person could live on forever
  4. have a safe hideout
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
Anubis was the god of
  1. Death and Mummification
  2. the Nile
  3. Earth
  4. the Sky
Grade 6 :: Egypt by Off10h8ed
Egyptians believed that after death people:
  1. would live again
  2. would become a god or goddess
  3. would just no longer exist
  4. would become an animal
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
Amulets were put inside the wrapping of a mummy for:
  1. Good Luck
  2. To pay the Ferry man
  3. To keep bugs out of the wrappings
  4. to make the mummy smell good
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
In Which Kingdom of Ancient Egypt did they begin to build an EMPIRE?
  1. Old Kingdom
  2. Middle Kingdom
  3. New Kingdom
  4. None of the Above
Grade 6 :: Egypt by rneiuber
King Narmer united Upper and                 Egypt.
  1. Eastern
  2. Western
  3. Lower
  4. Southern
Grade 6 :: Egypt by Off10h8ed
The Ancient Egyptian system of writing is called:
  1. papyrus
  2. hieroglyphics
  3. pharaohs
  4. Tutankhamen
Grade 6 :: Egypt by nkapadz
Which of the following supports the fact that the Nile Valley was suited for settlement?
  1. The geography supported various desert plants and birds.
  2. The geography included many areas for hunters to hunt widely.
  3. The geography included areas for farming.
  4. The geography helped to unify the country.
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