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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Ancient History Questions

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Grade 5 Egypt
Egyptian mummies were usually dehydrated using natron, which is what?
  1. a salt
  2. an herb
  3. a type of reed
  4. Silt from the Nile
Grade 5 Mesopotamia
The earliest true cities developed in the 4th century BCE in what region?
  1. India
  2. Egypt
  3. Greece
  4. Mesopotamia
Grade 5 Egypt
Purposeful mummification in Egypt began during what period?
  1. 2nd Intermediate Period
  2. Middle Kingdom
  3. New Kingdom
  4. Old Kingdom
Grade 5 Ancient History
Cities first developed after what advancement?
  1. iron working
  2. agriculture
  3. the wheel
  4. money
Grade 5 Greece
The Parthenon remained well-preserved until 1687 when it was damaged in a gunpowder explosion.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Ancient Egyptians believed that the dead body had to be preserved so that the soul could inhabit it again in the afterlife.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Before mummification the brain of the deceased was taken out through the nose using a hook.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
In the Egyptian mummification process it took forty days to dehydrate a body.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Egyptian tombs were often filled with food, drink, clothes, and furniture for the mummy to use in the afterlife.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
The least expensive form of mummification simply involved removing all the internal organs and dehydrating the body with natron.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Only the Pharaoh was allowed to be mummified.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
After a body was dried, it was rubbed with wine and oils and then wrapped in linen in a process that could take up to 50 days.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Amulets, magic spells, and prayers were often wrapped in the linen with the body in order to provide protection.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Egypt
Because he was the god of mummification, the lids of all canopic jars were shaped like Osiris.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Ancient India
Cities in the Indus Valley Civilization were the first to have               sanitation                systems.
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Roman cities were built in a grid pattern.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Greece
Match the Acropolis building with its description.
Propylaea Parthenon Odeon of Herodes Atticus Erechtheion
Roman theatre built into the side of the Acropolis hill
The gate to the Acropolis
The temple dedicated to Athena
The temple on the mythological spot of the contest between Athena and Poseidon
Grade 5 Egypt
Who was the god of the sun?
  1. Anubis
  2. Ma'at
  3. Horus
  4. Ra
Grade 5 Egypt
Who was the Egyptian god of wisdom and writing?
  1. Amon-Re
  2. Thoth
  3. Isis
  4. Osiris
Grade 5 Egypt
Who was the god of the underworld and resurrection?
  1. Ra
  2. Set
  3. Isis
  4. Osiris
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