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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 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution was responsible for rapid population growth in cities.
  1. True
  2. False
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 Egypt
Before mummification the brain of the deceased was taken out through the nose using a hook.
  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
In the Egyptian mummification process it took forty days to dehydrate a body.
  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 Greece
The Parthenon remained well-preserved until 1687 when it was damaged in a gunpowder explosion.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie was born in France.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Modern Europe
Marie Curie is credited with developing the theory of what?
  1. magnetism
  2. electricity
  3. radiation
  4. gravity
Grade 5 Exploration
Which country is responsible for beginning the Age of Exploration?
  1. Spain
  2. France
  3. Portugal
  4. The Netherlands
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 Modern Europe
Though not the first woman to be buried there, Marie Curie was the first woman buried in this place due to her own accomplishments.
  1. The Panthéon
  2. Les Invalides
  3. Montmartre Cemetery
  4. Père Lachaise Cemetery
Grade 5 Modern Europe
During World War I, Marie Curie helped to create mobile x-ray units.
  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 Modern Europe
In 1891, Marie Curie moved to which city?
  1. Paris
  2. Berlin
  3. Krakow
  4. London
Grade 5 Latin America and Caribbean
Besides the Conquistadors what killed many Inca because of European exploration?
  1. measels
  2. plague
  3. smallpox
  4. chickenpox
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