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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 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 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 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
Who was the god of the sun?
  1. Anubis
  2. Ma'at
  3. Horus
  4. Ra
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 underworld and resurrection?
  1. Ra
  2. Set
  3. Isis
  4. Osiris
Grade 5 Egypt
Who was the Egyptian god of wisdom and writing?
  1. Amon-Re
  2. Thoth
  3. Isis
  4. Osiris
Grade 5 Roman Empire
Answer the following questions about ancient Roman gods.
__ Who is the Roman god of war? A. Apollo
__ Who is the Roman god of thunder? B. Venus
__ Who is the queen of the Roman gods? C. Pluto
__ Who is the Roman messenger god? D. Mars
__ Who is the Roman god of the sea and horses? E. Jupiter
__ Who is the Romen god of archery, music, healing, and the sun? F. Neptune
__ Who is the Roman goddess of love? G. Diana
__ Who is the Roman goddess of wisdom? H. Juno
__ Who is the Roman goddess of hunting, the wilderness, and the Moon? I. Minerva
__ Who is the Roman god of the underworld? J. Mercury
Grade 5 Greece
Answer the following questions about ancient Greek gods.
__ Who is the Greek god of war? A. Ares
__ Who is the Greek god of thunder? B. Zeus
__ Who is the queen of the Greek gods? C. Hermes
__ Who is the Greek messenger god? D. Apollo
__ Who is the god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses? E. Hera
__ Who is the Greek god of archery, music, healing, and the sun? F. Poseidon
__ Who is the Greek goddess of love? G. Hades
__ Who is the Greek goddess of the harvest? H. Artemis
__ Who is the Greek goddess of hunting, the wilderness, and the Moon? I. Aphrodite
__ Who is the Greek god of the underworld? J. Demeter
Grade 5 Egypt
Answer the following questions about when events happened in Egyptian history.
Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom Ptolemaic
Rosetta Stone was created
Pyramids were built
Egypt became monotheistic under Akhenaten
Osiris became the most important god
The Valley of the Kings became the royal burial site
Cleopatra became pharaoh
The Hyskos began to settle in Egypt
The Great Sphinx was carved
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
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