Ancient Egypt Trivia Quiz IIHistory Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which of these people discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen?
a. Howard Carter
b. Richard Bradley
c. David Livingstone
d. Thomas Bateman
Howard Carter - On the 4th of November 1922, Carter found the steps to the tomb.
Who did Tutankhamen marry?
Ankhesenamun - Ankhesenamun was also Tut's half sister.
Which of these gods was a sun god?
Ra - Shed was known as the savior.
In ancient Egypt, what color was the Nemes Headdress?
c. Red with blue stripes
d. Blue with gold stripes
Blue with gold stripes - The headdress was worn by the pharaohs.
The famous Great Sphinx of Giza has the head of a woman and the
body of what?
Lion - It is believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians during the reign of the Pharaoh Khafra.
Which of these is not a crown worn by the ancient kings of
Canopic - The canopic jar was used in the process of mummification.
During the mummification procedure, which of these organs was
not placed in a jar?
Brain - There were normally four canopic jars.
What is the name of the largest Pyramid in Egypt?
Khufu - This pyramid is also known as the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Who was Cleopatra's son?
Caesarion - Julius Caesar was the boy's father.
Who was the ancient deity of the Nile?
Anuket - Bast is the cat god.
Isis was the ancient Egyptian goddess of what?
a. Goddess of wisdom
b. The wandering child
c. Goddess of marriage
d. Goddess of the stars
Goddess of marriage - Isis was the mother of Horus.
Where did Egyptians believe they went after they died?
c. The Afterlife
The Afterlife - The Egyptians made extensive preparations for life after death including being buried
with their possessions.
Why did Egyptians wear eye make-up?
a. To ward off evil
b. To look good
c. As a sign of wealth
d. To protect against the sun's glare
To ward off evil - The Egyptians believed that the make-up would keep evil spirits away and would
Who is considered to be the first pharaoh of Egypt?
Menes - Menes is also known as King Namer. After Menes came Zoser.
What did Egyptians write on?
c. Birch bark
Papyrus - Papyrus was a thick paper like material that was made from the fibres of the papyrus plant.
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