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Alexander the Great - Alexander was a King of Macedon.Who is credited with founding the Egyptian city of Alexandria?

       a. Cleopatra
       b. Alexander the Great
       c. Ramses II
       d. Julius Caesar


The Ka - They believed that the Ka needed food and drink to survive. What did ancient Egyptians call the "Soul"?

       a. The Ka
       b. Ra
       c. The Ankh
       d. Aton


Geb - Geb was the god of earth.Which Egyptian deity was represented by a Snake?

       a. Thoth
       b. Ptah
       c. Geb
       d. Bast


A gateway - Pylon is a Greek term for the decorative gateway to an Egyptian temple.In Egyptian architecture, what is a pylon?

       a. Part of the burial chamber
       b. A decorative pillar
       c. A gateway
       d. A tower


Limestone - The Great Sphinx is located in Giza.What kind of stone was used to make the Sphinx?

       a. Shale
       b. Sandstone
       c. Limestone
       d. Basalt


Papyrus - This plant grew along the banks of the Nile. What plant did Egyptians use to make boats, mats, sandals, baskets and writing material?

       a. Papyrus
       b. Bamboo
       c. Cotton
       d. Flax


The Red Sea - Most of ancient Egyptian cities were located along the Nile.What body of water borders Egypt to the East?

       a. The Blue Nile
       b. The Red Sea
       c. The White Nile
       d. The Mediterranean Sea


Selk - Selk was a pharaoh from the early dynastic period circa 3150 BC.In ancient Egypt, who was "The Scorpion King"?

       a. Selk
       b. Djoser
       c. Huni
       d. Khufu


Pyramid of Khufu - This pyramid is also known as the Pyramid of Cheops.What is another name for the Great Pyramid of Giza?

       a. Pyramid of Abba
       b. Pyramid of Khufu
       c. Pyramid of Nefer
       d. Pyramid of Siptah


Hedjet - The Red Crown was called the Deshret.Which of these words refers to the White Crown of Egypt?

       a. Bast
       b. Hedjet
       c. Uraeus
       d. Wadget


Red - The red and white crowns combined to form the Double Crown.What color was the lower crown of Egypt?

       a. White
       b. Blue
       c. Red
       d. Gold


Thoth - Thoth can also be depicted by an Ibis.The baboon is the animal representation of which deity?

       a. Thoth
       b. Sobek
       c. Hathor
       d. Amun


Khepri - Khepri is a solar god.Which deity in ancient Egypt is often seen depicted as a human with a beetle or scarab head?

       a. Nut
       b. Min
       c. Khepri
       d. Bes


Malachite - This mineral has a lot of copper in it.Green was a favored color of ancient Egyptian eye make-up. What was it made from?

       a. Kohl
       b. Henna
       c. Malachite
       d. Papyrus


The skin of a leopard - The pardalide was worn over one shoulder or on the priest's back. The item was often tied using the legs of the animal. The pardalide was often worn by priests in ancient Egypt. What was it made of?

       a. The skin of a leopard
       b. The skin of a crocodile
       c. Silk
       d. Gold brocade



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