Egypt. Can you pass this quiz about one of the most important empires in history?

Egypt

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Egypt. Can you pass this quiz about one of the most important empires in history?


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  • Question of

    How many empires is the history of Egypt before Christ divided into?

    • In three
    • In two
  • Question of

    And these Empires are:

    • First or Great Empire, Second or Ancient Empire
    • Old Empire, Middle Empire, New Empire
  • Question of

    Which of these two was longer?

    • New Empire
    • Middle Empire
  • Question of

    One of the main reasons for the decline of the Ancient Empire was:

    • Famine, caused by the drought of the Nile
    • War, in which more than half the population died
  • Question of

    The pharaohs were considered almost divine beings, in the early stages identified with the god:

    • Horus
    • Isis
  • Question of

    They were also considered ‘children of the god Ra’ from the dynasty onwards:

    • III
    • V
  • Question of

    For the ancient Egyptians, who was the first pharaoh?

    • Nermer
    • Ramses I
  • Question of

    The last pharaoh was a woman, who?

    • Hatshepsut
    • Cleopatra VII
  • Question of

    The main capital of the Old Empire was:

    • Thebes
    • Menfis
  • Question of

    What is the pyramid tomb of one of the most prominent pharaohs of the Old Empire, Dyeser, which is attributed to his vizier and designer architect Imhotep?

    • Pyramid of Giza
    • Step Pyramid of Saqqara
  • Question of

    The Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Sphinx were built during the time of the:

    • Middle Empire
    • Ancient Empire
  • Question of

    What was Thebes’ main rival city during the first interim period and also Pharaoh Mentuhotep’s first target?

    • Abido
    • Heracleópolis
  • Question of

    The Story of Sinuhé, the pinnacle of Egyptian literature, was inspired and tells the facts about:

    • Intef, the first pharaoh of the 11th century
    • Amenemhat I (at first a high Egyptian official) and his son Sesostris I, the first pharaohs of the XIIth Dynasty
  • Question of

    The New Empire begins with:

    • The reunification of Egypt under Amosis I
    • The arrival on the throne of the sovereigns of Libyan origin
  • Question of

    The first recorded strike in history took place during the time of the New Empire, in the reign of Ramses III. Whose strike was it?

    • Craftsmen claiming food rations
    • Farmers claiming tax cuts

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