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Ancient Egypt

3.7
(147 votes)
10 questions
English
1

What's the name of the Egyptian god depicted as a falcon or as a man with a falcon’s head?

Horus

Anubis

Osiris

Ra

36% got this right

Horus was a sky god associated with war and hunting.
2

Where are the pyramids of Giza located?

37% got this right

3

What is the name of this hieroglyphic symbol?

Ank

Ankh

53% got this right

4

In what year was Tutankhamun's tomb discovered?

1770
1922
1970

47% got this right

The tomb was discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter.
5

What queen is depicted in this bust?

Nefertiti

Cleopatra

Hatshepsut

Merneith

46% got this right

The bust is one of the most-copied works of ancient Egypt.
6

What ancient Egyptian site is shown in the picture?

Abu Simbel

Karnak

Luxor Temple

Temple of Hatshepsut

Hard  23% got this right

Between 1964 and 1968, the entire site was carefully cut into large blocks and reassembled in a new location.
7
Blur reveal

Who played Cleopatra in the 1963 movie?

Elizabeth Taylor

Audrey Hepburn

Grace Kelly

Rita Hayworth

44% got this right

Cleopatra was the highest-grossing film of 1963.
8

Thebes was one of the most important cities in ancient Egypt. Where was it located?

Hard  21% got this right

The ruins of Thebes lie within the modern Egyptian city of Luxor.
9

After the death of Alexander the Great, which of his companions founded a dynasty in Egypt?

Ptolemy

Antigonus

Cassander

Seleucus

40% got this right

The Ptolemaic dynasty, which ruled Egypt until the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC.
10

What was the name of the stone that made possible the deciphering of hieroglyphs?

Rosetta

Rosetta stone

Rosseta

Rosseta stone

Rossetta

Rossetta stone

63% got this right

The stone has the same text written in hieroglyphs and Greek.