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The continent where Ancient Egypt was located

 Africa

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This word means a long, long time ago, very old

 Ancient

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What was the social life of the Egyptians? What did they do?

Danced. Sang. Played games.

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Who was the main God of the Egyptians?

Ra

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Who was the youngest Pharaoh?

Tut

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The ancient Egyptians lived along this river

The Nile


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What was the ruler of Egypt called? Name at least one famous ruler. 

Pharaoh.

Khufu, Ramses II, Hatshepsut, Tut.  

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How did the Nile improve agriculture?

It over flood the lands, provided rich soil for growing food; it provided water for growing food.

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What was the food of the Egyptians? Name at least 3 types of food.

Grain, fruit, vegetables, fish

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Who worked out the mystery of the Rosetta Stone?

Jean François Champollion

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A large statue that has the body of a lion and the head of a human.

A Sphinx

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True of False: The Nile floods every year.

True.

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The Ancient Egyptian form of writing was called what? What did it consist of? 

 Hieroglyphics. Pictures. 

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What kinds of barriers protected Ancient Egypt from invaders? Please name as many as you can.

Deserts and Seas. 

Nubian, Arabian, Libyan, and Syrian Deserts.

Mediterranean, Red, and Dead Sea.

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Which Pharaoh built the Great Pyramid? 

Khufu.


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What was harvested and made into baskets, paper, and sandals? 

Papyrus

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Which group of people were the majority of the labor force that built the pyramids?

Farmers

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These huge tombs were built by hand with no machines

 Pyramids

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The Nile is the __________ river in the world. This is in dispute with which other river in the world? 

Longest. The Amazon River. 

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Who was the first female pharaoh of Ancient Egypt? What grew significantly under her reign?  

Hatshepsut. The economy grew significantly under her reign due to trade expeditions. 

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What is an example of ancient Egyptian architecture, where Pharaohs were buried?

Pyramids

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What is the device the Egyptians primarily used for irrigation? Please describe it in detail.

Shaduf. The Shaduf consisted of a counterweighted bucket on a pole that could easily by operated by one person. It helped transport water from the Nile onto the crops. 

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This is how the Ancient Egyptians preserved their dead. What were they placed in? 

Mummification. They were placed in tombs/pyramids. 

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What is the climate of Egypt like? Name 3 types of wildlife that could be found there.

Egypt is hot and dry. Wildlife included Fish, ducks, geese, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, and ostriches. 

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Which Pharaoh was the most hated of all of the Pharaohs? What was the main reason why?

Ikhnaton. He switched the religious beliefs of Ancient Egypt from the worship of many gods (polytheism), to the worship of one god (monotheism). 

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