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Curious Facts About Ancient Egypt

written by: yana999
 
Answer these questions about the ancient civilization of eastern North Africa.

Question 1:


What part of an Egyptian pharaoh's body was never allowed to be seen?
His arms
His hair
His neck
His eyes

Question 2:


In order to deter flies from landing on his body, Pepi II of Egypt would keep around him several naked slaves whose bodies were covered with honey.
True
False

Question 3:


In ancient Egypt neither women nor men wore makeup.
True
False

Question 4:


In ancient Egypt infections were treated with mouldy bread.
False
True

Question 5:


In ancient Egypt, what did rich Egyptians wear in order to be distinguished from common people?
Makeup
Wigs
None of these
Slippers

Question 6:


Who established himself as ruler of Egypt following Alexander the Great's death?
None of these
Cleopatra
Ramesses II
Ptolemy Soter

Question 7:


Which of the following was invented by ancient Egyptians?
Sun clocks
Locks with keys
Glass and earthenware
All of these

Question 8:


The Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact till present day.
True
False

Question 9:


Women in ancient Egypt enjoyed legal and economic equality with men.
True
False

Question 10:


Which of the following statements refers to Ramses II, known as Ramses the Great?
He had 8 official wives and almost 100 concubines.
All of these
He was over 90 years old when he died.
He was allegedly defeated by the Hittite army in the legendary battle of Kadesh in 1288.

 


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