June 11, 2013

Ancient Egypt Trivia Quiz

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Trivia_quiz2Ancient Egypt Trivia Quiz

When you think of Ancient Egypt, you may think of pyramids and mummies. But did you also know a lot of today’s modern-day conveniences were invented in Ancient Egypt? For instance, Ancient Egyptians invented the first toothbrushes (fine twigs tied together into soft brushes) and toothpastes (the powder of ox hooves, ashes, and pumice)! From mummies to makeup and more, see how much you know – or can guess! – about Ancient Egypt. Let Trivia Tuesday begin!

  1. Ancient Egyptians used papyrus plants, which were stiff, reedlike plants that grew along the Nile River, to make THIS item for writing on.
  2. Name the women’s makeup that Ancient Egyptians invented:
    A. Eyeliner
    B. Lip gloss
    C. Blush
    D. Bronzer
  3. To create a mummy, Egyptians first had to remove all of the body’s what?
  4. In the classic mummy pose, the mummy’s hands are placed over which part of the body?
  5. How many pyramids are there at the Pyramids of Giza?
  6. Which of these did Ancient Egyptians invent?
    A. Sporks
    B. Wigs
    C. Fishing nets
    D. iPads
  7. What is the name of the coffin a mummy sits in?
  8. What was the ancient form of Egyptian writing called?
  9. True or False? Women were equal to men in Ancient Egypt.
  10. Who was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt? Hint: she was a woman.

Scroll your answers in the Comments below, and check your answers here!

–Ratha, STACKS Writer

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  1. brilliantgoat6

    i like this article because you get to learn about ancient things that we use today and they invented back then.

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  2. amousedmouse10

    I think this post is good because you learn about what they envented.And how mummies enventeed that kind of stuff.And I was shoucked that they made the frist toothbrush and i did not this they coul make makeu in that time zone?!?!?!

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  3. percyjacksonlover

    papyrus
    eyeliner/kohl
    moisture?
    heart
    3
    wigs or fishing nets
    sarcophagus
    hieroglyphics
    FALSE, FALSE, FALSE!!!!!!!! (humph)
    Hatshepsut or Cleopatra (my dad calls her hot chicken soup)

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  4. sillyparakeet5

    1. papyrus scrolls
    2. eyeliner
    3. internal organs
    4. across the chest
    5. 3 pyramids
    6. fishing nets? (they fished right?)
    7. sarcophagus
    8. hieroglyphs
    9. true. (i’m guessing. there were woman pharoahs so…)
    10. Cleopatra

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  5. duketwister8

    1)Papyrus plants
    2)A.(Eyeliner)
    3)Organs
    4)Chest
    5)Three
    6)B.(Wigs)
    7)Sarcophagus
    8)Hieroglyphics
    9)FALSE SO FALSE!!!!
    10)Cleopatra

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  6. L

    1.papyrus (it says the word in the plant)
    2.a)eyeliner (my sister uses that)
    3.organs (btw tots gross and why? Just leave them in.)
    4.chest or heart
    5.3 pyramids(thats awesome!)
    6.wigs(so that means that wigs are old if i am correct)
    7.sarcophagus(those things are cool.)
    8.hieroglyphics(i doubt that I would be able to write them with my handwriting.)
    9.False(I do not think that is fair.)
    10.Cleopatra( she looks cool.)

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  7. awesomehermes8

    1. paper
    2. kohl
    3. internal organs. They put them in jars.
    4. chest
    5. ???
    6. B and C
    7. sarcophagus
    8. hieroglyphics
    9. false
    10. Cleopatra

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  8. locksurgeon1

    1.papyrus scroll?
    2.a?
    3.major organs
    4. lower sbdomin?
    5.3 pyramids
    6. a?
    7.sarchophagaus
    8.hieroglyphics
    9.true?
    10. Cleopatra

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  9. bookwormgirl45

    1.paper
    2.eyeliner
    3.internal organs(excluding heart)
    4.chest
    5.3
    6.wigs??
    7.sarcophagus
    8.hieroglyphics
    9. false
    10.cleopatra??

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  10. percyjacksonlover

    1. papyrus
    2.eyeliner
    3. brain
    4.heart?
    5. 3 pyramids
    6.fishing nets?
    7.sargophagus
    8.hireogyphics
    9.FALSE! DUH!
    10.um… is it Hatshetput? My dad calls her hot shoe put!

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