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• What are three things you learned from this
chapter?
*Finish Section 3-5 paper and turn in tray when
you are finished
Bellringer
• If you lived in Ancient Egypt, what would your
occupation be?
• (Farmer, artisan, warrior, builder of pyramids, doctor,
prepare mummies for burial, etc.)
• Study your Chapter 3 Vocabulary Terms
• Get your notes organized, stapled, and name on them
to turn them in tomorrow before your Ch. 3 Test
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Ch. 3-1
Ch. 3-2
Ch. 3-3 (Graphic Organizer)
Ch. 3-4 (Graphic Organizer)
Ch. 3-5 (Graphic Organizer
Ancient Egypt & Nubia Review
1. The Nile River affected ancient Egyptian life
by creating
A.
B.
C.
D.
Hot winds that blew across the land
Lower and Upper Egypt
Rich farmland in the river valley
A large desert
2. In about 4000 B.C., the earliest communities
in the Nile River valley first developed
A.
B.
C.
D.
In the delta of Lower Egypt
In the delta of Upper Egypt
In the deserts of Upper Egypt
Between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
3. The greatest achievement of the pharaoh
Menes was
A.
B.
C.
D.
Conquering the Nubians
Uniting Upper and Lower Egypt
Building a pyramid
Ruling the empire from Abu Simbel
4. The Egyptian pharaohs ruled with absolute
power over
A.
B.
C.
D.
All the people in Africa
Only priests
Only slaves
All Egyptians
5. Around 4000 B.C., which of the following
appeared in the Nile River delta?
A.
B.
C.
D.
Traders from other countries
Nubian soldiers
First communities in the Nile River valley
The first Egyptian artisans and miners
6. Throughout the first six dynasties, Egypt
became
A.
B.
C.
D.
Weak and divided
Bigger and more prosperous
A target for conquering empires
The first civilization to be ruled by local governors
7. Because ancient Egyptian civilization was
located on the banks of the Nile River, Egypt
had
A.
B.
C.
D.
Rich farmland
Poor farmland
No farmland
Hardly any farmland
8. Religion played an important part in Egyptian
life by
A. Encouraging Egypt to make peace with its
neighbors
B. Destroying the power of the pharaoh
C. Explaining natural events to the people
D. Supporting a democratic government
9. What happened when Nubians took control
of trade routes by using iron weapons?
A.
B.
C.
D.
They made pyramids from metal instead of stone
Meroe became rich
They stopped spending time growing crops
Meroe controlled an empire that extended into
Europe
10.How did the ancient Egyptians demonstrate
their belief in life after death?
A.
B.
C.
D.
They believed in only one God
They preserved the bodies of their dead
They became famous warriors
They did not think the bodies of the dead should
be preserved
11.Ancient Egyptian astronomers studied the
stars to
A.
B.
C.
D.
Predict the flooding of the Nile River
Appoint the next pharaoh
Create new medicines from plants
Create a new writing system
12.In ancient Egypt, most of the people
belonged to the social class of
A.
B.
C.
D.
Artisans
Merchants
Kings and nobles
Workers and farmers
13.Egyptian rulers governed their empire
A.
B.
C.
D.
By establishing a democracy
By maintaining absolute power over the people
By establishing dynasties that were unstable
With the help of governors elected by the
citizens
14.Because of Nubia’s location between Egypt
and Central Africa, it was
A.
B.
C.
D.
Destroyed by the people of Kush
A center for trade
Never very prosperous
The first sea empire
15.In ancient Egypt, a very important religious
practice was to
A.
B.
C.
D.
Worship the pharaoh’s children
Travel to the west bank of the Nile each night
Prepare the dead for the afterlife
Worship one God
16.To keep track of the kingdom’s growing
wealth, ancient Egyptians began to
A.
B.
C.
D.
Use hieroglyphics
Tax the farmers
Use cuneiform
Publish a list of the pharaoh’s possessions each
year
17.The first pharaoh’s of the New Dynasty
expanded Egypt’s
A.
B.
C.
D.
Universities
Power
Religion
Farmland
18.The lives of the Egyptian peasants were
greatly influenced by
A.
B.
C.
D.
Their ability to read and write
The study of astronomy
The planting seasons
Their contact with merchants from other
countries
Vocabulary Matching
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Artisan
Astronomer
Cataract
Dynasty
Hieroglyph
Papyrus
Pharaoh
• Pyramid
• Regent
• Silt
• Essay- List three
specific achievements
of the Egyptians.

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