Ancient Egyptian Economy & Society Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In reference to the Nile River, inundation refers to _____.

Question 2 2. Why did ancient Egyptians orient themselves toward the south due?

Question 3 3. The fact that the Nile had a dense population meant that _____.

Question 4 4. Taxes in ancient Egypt were paid annually via the _____.

Question 5 5. Without a currency, the ancient Egyptians operated trade via the _____.

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Question 6 6. The unit of measurement used in ancient Egypt for trade was called the _____.

Question 7 7. How often does the Nile River flood?

Question 8 8. Once the flood waters receded, what did the Nile River leave behind that was ideal for farming?

Question 9 9. Why were crops so important to the Egyptian Empire?

Question 10 10. With the Pharaoh at the top of the Egyptian social pyramid, who came next?

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Question 11 11. How did peasants differ from slaves in ancient Egypt?

Question 12 12. When compared to a modern treasurer, what is unusual about the position of chief treasurer in ancient Egypt?

Question 13 13. Who were the principle enemies of the Egyptians during the era of Ramesside Imperialism?

Question 14 14. What was important about the resolution to the conflict over Kadesh?

Question 15 15. The Battle of Kadesh was fought to a stalemate. Why was Ramses II able to spin this as a victory?

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Question 16 16. The title of Mistress of the Household meant that once they were married, Egyptian women _____.

Question 17 17. When could women become a Pharoah?

Question 18 18. Legally, Egyptian women's place in society meant that _____.

Question 19 19. Ma'at, the Egyptian goddess of morality and order, was the daughter of which god, according to ancient Egyptian mythology?

Question 20 20. According to the ancient Egyptian standards of Ma'at, what would probably happen to an Egyptian who murdered someone and was caught, but did not confess or feel remorse for their crime, resulting in a burdened heart?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was NOT a responsibility of the pharaoh in upholding the laws of Ma'at in ancient Egypt?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was produced in Egypt?

Question 23 23. What did the Egyptians buy from Lebanon?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT an advantage for Egyptian merchants?

Question 25 25. The ability to navigate the Nile for travel in ancient Egypt led to which of the following developments?

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Question 26 26. Ancient Egypt had trade routes stretching as far as _____.

Question 27 27. The Nile River flows in which direction?

Question 28 28. Why was embalming such an integral part of Egyptian burials?

Question 29 29. Ramesside Imperialism refers to the expansion of Egypt under two pharaohs: _____ and Ramses II.

Question 30 30. Why did scholars take so long to learn about the Pharaoh Hatshepsut?

Ancient Egyptian Economy & Society Chapter Exam Instructions

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