Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Where were Saqqara, Giza, Dashur, and Abusir all located?

Question 2 2. Where did the Old Kingdom pharaohs build their capital and the necropolises?

Question 3 3. Which of these was the capital city of the Old Kingdom?

Question 4 4. The pharaohs of the Old Kingdom were the first rulers in Egyptian history to focus on what?

Question 5 5. What was a nomarch?

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Question 6 6. Which pharaoh reunified Egypt and ended the First Intermediate Period?

Question 7 7. Which of these cities was not a major center of power at some point during the First Intermediate Period?

Question 8 8. How did the reign of Pepi II lead to the end of the Old Kingdom?

Question 9 9. Which of these beliefs emerged with the unification of the two Egyptian kingdoms?

Question 10 10. Which of these is considered evidence of the unification of the two Egyptian kingdoms?

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Question 11 11. Before the rise of the pharaohs, how many Egyptian kingdoms were there along the Nile?

Question 12 12. Who unified the two Egyptian kingdoms?

Question 13 13. Ancient Egyptians divided their own history into how many dynasties?

Question 14 14. The Old Kingdom is also commonly known as:

Question 15 15. Which of these was NOT a factor in the fall of the Old Kingdom?

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Question 16 16. Which of these pharaohs reigned for more than 90 years?

Question 17 17. This relief shows which pharaoh of ancient Egypt?

Question 18 18. The Saqqara pyramid complex was created under which pharaoh?

Question 19 19. Why do we have a comparative wealth of sources from the Sixth Dynasty?

Question 20 20. The third millennium BCE saw the formation of which era in Egyptian history?

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Question 21 21. How do both the Scorpion Maceheads and Narmer Palette depict the concept of a unified Egypt?

Question 22 22. How many dynasties made up the Early Dynastic Period of Ancient Egypt?

Question 23 23. Which of these does NOT seem to have been developed under the Early Dynastic Period?

Question 24 24. What did Narmer and his heirs do that really helped create a unified Egyptian culture?

Question 25 25. Which of these best characterizes Egypt under the Hyksos dynasties?

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Question 26 26. What event led to the end of the Second Intermediate Period in Egypt?

Question 27 27. Who eventually invaded/conquered Egypt, leading to the Second Intermediate Period?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best characterizes the intermediate periods in Egyptian history?

Question 29 29. Which of these was an annual event that was very beneficial for the people of the Old Kingdom?

Question 30 30. Which dynasties occurred during the First Intermediate Period?

Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt Chapter Exam Instructions

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