The Reign of Akhenaten: Accomplishments & Contributions

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Akhenaten began his reign with what moniker?

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1. Akhenaten means _____.

2. Akhenaten ordered the building of a new Egyptian capital, _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet assessment tool is designed to measure how much you know about the policies and actions of Egyptian ruler Akhenaten. You will be quizzed on this ruler's name, politics and impact on Egypt's capital and even its art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you should be prepared to do the following:

  • Identify Akhenaten's original name
  • State the meaning of 'Akhenaten'
  • Name the new capital that Akhenaten had built
  • Describe features of Egyptian artwork under the rule of Akhenaten
  • Explain why this ruler's father, Amenhotep III, favored the god Aten

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as Akhenaten's true moniker and what his name means
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Egypt's capital built under the rule of Akhenaten
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain Amenhotep's dedication to the god Aten

Additional Learning

Gain a deeper understanding of this historical figure by reviewing the lesson called The Reign of Akhenaten: Accomplishments & Contributions. You will learn:

  • When Akhenaten took the throne
  • What Akhenaten ordered after changing his name to reflect his interest in the god Aten
  • How far the new capital was built from the city of Thebes
  • What traumatic events happened during the celebration of Akhenaten's 12th year of his reign
  • When Akhenaten died
  • The effect of Akhenaten's lack of foreign policy on Egypt
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