Agriculture in Ancient Egypt


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The Nile River flows in which direction?

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1. How often does the Nile River flood?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The agricultural system of Ancient Egypt is the focus of these assessments. To pass, you must be familiar with tools used by Egyptian farmers and characteristics of the Nile River.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • Occurrence of the flooding of the Nile
  • Consequence of the Nile River flooding
  • How the Nile flows
  • Significance of crops to the Egyptian Empire
  • Farm tools of the Egyptians

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the flow of the Nile River
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the agriculture of Ancient Egypt
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the name of the tool used by farmers to move water from the canals to crops

Additional Learning

Learn about the agricultural practices of one of the world's oldest civilizations by completing the lesson titled Agriculture in Ancient Egypt. Objectives covered include:

  • Know the length of the Nile
  • Define delta
  • Understand how canals were used