Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Temples in Ancient Egypt - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is a polytheistic religion?

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1. Why was mummification so important to ancient Egyptians?

2. Why did pharaohs have such large tombs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of Ancient Egyptian funerary practices. You will be tested on the reason pharaohs had temples built near their tombs and the pyramids of Giza.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the assessment tools to gauge your understanding of the following:

  • Purpose of the pharaohs' large tombs and nearby temples
  • Definition of polytheistic religion
  • Function of the pyramids of Giza
  • Importance of mummification to Ancient Egyptians

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the art of the ancient world
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the definition of polytheistic religion
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason pharaohs had large tombs

Additional Learning

To study more information about Ancient Egypt, go over the lesson titled Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Temples in Ancient Egypt. You will find these objectives in the lesson:

  • Identify mummification and its process
  • Review the purpose of a sarcophagus
  • Learn information about the pyramids of Giza and the reason they were built