Hyksos: Definition, History & People


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The Hyksos were _____.

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1. What new technologies did the Hyksos bring to Egypt?

2. The Hyksos _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This combination of quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the Hyksos people, including their migration into Egypt, role in Egyptian society, and eventual expulsion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Where the Hyksos came from and when and where they migrated to
  • Technologies used by the Hyksos
  • Hyksos role in Egypt
  • What happened to the Hyksos in 1570 B.C.E.
  • Greatest impact of the Hyksos

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Hyksos people
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Egyptian history in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding technology brought by the Hyksos into Egypt

Additional Learning

To learn more about this nomadic group, review the accompanying lesson entitled, Hyksos: Definition, History & People. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn who the Hyksos were
  • Know where the Hyksos lived
  • Explore how the Hyksos brought advancements in tools to Egypt
  • Analyze assimilation into Egyptian culture
  • Discuss Egypt's New Kingdom