Geography of Early Settlements in Egypt, Kush & Canaan


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Which major river system helped influence the rise of Egypt?

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1. Which ancient civilization arose just south of Egypt along tributaries of the Nile Valley?

2. What made the Kingdom of Kush's reliance on the Nile different from Egypt's?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Practice and improve your knowledge of the early civilizations in Egypt, Canaan and Kush through this quiz and worksheet combo. Topics the quiz focuses on include the characteristics of each civilization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet test you on:

  • Major river systems in Egypt
  • Difference between the Egyptian and Kush kingdoms
  • Characteristics of the city of Jericho

Skills Practiced

You can also use these resources to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the location of Canaan from the lesson on the geography of early Egyptian, Kush, and Canaan settlements
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics of the Kingdom of Kush
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the major river systems of the region

Additional Learning

Please take a look at the lesson titled Geography of Early Settlements in Egypt, Kush & Canaan to gain more information on these civilizations. Reading this lesson can assist you in meeting the following objectives:

  • Identify the characteristics of the ancient Egyptian kingdom
  • Understand Kingdom of Kush's reliance on the Nile River
  • Recognize the place Canaan holds in history