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The Kingdom of Kush: Location, Events & Leaders

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Which of the following was the earliest culture in the Kush region?

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1. By how many years did Kerma predate Egypt?

2. The Kush admired which culture?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Kingdom of Kush was located in Africa, and the combination of this quiz and worksheet will help assess how much you know about the history of the kingdom. The quiz asks varied questions on topics ranging from relations with Egypt to the earliest people in the Kush region.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, factual queries will see what you know about the following:

  • Kush's cultural admiration of an African neighbor
  • First people discovered to live in Kush territory
  • Conquering civilization that destroyed the Kush culture
  • Kush dynasty established in Egypt

Skills Practiced

Employ these important skills by completing both the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a culture that was revered by the Kush in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the first people who lived inside the boundaries of the Kush
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Kush invasion of Egypt

Additional Learning

To learn more about the history of Kush, view the dynamic video lesson called The Kingdom of Kush: Location, Events & Leaders. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Know how archaeological remains of the first culture in the Kush region show the people possessed highly developed skills
  • Learn the importance of Kush as a center of trading
  • Understand why the Kingdom of Kush conquered Egypt
  • Identify the new capital of the Kush kingdom after the attack by Egypt
  • Know the important industry found in the Kush kingdom
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