What Is the Kush Civilization?


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If you were in Egypt, which direction would you travel to arrive in the Kingdom of the Kush?

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1. How did Egyptians first encounter the Kush?

2. What was the time of the dynasty in which the Kush ruled Egypt?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the Kush civilization. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the location of the Kingdom of the Kush in relation to Egypt.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • First encounters between the Kush and the Egyptians
  • Relocation of the Kush's capital city
  • Dynasty in which the Kush ruled Egypt

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Kush civilization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Egyptian invasion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the period of the Kush's independence

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, What is the Kush Civilization? This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the Kush in both locations and alternate names
  • Understand how the Nile River affected the development of the Kush civilization
  • Recognize the influence of the Egyptians on the Kush
  • Know the changes in the Kush culture after the relocation of their capital city