Old Kingdom Egypt: Geography & Environment


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Which of these was an annual event that was very beneficial for the people of the Old Kingdom?

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1. The pharaohs of the Old Kingdom were the first rulers in Egyptian history to focus on what?

2. Where did the Old Kingdom pharaohs build their capital and the necropolises?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set helps you measure your knowledge of the geography of Egypt's Old Kingdom. You will be asked about the location of major cities and cultural sites.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to make sure you understand:

  • The location of the Old Kingdom capital
  • Major accomplishments of Old Kingdom pharaohs
  • The annual event that benefited all of Egypt

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where Saqqara, Giza, Dashur and Abusir were located
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the location of the necropolises of the Old Kingdom and the name of its capital
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the annual event that benefited all of Egypt

Additional Learning

If you are still curious about this ancient kingdom, review the lesson titled Old Kingdom Egypt: Geography & Environment. New information covered includes:

  • The Nile plant used by Egyptians to make a kind of paper
  • Pyramids at Abusir
  • The area conquered by Old Kingdom Pharaoh Djoser