The Nile's Impact on the Development of Egyptian Civilization - Quiz & Worksheet


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Why did ancient Egyptians orient themselves toward the south?

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1. In reference to the Nile River, inundation refers to _____.

2. Which of the following did the Nile provide?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In Africa, the Nile performed a number of vital roles in the establishment and advancement of the Ancient Egyptian civilization. You can use this printable worksheet and interactive quiz to gauge your understanding of the significant influence the Nile had on a number of aspects in Ancient Egypt. Topics include inundation and headmen.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your knowledge of the following:

  • What a headman was thought to be able to accomplish
  • Why Ancient Egyptians were oriented toward the south
  • What navigation of the Nile was responsible for developing
  • The meaning of inundation in regard to Ancient Egypt
  • What the Nile provided

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the influence of the Nile on Ancient Egypt
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the importance of the Nile and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Nile's responsibility for the development of Egyptian civilization

Additional Learning

To learn more about Ancient Egypt and its relationship with the Nile, read the accompanying lesson entitled The Nile's Impact on the Development of Egyptian Civilization. The lesson concentrates on the following objectives:

  • Discuss the value of inundation and its effect on agriculture
  • Illustrate the Nile's importance to transportation and to the military
  • Comment on some positive developments of having a unified, dense population in the vicinity of the Nile
  • Explain about the gods that the Egyptians associated with the cycle of inundation