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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Karnak temple's hypostyle halls are constructed with rows of thick columns supporting the roof beams.
  The maximum territorial extent of Ancient Egypt (15th century BC)
  Map of ancient Egypt, showing major cities and sites of the Dynastic period (c. 3150 BC to 30 BC)
  The Edwin Smith surgical papyrus (ca 16th century BC) describes anatomy and medical treatments and is written in hieratic.

Question 2: [127] The sistrum was a rattle-like ________ that was especially important in religious ceremonies.
Classical musicByzantine lyraMusical instrumentMusical notation

Question 3: As a result, priests developed a system of ________ to communicate the will of the gods directly to the people.
DivinationMoiraeEasterOracle

Question 4: Egypt was conquered by a succession of foreign powers in this late period, and the rule of the pharaohs officially ended in 31 BC when the early ________ conquered Egypt and made it a province.
Western Roman EmpireRoman EmpireRoman RepublicByzantine Empire

Question 5: There is also evidence to suggest that ________ were briefly utilized in the Late Period, but largely abandoned due to lack of grazing land.
HippopotamusAsian ElephantLionElephant

Question 6: The ancient Egyptians cultivated emmer and ________, and several other cereal grains, all of which were used to make the two main food staples of bread and beer.
GarlicMaizeBarleyRice

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  A tomb relief depicts workers plowing the fields, harvesting the crops, and threshing the grain under the direction of an overseer.
  The Ka statue provided a physical place for the Ka to manifest.
  The Ka statue provided a physical place for the Ka to manifest.
  The Fayum mummy portraits epitomize the meeting of Egyptian and Roman cultures.

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Anubis was the ancient Egyptian god associated with mummification and burial rituals; here, he attends to a mummy.
  A typical Naqada II jar decorated with gazelles. (Predynastic Period)
  Sennedjem plows his fields with a pair of oxen, used as beasts of burden and a source of food.
  Karnak temple's hypostyle halls are constructed with rows of thick columns supporting the roof beams.

Question 9: During this decline, the foreign Asiatic settlers began to seize control of the delta region, eventually coming to power in Egypt as the ________.
New KingdomEgypt (Roman province)Predynastic EgyptHyksos

Question 10: Once in control of their own resources, the provinces became economically richer — a fact demonstrated by larger and better burials among all ________.
Social stratificationWorking classUpper classSocial class
















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