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Ancient Egyptian architecture: Quiz

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Question 1: The ________ valley has been the site of one of the most influential civilizations which developed a vast array of diverse structures encompassing ancient Egyptian architecture.
White NileNileAswanAlexandria

Question 2: Nevertheless, grave robbers stubbornly stole from the pyramids, this forcing the ancient Egyptians to halt construction on these massive structures and build their tombs in the ________ instead.
Minor tombs in the Valley of the KingsKV55Valley of the KingsExploration of the Valley of the Kings

Question 3: Exterior and interior walls, as well as the ________ and piers, were covered with hieroglyphic and pictorial frescoes and carvings painted in brilliant colors.
Corinthian orderColumnClassical orderCapital (architecture)

Question 4: After the peristyle courtyard comes the processional colonnade built by Amenhotep III – a 100 metre (328 ft) corridor lined by 14 ________-capital columns.
Oxyrhynchus PapyriEgyptAncient EgyptPapyrus

Question 5: The Luxor Temple is a huge ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today known as ________ (ancient Thebes).
AswanAlexandriaGizaLuxor

Question 6: Examples include the village ________, the Middle Kingdom town at Kahun,[3] and the fortresses at Buhen[4] and Mirgissa.
KarnakRamesseumDeir el-BahriDeir el-Medina

Question 7: Friezes on the wall describe the stages in the Opet Festival, from sacrifices at Karnak at the top left, through ________'s arrival at Luxor at the end of that wall, and concluding with his return on the opposite side.
OsirisAmunEgyptian pantheonAncient Egyptian religion

Question 8: The temple complex of Karnak is located on the banks of the River Nile some 2.5 kilometers (1.5 mi) north of ________.
GizaAlexandriaLuxorAswan

Question 9: The architectural monuments, which include the ________ and the Great Sphinx of Giza, are among the largest and most famous.
Index of Egypt-related articlesGiza NecropolisEgyptian pyramidsGreat Pyramid of Giza







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