• 1. 
    Which of the following best describes the Book of the Dead?

  • A religious book describing the origins of the Egyptian gods
  • A book recording all of the people who died in Ancient Egypt
  • A giant book that the pharaoh carried around
  • A collection of spells to help people in the afterlife
  • 2. 
    Around how many chapters were considered part of the Book of the Dead?

  • 3
  • 190
  • 24
  • 12
  • 3. 
    When did scribes first start to write down the chapters on papyrus?

  • 900 BC
  • 3000 BC
  • 1600 BC
  • 200 BC
  • 4. 
    True or false: Most people in Ancient Egypt wanted to have some of the spells of the Book of the Dead buried with them.

  • TRUE
  • 5. 
    Which of the following were spells from the Book of the Dead?

  • Preventing a person from having to work in the afterlife
  • All of the above
  • Taking the shape of a crocodile
  • Fighting against snakes
  • 6. 
    What was the subject of chapter 125?

  • A hymn to the god Osiris
  • A spell used to help the person get drinking water
  • A spell used on the day a person was buried
  • The judgment of a person by the god Osiris
  • 7. 
    True or false: All versions of the Book of the Dead are exactly the same.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    Why did people want a Book of the Dead in the afterlife?

  • To give them special powers in the underworld
  • To help protect them from demons
  • To help win them a place in the heavens
  • All of the above
  • 9. 
    What was weighed against the truth or the feather of Maat during the judging of the soul?

  • The mummy
  • The brain
  • The heart
  • The lungs
  • 10. 
    True or false: The Book of the Dead was expensive for people to buy in Ancient Egypt.

  • TRUE
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