• 1. 
    Which is the longest river in the world?

  • Amazon River
  • Yellow River
  • Mississippi River
  • Nile River
  • 2. 
    What body of water does the Nile River empty into?

  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Red Sea
  • Lake Victoria
  • 3. 
    Which of the following was NOT an important crop of the Ancient Egyptians?

  • Flax
  • Wheat
  • Corn
  • Papyrus
  • 4. 
    What important event took place each year that provided rich soil around the Nile River?

  • The river flooded its banks
  • Giant flocks of birds came through the land traveling south
  • Huge storms came during the rainy season
  • All of the above
  • 5. 
    True or False: Upper Egypt is located in the northern part of the Nile River where it empties into the sea.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What was Akhet?

  • The god of the Nile River
  • The harvest season
  • The season of flooding
  • The dry season
  • 7. 
    What did the Egyptians consider the Gift of the Nile?

  • The fish they were able to catch for food
  • The breeze that helped them to travel upstream
  • The rich black soil from the Nile flooding
  • The fresh water they could use for drinking and bathing
  • 8. 
    True or False: Boats on the Nile River were the primary way of traveling and shipping goods in Ancient Egypt.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    Why does the Nile River not flood the cities of modern day Egypt?

  • Because of the Aswan Dam
  • Because it stopped flooding over a thousand years ago
  • Because the cities are built on high ground and the buildings are on stilts
  • Because the river dried up around one hundred years ago
  • 10. 
    What did the Ancient Egyptians believe caused the Nile to flood each year?

  • A shifting in the gravitational pull of the sun
  • Melting snow to the south at the source of the river
  • Earthquakes in the Red Sea
  • The tears of the goddess Isis
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