• 1. 
    Why did the Ancient Egyptians build temples?

  • To keep government records
  • To entertain children
  • To teach people how to read and write
  • To house their gods and perform rituals
  • 2. 
    What was the purpose of a mortuary temple?

  • To keep government records
  • To be a palace for the current pharaoh
  • To be a burial site for dead priests
  • To worship a dead pharaoh
  • 3. 
    One type of Egyptian temple was a mortuary temple, what was the other kind?

  • Pyramid Temple
  • Vizier Temple
  • Pharaoh Temple
  • Cultus Temple
  • 4. 
    Who worked in the temples and made offerings to the gods?

  • Artisans
  • Farmers
  • Soldiers
  • Priests
  • 5. 
    True or False: Being a high priest was considered a lowly job and was only given to slaves or criminals.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    Who performed the most important rituals in the temple?

  • General of the army
  • High Priest
  • Pharaoh
  • Grand Vizier
  • 7. 
    What did priests have to do in order to serve the gods?

  • All of the above
  • Wash twice a day
  • Wear clean clothes
  • Be pure
  • 8. 
    What central room housed the statue of the god worshiped at the temple?

  • Courtyard
  • Sanctuary
  • Hypostyle Hall
  • King's Chamber
  • 9. 
    What was stored by the temple in order to feed the people during times of famine?

  • Grain
  • Dried meat
  • Fruit
  • Fish
  • 10. 
    True or False: Some temples became large complexes that employed thousands of workers.

  • TRUE
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