Statistics for History of Egypt

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  • This quiz has been taken 6,624 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What woman was the last active pharaoh?Cleopatra
94%
What city was founded by Alexander the Great?Alexandria
93%
What paper-like substance was used to make scrolls?Papyrus
92%
What boy pharaoh's tomb was discovered in 1922?Tutankhamun
89%
What empire conquered Egypt in 30 BC?Rome
88%
What canal did Egypt nationalize in 1956, sparking a foreign invasion?Suez
87%
What stone, found in 1799, provided the key to decipher that writing?Rosetta Stone
80%
What was the form of writing used in ancient Egypt?Egyptian Hieroglyphs
80%
What country controlled Egypt from 1914-1952?United Kingdom
79%
What empire controlled Egypt before that?Ottoman Empire
76%
What peninsula did Israel seize from Egypt in 1967 - and return in 1980?Sinai Peninsula
71%
What ancient Egyptian capital shares its name with a city in Tennessee?Memphis
70%
What "Great" pharaoh reigned for 66 years?Ramses II
59%
What German general invaded Egypt during WWII?Erwin Rommel
59%
What ancient goddess was worshipped as the ideal mother and wife?Isis
56%
What President was overthrown in 2011?Hosni Mubarak
54%
What dam was built on the Nile River during the 1960s?Aswan Dam
46%
What President was assassinated after making peace with Israel?Anwar Sadat
42%
What President decided to nationalize the canal?Gamal Abdel Nasser
32%
What square in Cairo was the site of massive protests during the Arab Spring?{Tahrir} Square
29%

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