Welcome to Egypt trivia! Egypt is known as the cradle of civilization and has a long and storied history spanning more than 4,000 years. The ancient Egyptians are famous for their monumental architecture, incredible artwork, and their mysterious religion. Egypt was the center of power in the Mediterranean region, influencing politics and culture throughout the ancient world. Today, Egypt is a vibrant and diverse country full of culture and adventure. From the Pyramids of Giza to the bustling streets of Cairo and the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea, Egypt has something for everyone! Let's find out how much you know about this amazing country!
1) What river lies in Egypt?
2) Who was the first Pharaoh of the 12th dynasty?
3) What ancient script was used to write the Hieroglyphs?
4) In which pharaonic period was the Great Pyramid of Giza built?
5) The title of Pharaoh was usually taken by a male leader of ancient Egypt, but which female leader also held the title of Pharaoh?
6) What structure is considered one of the seven Wonders of the World today, but was often referred to as the “ light of the world” by the ancient Egyptians?
7) Who is credited with inventing the 24 hour day?
8) What is the most well-known symbol of ancient Egypt?
9) Which ancient Egyptian form of writing is mainly composed of pictures?
10) In what year did Egypt become an independent republic?
11) What is the most common type of stone used in ancient Egyptian sculptures?
12) What is the capital of Egypt?
13) What was the name of the first Egyptian queen?
14) Where did the ancient Egyptians bury their dead?
15) What is the name of the biggest temple in Egypt?
16) What is Egypt’s largest city?
17) What is Egypt’s official language?
18) Which Pharaoh united upper and lower Egypt?
19) What was the name of the first pyramid built in Egypt?
20) Which religious figure is credited with the escape of the Israelites from Egypt?
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