Seventh Grade Social Studies Ancient Egypt Test

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  1. Supreme/Top god of Egypt
    Amon-Re
  2. God of the Dead/Lord of the underworld
     Osiris
  3. Goddess of Healing/Magic
    Isis
  4. Pharaoh is "Living god of _____", Brings to the underworld
    Horus
  5. God of evil, violence, and disorder
    Set
  6. God of embalming/mummification
    Anubis
  7. Form of the sun god
    Aten
  8. God of wisdom and writing, gave them hieroglyphics
    Thoth
  9. Goddess of law/order and balance/truth
    Ma'at
  10. Devourer of souls/heart
    Ammet
  11. Who is Amon-Re?
    Supreme/Top god of Egypt
  12. Who is Osiris?
    God of the Dead/Lord of the underworld
  13. What is Isis the goddess of?
    Healing/magic
  14. Main info about Horus?
    Pharaoh is "Living god of Horus", brings to the underworld
  15. What is Set the god of?
    Evil, violence, and disorder
  16. What is Anubis the god of?
    Embalming/mummification
  17. What is Aten a form of?
    the sun god
  18. What is Thoth the god of? What did he give Egyptians?
    Wisdom and writing and he gave the Egyptians hieroglyphics
  19. What is Ma'at the goddess of?
    Law/order and balance/truth
  20. What does Ammet do?
    He devours souls/hearts. 
  21. Define Pharaoh
    A ruler of ancient egypt
  22. What is a ruler of ancient Egypt called?
    A pharaoh
  23. What is an ancient massive structure found especially in Egypt having typically a square ground plan, outside walls in the form of four triangles that meet in a point at the top, and with inner sepulchral chambers called?
    A pyramid
  24. Define a pyramid
    An ancient massive structure found especially in Egypt having typically a square ground plan, outside walls in the form of four triangles that meet in a point at the top, and inner sepulchral chambers.
  25. What is it called when one treats a dead body as to protect from decay?
    To embalm
  26. Define embalm
    To treat a dead body so as to protect from decay
  27. What is a body embalmed or treated for burial with preservatives in the manner of the ancient Egyptians?
    Mummy
  28. Define mummy
    A body embalmed or treated for burial with preservatives in the manner of the ancient Egyptians
  29. If something is inscribed with hieroglyphic...
    Hieroglyphics
  30. Define Hieroglyphics
    Inscribed with hieroglyphic
  31. What is a usually triangular mass of sediment, especially silt and sand, deposited at the mouth of a river that form when a river flows into a body of standing water, such as a sea or lake, and deposits large quantities of sediment that are usually crossed by numerous streams and channels and have exposed as well as submerged areas?
    A delta
  32. Define delta
    A usually triangular mass of sediment especially silt and sand deposited at the mouth of a river. Delta form when a river flows into a body of standing water, such as a sea or lake, and deposits large quantities of sediment. They are usually crossed by numerous streams and channels and have exposed as well as submerged areas.
  33. What is a waterfall; especially a large one over a precipice or steep rapids in a river?
    A cataract
  34. Define a cateract
    A waterfall; especially a large one over a precipice, or steep rapids in a river
  35. What is a storehouse for threshed grain?
    A granary
  36. Define granary
    A storehouse for threshed grain
  37. What is a succession of rulers of the same line of descent/a powerful group or family that maintains its position for a considerable amount of time?
    A dynasty
  38. Define dynasty
    A succession of rulers of the same line of descent; A powerful group or family that maintains its position for a considerable amount of time
  39. What is an existence after death?
    Afterlife
  40. Define afterlife
    An existence after death
  41. What is an upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid?
    Obelisk
  42. Define oblisk
    An upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
  43. What is a deity?
    A rank or essential nature of a god
  44. Who has a rank or essential nature of a god?
    A deity
  45. What is a payment by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgement of submission or as the price of protection/the tax levied for such a payment?
    A tribute
  46. Define tribute
    A payment by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgement of submission or as the price of protection; the tax levied for such a payment
  47. What is a lack of integrity or honesty (especially to susceptibility to bribery) or to use a position of trust for dishonest gain?
    Corruption
  48. Define corruption
    Lack of integrity (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
  49. What is a high executive office of various Muslim countries and especially of the Ottoman Empire?
    A vizier
  50. Define vizier
    A high executive office of various Muslim countries and especially of the Ottoman Empire
  51. What does is mean to decode or to interpret the meaning of?
    Decipher
  52. Define decipher
    To decode or to interpret the meaning of 
  53. What is a two-wheeled horse-drawn battle car of ancient times used also in processions and races?
    A chariot
  54. Define chariot
    A two-wheeled horse-drawn battle car of ancient times used also in processions and races
  55. What does it mean if something is causing unrest, violence, or disturbance?
    Turbulent
  56. Define turbulent
    Causing unrest, violence, or disturbance
  57. What is a cross having a loop for its upper vertical arm and serving especially in Egypt as an emblem of life?
    An ankh
  58. Define ankh
    A cross having a loop for its upper vertical arm and serving especially in Egypt as an emblem of life 
  59. What is a counterbalanced sweep used since ancient times especially in Egypt for raising water for irrigation?
    A shadoof
  60. Define shadoof
    A counterbalanced sweep used since ancient times especially in Egypt for raising water for irrigation
  61. What is the pith of the papyrus plant especially when made into strips and pressed into a material to write on?
    Papyrus
  62. Define papyrus
    The pith of the papyrus especially when made into strips and pressed into a material to write on

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