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  1. Ancient Egypt Review Social Studies SOL 2.1, 2.4

  2. What continent is Egypt located on? Africa

  3. Which river runs through Egypt? The Nile River

  4. What does “ancient” mean? Long, long ago

  5. What were the kings of Ancient Egypt called? Pharaohs

  6. What were built as the burial tombs of pharaohs? Pyramids – they were built from blocks of stones that weighed over 2 tons

  7. What was the Ancient Egyptian writing called? Hieroglyphics

  8. After death, a rich person’s preserved body was called a what? A mummy

  9. Where would the Egyptian farmers plant their crops? Near the Nile River

  10. What was the name of the plant that grew along the banks of the Nile River? Papyrus

  11. What did the Ancient Egyptians make from papyrus? Paper

  12. What did the Ancient Egyptians invent to help them plan when the Nile River would be flooding? The 365-day calendar

  13. What did the Ancient Egyptians invent to help keep track of time? The water clock

  14. What is the climate like in Ancient Egypt? Hot and dry

  15. What is the plant life along the Nile River like? Grasses - papyrus

  16. What is Egypt’s land mostly like? Desert

  17. What is an example of Ancient Egyptian architecture? The pyramids

  18. What is a contribution? The act of giving or doing something

  19. Is Egypt a country, a continent, or a state? A country

  20. How many people would it take to build a pyramid? Thousands of people

  21. How were Ancient Egyptians able to farm in a desert? Because of irrigation and the flooding of the Nile River