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Study Guide Answers

1.     Egypt lies on the _________________ corner of the African continent.
     northeastern
2.     On what river did Egypt develop?
      the Nile River
3.     In ancient times, the lower kingdom of Egypt was called the ___________ __________ and the upper kingdom of Egypt was called the ___________ __________.
     Red Kingdom, White Kingdom
4.     Ninety percent of Egyptians practice the __________ faith.
     Islamic
5.     What is the capital of Egypt?
     Cairo
6.     What is one of the allegoric names for Egypt?
     "Mother of the World"
7.     What is the name of the largest pyramid?
     The Great Pyramid
8.     The sphinx symbolizes __________ and ___________.
     might, intelligence
9.     How many distinct periods of pharaonic rule do historians recognize? What are they?
     three; Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms
10.     The Luxor Temple is famous for its Avenue of ____________.
     Sphinxes
11.     The east bank of the Nile was the land of __________; the west bank was the land of __________.
     life, death
12.     Name the two most famous burial grounds of Egypt.
     The Valley of the Kings,TheValley of the Queens
13.     ___________ lies on the border between Africa and the Middle East.
     Nubia
14.     The Suez Canal links the __________ ___________ and the _________________.
     Red Sea, Mediterranean
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