Question Sheet 1
(Egypt and the Pyramids)
1. In which continent is Egypt located?
2. Name three countries that border Egypt
3. What is the name of the river that runs through Egypt and to which sea does it flow into?
4. Approximately how many pyramids are in Egypt?
5. How old is the oldest known pyramid in Egypt and what is its name?
6. How many pyramids can are there in Giza?
7. What is the name of the largest pyramid in Giza?
8. Approximately how high is the great pyramid and how many double decker buses would it take to equal its height?
9. Can you name the three pharaohs for which the pyramids of Giza were built?
10. Approximately how many blocks of stone were used to build the great pyramid?
11. How were the stone blocks believed to have been moved around?
12. What are the names of the three periods of Egyptian history?