6th grade ancient history review - San Pasqual Union School District

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6th grade ancient history
2 questions on the CST
•In ancient Egypt, the Nile River flooded every year
providing fertile farmland in the desert.
• The Egyptians developed irrigation and other
techniques to control Nile floodwaters.
•Egyptians embalmed their pharaohs and built
great pyramids as tombs so that the pharaohs
would make it to the after life.
• Egyptians used papyrus and hieroglyphics to
record history.
• The pharaoh was considered both king and god.
• Massive pyramids were built as tombs for
The art and architecture of
ancient Egypt were designed to
emphasize the
A value of the arts in daily life.
B role of the individual as an artist.
C idea of beauty as seen by the artist.
D religious idea of eternal life.
In Egypt the pharaoh was both the
ruler and
A an emperor.
B a priest.
C a commoner.
D a god.
It is visible from great distances. It
is a reminder to all who see it of
the wealth and power of the
leader of the people who built it
and of his glory and greatness as
a god here on the Earth.
The speaker in the passage
above is referring to the
A Greek tyrant and the Parthenon.
B Egyptian pharaoh and his pyramid.
C Assyrian king and his lighthouse.
D Hebrew king and the Temple.
The ruler of ancient Egypt built
elaborate tombs filled with gold,
jewels, and other treasures for
the pharaoh to enjoy in the
What generalization about the
Egyptian civilization can be
drawn from the description of
the pyramids?
A Egyptians value simplicity.
B Egyptians possessed advanced
engineering skills.
C Egyptians believed in an afterlife.