Human Legacy Course/Quiz 8

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1

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: The Nile River and the Sahara Desert were important natural barriers that kept the Egyptian people safe from invaders.

False; The Nile River and the Red Sea were important natural barriers that kept the Egyptian people safe from invaders.
False; The Nile River and the Sahara Desert didn't protect against invaders whatsoever.
True
None of the Above

2

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Around 3100 BC Egypt was divided into two separate kingdoms by a ruler named Menes.

False; The kingdom was unified, not divided, at that time.
False; Around 3100 BC Egypt was divided into two separate kingdoms by a ruler named Hatshepsut.
True
False; Around 3100 BC Egypt was unified into two separate kingdoms by a ruler named Ramses the Great.

3

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: The pyramids were built as temples to the Egyptian gods so all Egyptians could worship together.

True
False; The pyramids were built as tombs for Egypt’s rulers.
False; The pyramids were built as temples to the Egyptian rulers so all upper classes could worship them.
None of the Above

4

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: As head of the Egyptian government, the pharaoh owned all the land and acted as a judge and as leader of the army.

False; As head of the Egyptian government, the pharaoh owned some of the land and acted as a judge and as leader of the army.
False; As head of the Egyptian government, the vizier owned all the land and acted as a judge and as leader of the army.
False; As head of the Upper Egyptian government, the pharaoh owned none of the land and acted as a judge and as leader of the army.
True

5

Please tell if this statement is true or false. If it is false, explain why: Conflict with the Sea Peoples and power struggles among priests and nobles helped to set the stage for Egypt’s decline.

False; Conflict with the Assyrians and power struggles among viziers and nobles helped to set the stage for Egypt's decline.
True
False; Peace with the Sea Peoples and power rulings among priests and nobles helped to set the stage for Egypt’s prosperity.
None of the Above