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Phamous Pharaohs Quiz

Identify the Pharaohs. Only easy if you know them, a real stinker if you don’t! 10 Questions.

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Known by the Greeks as Cheops, which Pharaoh built the "Great Pyramid of Giza"?

  • Huni
  • Khufu
  • Snefru
  • Djedefre

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Which Pharaoh has the second largest pyramid in Giza?

  • Menkaure
  • Shepseskaf
  • Userkaf
  • Khafra

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Which Pharaoh revolutionised mortuary complex design by separating his tomb from his mortuary temple, setting a trend that persisted throughout the New Kingdom?

  • Amenhotep
  • Thutmose I
  • Hatshepsut
  • Smenkhkare

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When her husband died, which Pharaoh was appointed to rule Egypt until her young stepson Thutmose III was old enough?

  • Amuntotep I
  • Thutmose II
  • Hatshepsut
  • Akhenaten

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Which Pharaoh founded a brief period of Atenism (worship of the sun god)?

  • Amenhotep II
  • Horemheb
  • Merneptah
  • Akhenaten

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Who was Akhenaten’s beautiful wife, believed to have ruled briefly as ‘Neferneferuaten’ after his death?

  • Amunhotep III
  • Nefertiti
  • Thutmose IV
  • Seti I

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Which world famous Pharaoh is credited with reinstating the polytheistic religion in place of the sun god?

  • Siptah
  • Ay
  • Tutankhamun
  • Amenmesse

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Which ruler, usually associated with Moses, signed a peace treaty with Kadesh 1258 B.C.?

  • Ramesses II (the Great)
  • Set II
  • Twosret
  • Sethnakht

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Which Pharaoh, king of the Ptolemaic Empire, was known as 'the flutist'?

  • Herihor
  • Ptolemy XII
  • Smendes
  • Amenemnisu

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OK an easy one! Which Pharaoh married the Roman, Anthony, and later ‘asped’ herself to death?

  • Takelot
  • Osorkon I
  • Harsiese
  • Cleopatra VII