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  1. The most famous Egyptian pyramids are found at which location on the outskirts of Cairo?
  2. What is the population of Egypt: 48 million, 68 million, or 88 million?
  3. Which Egyptian pharaoh's tomb was famously discovery in 1922 by Howard Carter?

  4. What aid to archaeologists was discovered in Egypt in 1799?
  5. In which city in Egypt was the world's largest embankment dam built across the Nile in the 1960s?
  6. Which Egyptian city is the largest city on the Mediterranean and is often called the "Bride of the Mediterranean" by locals?
  7. Which ancient Egyptian good luck charms were made in the form of beetles?
  8. In which popular sport are both the male and female top ten rankings dominated by Egyptians?
  9. What name was given to the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt?
  10. Which Egyptian politician and diplomat served as Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 to 1996?


  1. Giza
  2. 88 million
  3. Tutankhamun, commonly referred to as King Tut
  4. Rosetta Stone
  5. Aswan (the Aswan Dan was openned in 1970)
  6. Alexandria
  7. Scarabs
  8. Squash (it's a mystery why Egypt are so good at squash!)

  9. Hieroglyphs, or hieroglyphics
  10. Boutros Boutros-Ghali

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