Egypt questions This is a list of recently added questions about Egypt. Play Egypt quiz and see all the questions. What divides Asia from Africa?Suez Canal. Search Results The usual line taken to divide Africa from Asia today is at the Isthmus of Suez, the narrowest gap between the Mediterranean and Gulf of Suez, the route today followed by the Suez Canal. This makes the Sinai Peninsula geographically Asian, and Egypt a transcontinental country.Created by: Normanseasy 75% Palk StraitPalk Strait449Suez CanalSuez Canal2332Grand CanalGrand Canal161Bering straitBering strait151oceans riddles » What is the second largest city in Egypt, after Cairo?Alexandria. The largest cities in Egypt: Cairo (18.0 million), Alexandria (4.5 million), Giza (3.6 million) and Shubra El-Kheima (1.1 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AlexandriaAlexandria2252Shubra El-KheimaShubra El-Kheima203Port SaidPort Said394GizaGiza505Northern Africa riddles » In 1822 Jean-François Champollion translated for the first time ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. What made it possible?Rosetta stone. The Rosetta Stone is a stele found in 1799 in Egyptian sea port Rosette. The finding occurred during Napolean invasion of Egypt. The stele is inscribed with the same text in three scripts: archaic Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic script, and Ancient Greek. Comparison of these three samples helped understand hieroglyphs.Created by: smyruaverage 62% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone7673Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions1461papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead1652Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls1419ancient history riddles » What sea lies between Egypt and Saudi Arabia?Red Sea. The Red Sea is the world's northernmost tropical sea with coral reefs. The name of the sea may come from the seasonal blooms of the red-coloured cyanobacterias Trichodesmium erythraeum.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% Arabian SeaArabian Sea1097Andaman SeaAndaman Sea176Red SeaRed Sea3791Celebes SeaCelebes Sea108Saudi Arabia riddles » Which country borders Israel?Egypt. Israel borders Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia674IraqIraq993EgyptEgypt2867OmanOman235Israel riddles » For whom were the pyramids in Giza built?Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos). The three pyramids were built by pharaons of the fourth dynasty: Khufu, his son Khafre and Kahafre's son, Menkaure. Today, they are better known by their hellenized names: Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos. Along with these major monuments are a number of smaller satellite edifices, known as "queens" pyramids.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 34% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1305Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1247Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose902Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose380landmarks riddles » Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language?Egypt. The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% AlbaniaAlbania2310OmanOman6309EgyptEgypt10197SomaliaSomalia2868geography of North Africa riddles » Where is this girl from?Egypt. This is an Egyptian soccer fan. She gets her national flag drawn on her face on a street in Cairo.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 76% BelarussiaBelarussia1445EgyptEgypt19558NicaraguaNicaragua2449MalaysiaMalaysia2138flags riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 38% nonenone1924oneone3850twotwo3981threethree550Middle East riddles » What is the national currency of Egypt?The pound. When the British first got involved in Egypt in the nineteenth century, Egypt was using a monetary unit known as the piastre, or Qirsh. Since 100 piastres was roughly between the value of one pound sterling and one Guinea, a new unit, called the pound in English and the ginaih in Arabic, was created equal to one hundred piastres. The Egyptian pound, however, has never been exactly equal in value to the pound sterling. Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% dirhamdirham1069dinardinar1667the poundthe pound1593rialrial624currencies riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.