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 Strait559Suez CanalSuez Canal2855Grand CanalGrand Canal188Bering straitBering strait196oceans 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% AlexandriaAlexandria2705Shubra El-KheimaShubra El-Kheima241Port SaidPort Said471GizaGiza600Northern 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 63% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone8848Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions1635papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead1909Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls1602ancient 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 72% Arabian SeaArabian Sea1295Andaman SeaAndaman Sea211Red SeaRed Sea4429Celebes SeaCelebes Sea134Saudi Arabia riddles » Which country borders Israel?Egypt. Israel borders Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia760IraqIraq1124EgyptEgypt3293OmanOman273Israel 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 33% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)1422Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess1383Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose1003Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose417landmarks 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% AlbaniaAlbania2474OmanOman6749EgyptEgypt11029SomaliaSomalia3096geography 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% BelarussiaBelarussia1533EgyptEgypt20927NicaraguaNicaragua2581MalaysiaMalaysia2243flags 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% nonenone2049oneone4129twotwo4308threethree596Middle 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 31% dirhamdirham1131dinardinar1740the poundthe pound1641rialrial653currencies riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.