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 79% Palk StraitPalk Strait69Suez CanalSuez Canal503Grand CanalGrand Canal27Bering straitBering strait30oceans 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 69% AlexandriaAlexandria740Shubra El-KheimaShubra El-Kheima61Port SaidPort Said144GizaGiza127Northern 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 68% Rosetta stoneRosetta stone2938Thebes' Karnak temple inscriptionsThebes' Karnak temple inscriptions423papyrus Book of the Deadpapyrus Book of the Dead455Dead Sea scrollsDead Sea scrolls483ancient 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 76% Arabian SeaArabian Sea387Andaman SeaAndaman Sea63Red SeaRed Sea1644Celebes SeaCelebes Sea43Saudi Arabia riddles » Which country borders Israel?Egypt. Israel borders Egypt in the Sinai Peninsula.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia275IraqIraq319EgyptEgypt1291OmanOman89Israel 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 36% Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaure (Mykerinos)875Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and RamesessKhufu (Cheops), Khafre (Chephren) and Ramesess794Khufu (Cheops), Ramesess and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Ramesess and Tutmose506Khufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and TutmoseKhufu (Cheops), Amenhotep and Tutmose253landmarks 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 49% AlbaniaAlbania1488OmanOman3798EgyptEgypt6863SomaliaSomalia1684geography 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 74% BelarussiaBelarussia1124EgyptEgypt12742NicaraguaNicaragua1814MalaysiaMalaysia1538flags 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% nonenone1460oneone2944twotwo3000threethree461Middle 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 35% dirhamdirham707dinardinar1286the poundthe pound1386rialrial480currencies riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.