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    Mrs Infinger
  • What holds up an obelisk?
    Nothing. They are perfectly balanced

  • 5 points
  • Pyramids were giant ..temples or tombs?
    tombs

  • 10 points
  • It is important for the tips of the pyramids to point directly to the sky. This allowed the spirit to reach .. the gods or the afterlife.
    the gods

  • 15 points
  • What is a mastaba?
    The original pyramid

  • 15 points
  • Originally, pyramids were made from .. granite stone or mud bricks
    mud bricks

  • 20 points
  • When would farmers in Egypt work on pyramids?
    during the flood season...or the Ahket

  • 25 points
  • What rock did Egyptians use when creating an obelisk? terra cotta or granite
    granite

  • 5 points
  • Ramsis II built a temple in a remote place along the Nile River. Why? He wanted people to know he was a king or He wanted people to fear him.
    fear him

  • 15 points
  • Inside the temple, Ramsis II placed his statue with other statues of ... his family or the gods?
    the gods

  • 10 points
  • The Guptas in India made many discoveries in astronomy. Name three.
    a year has 365.258 days. planets are sphere shaped (or round), the earth turns on an axis, Mercury and Venus revolve around the sun, understood a lunar eclipse

  • 20 points
  • How did Gupta astronomers realize the Earth revolved around the sun?
    They discovered Venus and Mercury revolve around the sun, so Earth must too.

  • 15 points
  • What are 2 ingredients found in Gupta medicine?
    garlic, honey, bark, roots, leaves, chemicals from minerals

  • 15 points
  • What two Gupta medical practices are still used today?
    stitches and plastic surgery

  • 10 points
  • True or False: A math development of the Guptas included decimals and fractions to show a part of a whole number.
    TRUE.

  • 5 points
  • Name a math concept from the Guptas that we still use today.
    using numbers 1-9 and zero using fractions and decimals using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry

  • 10 points
  • This exercise uses body positions and breathing to make a person's mind, body, and spirit feel good. Name the exercise.
    Yoga

  • 10 points