Small group & tailor-made Egypt tours 0845 130 48 49

In this section...

Currency converter

Change the prices displayed on
the site with the click of a mouse

Tour finder

Egypt general knowledge quiz - medium

1) What is Ramadan?
a) A Muslim festival
b) An Egyptian dish
c) The interior of a Pyramid
d) Another name for Cairo

2) Which religion are most Egyptians?
a) Christian
b) Muslim
c) Hindu
d) Jewish

3) How many Pyramids are there in Giza?
a) 6
b) 4
c) 2
d) 1

4) What is the name of the ancient God of the Sun?
a) Seth
b) Osiris
c) Ra
d) Bast

5) Who was the boy King?
a) Seti
b) Tuthmosis
c) Ramses
d) Tutankhamun

6) Which person discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb?
a) Hiram Bingham
b) Howard Carter
c) Peter Stuyvesant
d) Johan Ludwig Burckhardt

7) What was the name of Cleopatra’s consort after Julius Caesar?
a) Mark Anthony
b) John Anthony
c) David Anthony
d) Luke Anthony

8) What ancient wonder used to be where the Citadel in Alexandria now is?
a) The Statue of Zeus
b) The Hanging Gardens
c) The Colossus
d) The Lighthouse

9) What is the name of the famous tablet (discovered in 1799) that depicted inscriptions in both Greek and Egyptian hieroglyphics?
a) The Stone of Horus
b) The Luxor Stone
c) The Rosetta Stone
d) The Stone of Ptah

10) Who took control of Egypt after the French and is widely credited with modernising Egypt?
a) Ali Baba
b) Mohammed Ali
c) Mohammed Mubarak
d) Harun al-Rashid

11) Who was the British General in charge during the Battle of El-Alamein?
a) Montgomery
b) Allenby
c) Gordon
d) Kitchener

12) What is the name of Ancient Egyptian paper?
a) Tark
b) Papyrus
c) Flax
d) Sonarus

13) Which bank does the ‘City of the Dead’ lie on in Luxor?
a) The North Bank
b) The West Bank
c) The South Bank
d) The East Bank

14) The only ancient Queen to have ruled Egypt has a temple on the West Bank. What is her name?
a) Ankhesenamun
b) Nefertiti
c) Nefertari
d) Hatshepsut

15) Which Indian Jones film used Karnak Temple as a backdrop?
a) Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark .
b) Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
c) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
d) Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

16) In which part of Egypt is Nubia?
a) North
b) South
c) West
d) East

17) Which goddess is the Philae Temple dedicated to?
a) Bast
b) Ptah
c) Isis
d) Hathor

18) Which saint’s body is believed to be buried on Mount Sinai?
a) Joan
b) Catherine
c) Winifred
d) Anne

19) Which denomination of Christianity is practiced in Egypt?
a) Coptic
b) Catholic
c) Protestant
d) Lutheran

20) In which oasis was the Temple of the Oracle, that Alexander the Great once famously visited?
a) Baharya
b) Farafra
c) Fayoum
d) Siwa

Highlighted tours...

View more tours like these
Children swimming in the Red Sea, Egypt

Red Sea Family Adv...


From UK£0 per person

Temple paintings, Egypt

Nile Family Advent...


From UK£679 per person

Children swimming in the Red Sea, Egypt

Egyptian Family Ad...


From UK£1,099 per person


News & features

Dahab, Egypt

Dahab is a less developed Red Sea resort perfect for those wishing to get away from the crowds.

Families and children travelling in Egypt & Jordan

What to expect when you take your family and children on a holiday to the Egypt and Jordan.

The Kings Highway, Jordan

Running fron the north to the south of Jordan this important thoroughfare passed through the Wadi Mujib Nature Reserve.

Boat diving

Short guide about the pros and cons of boat diving.

PADI diving courses

Detailed look at the various courses offered by PADI.

Non-PADI divers

Helpful guide to divers with non-PADI qualifications.

View more news & features

Customer feedback

Read more feedback


Signup to our newsletter

Our offers, straight to your inbox

  • Atol Logo
  • TTA Logo
  • TTA Logo

Egypt Uncovered, Head office: Leigh House, Varley Steet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28 6AN

Phone: +44 (0) 845 130 48 49 Fax: +44 (0) 845 130 48 84

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 09:00-18:00, Sat 09:30-12:30. Registered in the UK: 7560987

Copyright © 2017 Uncover the World Travel Ltd.