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Egypt: The Black Land & The Red Land
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by Kristen Mace
| 13 Questions
1
1 pt
What is the Red Land?
a battlefield
sandstone bluffs
the deserts of Egypt
volcanic rock
2
1 pt
Which detail supports the idea that the Nile no longer floods?
It always had water for irrigation.
Monsoon rains fall and the river swells.
The muddy river delivered nutrient-rich soil.
The Aswan Dam was built.
3
1 pt
Use context clues from the text to determine the meaning of malachite.
a person from Malachi
an ingredient used in Egyptian cooking
a green semi-precious mineral
a device for lifting water into fields
4
1 pt
What form of figurative language does the sentence below contain?

The deserts offered only bare rock and sand.
personification
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
5
1 pt
What form of figurative language does the sentence below contain?

Villages huddle around oases.
personification
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
6
1 pt
What form of figurative language does the sentence below contain?

Egypt is the Gift of the Nile.
personification
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
7
1 pt
What form of figurative language does the sentence below contain?

The volcanic rocks are as black as ebony.
personification
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
8
1 pt
What form(s) of figurative language does the sentence below contain? (Select all that apply)

The fierce expanses of desert acted as guardians, deterring invaders.
personification
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
9
1 pt
Using context clues, what is the meaning of the following word.

"Annual"
deserted
never happening ever again
occuring once every year
fertile
10
1 pt
Using context clues, what is the meaning of the following word.

"Irrigation"
the use of water to help with growth
desert lands
flood plains
fertile soil
11
1 pt
Using context clues, what is the meaning of the following word.

"Desolate"
high density
deserted
highly populated
flood zones
12
1 pt
Using context clues, what is the meaning of the following word.

"Fecund"
frozen soil
deserted
fertile land
flood zones
13
2 pts
Which would be a better place to live, the Black Land or the Red Land? Using details from the text, write a paragraph in RACES format to express and defend your opinion.

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