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The great pyramid of giza

Great pyramid of Giza quiz
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Originally, the pyramid had a________casing, which gave the pyramid its gleaming surface.
limestone
The accuracy of the construction is surprising, considering the__________tools the Egyptians used.
primitive
A_______ was built on each side of the pyramid, making it possible to pull the stones to the top.
ramp
There were several ________built at Giza.
pyramids
In ancient Egypt the king was called______
chief
Over two and one third ________stones were used to build the Great Pyramid.
billion
The Great Pyramid of Giza was built as a tomb for___________
Khufu
The pyramid is located close to__________, Egypt's modern capitol.
Cario
People in the United States use the term ____for sledge.
sled
It may taken over _____years to build the Great Pyramid .
20
Most of the construction on the pyramid took place only_____months of the year.
3
It is likely that most men worked on the pyramid when the______________ was flooding.
Nile River
Workers used bars to tip the huge stone to the side in order to slip a ________underneath it.
sledge
The interior of the pyramid was the ______________________.
astronomical observatory
Originally, the pyramid was 30 feet________than it is today.
lower
Each stone in the pyramid weighed over two and one half ______each.
tons
The original height of the pyramid was about as high as a ___________skyscraper
42-story
Each stone was tied to a sledge and set on top of ____________, making it easy to roll the stones to the building site.
round logs
The difference between the longest and shortest sides is within_____percent.
.1 point one
For nine months of the year, artisans and masons performed the more _________jobs
intricate