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Guys, I've decided to merge all the past paper question threads into one. So in this thread there will be Personality, Society and Period questions on Egypt. Please feel free to add ones that you have :)

Personalities
Hatshepsut
a) Outline the social position of Hatshepsut (5)
b) Explain Hatshepsut's relationship with officials and nobles (10)
c) With reference to sources, assess the achievements of Hatshepsut (10)

a) Briefly describe Hatshepsut's role as a New Kingdom pharaoh (5)
b) Explain how Hatshepsut portrayed herself in statues, reliefs and inscriptions (10)
c) With reference to sources, assess the importance of religion in the reign of Hatshepsut (10)

Akhenaten
a) Outline the social position of Akhenaten (5)
b) Explain the main features of Akhenaten's foreign policy (10)
c) With reference to sources, assess the achievements of Akhenaten (10)

a)Briefly describe the main features of the city of Akhenaten (5)
b) Explain how Akhenaten portrayed himself in statues, reliefs and inscriptions (10)
c) With reference to sources, assess the importance of religion in the reign of Akhenaten (10)

Ramesses II
a) Outline the social position of Ramesses II (5)
b) Explain how Ramesses II promoted his image (10)
c) With reference to sources, assess the achievements of Ramesses II (10)

a) Briefly describe Ramesses' roles as a NK pharaoh (5)
b) Explain the importance of military campaigns in the reign of Ramesses II (10)
c) With refernce to sources, assess the significance of Ramesses' religious policies (10)

Societies
Society in Old Kingdom Egypt, Dynasties III-VI
a) Name TWO geographical features of OKE (2)
b) Who were scribes? (2)
c) Describe ONE significant OK myth or legend (5)
d) Outline the main occupations of ordinary Egyptians (6)
e) Explain the roles of the king (pharaoh) in OKE (10)

a) Name TWO royal cemeteries of the OK (2)
b) What were TWO activities associated with the Nile? (2)
c) Describe the funeral and burial of an OK king (5)
d) Outline the role of the king in OK society (6)
e) Explain the importance of queens in OKE (10)

Society in Middle Kingdom Egypt, Dynasties XI-XII
a) Name TWO geographical features of MKE (2)
b) Who were nomarchs? (2)
c) Describe ONE significant MK myth or legend (5)
d) Outline the main features of MK art (6)
e) Explain the roles of the King (pharaoh) in MKE (10)

a) Name TWO important towns or cities of the MK (2)
b) What were TWO features of a MK pyramid complex (2)
c) Describe the leisure activities of MK Egyptians (5)
d) outline the main features of taxation and the corvee systems in the MK (6)
e) Explain the nature and importance of the army during the MK (10)

Society in New Kingdom Egypt during the Ramesside Period, Dynasties XIX-XX
a) Name TWO neighbouring powers of Egypt in the Ramesside period (2)
b) What was foreign tribute? (2)
c) Describe the roles of a Ramesside vizier (5)
d) Outline the main features of art during the Ramesside period (6)
e) Explain the roles of the king (pharaoh) in the Ramesside period (10)

a) Name TWO important towns or cities in Ramesside Egypt (2)
b) Who or what was Amun-Re? (2)
c) Describe the roles of the king in the Ramesside period (5)
d) Outline the main features of tribute and trade in the economy of the Ramesside period (6)
e) Explain the afterlife beliefs of ordinary Egyptians (10)

Additional Societies
Society in Old Kingdom Egypt, Dynasties III-VI
a) Explain the main features fo the OK bureaucracy and its significance in Egyptian society (25)
b) Explain what relevant evidence reveals about people's everyday lives in Egyptian society during the OK period (25)


Society in Middle Kingdom Egypt, Dynasties XI-XII
a) Explain the main features of the MK bureaucracy and its significance in Egyptian society (25)
b) Explain what relevant evidence reveals about people's everyday lives in Egyptian society during the MK period (25)

Society in New Kingdom Egypt during the Ramesside Period, Dynasties XIX-XX
a) Explain the main features of the imperial bureaucracy and its significance in Egyptian society during the Ramesside period (25)
b) Explain what relevant evidence reveals about people's everyday lives in Egyptian society during the Ramesside period (25)

Periods
From Unification to the end of Dynasty VI
a) Explain the unification of Egypt and its significance during this period (25)
b) Explain the development of pyramid and mortuary complexes and their significance during this period (25)

a) Explain the development of the sun cult in OKE (25)
b) Assess the contributions and impact of any TWO OK queens (25)

a) Account for the pre-eminence of Re during the OK (25)
b) Assess the achievements of the kings of Dynasty IV (25)

a) Explain the main developments in the evolution of the pyramid complex during the OK (25)
b) Explain the role and contribution of viziers and other officials to the development of the OK (25)

Middle Kingdom Egypt, Dynasty XI to Dynasty XII
a) Explain the reunification of Upper and Lower Egypt and its significance during this period (25)
b) Assess the contributions and impact of any ONE MK king (pharaoh) (25)

a) Assess the contributions and impact of either Arnenernhat III OR Senwosret III in this period (25)
b) Assess the changes in burial customs and rituals during this period (25)

a)Assess the contribution of ONE king of Dynasty XI and ONE king of dynasty XII to the development of MKE (25)
b) Assess the importance of building programs during this period (25)

a) Explain the contribution and impact of nomarchs in Egypt during the MK (25)
b) Explain the nature and importance of Egypt's relations with Nubia during the MK (25)

NKE to the death of Thutmosis IV
a) Explain the significance of the wars against the Hyksos during this period (25)
b) Assess the contributions and impact of Thutmosis III (25)

a) Account for the expansion and impact of the Egyptian empire in this period (25)
b) Assess the role and impact of the Amun priesthood during this period (25)

a)Explain the political implications of the power of Amun in this period (25)
b) Assess the contribution and impact of TWO kings of this period (25)

a) Explain the role and contribution of viziers and other officials to Egypt's development during this period (25)
b) Explain how Egypt administered her empire in Nubia and Syria-Palestine during this period (25)

NKE from Amenhotep III to the death of Ramesses II
a) Explain the establishment and significance of the Ramesside dynasty (25)
b) Assess the contributions and impact of any TWO Egyptian queens during this period (25)

a) Assess the military and political reforms of Horemheb (25)
b) Assess the significance of the building programs of EITHER Seti I OR Ramesses II (25)

a) Assess the achievements of Seti I AND Ramesses II (25)
b) Explain the role and contribution of viziers and other officials to Egypt's development during this period (25)

a) Assess the political and religious significance of the restoration of Amun (25)
b) Explain the administration of the Egyptian empire during this period. (25)

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It's pretty simple to form your own quesitons. Look at the syllabus and make questions out of each point or blend some points together.
 

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