Cosmic rays reveal hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid

Q: Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays detected a hidden chamber inside the Great Pyramid in Egypt. Where is Egypt?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The pyramid was built as a royal burial chamber some 4,500 years ago and sits on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital . . .

A. Alexandria

B. Memphis

C. Cairo

D. Thebes

Q: Alexandria and Thebes also were ancient Egyptian capitals. What do Alexandria, Cairo, Memphis and Thebes have in common?

A. Founded B.C.

B. Sahara Desert

C. Nile River

D. All of the above

Q: Ancient Egypt was part of an area known as the Fertile Crescent which  saw the development of some of the earliest human civilizations. What modern nations were in this region that extended from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf?

A. Cyprus

B. Iraq

C. Israel

D. All of the above

Q: Scientists recorded subatomic particles called muons to find the empty space in the pyramid which was the tallest man-made structure until what nation built something taller?

A. England

B. France

C. Germany

D. United States

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