Objective Type/ Very short questions from the essay Discovering Tut : the Saga Continues by A. R. Williams for 11th Class – From the book Hornbill – Based on pattern / NCERT
Q. Who has written the information / essay Discovering Tut : the Saga ( story ) Continues ?
Answer – A. R. Williams
Q. What is the full name of Tut ?
Answer – Tutankhamun
Q. What is the meaning of the word ‘ pharaoh ‘ ?
Answer – King
Q. Meaning of the word ‘ mummy ‘ ?
Answer – Dead body
Q. Which country did Tut and his family rule ?
Answer – Egypt
Q. When was Tut’s mummy first discovered ?
Answer – In 1922
Q. Why did the King Tut leave his coffin first time in 80 years ?
Answer – For undergoing a C.T. ( Computed Tomography ) scan
Q. Where was king Tut buried ?
Answer – In Egyptian cemetery known as the Valley of the Kings.
Q. When was his dead body ( mummy ) taken out from his burial place ?
Answer – On 5th January 2005
Q. When had the king Tut died ?
Answer – More than 3,300 years ago.
Q. What was the pharaoh’s curse ?
Answer – Death or misfortune falling upon those who disturbed him
Q. Where was his rock-cut tomb situated ?
Answer – Some 26 feet underground
Q. Who had come to see his tomb ?
Answer – The tourists
Q. Who was the Secretary General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities ?
Answer – Zahi Hawass
Q. Who discovered Tut’s mummy in 1922 ?
Answer – The British archeologist Howard Carter
Q. How was Tut’s mummy taken out from his coffin ?
Answer – Using chisel
Q. What had they done to take out his mummy before using chisel ?
Answer – They heated it to 149 degrees Fahrenheit
Q. When had the anatomy professor X- rayed his mummy ?
Answer – In 1968
Q. What startling fact had the professor revealed ?
Answer – Beneath his chest, his breast bone and front ribs were missing
Q. What are the biggest questions whose answers the science world could not find so far ?
Answer – How did he die ? and How old was he at the time of his death
Q. Who was the director of the University of Chicago’s research centre in Luxor ?
Answer – Mr. Ray Johnson
Q. What is the site of ancient Thebes ?
Answer – Luxor
Q. Who had donated the C.T. scan machine for mummies ?
Answer – National Geographic Society and Siemens
Q. Which institute of Egypt count mummies ?
Answer – The Egyptian Mummy Project founded in late 2003
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