历史 TPO17-L3 Ancient Egyptian Calendar

TPO17-L3

Ancient Egyptian Calendar


Listen to part of a lecture in a history class. The professor has been discussing ancient Egypt.



  1. What is the lecture mainly about?
  • A. Differences between modern and ancient calendars.
  • B. The importance of astronomy in Egyptian religion.
  • C. The timekeeping systems of ancient Egypt.
  • D. How to use agriculture as a method of timekeeping.

 

  1. Why does the professor mention the names of the seasons in ancient Egypt?
  • A. To explain the importance of religion.
  • B. To emphasize the significance of the Nile River.
  • C. To indicate when different types of crops were harvested.
  • D. To describe early discoveries in astronomy.

 

  1. Why was the heliacal rising of Sirius important to the Egyptians?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. It helped determine the beginning of the New Year.
  • B. It was used to calculate the length of the month.
  • C. It marked the beginning of harvest time.
  • D. It indicated when the Nile would flood.

 

  1. Once the Egyptians realized the significance of the heliacal rising of Sirius. what change did they make to their agricultural calendar?
  • A. They made each month exactly 30 days.
  • B. They shortened the length of the year.
  • C. They added a religious festival date to celebrate the heliacal rising of Sirius.
  • D. They allowed the number of months in the year to vary.

 

  1. What are two points the professor makes about the administrative calendar?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. It included more religious festivals than did the other calendar.
  • B. It was used for scheduling tax payments.
  • C. It had the same number of days every year.
  • D. It used the Moon to determine the beginning of the year.

 

  1. What is the professor explaining when she says this: 🎧
  • A. The weakness of the Egyptian bureaucracy.
  • B. The Egyptian’s motivations for developing a second calendar.
  • C. The importance of accurately predicting when the Nile would flood.
  • D. The problems that result from using two calendars.


答案:
C B AD D BC B

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