历史 TPO25-L3 Egyptian Hieroglyphs

TPO25-L3

Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Listen to part of a lecture in a history class. The professor has been discussing Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

 



  1. What’s the lecture mainly about?
  • A. The history of language in ancient Egypt.
  • B. The process that was used to create hieroglyphic writing.
  • C. The competition between two scholars to solve an archaeological puzzle.
  • D. The circumstances that led to the solution of an archaeological puzzle.

 

  1. What was demotic script used for in ancient Egypt?
  • A. Decorations on temples and monuments.
  • B. Administrative documents.
  • C. Illustration for stories.
  • D. Representations of objects.

 

  1. Why was ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic writing difficult for scholars to interpret?
  • A. The language that it was based on was no longer used.
  • B. The same words were often represented by several different symbols
  • C. It consisted of a mixture of three different languages
  • D. Only fragments of it were found.

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion about Thomas Young’s work with hieroglyphs?
  • A. She feels that Young has not received the credit he deserves.
  • B. She is amazed that Young’s conclusion about hieroglyphs was correct.
  • C. She is surprised that Young did not recognize his own accomplishments.
  • D. She thinks that Young’s work was not careful enough to be taken seriously.

 

  1. According to the professor, what led to the decoding of the Rosetta Stone?
  • A. A hieroglyph that represented the name of a person.
  • B. A written and oral description of a historical event.
  • C. The realization that each hieroglyph represented a different object or concept.
  • D. The discovery that the word for “Sun” is written the same way in Greek, demotic, and hieroglyphics.

 

  1. How did Young’s and Champollion’s studies of hieroglyphs differ from earlier studies of hieroglyphic writing?
  • A. Young and Champollion had access to large collections of hieroglyphic writing.
  • B. Young and Champollion both guessed that hieroglyphs were symbols for sounds.
  • C. Young and Champollion both spoke Greek and Coptic.
  • D. Young and Champollion shared their research with one another.


答案:
D B A C A B

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