Herodotus, a Greek who wrote about the
building of the pyramids long after they had
been built, claimed that the Great Pyramid took
tens of thousands of men and twenty years to
make. ----. The Egyptians hadn't learned to use
the wheel or the pulley so lifted all of the stones
using ramps and the cut stone was edged
along the ramps on rollers, lubricated by milk
or water. We don't know how many people died
for the pyramids, but we know that most
Egyptians would have been eager to participate
in the building because the king would become
a god who could bless or curse their lives.
A) The ancient Egyptians believed in many different gods and goddesses
B) However, even if those figures are not accurate, the construction of the pyramids was an amazing achievement
C) Daily life in Ancient Egypt revolved around the Nile and its fertile land along its banks
D) Each of the gods the ancient Egyptians believed in had their own roles to play in
maintaining peace across the land
E) The dry air and drifting desert have preserved many records of Ancient Egypt including pyramids until modern times
The Ottoman Empire collapsed on
October 30, 1918, when the Mondros
Armistice was signed, after the Ottoman
state and its allies had lost the Great War.
----. For example, the Straits of the
Bosphorus and the Dardanelles would be
open to the ships of the Entente Powers.
Also Turkish warships would be
surrendered to the Entente Powers.
A) The treaty had very severe terms
B) Then they visited various parts of Anatolia
C) England was no longer a huge empire
D) No one is happy with the new situation
E) Istanbul was the capital city at the time
Dinosaurs died out around 65 million years ago. ----. The most accepted one is that a giant
asteroid crashed into earth around this time and
caused catastrophic changes to the climate. It
was probably freezing co Id and the dinosaurs
could not adapt to the new weather conditions.
A) There are several theories about why this happened
B) There were more than 700 different types of dinosaurs
C) Dinosaurs were reptiles which lived millions of years ago
D) They lived in the Mesozoic period - known as the "age of reptiles"
E) Special scientists called palaeontologists study fossils
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