Passage for Exercise-76

Read the following passage and answer the questions that are given below:

    There are many old buildings in the World, but none so old as the pyramids of Egypt. The pyramids were built thousands of years ago. Some of these huge buildings can be seen at Gizch, near Cairo. The pyramids at Gizeh are nine in number. Of these the great pyramid is the oldest. It is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. It is the burial place of the king Cheops. He ruled in Egypt over four thousand years ago. Many of the kings of Egypt built pyramids which served as tombs, The bodies of the dead kings had been preserved by putting some wonderful spices on them. Those preserved bodies are called mummies.


(i) How many pyramids are there at Gizeh?
(ii) How was Cheops?
(iii) How did the Egyptians preserved dead bodies?
(iv) What are the preserved dead bodies called?
(v) Where did king cheops rule?

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