Pyramids (function of words)


Grammar — Intermediate Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral, or of any polygon shape. Base is a   .

  2. The age of the pyramids reached its zenith at Giza in 2575–2150 BC. Reached is   .

  3. Ancient Egyptian pyramids were in most cases placed west of the river Nile because the divine pharaoh's soul was meant to join with the sun. Ancient is   .

  4. Most pyramids are located near Cairo, with only one royal pyramid being located south of Cairo. Near Cairo is   .

  5. Early kings such as Snefru built several pyramids, with subsequent kings adding to the number of pyramids until the end of the Middle Kingdom. Several is  

  6. While pyramids are associated with Egypt, the nation of Sudan has 220 extant pyramids. While is   .

  7. There are also at least two surviving pyramid-like structures still available to study.Pyramid-like is   .


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. How do pyramids look like?

  2. Aside from the Pyramids in Egypt, do you know of other countries with pyramids? If yes, name them.

  3. What is your favorite structure or figure? Why?


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