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1. the What think read you you headline did when?

2. word you your images 'mummy' hear mind are the when in What?

3. What you about do know archaeology?

4. you of do think mummies What?

5. important are How mummies?

6. to like you Would archaeologist an be?

7. Egypt ancient about know you do What?

8. country your of history ancient the about know you do What?

9. was years What like 3,500 life ago?

10. was world ancient history How to important the?

11. you reading article Did like this?

12. you do What 'Egypt' word the hear you when of think?

13. do you you read think about What what?

14. the subject Why of are horror mummies stories?

15. museum a in mummies seen you Have?

16. did Why bodies dead mummify cultures some?

17. great Egypt tourists How is for?

18. do Why scary are mummies think people?

19. ? How in the your biggest country tourist great attraction is

20. archaeologists questions like the What you ask would to?

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Mummies - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'mummy'?
  3. What do you know about archaeology?
  4. What do you think of mummies?
  5. How important are mummies?
  6. Would you like to be an archaeologist?
  7. What do you know about ancient Egypt?
  8. What do you know about the ancient history of your country?
  9. What was life like 3,500 years ago?
  10. How important was ancient history to the world?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'Egypt'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why are mummies the subject of horror stories?
  5. Have you seen mummies in a museum?
  6. Why did some cultures mummify dead bodies?
  7. How great is Egypt for tourists?
  8. Why do people think mummies are scary?
  9. How great is the biggest tourist attraction in your country?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the archaeologists?

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