1- What reminded Leila of being back home in Cairo ?
a) The sounds of children playing in the street
b) The call of the man selling melons
c) The distant roar of traffic
2- Whose photo was it on the table beside her bed ?
It was Leilas photo. She was looking at the camera and was holding up a gold figure of an animal .
3- What did Leila remember when she saw that photo beside her bed ?
She remembered a good day in peru when they discovered the gold figure of an animal in a tomb and the bad things that made her shiver .
4- What made Leila pleased to be going to Peru ?
She had never been to South America before
5- What was the purpose of her going there ?
To join Dr Hafez on his excavation work there a part of a UNESCO exchange program in archaeology.
6- How long did the journey take ? A few weeks
7- How did she go to the air port ? With whome ?
She going to it by car with he sister samira
8- Why they arrive at the airport in time ?
Because they set off early
9- Why did she forget her fear of flying on the way to the airport ?
Because samira talked to her all the way to the airport
10- How did she spend the night before leaving for Peru ?
She spent the night for packing her luggage
11- In what ways was samira different from Leila ?
Samira was funny while Leila was worried about every things
12- Give example to show that samira was enthusiastic ?
She was always looking for a good articles for her newspaper
13- What did samira do for a living ?
She was a reporter on one of the Cairo news paper
14- What did samira ask Leila to tell Dr Hafez ? Why?
Samira asked Leila to tell him to take care of her because the excavation work was high up in the mountains and she was afraid that Leila would fall off a mountain in the Andes
15- Why did not Leila want to tell samira any thing about the new technique developed in Cairo?
Because she wanted to be the firs to use the laser machine in her excavation in Peru
16- What did samira think would be a good title for an article about Leila
Secret of the Incas tomb or Egyptian archaeologist finds Inca treasures
17- What did Leila promise samira to do before her department ?
She promised her to send to her an e-mail or postcard
18- What was Leila taking Dr Hafez ?
a) a small laser machine. It was used to date old things made of wood or cloth
b) details of a new technique developed by the department of archaeology in Cairo
19- Why did the Incas conquer the Chimu ?
Because the Chimu were famous for their gold and silver work
20- What showed that the Incas were tough ?
They live at high altitudes in a mountains
21- What was Dr Hafez looking for ? Why ?
He was looking for a kings tomb of the Chemu because he wanted to find the Chimu silver and gold works
22- What is carbon dating ? It is a small laser machine to dating things
23- What do you know about the Inca empire ?
They did not have any writing yet they controlled a huge empire
24- What was the capital of Inca ? Cuzco