Excavation Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Gil and Juan think was behind the door?
(a) Gold.
(b) Silver.
(c) Diamonds.
(d) History.

2. What adorned the silver chains?
(a) Hooks.
(b) Both of these.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) Weights.

3. Who or what were the Moche?
(a) None of these.
(b) A strong yet resilient liquid.
(c) A kind of liquid metal similar in consistency to mercury.
(d) A tribe that existed many centuries before the Incas.

4. Who does Norman compare Sam to?
(a) Aries.
(b) Brutus.
(c) Hermes.
(d) Sherlock.

5. What piece of advice stopped Sam for firing off a round?
(a) "Never take aim in a subterranean dig site."
(b) "Never fire a weapon if it has the potential to bring down the ceiling."
(c) "Never shoot until you know your target's intentions."
(d) "Never shoot what you can't see."

6. Why was Philip hoarse?
(a) All of these.
(b) He couldn't scream loud enough in the mountains.
(c) He had been coming down with a cold.
(d) He had been yelling.

7. What did it turn out, the friar was a part of?
(a) All of these.
(b) The Pope's council.
(c) The Spanish Inquisition.
(d) The teachers of the Faith.

8. What does the gold represent?
(a) The God's harvest.
(b) All of these.
(c) The sweat of the sun.
(d) The tears of the moon.

9. What is a great marker(s) for ancestry and race?
(a) The brow.
(b) All of these.
(c) The zygomatic arch.
(d) The nasal bone.

10. What wasn't among the priest's effects?
(a) A ceremonial dagger.
(b) A silver ring.
(c) A faded piece of parchment.
(d) A piece of cork.

11. What is common in many cultures?
(a) Dualism.
(b) Booby traps.
(c) The belief in gods.
(d) The value of gold.

12. What deactivated the gears?
(a) Both of these.
(b) The people following the path correctly.
(c) Neither of these.
(d) The lack of disturbing the gold strewn about.

13. What triggered the change in shape of the substance?
(a) The freezing.
(b) Radiation.
(c) Henry's thoughts.
(d) The electromagnetism.

14. What is Sam to do with Philip?
(a) Let him open the door.
(b) Keep him out of the way.
(c) Let him pretend to hold the reins of the dig.
(d) None of these.

15. What did Friar de Almagro's warning suggest?
(a) A font of wisdom that could corrupt mankind.
(b) A font of self doubt and universal loathing that could destroy mankind.
(c) A disruption in the balance of good and evil.
(d) A gateway to the darkest parts of the human soul.

Short Answer Questions

1. What trapped the grad students?

2. How many bands of hematite were on the door?

3. What did the Incas have a fascination with?

4. What did Norman say in regards to his cameras?

5. Who was the contact that Gil had sought to buy the chalice?

(see the answer keys)

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