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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How far did the Olmecs transport blocks of stone?
(a) 60 meters.
(b) 60 miles.
(c) 10 miles.
(d) 10 meters.
2. What did the boats on Suriqui Island resemble?
(a) Images of boats in Africa.
(b) Images of boats in Europe.
(c) Images of boats in Egypt.
(d) Images of boats in Central America.
3. How high were the boulders that made up the man-made gate in Chapter 7?
(a) 28 inches.
(b) 28 feet.
(c) 28 meters.
(d) 28 yards.
4. According to Chapter 27, what happened to the sun during the Ice Age?
(a) It moved farther from the Earth.
(b) It became blinding.
(c) Its light and heat were extinguished.
(d) It moved closer to the Earth.
5. What is the crowning Mayan achievement?
(a) The "Long Day."
(b) The "Long Meter."
(c) The "Long Count."
(d) The "Long Time."
6. How were the men referred to, as Viracocha described?
(a) Black-skinned with auburn hair.
(b) White-skinned with auburn hair.
(c) Brown-skinned with white hair.
(d) White-skinned with brown hair.
7. How many years of fossilized records of evolution exist?
(a) Five million.
(b) Five billion.
(c) Three and a half million.
(d) Three and a half billion.
8. Who was Quetzalcoatl?
(a) A white-skinned, bearded god.
(b) A white-skinned god with auburn hair.
(c) A dark-skinned, bearded god.
(d) A dark-skinned god with dark hair.
9. What was map-maker Gerard Kremer also known as?
10. How high was the man-made gate in Chapter 7?
(a) 20 meters.
(b) 20 feet.
(c) 12 feet.
(d) 12 meters.
11. What natural disasters accompany the Mayan myths?
(a) Volcanoes and earthquakes.
(b) Plague and famine.
(c) Ice and flooding.
(d) Darkness and pestilence.
12. What could the First Men see?
(a) Things in the future.
(b) Things hidden in the distance.
(c) Things buried underground.
(d) Things in the past.
13. In what forms did the god of the Andes exist?
(a) Scientist, architect, sculptor, and engineer.
(b) Geologist, explorer, prophet, and herbalist.
(c) Farmer, preacher, painter, and carpenter.
(d) Diplomat, storyteller, musician, and troubador.
14. What was one of Hancock's theories about the maps in Chapter 2?
(a) They were drawn by aliens from outer space.
(b) They were drawn by super-humans.
(c) They were drawn by computers.
(d) They were drawn by different groups of people.
15. What destroyed any ancient civilizations in the Olmecs area of Mexico?
(a) Oil interests.
(b) An earthquake.
(c) Coal mining.
(d) Fossil thievery.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many sun cycles did the Aztecs believe in?
2. How large was the monolith that was moved to Machu Pichu?
3. What did the sculptures of Kalasasaya resemble?
4. How much did the monolith weigh that was moved to Machu Pichu?
5. According to Chapter 27, what accompanied the Ice Age?
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