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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How many miles per hour does the Earth revolve on its own axis?
2. When was the last Ice Age meltdown, according to Chapter 50?
(a) 8,000 to 5,000 B.C.
(b) 15,000 to 8,000 B.C.
(c) 12,000 to 8,000 B.C.
(d) 15,000 to 5,000 B.C.
3. What does the Piri Reis map provide?
(a) Evidence of an ancient civilization with celestial knowledge.
(b) Evidence of an ancient civilization with global knowlege.
(c) Evidence of an ancient civilization with technological skills.
(d) Evidence of an ancient civilization with the ability to move heavy boulders.
4. What did the author do in Chapter 52?
(a) Celebrate mankind's attempts to prevent further calamities.
(b) Stir up controversy about whether future calamities will occur.
(c) Reassure readers that the calamities will not happen again.
(d) Warn mankind about the dangers of ignoring warnings.
5. What is described in Chapter 51?
(a) The effect of Earth-crust displacement on the continents.
(b) The effects of the Ice Age on the continents.
(c) The effects of evolution on the continents.
(d) The effects of ocean displacement on the continents.
6. What is surprising about the granite used to sculpt the Second Pyramid?
(a) There is no evidence that the granite could be moved there.
(b) The sculptures appear primitive for that time period.
(c) There is no evidence the necessary drilling tools existed.
(d) The type of granite was not found anywhere else.
7. What is a third element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
(a) The need to mobilize resources to rebuild ancient civilizations.
(b) The need to protect future generations from knowledge of the past.
(c) The need to bulldoze modern structures so only old ones remain.
(d) The need to mobilize resources to preserve a remnant for ancestry.
8. What did Hipparchus discover?
9. What did the Ancient Egyptians understand well, according to Chapter 42?
(a) The mechanics of language.
(b) The mechanics of geometry.
(c) The mechanics of building structures.
(d) The mechanics of the solar system.
10. How many gods is Heliopolis associated with?
11. What theory is ascribed to Charles Hapgood?
(a) Carbon dating.
(b) Ocean displacement.
(c) Earth-crust displacement.
12. What did Jane Sellers discover using myths?
(a) How the ancient peoples used language.
(b) How long cycles take.
(c) Meaning in the stars.
(d) A mathematical language.
13. What did the Sun God, Ra, do?
(a) Sit on a throne surrounded by lesser gods.
(b) Control the movement of the stars.
(c) Give orders to lesser gods.
(d) Control darkness and light.
14. How did Hancock view the lack of a site plan in Chapter 36?
(a) As an anomaly.
(b) As evidence that the Egyptians were not an advanced culture.
(c) As symbolic.
(d) As evidence of another culture's influence.
15. What is the "Great Return"?
(a) The end of the Ice Age.
(b) A complete precessional cycle.
(c) The tale of Osiris.
(d) A migratory pattern.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many years is the sun housed in each of the zodiacal constellations?
2. About how many blocks does the Great Pyramid have?
3. Who was Ramesses II?
4. What is remarkable about the use of pi in ancient Egypt?
5. What was the large Antarctic landmass supporting in Chapter 51?
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