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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Hipparchus discover?
2. How are the stars Sirius A and B related?
(a) They form a circle with other stars.
(b) A circles B.
(c) They line up with other stars.
(d) B circles A.
3. What did Jane Sellers discover using myths?
(a) How long cycles take.
(b) How the ancient peoples used language.
(c) A mathematical language.
(d) Meaning in the stars.
4. How many miles per hour does the Earth revolve around the sun?
5. What is surprising about the limestone megaliths found in the Great Sphinx?
(a) Granite would have been easier to move than limestone.
(b) Limestone was not found anywhere else.
(c) They could have been cut smaller to be moved more easily.
(d) They could not possibly have been moved.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Chapter 31, how did the embedding in the Osiris myth occur?
2. How much does the average block of the Great Pyramid weigh?
3. What did the Sun God, Ra, do?
4. What did Hancock wonder about the Great Pyramid in Chapter 37?
5. What was displaced when the crust shifted?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
2. In Chapter 39, why do you think the Egyptians didn't cut the limestone into smaller pieces to make it easier to move?
3. Why did specialists misinterpret or ignore Bauval's discovery as evidence of an ancient civilization?
4. What theory is the focus of Chapter 51?
5. In Chapter 38, how did the Egyptians manage to drill through granite without the necessary tools?
6. Is it a coincidence that the Great Pyramid is an accurate scale-model of Earth's northern hemisphere?
7. What is the connection between the Mayans and modern astrologers?
8. What did the author mean in Chapter 33 when he referred to the boats at the base of the Great Pyramid as seeming to be of a quality exceeding the presumed need to transport a dead king to heaven?
9. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
10. What did the founder of modern Egyptology mean in Chapter 34 when he said that the Great Pyramid's builders "thought like men 100 feet tall"?
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