|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did the Ancient Egyptians understand well, according to Chapter 42?
(a) The mechanics of geometry.
(b) The mechanics of building structures.
(c) The mechanics of the solar system.
(d) The mechanics of language.
2. How did Hancock view the lack of a site plan in Chapter 36?
(a) As evidence of another culture's influence.
(b) As an anomaly.
(c) As symbolic.
(d) As evidence that the Egyptians were not an advanced culture.
3. What did Hancock's researcher conclude in Chapter 50?
(a) There was no lost civilization.
(b) The lost civilization still exists.
(c) A lost civilization was supported by a landmass.
(d) There was definitely a lost civilization.
4. What is one element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
(a) Cosmic or geological cataclysm of future civilizations.
(b) Cosmic or geological cataclysm of the Ice Age.
(c) Cosmic or geological cataclysm of post-industrial civilization.
(d) Cosmic or geological cataclysm of pre-industrial civilization.
5. How large is the base of the Great Pyramid?
(a) 3.1 acres.
(b) 13.1 meters.
(c) 3.1 meters.
(d) 13.1 acres.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the Sun God, Ra, do?
2. How many years is the sun housed in each of the zodiacal constellations?
3. In Chapter 31, what are said to be encoded in the myths?
4. To what superhuman are Viracocha and Quetzalcoatl compared?
5. What is the only other pyramid in the world, besides the Great Pyramid, to use a variant on pi?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
2. Why did the Greeks build the Great Pyramid with engineering accuracy, whose costs seem to far exceed any benefit?
3. Why did Hancock mention his researcher's resignation in Chapter 50?
4. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
5. As theorized in Chapter 28, do ancient myth contains a veiled method for expressing the technical terms for advanced astronomy?
6. What explains the fluctuations in Egyptian agriculture, as explored in Chapter 46?
7. How did Hancock resolve the absence of any lost continent in Chapter 50?
8. What theory is the focus of Chapter 51?
9. What accounts for differing ideas of when the Sphinx was built?
10. In Chapter 39, why do you think the Egyptians didn't cut the limestone into smaller pieces to make it easier to move?
This section contains 725 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)