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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 is the "Great Return"?
(a) A migratory pattern.
(b) The end of the Ice Age.
(c) The tale of Osiris.
(d) A complete precessional cycle.
2. What is a fourth element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
(a) The need to build enclosures to protect survivors and surviving information.
(b) The need to build better computers to protect surviving information.
(c) The need to build enclosures to protect surviving structures.
(d) The need to identify specific individuals who should be protected from harm.
3. What did Hancock's researcher conclude in Chapter 50?
(a) There was definitely a lost civilization.
(b) There was no lost civilization.
(c) A lost civilization was supported by a landmass.
(d) The lost civilization still exists.
4. What was displaced when the crust shifted?
(a) An ancient civilization.
5. How frequently do the planets line up in the order, on the same date, that the Mayans predicted the Fifth Sun ends?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only other pyramid in the world, besides the Great Pyramid, to use a variant on pi?
2. How many zodiac constellations are there?
3. What happened to the continent after displacement?
4. In Chapter 36, what is a belief mentioned about the tombs?
5. Who were Palermo Stone and Turin Papyrus?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the cycle of precession?
2. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
3. What theory is the focus of Chapter 51?
4. What is the connection between the Mayans and modern astrologers?
5. Why did the Greeks build the Great Pyramid with engineering accuracy, whose costs seem to far exceed any benefit?
6. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
7. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
8. Why did Hancock determine that the ancient Egyptians' astronomical observation and knowledge of solar system mechanics was clearer than assumed in Chapter 42?
9. In Chapter 39, why do you think the Egyptians didn't cut the limestone into smaller pieces to make it easier to move?
10. What explains the fluctuations in Egyptian agriculture, as explored in Chapter 46?
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