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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 Jane Sellers discover using myths?
(a) Meaning in the stars.
(b) A mathematical language.
(c) How long cycles take.
(d) How the ancient peoples used language.
2. How many years is the sun housed in each of the zodiacal constellations?
3. What was inside the Second Pyramid?
(a) An empty sarcophagus.
(b) An embalmed mummy.
(c) Gold treasures.
(d) Bone fragments.
4. What is remarkable about the use of pi in ancient Egypt?
(a) It was thought to be discovered later by the Romans.
(b) It was thought to be discovered later by the Altruscans.
(c) It was thought to be discovered later by the Greeks.
(d) It was thought to be discovered later by the Phoenicians.
5. How many years does it take for the axis angle to make a full cycle oscillation across the range?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Great Pyramid a scale model of?
2. What did Hancock's researcher do in Chapter 50?
3. What did Christian Eusebius discover about Manetho's texts and the Bible?
4. What is a fourth element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
5. How high is the antechamber ceiling of the Great Pyramid?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
2. As theorized in Chapter 28, do ancient myth contains a veiled method for expressing the technical terms for advanced astronomy?
3. What explains the fluctuations in Egyptian agriculture, as explored in Chapter 46?
4. Why was Bauval's discovery that Orion's three belt stars are not in a straight line significant?
5. 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?
6. 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"?
7. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
8. In Chapter 36, which explanation for the pyramids with empty coffins is the most plausible?
9. What two aspects of the Great Pyramid remain a mystery?
10. What theory is the focus of Chapter 51?
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