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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. How high is the entry to the Great Pyramid?
(a) 36 feet.
(b) 36 yards.
(c) 36 meters.
(d) 3 feet 6 inches.
2. 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 ocean displacement on the continents.
(d) The effects of evolution on the continents.
3. According to Chapter 32, what is the convergence of global myths evidence of?
(a) Early migration.
(b) Early writing.
(c) Many authors.
(d) A common author.
4. What did Hancock's researcher conclude in Chapter 50?
(a) A lost civilization was supported by a landmass.
(b) The lost civilization still exists.
(c) There was no lost civilization.
(d) There was definitely a lost civilization.
5. What did Hancock assume to be the "missing piece" in Chapter 50?
(a) A cataclysmic catastrophe.
(b) The humans' evolution from apes.
(c) Clues left by lost civilizations.
(d) Ocean life.
Short Answer Questions
1. In how many years is the cycle of precession completed?
2. What do the texts of Manetho describe?
3. How many years does it take for the axis angle to make a full cycle oscillation across the range?
4. How many years does it take for the sun to complete one half-degree shift?
5. What is a third element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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"?
2. Why did the Greeks build the Great Pyramid with engineering accuracy, whose costs seem to far exceed any benefit?
3. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
4. Is it a coincidence that the Great Pyramid is an accurate scale-model of Earth's northern hemisphere?
5. Explain why seasons occur in different hemispheres.
6. What is the connection between the Mayans and modern astrologers?
7. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
8. In Chapter 38, how did the Egyptians manage to drill through granite without the necessary tools?
9. Was Hipparchus the first to know about precession?
10. What is the cycle of precession?
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