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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 did Hancock view the lack of a site plan in Chapter 36?
(a) As an anomaly.
(b) As evidence that the Egyptians were not an advanced culture.
(c) As evidence of another culture's influence.
(d) As symbolic.
2. What is a second element of the author's thesis in Chapter 52?
(a) The partial impact of cataclysm on civilization.
(b) The near-total impact of cataclysm on civilization.
(c) The lack of impact of cataclysm on civilization.
(d) The future impact of cataclysm on civilization.
3. What do the documents in Chapter 43 list?
(a) Kings during the First Dynasty.
(b) Kings before the First Dynasty.
(c) Kings during the Second Dynasty.
(d) Kings after the First Dynasty.
4. What is at the base of the Great Pyramid?
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. About how many blocks does the Great Pyramid have?
2. How many years is the sun housed in each of the zodiacal constellations?
3. What did the Ancient Egyptians understand well, according to Chapter 42?
4. What was discovered about unmapped oceans in Chapter 50?
5. What was inside the Second Pyramid?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 36, which explanation for the pyramids with empty coffins is the most plausible?
2. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
3. In Chapter 39, why do you think the Egyptians didn't cut the limestone into smaller pieces to make it easier to move?
4. Why was Bauval's discovery that Orion's three belt stars are not in a straight line significant?
5. In Chapter 38, how did the Egyptians manage to drill through granite without the necessary tools?
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 Hipparchus the first to know about precession?
8. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
9. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
10. As theorized in Chapter 28, do ancient myth contains a veiled method for expressing the technical terms for advanced astronomy?
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