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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 tall is the Great Pyramid?
(a) 350 meters.
(b) 350 feet.
(c) 450 feet.
(d) 450 meters.
2. What does the Piri Reis map provide?
(a) Evidence of an ancient civilization with celestial knowledge.
(b) Evidence of an ancient civilization with technological skills.
(c) Evidence of an ancient civilization with the ability to move heavy boulders.
(d) Evidence of an ancient civilization with global knowlege.
3. To what superhuman are Viracocha and Quetzalcoatl compared?
(c) Turin Papyrus.
(d) Palermo Stone.
4. What is the term for the gravity of the sun and planets exerting influence on the Earth's elliptic orbit?
5. What is at the base of the Great Pyramid?
Short Answer Questions
1. How many degrees are allocated on the elliptic for each constellation?
2. What did Hancock's researcher conclude in Chapter 50?
3. What did Hancock assume to be the "missing piece" in Chapter 50?
4. What is Heliopolis known as?
5. In Chapter 36, what did Hancock explore?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the cycle of precession?
2. In Chapter 36, which explanation for the pyramids with empty coffins is the most plausible?
3. Is Hancock's message in Chapter 52 justified, based on the book as a whole?
4. What accounts for differing ideas of when the Sphinx was built?
5. In Chapter 39, why do you think the Egyptians didn't cut the limestone into smaller pieces to make it easier to move?
6. What explains the fluctuations in Egyptian agriculture, as explored in Chapter 46?
7. Why did specialists misinterpret or ignore Bauval's discovery as evidence of an ancient civilization?
8. What is eccentricity?
9. Explain why seasons occur in different hemispheres.
10. How did Hancock resolve the absence of any lost continent in Chapter 50?
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