Fingerprints of the Gods Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Graham Hancock
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Chapter 27, what happened to the sun during the Ice Age?

2. What did the Piri Reis Map precisely locate?

3. What is "Ricinulei"?

4. What did the Byrd Antarctic Expeditions prove?

5. With whom did Graham Hancock travel in The Mystery of the Maps?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happened to the hardy, cold-adapted animals during the Ice Age?

2. Why are stories of floods so universal?

3. Why are the Nazca lines so significant?

4. According to Chapter 27, what parts of the world were submerged by flooding during the Ice Age?

5. What evidence is there that the Nazcan were astronomers?

6. Describe how the Andes viewed Viracocha.

7. Why did the Ancient Mexican civilizations believe sacrificing children would delay the destruction of the world?

8. In the Introduction, what was Hancock trying to determine?

9. How were the findings of the Oronteus Finaeus Map verified?

10. What is the significance of the fact that so many things about the Earth seem to have been discovered long before modern man officially discovered them?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Is this book more about the Earth itself or the civilizations who have populated it? Is there a relationship between the two, or are they separate issues that the author explored in his quest to solve mysteries?

Essay Topic 2

Why were Hancock and others so concerned with the exact dates in which things occurred, and with challenging those dates when new evidence was brought forth?

Essay Topic 3

How does this book treat the theory of evolution?

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