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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. What do the Olmecs' sculptures look like?
2. When was Machu Pichu discovered?
3. What did the god of the Andes bring?
4. What did Quetzalcoatl's formulas provide?
5. How long was Queen Maud Land ice-free?
Short Essay Questions
1. Is the theory of Earth-crust displacement plausible?
2. According to Chapter 27, what happened to animals during the Ice Age?
3. According to Chapter 27, what parts of the world were submerged by flooding during the Ice Age?
4. Describe the god Viracocha's appearance.
5. In the Introduction, what was Hancock trying to determine?
6. How is the origin of the Mayan's advanced learning explained?
7. 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?
8. How and why were the Nazca able to accomplish what they did with their lines?
9. What is the god Quetzalcoatl known for?
10. In the Introduction, why did Hancock study the Admiral Piri Reis Map?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How did Hancock think seemingly primitive peoples like the Nazcans managed to develop an understanding of astronomy, as evidenced by the spider drawing that parallels the Orion constellation?
Essay Topic 2
Did the author believe most of the mysteries of changes in the Earth and ancient peoples have already been solved, or did he think that there is still a lot of work to be done in these areas?
Essay Topic 3
In Chapter 32, the author posed the theory that the convergence of global myths and ancient stories throughout the Earth is evidence of a common author. How did he characterize this author?
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