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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many similar complexes are in the area?
2. The researchers were fascinated by what feature on the Bell system?
3. What is the material used to make the new item?
4. What material was used to create the objects?
5. What else was supposedly referenced on the small relief?
Essay Topic 1
Carson was mesmerized with wonder and fear when he first discovered Tomb #26. Which emotion was the strongest? How do you think Carson decided to forge ahead and open the door of the tomb? What did Carson expect to find behind the door? How would you feel in Carson's position? Would you open the door? What might you expect to find behind a locked door in an underground shaft?
Essay Topic 2
Guido Michelin and Currant Bunliffe both set out to find fragments of writing that could be attributed to the Yanks.
What was the purpose of the search? What kind of information might be contained in the writing fragments? What could the new civilization learn from the old one? Why was there such a lapse between searches for the fragments? Do you think Bunliffe ever found anything? What might have happened to Bunliffe? Explain.
Essay Topic 3
The author makes a solid point regarding pollution and the state of the ozone layer. As a result of decades of polluting the air and not caring about the ozone, it was only a matter of time before Pollutantus Gravitas would fall to the earth and smother out the Yank civilization. Compare and contrast the condition of pollution and the ozone layer from 1985 and today. What are the most significant changes? Were there any parts of the story that could be even remotely correct? Explain. How has pollution changed over the years? In your opinion, does pollution have anything to do with global warming?
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