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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How was Sitchin able to relate Greek civilization to Hebrew civilization and trace the history of Western civilization?
(a) The ancient Christian Bibles.
(b) The Torah.
(c) Through similarities in language.
(d) Through ancient artifacts.

2. What planet drew Marduk into the solar system?
(a) Uranus.
(b) Neptune.
(c) Saturn.
(d) Mars.

3. Where was the Babylonian creation story written?
(a) On a pot.
(b) On a long scroll.
(c) In a deep cave wall.
(d) On seven tablets.

4. Who became Anu's lover after 555 B.C.?
(a) Hera.
(b) Ninlil.
(c) Inanna.
(d) Nanna.

5. What does the word "Nefilim" mean?
(a) The gods among us.
(b) Those who fell to Earth.
(c) Our friends from Neptune.
(d) The giants.

6. Gravitational pull from what planet pulls Marduk?
(a) Uranus.
(b) Saturn.
(c) Neptune.
(d) Pluto.

7. To Sitchin, the chemical makeup and beginnings of life on Earth imply ____________.
(a) That Earth is a terrible place to live.
(b) There were more animals than humans in ancient times.
(c) That life may have come from elsewhere.
(d) That humans are the greatest life ever created.

8. What is "Mu" often mistranslated as?
(a) "Nice."
(b) "Name."
(c) "Never."
(d) "New."

9. Sitchin found evidence of prior knowledge of the solar system in what cultures?
(a) Babylonia.
(b) Mesopotamia, Hittites, Babylonia.
(c) Hittites and Babylonia.
(d) Mesopotamia.

10. Who in Hindu was the father of the Hindi 12 gods?
(a) Anatolia.
(b) Kash-Yappa.
(c) Mercury.
(d) Indra.

11. Because Sumerian seemed to have the first schools, a 2-house legislature, historian, written code of law, and legal reform, Sitchin thought that Sumer must have been ______.
(a) Fictionalized.
(b) More ancient than 4600 years old.
(c) A community of pretentious people.
(d) Very motivated people.

12. How many major Sumerian gods are there?
(a) 18 total.
(b) 7 male and 7 female.
(c) 6 male and 6 female.
(d) 13 total.

13. How did Zeus gain his power?
(a) Killed all the other gods.
(b) Defeated his own father.
(c) Killed Hades.
(d) Defeated a serpentine with his two brothers.

14. In Etana's stories, what does Sitchin relate to an eagle?
(a) Astronauts.
(b) Pilots.
(c) Air plane engineers.
(d) Another bird.

15. WHat is the Babylonian name for sun?
(a) Apsire.
(b) Apsu.
(c) Sel.
(d) Su.

Short Answer Questions

1. What Sumerian artifact did Sitchin discover that proves the people's knowledge of the solar system?

2. In Chapter 6, what did Sitchin reveal that only the Nefilim needed to know?

3. What Hittite god was like the Greek god Zeus?

4. What culture shared similarities to the Hittite gods?

5. What area did Hades reign?

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