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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. In Sumerian belief, who may go to heaven?
(a) Men and gods.
(b) Animals.
(c) Plants.
(d) No one goes to heaven.

2. To Sitchin, what were decorative rosettes on Sumerian temples?
(a) Symbols for the gods.
(b) People's names written decoratively.
(c) Lovely artwork.
(d) Symbols for the solar system.

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

4. According to Sitchin, who is marked as a follower of God even though he is on Indo-European decent?
(a) Xerxes and Darius.
(b) Grand Lebanon and Darius.
(c) Cyrus and Greece.
(d) Cyrus, Darius, and Xerxes.

5. What is cuneiform?
(a) The Cuni way of life.
(b) The earliest known form of writing.
(c) A uniform worn by the gods.
(d) A language.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the older planet-gods promise to Marduk if it can defeat Tiamat?

2. What brings the Greeks in contact with the Persians in 331 B.C.?

3. What did the Sumerians believe Pluto was?

4. Sitchin revealed that who occupied Israel, Lebanon, and Syria in Chapter 3?

5. How did Sitchin reinterpret that Sumerian word "Mu"?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sitchin believe existed before the language Akkadian?

2. Why does Marduk feel pressure from the other planets in the solar system?

3. Why was the number 12 extremely important to the Nefilim?

4. Where else does Sitchin say he sees evidence of his version of the creation story?

5. What impact does Aphrodite, the goddess of love, have on the gods and goddesses for ancient Greece?

6. Why did Sitchin think it was possible for astrologists to be wrong in their assertion that there are only eight planets in the solar system?

7. Why is 12 an important number for Sumerians?

8. What did Ralph Solecki's 1957 discovery

9. What did Sitchin find proof of in the work of early astronomers from Mesopotamia, Hittites, and Babylonia?

10. Who is Anu?

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