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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. In Chapter 6, what did Sitchin reveal that only the Nefilim needed to know?
2. Who became Anu's lover after 555 B.C.?
3. In Sitchin's opinion, what did the gods try to help the Babylonian people in the biblical story about the Tower of Babel?
4. Where did An or Anu live?
5. The Sumerians knew to use this substance as a disinfectant.
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Sitchin present Sumer in Chapter 2?
2. How did Sitchin trace the Persians to Babylon and Assyria?
3. What do Sumerian texts describe Pluto as?
4. How did humans attempt to go to the heavens and see the gods.
5. What did Ralph Solecki's 1957 discovery
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. Summarize Sitchin's theory on the creation of the solar system.
8. What does Sitchin believe existed before the language Akkadian?
9. What impact does Aphrodite, the goddess of love, have on the gods and goddesses for ancient Greece?
10. Why is Sitchin so sure that human life could not have begun on Earth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Sitchin analyzes a picture of humans surrounding Enki. The humans, Sitchin assumed, were all exactly the same. Sitchin further asserts that Enki wanted man to be different and individual. How does this story of procreation explain the differences in human beings?
Essay Topic 2
Is Sitchin's writing style or tone one of arrogance and smug certainty?
How does a man with little or no scientific education and limited experience translating languages argue with other scholarly experts?
What does this say about Sitchin's personality.
Essay Topic 3
Do you believe that any of Sitchin's theories could be true?
If you were Sitchin, how would you work to verify and prove your theories about the creation of the world and man?
How could Sitchin get his ideas accepted by the scientific community?
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