The 12th Planet Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. How many base numbers were in the Sumerian number system?

2. What did Sitchin credit the Neflim with?

3. Where does Enki's Adapa try to go the gain eternal life?

4. Who was the Greek Uranus overthrown by?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the Greek god Zeus and how he came to power.

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

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

4. Who is Anu?

5. 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?

6. Enki and Enlil were brothers and sons of Anu. Describe their personalities.

7. What did Ralph Solecki's 1957 discovery

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

9. How did Sitchin present Sumer in Chapter 2?

10. How did Sitchin classify the Sumerian gods?

Essay Topics

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

1. Answer this question using your own view points:

How could the Nefilim, who Sitchin consider extremely advanced species, be so alike human beings in looks, emotions, and actions?

2. Now, answer the same question as if you were Zecharia Sitchin.

3. Next, examine the differences in the answers. Is your Sitchin's made up answer less rooted in reality?

Essay Topic 3

1. Sitchin described the gods as being able to eat, breathe, and die.

2. Explain how these gods different from Christian, Islamic, and Jewish gods who cannot be healed.

3. How does this make Sitchin's gods more relatable? How does the realization of death among many people cause them to become more "human."

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