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. Besides gracing the Sumerian people with his presence, what else did Sitchin bestow upon the Sumerian people?

2. Sitchin thought that the uses of this substance was evidence of advanced knowledge of chemistry and medicine, including brain surgery.

3. What is an apin?

4. Who was Marduk?

5. Where was the gods' world?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is Sitchin so sure that human life could not have begun on Earth?

2. What was the literal translation of "mu" that Sitchin develops?

3. What do Sumerian texts describe Pluto as?

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

5. How did Sitchin classify the Sumerian gods?

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

7. Where did Sitchin believe the Greek gods came from?

8. What subjects does the 12TH PLANET cover?

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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."

Essay Topic 2

Is it depressing that Sitchin did not think that the Sumerians were capable of the advancement on their own?

How is this similar to Western Imperialism that many Western cultures imposed on other cultures?

Is Sitchin sure that the Sumerians could not have been advanced because they were supposedly "primitive" people?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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