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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. Noah saves himself in an ark. What does Atra- Harris sail in?
2. The Sumerian Great Flood story, who does Enki inform of the impending flood?
3. Which god was in charge of Bad-Tibura, the industrial center where Inanna and Utu were born?
4. What base was Enlil charged with protecting?
5. Why did Enki's son, Gibil, assist Enki in the Southern hemisphere where mining was prevalent?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Enlil quickly create more human beings?
2. How long do the Nefilim live and how often do they visit?
3. How did Enlil create man.
4. Who suggested that the gods create a worker to tend to the mines?
5. How was the length of life estimated by Sitchin?
6. Does Sitchin agree with the validity of animal evolution over the centuries?
7. How did Adam and Eve's tasting from the Tree of Knowledge give them the ability to procreate?
8. What was Ziggurats?
9. When the Nefilim landed on Earth, what age was Earth in?
10. Why did the Nefilim decide to go back to Earth?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Throughout the book Sitchin describe many gods and goddesses live up to ancient societal gender roles.
Using a god or goddess from the book, give an example of how he or she personifies the stereotype.
Are you using stereotypes that were prevalent in Mesopotamian culture or our society?
Essay Topic 2
1. Define Creationism.
2. Describe modern day scientific evolution.
3. How does Sitchin's belief intersect the two theories? Also, comment on what resources (theological or scientific) Sitchin used in the 12th Planet.
4. Are the sources reputable?
Essay Topic 3
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?
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