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Atlantis - The Lost Civilization

written by: yana999
 
A quiz on the legendary island continent that disappeared in the sea.

Question 1:


What Greek philosopher mentioned Atlantis for the first time?
Plato
Socrates
Aristotle
None of these

Question 2:


The possible existence of Atlantis was never discussed throughout classical antiquity.
False
True

Question 3:


Reichsf├╝hrer-SS Heinrich Himmler organized a German expedition to Tibet to search for Aryan Atlanteans.
False
True

Question 4:


What Swedish scholar published the book Atland in several volumes, starting in 1679?
Olaus Rudbeck
Anders Retzius
Ronald Stade
Bernhard Helander

Question 5:


New Atlantis is a novel by Sir Francis Bacon.
True
False

Question 6:


In his work The Chronology of the Ancient Kingdoms Amended this scholar studied a variety of mythological links to Atlantis.
Marie Curie
Socrates
Isaak Newton
Albert Einstein

Question 7:


Who thought that Atlantis was a naval power lying "in front of the Pillars of Hercules" and that it sank into the ocean "in a single day and night of misfortune".
Aristotle
Plato
Homer
Pythagoras

Question 8:


Which of the following movies makes references to Atlantis?
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992)
10,000 BC (2008)
All of these

Question 9:


Jules Verne wrote the science fiction novel The Maracot Deep which describes the discovery of the sunken remains of Atlantis.
False
True

Question 10:


Theosophists consider themselves spiritual and even genetic descendants of the inhabitants of the lost Atlantis.
False
True

 


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