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Question 1: ________ detect minute deviations in the Earth's magnetic field caused by iron artifacts, kilns, some types of stone structures, and even ditches and middens.
Mariner 2Mariner 4MagnetometerCassini–Huygens

Question 2: Writing as it is known today did not exist in human civilization until the ________, in a relatively small number of technologically advanced civilizations.
7th millennium BC5th millennium BC6th millennium BC4th millennium BC

Question 3: This view is often espoused in works of popular fiction, such as ________, The Mummy, and King Solomon's Mines.
Raiders of the Lost ArkIndiana Jones and the Last CrusadeIndiana Jones and the Temple of DoomIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Question 4: The ________ historian Flavio Biondo (1392–1463) is recognised as one of Europe’s first archaeologists.
Italian RenaissanceItalyItalian Renaissance arts and cultureItalian Wars

Question 5: In the UK, popular archaeology programs such as Time Team and ________ have resulted in a huge upsurge in public interest[citation needed].
Meet the AncestorsBristolPeterboroughCambridgeshire

Question 6: Hodge the Director of the Southwest Museum in ________ CA, released a statement that the museum would no longer purchase or accept collections from looted contexts.
Long Beach, CaliforniaGlendale, CaliforniaLos AngelesSan Jose, California

Question 7: In contrast ________ has existed for at least 200,000 years, and other species of Homo for millions of years (see Human evolution).

Question 8: [66] In Scotland, Wales and ________, the same responsibilities lie with Historic Scotland,[67] Cadw[68] and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency[69] respectively.
EnglandIrish peopleNorthern IrelandUnited Kingdom

Question 9: For instance, many of the tombs of the Egyptian ________ were looted during antiquity.
HatshepsutPharaohAmenhotep IIIAhmose I

Question 10: It can reveal several types of information usually not accessible to survey, such as ________, three-dimensional structure, and verifiably primary context.
StratigraphyGeologyGeologic time scaleFossil


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