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Question 1: ________, author of the book An Insider's View of Mormon Origins stated that his work was influenced in part by his original acceptance of the Salamander Letter as being valid and supportive of his view.
James B. Allen (historian)Grant H. PalmerFoundation for Ancient Research and Mormon StudiesMark Ashurst-McGee

Question 2:
Salamander letter, James Buchanan and Ann Eliza Young are all:
Document forgeries Properties of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mormonism-related controversies History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Question 3: ________ (Salt Lake City residents who left the Mormon church after coming to doubt the legitimacy of the church's claims) were suspicious of Hofmann's Salamander Letter.
Brigham YoungJerald and Sandra TannerJoseph Smith, Jr.Endowment (Mormonism)

Question 4: Church leaders, especially ________, continued to field criticism for some time for "being duped" and being "unable to discern the evil intentions of a man like Hofmann".
Gordon B. HinckleyBrigham YoungOliver CowderyJoseph Smith, Jr.

Question 5: "LDS Documents & Murder" by ________ (Salt Lake City Messenger.
Brigham YoungEndowment (Mormonism)Jerald and Sandra TannerJoseph Smith, Jr.

Question 6: Many of the documents Hofmann sold or donated were proven to be forgeries by a new forensic technique developed by the ________, chiefly to detect his forgeries.
Federal Bureau of InvestigationCentral Intelligence AgencyNational Security AgencyDefense Intelligence Agency

Question 7:
Salamander letter, Ted Haggard and Jim Bakker are all:
Religious scandals Properties of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Hoaxes in the United States Mormonism-related controversies

Question 8: The contents of the letter also seemed too similar to Howe's ________ (sic) to others in the church Historical Department.
Golden platesMormonism UnvailedLost 116 pagesJoseph Smith, Jr.

Question 9: Hofmann drew suspicion for discovering so many astounding documents that others had missed, including the so-called "Oath of a Freeman", which he was attempting to sell to the ________.
Library of CongressUnited States CapitolUnited States CongressUnited States House of Representatives

Question 10: Hofmann may have been inspired by an early anti-Mormon work ________ (sic) (1834), which claimed that a toad-like animal was rumored to have appeared to Smith in conjunction with the recovery of the plates.
Mormonism UnvailedGolden platesLost 116 pagesJoseph Smith, Jr.


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