Questions with Model Answers on Ch: (3)
1- Answer the following Questions :
1- How did Dr Hafez and Leila travel to Cuzco ?
They flew to Cuzco .
2- How did Dr Hafez and Leila travel to the site ?
They travelled to the site by Land Rover driven by Amalia Guzman .
3- Why did Dr Hafez speak in a quiet voice ?
Dr Hafez spoke in a quiet voice because he did not want anyone to hear about the secret of the new discovery.
4- What was one of the differences between the way the Ancient Egyptians and the Incas buried their dead kings?
It was that the Incas killed women and servants and buried them to take care of the king in the next world.
5- Why was Dr Hafez satisfied with the papers that Leila had brought with her ?
Because the papers showed that they were working along the right line.
6- Where were they digging ?
They were digging at a site near Quenco.
7- Why did the German Tourists come to Peru ?
They came to Peru to visit Machu Picchu ,the great Inca city that was lost for hundreds of years.
8- What did Dr Hafez tell Leila in a low voice ?
He told her about the new discovery of a royal tomb that belonged to a king.
9- How did Dr Hafez know that the newly discovered tomb belonged to a king ?
By finding a picture of a llama on the wall of the tomb. It was a sign of a royal tomb
10-Why was Dr Hafez's and Leila's experience in the Valley of the Nobles useful?
Because they could discover the similarities and differences between the ways the Incas and the Ancient Egyptians buried their dead.
11- Give an example of the similarities between the Incas and the Ancient Egyptians in the ways they buried their dead.
They put gold masks on the faces of their kings .
12- How did the Incas celebrate their mummies ?
The Incas celebrated their mummies by holding important festivals. They put their mummified kings on litters dressed in fine clothes and they took them through the streets.
13- Why did Dr Hafez suspect Martin Lander ?
Dr Hafez suspected Martin Lander because his name was not Lander, Dr Hafez was sure that they had met before, Martin had left his job with United Mining and United Mining was not working in Peru then.
14- Why did Leila’s face grow hot on the plan to Cuzco ?
Because she remembered the questions Martin Lander had asked her and the little information she had told him about their work.
15- What did Dr Hafez advise Leila to be ?
Dr Hafez advised Leila to be careful.
16- Why did Dr Hafez advise Leila to be careful ?
Dr Hafez advised Leila to be careful because there were thieves who broke into the old Inca tombs to steal the gold and silver things and take them out of the country. They sold them to rich collectors.
17- How was the work at the archaeological site organized ?
Dr Hafez had two teams under his direction. Leila was in charge of one of them .Dr Hafez found it was better to have small teams rather than one big one.
18- Why was Dr Hafez keen that Leila came to Peru ?
First because the work needed a younger person, secondly, he trusted Leila, and finally because Leila understood him.
19- Leila's hands were shaking. Give two reasons for this.
Because she did not like landing and she was in a small plane to Cuzco.
20- How did Amalia Guzman greet Leila?
Amalia Guzman greeted Leila in an unfriendly way. She looked at her without a smile
21- How did Leila feel about arriving in Peru?
Leila was so excited about arriving in Peru and a little nervous.
II- Read the following quotations and then answer the questions:
1- “Two days ago we found a wall in the city."
a) Who said this to whom? B) What was that city?
c) What was the importance of that wall?
a) It was said by Dr Hafez to Leila.
B) That city was Machu Picchu, the great Inca city that was lost for hundreds of years
c) The wall was important as it belonged to a king so it was possible to find gold and silver objects in it.
2-"They don’t care about the things of the past."
a) Who were “They”? B) How didn't they care about the things of the past?
c) On what occasion was it said?
a) They were the thieves of the ancient objects.
b)They didn't care about the things of the past by breaking into the old tombs and stealing the gold and silver things and taking them out of the country to sell them to rich collectors.
c) It was said by Dr Hafez to Leila on the plane to Cuzco when he advised her to be careful after her meeting with Martin Lander who Dr Hafez suspected.
III-Complete the sentences :
1- The coastal plain in Peru reminded Leila of............. = the desert in Egypt.
2- The papers Leila had brought with her were satisfied because ………. = they showed that the archaeologists were working along the right lines.
3- A picture of a llama was a sign that..................... = the tomb was a royal one .
4-The Incas and the Ancient Egyptians put masks ……. = on the faces of their dead kings .
5- Although Peru is near the equator there is always ……… = snow on the mountain tops
6- Martin Lander got involved with …............ = some people who were taking Inca objects out of the country.
7- Dr Hafez advised Leila to ......... = be careful what she said and who she spoke to.
8- Dr Hafez was keen that Leila came to Peru because……..... = he trusted her and she understood him.
9- Dr Hafez chose Leila to be ...................... = in charge of one of the two teams at the archaeological site.
10-Leila hoped she .................................. = wouldn't let Dr Hafez down.