1. What do the speakers mainly discuss?
- A.Evidence that clarifies the ancient uses of the Stonehenge monument.
- B.Other Bronze Age monuments that have similarities to Stonehenge.
- C.Why the builders of Stonehenge did not use local stones in its construction.
- D.The possible origins of some of the stones that make up the Stonehenge monument.
2. Why does the professor mention small pieces of bluestone found at Stonehenge?
- A.To provide evidence that bluestone was between to have healing properties.
- B.To stress that blue stone is not as durable as local stone.
- C.To help explain how builders selected the particular stones used for Stonehenge.
- D.To express frustration with the way some researchers gather evidence at Stonehenge.
3. What is the significance of the ax heads that the professor discussion?
- A.They prove that bluestones were transported across Europe.
- B.They provide evidence that bluestones were not sacred to Bronze Age cultures.
- C.They may explain how the builders reduced the size of some of the stones that were transported.
- D.They helped researchers determine the place in the Preseli Hills where the Stonehenge bluestones originated.
4. What evidence suggests that glaciers may have carried stones to the Stonehenge site?
- A.The stones used to build Stonehenge all came from the same place in Wales.
- B.Some stones have markings that could have been caused by glacial activity.
- C.Some bluestones were present on the Salisbury Plain before Stonehenge was built.
- D.Bluestones were found in several places on a proposed travel route between Walesand the Salisbury Plain.
5. What does the professor imply about the recent analysis of the bluestones at Stonehenge?
- A.It does not conclusively identify the bluestones’ place of origin.
- B.It does not provide strong evidence for either the human-transport or the glacier-transport theory.
- C.The methods used to test the blue stones were questionable.
- D.The analysis does not explain how glaciers could move such large stones.
6. According to the professor, what might have contributed to the popularity of the human-transport hypothesis?
- A.New physical evidence of transport devices used in the Bronze Age has been found.
- B.The hypothesis has become familiar overtime.
- C.Until recently, no other hypotheses had been suggested.
- D.The scientists who support the hypothesis are well respected.