Reading comprehension -TOEFL- Lesson 120 (Đọc hiểu -TOEFL- Bài 120)

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The Great Pyramid of Giza, a monument of wisdom and prophecy, was built as a tomb for Pharaoh Cheops in 2720 B.C. Despite its antiquity, certain aspects of its construction make it one of the truly great wonders of the world. The four sides of the pyramid are aligned almost 5 exactly on true north, south, east, and west - an incredible engineering fiat. The ancient Egyptians were sun worshipers and great astronomers, so computations for the Great Pyramid were based on astronomical observations.

10 Explorations and detailed examinations of the base of the structure reveal many intersecting lines. Further scientific study indicates that these represent a type of time line of events - past, present, and future. Many of the events have been interpreted and found to coincide with known facts of the past. Others are prophesied for 15 future generations and are presently under investigation.

Was this superstructure made by ordinary beings, or one built by a race are superior to any known today?

1. Approximately how long ago was the Great Pyramid constructed?

2. On what did the ancient Egyptians base their calculations?

3. Why was the Great Pyramid constructed?

4. Why is the Great Pyramid of Giza considered on of the seven wonders of the world?

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