a. Describe the claim of the Chinese nationalists about human history.
Answer: Chinese nationalists claim that history began with the Yellow Emperor and the Xia and Shang dynasties.
b. What do pious Muslims believe about human history?
Answer: Pious Muslims believe that history before Muhammad is irrelevant.
c. What did the Aztecs firmly believe about the universe?
Answer: Aztecs firmly believed in the universe and that their every year’s sacrifices are helping to sunrise and stop the universe to break.
d. What, according to the essay, are the universal human abilities?
Answer: Morality, creativity, religion, and inventiveness are universal human abilities.
e. How are the basic yoga postures derived from the shape of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet ?
Answer: The basic yoga postures are derived from the shape of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Some Hebrew letters like “aleph” look like yoga posture Trikonasanna. In the same way, the Hebrew letter “dalet” looks like the yoga posture Tuladandasana.
f. How do Hindu nationalists refuse the Chinese claim that human history really began with the Yellow Emperor and the Xia and Shang dynasties? Who do you agree with, and why?
Answer: Hindu nationalists claim that different inventions like planes and nuclear bombs were invented by Indian sages. I agree with Hindu nationalists because the Hindu religion is the world’s oldest religion.
g. The author has dealt with a controversial debate on human history. Why do you think history has been a major contested issue in the present world?
Answer: History has been a major contested issue in the present world because people are becoming selfish day by day. Most people claim themselves and their culture at the center of the universe. As a result, history has been a major contested issue in the present world.