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Mao Doan - Tuesday, 20 February 2024, 6:06 AM

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Read the Text on Page 190-191 and answer the questions.

1. The Terracotta Army was discovered by a group of farmers in 1974 outside Xi'an, China.

2. The tomb complex, including the Terracotta Army, was built for the first emperor of China in the 21st century BCE.

3. The construction of the emperor's tomb involved a workforce of thousands and covers an area of over 35 square miles.

4. The Terracotta Army consists of approximately 10,000 statues intended to protect the emperor in his afterlife.

5. The real metal weapons carried by the Terracotta Army soldiers were predominantly made of iron.

6. The chrome plating technique used on the weapons was thought to have been first developed in the mid-20th century in Germany and the United States.

7. Archaeologists found over 40,000 arrowheads at the site, indicating the use of cellular manufacturing processes similar to modern-day companies.

8. Despite over 40 years of research, only a small portion of Emperor Qin's tomb complex has been excavated.

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