5 Written Questions
3 Matching Questions
- a Because they thought that the sun god enjoyed displays of gold, they made magnificent gold jewelry and temple ornaments.
- b stone monuments and pyramids - heights up to 200 feet
- c Central Mexico, island in Lake Texcoco
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- temples on top of pyramids
- No vehicles or horses, everything was carried, network of roads
- Although they did not have a system of writing, they developed a system of record keeping with string called quipus (KEE·poos). Using various lengths and colors of string, knotted in special patterns, the quipus carried information about resources such as grain supplies.
- Believed human sacrifices were necessary to please the gods.
- 1200 AD
5 True/False Questions
Maya → pakil, five types of pyramids
Inca → Although mountainous land is not well suited for farming, they devised ways to produce a steady supply of food. They cut terraces, or broad platforms, into steep slopes so they could plant crops. They built stone walls on the terraces to hold the soil and plants in place. Their farmers grew maize, squash, tomatoes, peanuts, chili peppers, melons, cotton, and potatoes.
Maya → Made a 365 day calendar
Inca → Present day Mexico, Gautemala, Honduras, and Belize
Aztec → Buildings rose up from water