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5 Matching Questions

  1. Smoke Shell
  2. Tikal
  3. teosinte
  4. Jaguar
  5. fertility
  1. a Maize was descended from this grassy plant
  2. b He built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque
  3. c Too much of this in the population and not enough in the soil led to the decline of the Mayans
  4. d The Maya worshipped this predator
  5. e The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The site of a major ceremonial complex for the culture in #2
  2. They lived on the southern coast of Peru; they made huge earthworks artworks that can only be fully seen from the air
  3. Courtyards were built for games involving these objects; it is probable that either the winners or losers of games played with these became human sacrifices; trees needed to produce this were common to Mesoamerica
  4. "Known as the ""Sun Shield,"" this king ruled the city-state of Palenque for 68 years and built a palace, pyramid, and temple; he died in 683 A.D."
  5. The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site

5 True/False Questions

  1. CalendarThe development of this technology allowed better timing of planting and had important religious significance; the Maya computed this through 2012 A.D.

          

  2. AstrologyThe first known city builders in the western hemisphere; they built cities in Central America around 1200 B.C.; huge stone heads made by this culture remain today.

          

  3. rubber"The material used to make balls; the Olmec were given their name from the word for ""Dwellers in the land of"" this material"

          

  4. CornThe Maya built another ceremonial center at this site

          

  5. MayaThey lived on the southern coast of Peru; they made huge earthworks artworks that can only be fully seen from the air

          

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