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5 Matching questions

  1. Teotihuacan
  2. rubber
  3. glyph
  4. fertility
  5. Paracas
  1. a A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
  2. b Too much of this in the population and not enough in the soil led to the decline of the Mayans
  3. c A city-state in the Valley of Mexico
  4. d "The material used to make balls; the Olmec were given their name from the word for ""Dwellers in the land of"" this material"
  5. e They mummified their dead and made art that could only be fully seen from the air

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Maya worshipped this predator
  2. After the collapse of San Lorenzo; this site became the center of the Olmec civilization until it, and the civilization, collapsed around 400 B.C.
  3. This star-gazing superstition guided the Mayans in deciding which rival city-states to attack
  4. The Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site
  5. Their culture began on the northern coast of Peru around 1 A.D.; they had no written language but did build cities and irrigation canals; like the Mesopotamians they built mud-brick buildings; they built pyramids to bury their kings like the Egyptians; their pyramids include the 525' tall Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon; they had advanced crafts and metalworking; they practiced human sacrifice

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. TikalThe Maya built a ceremonial center at this site

          

  3. Chichen ItzaAfter the collapse of San Lorenzo; this site became the center of the Olmec civilization until it, and the civilization, collapsed around 400 B.C.

          

  4. ChavinThe first known city builders in South America; they lived in what is today Peru; they built cities around 1000 B.C.; their culture lasted around 500 years (do not add the accent mark in your answer)

          

  5. San LorenzoAfter the collapse of San Lorenzo; this site became the center of the Olmec civilization until it, and the civilization, collapsed around 400 B.C.

          

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