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5 Matching questions

  1. Chavin
  2. San Lorenzo
  3. glyph
  4. rubber
  5. Chichen Itza
  1. a The site of a major ceremonial complex for the culture in #2
  2. b "The material used to make balls; the Olmec were given their name from the word for ""Dwellers in the land of"" this material"
  3. c A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
  4. d The 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. e Built by the Mayans, it survived the collapse of their civilization probably because of its ties with the Toltecs; it's temple was aligned with the sun at the equinoxes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Maya worshipped this predator
  2. The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site
  3. "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."
  4. This star-gazing superstition guided the Mayans in deciding which rival city-states to attack
  5. The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site

5 True/False questions

  1. OlmecTheir 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

          

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

          

  3. Smoke ShellHe built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque

          

  4. MocheTheir 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. Maya"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."

          

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