5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- San Lorenzo
- a The site of a major ceremonial complex for the culture in #2
- b The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site
- c This Central American culture began around 1 A.D.; their classical period lasted from 300 to 900 A.D.; they developed astronomy, a calendar, and hieroglyphic writing; they built step-pyramids and terraced cities laid out in neat grids; they practiced human sacrifice
- d "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."
- e Maize was descended from this grassy plant
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The Maya built another ceremonial center at this site
- He built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque
- This star-gazing superstition guided the Mayans in deciding which rival city-states to attack
- They lived on the southern coast of Peru; they made huge earthworks artworks that can only be fully seen from the air
- This crop was cultivated in Mesoamerica around 2700 B.C.
5 True/False Questions
La Venta → 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.
Jaguar → The Maya worshipped this predator
Palenque → The development of this technology allowed better timing of planting and had important religious significance; the Maya computed this through 2012 A.D.
glyph → A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
Paracas → "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."