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5 Matching questions

  1. Pacal
  2. Palenque
  3. Olmec
  4. Teotihuacan
  5. glyph
  1. a A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
  2. b The 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. c A city-state in the Valley of Mexico
  4. 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."
  5. e The Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. 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
  3. The peninsula where the Maya lived.
  4. 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
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  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. ParacasThey mummified their dead and made art that could only be fully seen from the air

          

  4. CalendarThe Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site

          

  5. TikalThe Maya built a ceremonial center at this site