5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A letter in a hieroglyphic alphabet
- 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.
- c A city-state in the Valley of Mexico
- 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 The Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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)
- 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
- The peninsula where the Maya lived.
- 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
- 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
Smoke Shell → He built the Copán Acropolis, one of the last major accomplishments of the Mayans; he married a princess from Palenque
Astrology → 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.
Paracas → They mummified their dead and made art that could only be fully seen from the air
Calendar → The Maya built yet another ceremonial center at this site
Tikal → The Maya built a ceremonial center at this site