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Reid Ancient Civiliz

Reid Ancient Civilization

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1. Which ancient civilization believed a light skinned god would arrive from the East to end their empire and predicted the arrival around the time the Spanish arrived? Aztecs
2. Which ancient civilization build the lost city of Machu Picchu high in the Andes Mountains? Incas
3. Which ancient civilization were superior warriors and forced captives to pay a tribute (or tax)? Aztecs
4. Which ancient civilization's empire stretched along the West coast of South America? Incas
5. Which ancient civilization had doctors that made over 1,000 medicines from plants? Aztecs
6. Which ancient civilization still has descendants living in Guatemala today? Mayans
7. Which ancient civilization used llamas to carry supplies? Incas
8. Which ancient civilization was conquered by Pizarro? Incas
9. Which ancient civilization worshipped the Sun God, Inti, and believed their Emperor to be a descendant of the Sun? Incas
10. Which ancient civilization's empire stretched along the West coast of South America? Incas
11. Which ancient civilization abandoned their great cities to live in the jungle before the Spanish arrived? Mayans
12. Which ancient civilization were excellent stone builders fitting stones of all shapes together like a puzzle? Incas
13. Which ancient civilization used quipus, a system of strings and knots, to record important numbers and dates? Incas
14. Which ancient civilization played a ball game called pok-a-pok with a solid rubber ball and a 30 feet high stone circle? Mayans
15. Which ancient civilization build a great empire in the Valley of Mexico? Aztecs
16. Which ancient civilization build a great empire in the Andes Mountains? Incas
17. Which ancient civilization build a great empire on the Yucatan Peninsula? Mayans
18. Which ancient civilization built floating gardens called chinampas? Aztecs
19. Which ancient civilization carved important symbols on a large stone monument called a stele? Mayans
20. Which ancient civilization build over ten thousand miles of roads through their empire? Incas
21. Which ancient civilization built the capital city of Tenochtitlan in Lake Texcoco? Aztecs
22. Which ancient civilization's capital city was in present day Cuzco? Incas
23. Which ancient civilization's largest city was Tikal? Mayans
24. Which ancient civilization developed a number system using zero? Mayans
25. Which ancient civilization used their feet to freeze dry potatoes? Incas
26. Which ancient civilization developed a very accurate 365-day calendar? Mayans
27. What were the stone tablets containing the Mayan glyph writing called? stele
28. What were the objects made of string and knots used by the Inca for counting called? quipus
29. What were the stone steps used by the Inca for farming the steep Andes Mountains called? terraces
30. What was the name of the floating gardens the Aztecs created in Tenochtitlan? chinampas
31. What is the name of the peninsula where Chichen Itza, the Mayan city, is located? The Yucatan
32. What type of drink did the Aztec serve as a special treat? chocolate
33. What was the capital city of the Incan empire? Cuzco
34. What animal did the Incas use to carry goods, not people? llamas
Created by: marydykstra on 2014-04-30



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