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Chap7.1-2

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
Olmecs
d.
Incas
b.
Mayans
e.
Mesoamerica
c.
Aztecs
 

 1. 

Name of the area where the Mayans and Aztecs lived
 

 2. 

Had a very large empire in Peru and along the Western coast of South America.
 

 3. 

No one knows how they declined
 

 4. 

Built gigantic carved stone heads
 

 5. 

Carried on war continually, to have fresh supplies of human sacrifices
 
 
Time Frame. Match each item with the time reference below.
a.
Mayans
d.
Bering Strait land bridge
b.
Aztesc
e.
Mochica
c.
Olmecs
 

 6. 

Between 100 and 700 AD this early Peruvian empire flourished
 

 7. 

The Ice Age caused thick ice sheets to create this
 

 8. 

1400 BC to 500 BC
 

 9. 

1200  to 1500s
 

 10. 

300 to 900 AD
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 11. 

The mountain range which runs north and south in the western part of North America
a.
The Appalachians
c.
The Andes
b.
The Rocky Mountains
d.
The Sinai Mounts
 

 12. 

The Olmecs
a.
Built large stone heads
c.
Influenced the Mayans
b.
Came before the Aztecs
d.
all of these
 

 13. 

Which of the following civilizations ruled an area that included the Andes Mountains?
a.
Olmecs
c.
Aztecs
b.
Mayas
d.
Incas
 

 14. 

The Incan road system was built primarily for the purpose of allowing
a.
people to travel to religious festivals.
b.
farmers to carry tribute to the Sapa Inca.
c.
armies and news to move rapidly throughout the empire.
d.
traders to come into the empire.
 

 15. 

The Incan Chosen Women were trained to
a.
serve the sun god.
c.
run the government.
b.
become soldiers.
d.
keep official records.
 

 16. 

The Nazca people
a.
were related to the Iroquois League
c.
etched giant figures of creatures into the hills
b.
ate ceremonial potlatch
d.
used dog sleds
 

 17. 

Chinampas
a.
Aztec wildlife
c.
They lived in the desert southwest.
b.
were floating gardens
d.
They were cliff dwellers.
 

 18. 

Which empire had the cit of Tikal, and the tallest pyramids in the Americas?
a.
The Aztecs
c.
the Mayans
b.
The Olmecs
d.
The Incans
 

Essay
 

 19. 

Making Comparisons How were the religious beliefs of the Incas like those of the Aztecs? How were they different?
 



 
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