Ancient South American Art & Architecture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was weaving such an important art form to the Andean people?

Question 2 2. What does the use of complementary or opposite pairs in art say about many Andean civilizations?

Question 3 3. Put these Andean people in the correct chronological order.

Question 4 4. Why were complex civilizations unexpected in the Andes Mountains?

Question 5 5. Why did some stones not need mortar to be assembled in Andean societies?

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Question 6 6. What was the Avenue of the Dead?

Question 7 7. The pyramids of Teotihuacán show a direct relationship to what natural features in the area?

Question 8 8. According to archeologists, what color were the pyramids of Teotihuacán probably painted?

Question 9 9. Where is Teotihuacán located?

Question 10 10. The temples and pyramids of Teotihuacán show the earliest evidence of the worship of who in Mesoamerica?

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Question 11 11. Where is Chichen Itza located?

Question 12 12. Which structure at Chichen Itza had stone pillars associated with it?

Question 13 13. Which winged serpent god was worked into most of the structures in Chichen Itza?

Question 14 14. Which ancient culture is credited with building Chichen Itza?

Question 15 15. What is the term for the natural well associated with Chichen Itza?

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Question 16 16. Which religious figure appears to be the patron and sustaining force of Teotihuacan?

Question 17 17. What is interesting about the mural from the Teotihuacan Temple of Agriculture?

Question 18 18. Why are the murals of Teotihuacan considered to be so important archaeologically?

Question 19 19. What was a common cultural activity represented in Teotihuacan art?

Question 20 20. Other than decoration, what is the significance of the murals of Teotihuacan?

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Question 21 21. The architecture of the Temple of the Sun is considered extraordinary because _____.

Question 22 22. The Temple of the Sun at Machu Picchu was used for _____.

Question 23 23. Why were there two windows in the Temple of the Sun?

Question 24 24. Priests inside the Temple of the Sun would drink chicha, which is:

Question 25 25. Why was Viracocha important to the Incan people?

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Question 26 26. When did the Mayans move their capital from Chichen Itza?

Question 27 27. When was Chichen Itza an important center for the Mayan Empire?

Question 28 28. How many total steps are on the Temple of Kukulkan?

Question 29 29. When did Chichen Itza become one of the New Seven Wonders of the World?

Question 30 30. What section of the Chichen Itza is the oldest?

Ancient South American Art & Architecture Chapter Exam Instructions

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