The Moche Civilization Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This group of people in the Moche social structure held the religious rituals, and were responsible for the acquisition of humans from other tribes used for human and/or blood sacrifices.

Question 2 2. The artisan class of the Moche were very important to the economy of the civilization, as they were the creators what?

Question 3 3. Lower down in Moche social hierarchy was _____.

Question 4 4. This part of the Moche social structure were among the upper class and supervised all of the massive building projects like the Huaca del Sol and the Huaca del Luna.

Question 5 5. What did the Moche empire use their marketplaces for?

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Question 6 6. Where did the Moche people live?

Question 7 7. Which of the following types of structures or complexes were the Moche known for building?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic found in Moche ceramics?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would be an example of an anthropomorphic being?

Question 10 10. What does the word gilding mean, and in what type of art would it be used?

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Question 11 11. The original Moche empire held lands across the Chicama and Trujillo Valleys, but eventually came to include territories to the north in the _____ Valley and to the south in the _____ Valley through warfare.

Question 12 12. Moche artwork found in their religious monuments have included gold and silver masks and necklaces, and these religious knives which the Moche Decapitator God would use to removed the heads of his captured human blood sacrifices.

Question 13 13. The Moche Civilization had a religion in which women held particular importance as depicted in their devotion to this main goddess who was represented by the moon and controlled the seasons and agriculture.

Question 14 14. The _____ is one of the Moche's many surviving achievements considered to be one of the most important archaeological sites in South America.

Question 15 15. The Moche were supreme builders who built advanced cities like Pampa Grande and Sipán where large pyramids like the Huaca del Sol were erected under the governance of this upper class of Moche society.

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Question 16 16. Moche society had a strict hierarchy, with the _____ and the priests at the top as the most important.

Question 17 17. The mounds found at Moche, which are similar to pyramids, are called _____.

Question 18 18. The Moche goddess Si was the goddess of _____.

Question 19 19. The Moche did not leave a written language, but in _____, a scholar named Carrerra wrote out the basics of the spoken language.

Question 20 20. The Moche followed a _____ religion.

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Question 21 21. What was the Moche's primary source of water?

Question 22 22. Which of the following helped make Moche culture possible?

Question 23 23. What led to the collapse of Moche culture?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT a likely item traded by the Moche?

Question 25 25. The Moche civilization flourished roughly during what time period?

The Moche Civilization Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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