Ch. 7 Guide to Machu Picchu
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by Randal Belisle
| 32 Questions
Note from the author:
A video guide to Machu Picchu with 32 questions aligned with a 5:00 minute YouTube video.
The outlined content above was added from outside of Formative.
1
1 pt
What is the Lost City of the Incas?
Los Angeles
Mexico City
Machu Picchu
Vilcabamba
2
1 pt
What mountains is the Lost City of the Incas found? (spelling is important)
3
1 pt
What country can we find the Lost City of the Incas? (spelling is important)
4
1 pt
What continent is the Lost City of the Inca found on? (spelling is important)
5
1 pt
How long did Machu Picchu remain hidden from archeaologists?
a few months
a couple of years
centuries (100s of years)
millenium (1000s of years)
6
1 pt
What year was Machu Picchu rediscovered?
A.D. 1492
A.D. 1602
A.D. 1711
A.D. 1911
7
1 pt
Machu Picchu was voted the:
best place to find Vilcabomba
the best place to find government secrets
the new seven wonders of the world
the best burger on the planet
8
1 pt
It was constructed at the height of the Inca Empire somewhere around:
A.D. 1450
A.D. 1602
A.D. 1702
A.D. 1850
9
1 pt
What elevation above the sea level can Machu Picchu be found?
7,970 feet
8,970 feet
9,970 feet
10,970 feet
10
1 pt
How many terraces can be found at Machu Picchu?
300
400
500
600
11
1 pt
How many stone steps are at Machu Picchu?
3,000
4,000
5,000
6000
12
6 pts
There are over 200 structures at Machu Picchu. Select the types of structures that can be found there.
post office
temples
hardware store
tombs
palaces
plazas
fountains
rivers and lakes
vast farmland
astronomical observatories
13
1 pt
Some archeologists believe Machu Picchu was built for:
hospitalizing their wounded warriors secretly.
growing crops and feeding the people.
worship of their gods and a retreat from the capital.
entertaining the king and queen.
14
1 pt
At one point, between _____ and _____ people lived there.
100 and 500
500 and 1,000
1,500 and 2,000
100,000 and 300,000
15
1 pt
The Inca had written language.
True
False
16
7 pts
What double duty did the terraces provide the Inca? Be specific and list it as you hear it listed in the video. Type only the missing blanks in the order you see here without the words already provided. Each blank space indicates a word the narrator speaks in the video. (spelling matters and use ONE SPACE between each word in the order of the blanks) Yes, this is challenging. I know. You can do it.

They constructed terraces on the hillsides, a detail that served the double duty of providing _____ ______ for ______ and stabilizing the _____ to ______ against ________ and _________.
17
1 pt
The city got their clean, fresh water from:
the lake
the river
the springs
the coconuts
18
1 pt
The city was built using hundreds of thousands of:
clay bricks
trees
cinder blocks
stones
19
1 pt
The Inca used very little mortar between the material from #18 that they used to construct the city. (If you don't know what mortar is, look it up.)
True
False
20
1 pt
The material was fit together so well 500 years ago, you still cannot fit this between it: (Choose the example used in the video to illustrate how tightly fitting the material remains.)
your fingers
a knife blade
a drinking cup
your leg
21
1 pt
What allows the material to move slightly?
lack of mortar
rubber between the material
leaves fit between the material
wind
22
1 pt
What does the above answer help protect the structures from?
erosion
earthquake damage
animals
D
23
1 pt
How long do scientists believe Machu Picchu was inhabited?
10,000 years approximately
5,000 years approximately
500 years approximately
100 years approximately
24
1 pt
What overtook the city and hid it for years?
the Spanish
the French
the jungle
the clouds
25
1 pt
According to archeologists, these are the reasons Inca left Machu Picchu:
weather and climate changed
lightning strikes scared them down the mountain
flooding took place and destroyed their crops
Spanish conquistadors took over their city
they don't know
26
1 pt
What was the name of the archeologist who rediscovered Machu Picchu? (spelling matters)
27
1 pt
What country was the archeologist who rediscovered Machu Picchu from? (spelling matters)
28
1 pt
What is the most famous tourist attraction in this country that is the focus of the video?
Cuzco
Vilcabomba
Skydiving over the Andes
Machu Picchu
29
1 pt
What year was it declared a World Heritage Site?
1911
1930
1938
1983
30
1 pt
What year was it declared one of the new seven wonders of the world?
2001
2004
2007
2010
31
1 pt
Machu Picchu gives us an unparralleled look into Incan:
civilization
technology
daily life
inventions
32
1 pt
I hope you enjoyed learning about _____ _______ today. Goodbye until next time! (spelling matters)
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