A video guide to Machu Picchu with 32 questions aligned with a 5:00 minute YouTube video.
What is the Lost City of the Incas?
What mountains is the Lost City of the Incas found? (spelling is important)
What country can we find the Lost City of the Incas? (spelling is important)
What continent is the Lost City of the Inca found on? (spelling is important)
How long did Machu Picchu remain hidden from archeaologists?
a few months
a couple of years
centuries (100s of years)
millenium (1000s of years)
What year was Machu Picchu rediscovered?
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
It was constructed at the height of the Inca Empire somewhere around:
What elevation above the sea level can Machu Picchu be found?
How many terraces can be found at Machu Picchu?
How many stone steps are at Machu Picchu?
There are over 200 structures at Machu Picchu. Select the types of structures that can be found there.
rivers and lakes
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.
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
The Inca had written language.
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 _________.
The city got their clean, fresh water from:
The city was built using hundreds of thousands of:
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.)
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.)
a knife blade
a drinking cup
What allows the material to move slightly?
lack of mortar
rubber between the material
leaves fit between the material
What does the above answer help protect the structures from?
How long do scientists believe Machu Picchu was inhabited?
10,000 years approximately
5,000 years approximately
500 years approximately
100 years approximately
What overtook the city and hid it for years?
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
What was the name of the archeologist who rediscovered Machu Picchu? (spelling matters)
What country was the archeologist who rediscovered Machu Picchu from? (spelling matters)
What is the most famous tourist attraction in this country that is the focus of the video?
Skydiving over the Andes
What year was it declared a World Heritage Site?
What year was it declared one of the new seven wonders of the world?
Machu Picchu gives us an unparralleled look into Incan:
I hope you enjoyed learning about _____ _______ today. Goodbye until next time! (spelling matters)
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