Anthropology Final Exam

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the first new world civilization?
    • A. 

      Teotihuacan

    • B. 

      Olmec

    • C. 

      Aztecs

    • D. 

      Mayans

    • E. 

      Incas


  • 2. 
    Who did the Increadibly precise cut-stone masonry?
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Incas


  • 3. 
    Who had the earliest origins of the writing system (long count) in the New World?
    • A. 

      Olmec

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Aztecs

    • D. 

      Incas


  • 4. 
    Three differences between old world and new world (name at least 2 of the four).

  • 5. 
    New world civilizations not based around large _______  ________.

  • 6. 
    The new world civilizations can be characterzied as rising and falling _____ - ______.

  • 7. 
    Monumental architecture was made of ________.

  • 8. 
    The fact that the jungle was hard to control ment that societies were made up of few _________ _____________

  • 9. 
    There was no human-sacrifice in the old world as there was in the new world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    What did the practice of bloodletting signify to the people in the new world? 

  • 11. 
    Who has known salt heads?
    • A. 

      Maya

    • B. 

      Aztec

    • C. 

      Teotihuacan

    • D. 

      Olmec


  • 12. 
    Teotihuacans wealth was based on trade and not military. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    What were Teotihuacans walls and defensive structures made out of?
    • A. 

      Stone

    • B. 

      Wood

    • C. 

      Brick

    • D. 

      Didn't have any walls


  • 14. 
    What civilization was known for its apartment complexes which held 60-100 people?
    • A. 

      Teotihuacan

    • B. 

      Olmec

    • C. 

      Mayans

    • D. 

      Aztecs

    • E. 

      Incas


  • 15. 
    What city had the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon?
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Teotihuacan

    • D. 

      Olmec

    • E. 

      Manas


  • 16. 
    When was Teotihuacan built?
    • A. 

      A.D. 100

    • B. 

      A.D. 500

    • C. 

      A.D. 1000

    • D. 

      A.D. 1500


  • 17. 
    Who was known as the "City-Less" civilization with ceremonial centers?
    • A. 

      Olmec

    • B. 

      Teotihuacan

    • C. 

      Maya

    • D. 

      Aztec

    • E. 

      Inca


  • 18. 
    Who had buildings with dates inscribed on them?
    • A. 

      Maya

    • B. 

      Teotihuacan

    • C. 

      Olmec

    • D. 

      Aztec


  • 19. 
    What were the ball courts in the Mayan culture?
    • A. 

      Sports Centers

    • B. 

      Sacrificial Sacrifice

    • C. 

      Warrior Training Centers


  • 20. 
    How were Mayan writings unique?

  • 21. 
    What was the main contributor to the decline of Mayan civilization?
    • A. 

      Plague

    • B. 

      Famine

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      Intense Warfare


  • 22. 
    What was the capital of the Aztec empire?
    • A. 

      Teotihuacan

    • B. 

      Olmec

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan


  • 23. 
    Whbuilt the vast road system?
    • A. 

      Inca

    • B. 

      Mayan

    • C. 

      Aztecs


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