7 Wonders- Machu Picchu

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7 Wonders- Machu Picchu

This is a short quiz provided for Hilmer's Virtual Field trip. Edtech 502 Boise State


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what modern-day country is Machu Picchu located?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Ecuador

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Bolivia

  • 2. 
    In what mountain range is Machu Picchu located?
    • A. 

      Patagonia

    • B. 

      Amazon

    • C. 

      Andes

    • D. 

      Yucatan

  • 3. 
    About how many feet above sea level is the town located? (Hint: It is almost twice as high up as Denver, Colorado, in the U.S.)
    • A. 

      17,000 feet

    • B. 

      9,000 feet

    • C. 

      2,000 feet

    • D. 

      3,000 feet

  • 4. 
    What civilization is thought to have built Machu Picchu?
    • A. 

      Mayan

    • B. 

      Incan

    • C. 

      Aztec

    • D. 

      Moche

  • 5. 
    When the Spaniards invaded South America in the 16th century, they conquered all the other villages in this empire. Why was Machu Picchu left alone?When the Spaniards invaded South America in the 16th century, they conquered all the other villages in this empire. Why was Machu Picchu left alone?
    • A. 

      The Spaniards never found it

    • B. 

      The Spaniards could not tolerate the high altitude

    • C. 

      A large ransom in gold and silver was paid

    • D. 

      Jungle snakes, piranha flesh-eating fish, and poisonous spiders took a severe toll of the Spaniards

  • 6. 
    Test your knowledge on this Virtual Field trip of the Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.The remains of Machu Picchu were discovered in what year? (Hint: The U.S. president at the time was William Howard Taft; Teddy Roosevelt would run for the presidency as the "Bull Moose" candidate the following year.)
    • A. 

      1911

    • B. 

      1890

    • C. 

      1935

    • D. 

      1922