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1.     The last native capital of the Incas, after the Spanish conquest, was: a. Ayacucho b. Vilcabama c. Cuzco d. Machu Picchu
     b. Vilcabamba
2.     The most influential of the Pre-Incan civilizations in the Andes region was the one centered at: a. Ayacucho b. Nazca c. Tiahuanaco d. Sipán
     c. Tiahuanaco
3.     The center of the Incan Empire was: a. Ayacucho b. Vilcabama c. Cuzco d. Machu Picchu
     c. Cuzco
4.     The Incan name for their empire, Tawantin-Suyu, means: a. Land of the Four Quarters c. Land Blessed by the Sun God b. Realm of the Mountain Kings d. Land of Lakes
     a. Land of the Four Quarters
5.     The American adventurer who re-introduced Machu Picchu to the world was: a. Admiral Perry b. Hiram Bingham c. Merriwether Clark d. Richard Halliburton Byrd
     b. Hiram Bingham
6.     An aid used by the Incas to help them to remember their oral histories was: a. a cuneiform script guarded as a secret by the priests b. different-colored sea shells, which they obtained from tribes along the Pacific Coast c.An aid used by the Incas to help them to remember their
     d. knotted strings
7.     The river that flows below the cliffs at Machu Picchu is the: a. Amazon b. Orinoco c. Urubamba d. Titicaca
     c. Urubamba
8.     What was the purpose of the numerous terraces surrounding Machu Picchu?
     farming/agriculture
9.     In what month does winter arrive in Peru?
     June
10.     What was the ceremonial function of the Inti-huatana atop Machu Picchu's large temple pyramid?
     hitching post of the sun
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