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Calakmul: Quiz


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  • Calakmul (pictured) was one of the largest and most powerful Maya cities?

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Question 1: It is located in the 1,800,000 acre Calakmul Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican state of ________, deep in the jungles of the greater Petén Basin region, 30 km from the Guatemalan border.
CampecheChiapasOaxacaQuintana Roo

Question 2: Within the greater Peten region of southern Mexico the two main contributors to this collapse were the superpowers of Calakmul and ________.

Question 3: Calakmul allied itself with Yaxchilan, Naranjo, and ________ surrounding and conquering Tikal.
CaracolCahal PechChichen ItzaQuiriguá

Question 4: Calakmul was a major Maya superpower within the northern Peten region of the ________ of southern Mexico.
Mérida, YucatánIzamalYucatánProgreso, Yucatán

Question 5: [8] According to the decipherment the glyphs indicate that the ruler of ________ was actually brother to the ruler of Tikal and ascended to the throne at age four.
Dos PilasQuiriguáSeibalMotul de San José

Question 6: The terminal classic is identified by a shift of powerful polities within the Peten and the central lowlands to the post classic centers of the Yucatan peninsula, such as ________, Coba, and Uxmal.
Chichen ItzaCalakmulPalenqueTikal


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