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Question 1: [10] A testimony of the importance of these compounds in Inca architecture is that the central part of the Inca capital of ________ consisted of large kancha, including the Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha) and the Inca palaces.
LimaPeruCuscoArequipa

Question 2: [1] The most common shape in Inca architecture was the rectangular building without any internal walls and roofed with wooden beams and ________.
United KingdomThatchingJapanLondon

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Digital reconstruction of original Inca painting on Room 42 wall, Tambo Colorado; this late Inca period fortress/palace is still largely-intact despite being constructed of adobe and located in an earthquake-prone area of Peru. Remaining traces of the original paint guided this 2005 reconstruction.
  A wall in Ollantaytambo
  The twelve angle stone, in the Hatum Rumiyoc street of Cuzco, is an example of Inca masonry.
  Road system of Inca Empire

Question 4: During an ________ with a small or moderate magnitude, masonry was stable, and during a strong earthquake stone blocks were “ dancing ” near their normal positions and lay down exactly in right order after an earthquake.
LandslideS-waveGeotechnical engineeringEarthquake

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Digital reconstruction of original Inca painting on Room 42 wall, Tambo Colorado; this late Inca period fortress/palace is still largely-intact despite being constructed of adobe and located in an earthquake-prone area of Peru. Remaining traces of the original paint guided this 2005 reconstruction.
  Inca agricultural terraces in Pisac
  The twelve angle stone, in the Hatum Rumiyoc street of Cuzco, is an example of Inca masonry.

Question 6: As a solution, John Hyslop has argued that the Tiahuanaco stonemasonry tradition was preserved in the ________ region in sites such as Tanka Tanka, which features walls resembling Inca polygonal masonry.
PeruPoopó LakeAndesLake Titicaca

Question 7: The Inca built their cities with locally available materials, usually including ________ or granite.
LimestoneKarst topographySedimentary rockCarbonate rock

Question 8: According to Graziano Gasparini and Luise Margolies, Inca stonemasonry was inspired by the architecture of ________, an archaeological site in modern Bolivia built several centuries before the Inca Empire.
San Agustín, HuilaWari cultureTiwanakuTeotihuacan

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Digital reconstruction of original Inca painting on Room 42 wall, Tambo Colorado; this late Inca period fortress/palace is still largely-intact despite being constructed of adobe and located in an earthquake-prone area of Peru. Remaining traces of the original paint guided this 2005 reconstruction.
  The twelve angle stone, in the Hatum Rumiyoc street of Cuzco, is an example of Inca masonry.
  Inca agricultural terraces in Pisac

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Digital reconstruction of original Inca painting on Room 42 wall, Tambo Colorado; this late Inca period fortress/palace is still largely-intact despite being constructed of adobe and located in an earthquake-prone area of Peru. Remaining traces of the original paint guided this 2005 reconstruction.
  Cyclopean polygonal masonry at Sacsayhuamán.
  The twelve angle stone, in the Hatum Rumiyoc street of Cuzco, is an example of Inca masonry.







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