WONDER #2309: Where in the World is Machu Picchu?

Question 1 of 3

Why do people call Machu Picchu the “city of stone”?

  1. The city is high in the mountains and very cold.
  2. Incas cut the terraces from the mountains.
  3. All of the buildings are made of stone.
  4. Both b and c

Question 2 of 3

How do we know that other groups lived in Machu Picchu after the Incas left?

  1. They found written records of other groups.
  2. They found pottery from all over South America.
  3. The locals told them that other groups lived there.
  4. The structures of some of the buildings matched other groups.

Question 3 of 3

What is the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Hiram Bingham “found” Machu Picchu in 1911 and brought many artifacts back to the US.
  2. The Incas built many great cities.
  3. Machu Picchu was a vacation spot for Inca royalty, and many people still visit it today in Peru.
  4. The Incas abandoned Machu Picchu, likely after the Spanish invaded South America.

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