WONDER #2322: How Many Steps Does Chichén Itzá Have?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. The Mayan calendar was central to Mayan culture, as can be seen by El Castillo in Chichén Itzá.
  2. Chichén Itzá has 91 steps on each side plus one extra step on the north side.
  3. The Chinese calendar has between 353 and 385 days.
  4. People have always measured time.

Question 2 of 3

How is the north side of El Castillo different from the other sides?

  1. The steps are a little bit wider
  2. It’s the only side people are still allowed to climb
  3. It is made of a different type of rock
  4. It has an extra step

Question 3 of 3

On what special days does the sun cause serpent-like shadows on the sides of El Castillo?

  1. Easter and Christmas
  2. Dia de Los Muertos and Halloween
  3. Spring and Autumn Equinoxes
  4. Independence Day and Thanksgiving

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