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Unformatted text preview: n the passage is closest in meaning to ○ancient ○carefully ○very large ○carefully protected 2. In paragraph 1, each of the following is mentioned as a feature of the city of Teotihuac án between A.D. 150 and 700 EXCEPT ○regularly arranged streets ○several administrative centers spread across the city ○many manufacturing workshops ○apartment complexes Paragraph 2: How did this tremendous development take place, and why did it happen in the Teotihuac án Valley? Among the main factors are Teotihuacán’s geographic location on a natural trade route to the south and east of the Valley of Mexico, the obsidian resources in the Teotihuac án Valley itself, and the valley’s potential for extensive irrigation. The exact role of other factors is much more difficult to pinpoint, for instance, Teotihuacán’s religious significance as a shrine, the historical situation in and around the Valley of Mexico toward the end of the first millennium B.C., the ingenuity and foresightedness of Teotihuacán’s elite, and, finally, the impact of natural disasters, such as the volcanic eruptions of the late first millennium B.C. 3. The word pinpoint in the passage is closest in meaning to ○identify precisely ○make an argument for ○describe ○understand 4. The word ingenuity in the passage is closest in meaning to ○ambition ○sincerity ○faith ○cleverness 5. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in paragraph 2 as a main factor in the development of 244 [email protected] 在在在在在在 www.liuwenyong.com 在在在在在在在在在在在在在在在,在在在在在在在在在在 Teotihuacán? ○The presence of obsidian in the Teotihuacán Valley ○The potential for extensive irrigation of Teotihuacán Valley lands ○A long period of volcanic inactivity in the Teotihuacán Valley ○Teotihuacán’s location on a natural trade route Paragraph 2: How did this tremendous development take place, and why did it happen in the Teotihuac án Valley? Among the main factors are Teotihuacán’s geographic location on a natural trade route to the south and east of the Valley of Mexico, the obsidian resources in the Teotihuac án Valley itself, and the valley’s potential for extensive irrigation. The exact role of other factors is much more difficult to pinpoint, for instance, Teotihuac án’s religious significance as a shrine, the historical situation in and around the Valley of Mexico toward the end of the first millennium B.C., the ingenuity and foresightedness of Teotihuacán’s elite, and, finally, the impact of natural disasters, such as the volcanic eruptions of the late first millennium B.C. Paragraph 3: This last factor is at least circumstantially implicated in Teotihuac án’s rise. Prior to 200 B.C., a number of relatively small centers coexisted in and near the Valley of Mexico. Around this time, the largest of these centers, Cuicuilco, was seriously affected by a volcanic eruption, with much of its agricultural land covered by lava. With Cuicuilco eliminated as a potential rival, any one of a number of relatively modest towns might have emerged as a leading economic and political power in Central Mexico. The archa...
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