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Civilization+Conques

Early Civilizations + Spanish Conquistadors + Independence (5/25)

QuestionAnswer
Pok-a-tok was a popular ball game played by which early civilization? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mayas b) Aztecs c) Incas A
What was the most important Mayan crop, which was also the main food in their diet? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Tobacco b) Sugar cane c) Maize d) Cocoa C
At about 900 CE, most of the Mayan civilization was gone. Why? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Crop failures b) War c) Disease d) Drought e) Famine f) All of the above are possible, but nobody knows for sure. F
By studying the stars and planets, the _________ created an accurate 365 day calendar. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Incas b) Mayas c) Aztecs B
What was the name of the writing the Mayas came up with? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Cuneiform b) Hieroglyphics c) English d) None B
When the Aztecs moved, they were told,by God that they should seek a place where...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) An eagle is perched on a cactus devouring a snake b) A bee is pollinating a power c) Cabins are set up in an illuminati-like formation A
The Aztecs found their final destination on Lake Texcoco, a swampy lake that was later transformed into a city by the name of...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Cuzco b) Mestizo c)Tenochtitlan d) Lima C
Tenochtitlan is current day...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Peru b) Mexico City c) Belize d) Northern tip of Brazil B
TRUE OR FALSE: The Aztecs used a writing system similar to the Mayas LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) True b) False A
In about 1200 CE, the Incas settled in __________, a village in the Andes that is now a city in the country of Peru. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Cuzco b) Lima c) Tenochtitlan d) Creole A
Most Incas were...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Laborers b) Manufacturers c) Priests/religious leaders d) Farmers D
Just like the Mayas, the Incas also grew this crop. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Maize b) Tobacco c) Sugar cane d) Cotton A
What language did the Incas speak? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Hieroglyphics b) Spanish c) Portuguese d) Quechua D
Put the empires in order: LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mayas, Incas, Aztecs b) Incas, Aztecs, Mayas c) Aztecs, Mayas, Incas d) Aztecs, Incas, Mayas e) Incas, Mayas, Aztecs F) Mayas, Aztecs, Incas F
In the Golden Age of the Mayan empire, there lived __________________ people in ____ cities. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) 1,000,000; 39 b) 1,000,000; 41 c) 1,000,000; 38 d) 2,000,000; 40 D
Which early civilization lived in the rainforest in a "slash and burn" agriculture? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Incas b) Aztecs c) Mayas C
Which early civilization was the most technologically advanced one? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Incas b) Mayas c) Aztecs B
Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Aztecs left their home city, which was called...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Azlan b) Aztlan c) Aztan d) Azten B
The Aztec military was the most dominant in America. There goal was to...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Capture soldiers, so that they could be publicly executed b) Capture soldiers in order for sacrifices c) Kill soldiers right away B
TRUE OR FALSE: The Aztec government relied on sacrifice more than direct rule True
Aztec civilization flourished up until ____________ contact. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Italian b) Portuguese c) Spanish d) British C
Which was the largest empire? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mayan b) Aztec c) Incan C
One of these is a lie about Mayan advances in math and astronomy. Which one is the lie? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Developed the digit zero b) Made paper from tree bark c) Created ruler for measuring d) Designed a 365 day calendar C
What's false about Mayan burial traditions? a) Upper classes burned in urns; placed in chambered tombs b) Ordinary people buried under floor of their house with food and jade bead c) Most people had organs removed, mummified, buried with artifacts C
Which is false about Mayan concept of beauty? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) A flattened skull was beautiful b) Slightly crossed eyes were beautiful c) Precious stones in teeth were beautiful d) Women retained youthful complexion with crocodile poop+mud D
Which is false about Aztec sacrifices? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Sacrificed humans' heart and blood would feed the Gods and keep them strong b) Albinos were a particular target for sacrifice c) Ecological disasters often resulted in more sacrifices B
What's false about Aztec warriors? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Lazy children would have their eyes burned with peppers b) When a boy became a warrior, his first task would be to kill a slave c) Pre-planned wars would capture sacrificial prisoners B
Which is not an aztec word? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Avocado b) Chili c) Chocolate d) Taco e) Tomato D
What's false about Incan traditions? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mummies were wrapped in a fetal position b) Mummified remains of previous emperors were treated as sacred figures c) Young girls would be "married" to mummified remains C
What's false about Inca Capac Hucha ceremony? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) During the marriage ceremony, garbage would be thrown at the couple b) The couple would be buried, sometimes alive c) As many as 1,000 children would be sacrificed at a time A
When Christopher Columbus set across the Atlantic ocean in 1492, where did he think he landed? Where did he actually land? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Asia; Asia b) Asia; Island in Caribbean Sea c) Island in Caribbean Sea; Asia d) Europe; Asia B
The Treaty of Tordesillas was signed by Spain and Portugal which set the ______________________________. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Line of agreement b) Line of demarcation c) Line of peace d) Line of South America B
Portugal only had what country due to the line of demarcation? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Peru b) Bolivia c) Venezuela d) Brazil D
Who conquered the Aztecs? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) HernĂ¡n Cortes b) Francisco Pizzaro A
The Line of Demarcation was declared by...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Spanish King b) Portuguese King c) United Nations d) Pope Alexander V! D
Spanish conquistadors searched for treasure in the Americas, and they returned ____ of their findings back to Spain. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) 1/2 b) 1/3 c) 1/4 d) 1/5 D
Which country peacefully became independent? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Peru b) Brazil c) Mexico d) Bolivia B
Who liberated Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Miguel Hidalgo b) Simon Bolivar c) Jose de San Martin B
Who liberated Argentina, Chile, and Peru? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Miguel Hidalgo b) Simon Bolivar c) Jode se San Martin C
Who liberated Mexico? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Miguel Hidalgo b) Simon Bolivar c) Jose de San Martin A
What are the causes of air pollution in Mexico? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Overcrowding b) Industrialization c) Vehicle emissions d) Location e) All of the above E
What are the effects of deforestation in the Amazon Basin? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Loss of habitat for many species b) Contributes to climate change c) Soil erosion d) Soil depletion e) All of the above E
Where were the Mayas located? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) South America b) Asia c) Central America C
Where were the Aztecs located? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Valley of Mexico b) Central America c) South America A
Where were the Incas located? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) West coast of South America b) Mexico c) Central America A
Corn Maize
System of writing using signs and symbols Hieroglyphics
A tax that can be paid with labor, gold/silver, crops or human lives Tribute
Capital of Aztec Empire, today it is Mexico City Tenochtitlan
Famous Incan city in Andes Mountains in Peru Machu Pichu
Which conquistador conquered the Aztecs? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Christopher Colombus b) Francisco Pizzaro c) Hernan Cortes d) Simon Bolivar C
Which ancient culture established its empire along the coast of South America? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Aztec b) Mayan c) Inca d) Toltec C
What was the name for the Incan's pipes used to transport water? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Maize b) Quipu c) Aqueducts d) Mita C
What was the capital of the Aztec Empire? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Cuzco b) Tula c) Tenochtitlan d) Lima C
Who is the Spanish conquistador responsible for conquering the Incan Empire? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Hernan Cortes b) Christopher Columbus c) Francisco Pizzaro d) Case-del-Aubin C
Which civilization built the famous "Lost City" of Machu Pichu? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Aztec b) Mayan c) Inca d) Toltec C
Which revolutionary leader's nickname was "The Liberator"? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Simon Bolivar b) Miguel Hidalgo c) Jose de San Martin d) Dom Pedro A
What was a major difference between Miguel Hidalgo and the other revolutionary leaders? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) He loved his people b) He was a freed slave c) He fought for Sspain d) He was a priest D
Where were the Aztecs located? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Brazil b) Central America c) South America d) Mexico D
What city did Cortes build on the ruins of Tenochtitlan? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mexico City b) Cuzco c) Lima d) Cancun A
What was the most important food of the Aztec and Mayan people? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Peppers b) Maize c) Potatoes d) Pumpkins B
Which civilization built their cities in the rainforest/jungle? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Maya b) Aztec c) Inca d) Olmec A
What type of writing did the Maya use? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Alphabet b) Coptic c) Hieroglyphics d) Tagalog C
What did the Aztecs do to satisfy their gods? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Sacrifice b) Pray c) Sing d) Worship A
The children of the Native American women and peninsulares were called...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Creoles b) Mestizos c) Mexicans d) Mayans B
System in which the Native Americans farmed and mined for Spanish landlords. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Hacienda b) Encomienda c) Conquistador d) Labor B
A hacienda is like a...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Horse b) Slave c) Plantation d) Colony C
The encomienda system was...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Cheap labor b) Oppressive c) All of the above C
The peninsular were required to provide...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Food and shelter b) Protection and Christianity c) Wives and Christianity d) Nothing B
Which South American colony gained its independence without any violence? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Mexico b) Argentina c) Haiti d) Brazil D
Which is not a cause of air pollution in Mexico City? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Vehicle emissions b) Location c) Rainforests d) Industrialization C
Which early civilization mysteriously disappeared? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Maya b) Aztec c) Inca A
Which of the following was not a major factor in the defeat of the Aztecs and Incas? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Disease/small pox b) Inferior weapons c) Horses d) Fewer people D
The Spanish in the colonies demanded tribute, or mita, in the form of...? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Money b) Food c) Labor d) Devotion C
Francisco Pizarro founded this city, now the capital of Peru. LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Rio de Janeiro b) Caracas c) Lima d) Quito C
Treaty of Tordesillas drew a demarcation line dividing territory between which two countries? LETTER OF ANSWER ONLY a) Brazil and Spain b) Spain and Portugal c) France and Spain d) France and Britian B
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