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The Aztecs are the group of people who are located in central Mexico over some centuries ago. This group was known to be a Mesoamerican group which exists among some ethnic groups in South America. The Aztecs civilization grows gradually with developments in politics, trade, education.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these languages is common to Aztecs people?

    • A.

      Nahuatl 

    • B.

      Swahili 

    • C.

      Hausa 

    • D.

      Ijaw 

    Correct Answer
    A. Nahuatl 
    Explanation
    Nahuatl is the correct answer because it is a language that was commonly spoken by the Aztec people. Nahuatl was the language of the Aztec empire and was widely used in central Mexico. It is still spoken by some indigenous communities in Mexico today. Swahili, Hausa, and Ijaw are not languages associated with the Aztecs.

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  • 2. 

    When was the three states of Aztecs established?

    • A.

      1426

    • B.

      1427

    • C.

      1428

    • D.

      1429

    Correct Answer
    B. 1427
  • 3. 

    Which of these is odd? 

    • A.

      Mexico 

    • B.

      Tlacopan

    • C.

      Mexica 

    • D.

      Texcoco 

    Correct Answer
    A. Mexico 
    Explanation
    Mexico is the only option that does not end with the letter "o". The other options, Tlacopan, Mexica, and Texcoco, all end with the letter "o".

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  • 4. 

    Which of these crops is widely planted in Aztecs?

    • A.

      Maize 

    • B.

      Melon 

    • C.

      Cowpea 

    • D.

      Rice

    Correct Answer
    A. Maize 
    Explanation
    Maize is widely planted in Aztecs because it was a staple crop in their civilization. The Aztecs relied heavily on maize for their diet and it played a significant role in their culture and economy. Maize was not only consumed as food, but it was also used in religious rituals and ceremonies. The Aztecs developed advanced agricultural techniques to cultivate maize, including the construction of chinampas (floating gardens) to maximize crop yields. Therefore, maize is the correct answer as it was the most important and widely planted crop in Aztec society.

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  • 5. 

    Which country's colonization aids the source Aztecs?

    • A.

      Spain 

    • B.

      Portugal 

    • C.

      Great Britain 

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Spain 
    Explanation
    Spain colonized the Aztecs.

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  • 6. 

    How many city-states is in Aztecs empire?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    The Aztec Empire consisted of three major city-states: Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan. These city-states formed a triple alliance known as the Aztec Triple Alliance or the Aztec Empire. Each city-state had its own ruler, but they worked together to control and expand their empire. This alliance allowed the Aztecs to dominate much of central Mexico and establish a powerful empire.

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  • 7. 

    Which country is Aztecs located? 

    • A.

      Cuba 

    • B.

      Brazil 

    • C.

      Argentina 

    • D.

      Mexico 

    Correct Answer
    D. Mexico 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mexico because the Aztecs were an ancient civilization that originated and thrived in what is now modern-day Mexico. They built a powerful empire in the 15th and 16th centuries, with their capital city, Tenochtitlan, located in present-day Mexico City. The Aztecs are known for their advanced agricultural practices, impressive architecture, and complex social and political structures.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is odd? 

    • A.

      Gulf of Mexico 

    • B.

      Valley of Mexico 

    • C.

      Basin of Mexico 

    • D.

      Lake of Mexico 

    Correct Answer
    D. Lake of Mexico 
    Explanation
    The Gulf of Mexico, Valley of Mexico, and Basin of Mexico are all geographical features that exist in reality. However, there is no such thing as a "Lake of Mexico" in real life. Therefore, the Lake of Mexico is the odd one out among the given options.

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  • 9. 

    When did Aztecs reach her maximum extent? 

    • A.

      1517

    • B.

      1518

    • C.

      1519

    • D.

      1520

    Correct Answer
    C. 1519
    Explanation
    In 1519, the Aztecs reached their maximum extent. This was the year when the Aztec Empire, led by Emperor Moctezuma II, controlled a vast territory in Mesoamerica, including present-day Mexico. It was during this time that the Aztecs had expanded their influence and power, dominating neighboring city-states and establishing tribute systems. However, their reign would soon come to an end with the arrival of the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in the same year, leading to the downfall of the Aztec civilization.

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  • 10. 

    Which part of North America is Aztecs located? 

    • A.

      Central Mexico 

    • B.

      Northern Mexico 

    • C.

      Eastern Mexico 

    • D.

      Western Mexico 

    Correct Answer
    A. Central Mexico 
    Explanation
    The Aztecs were located in Central Mexico. This is evident from historical records and archaeological findings that indicate the Aztec civilization was centered in the region around present-day Mexico City. The Aztecs built their capital city, Tenochtitlan, on an island in Lake Texcoco, which is located in Central Mexico. Additionally, Central Mexico was the heartland of the Aztec Empire, from where they expanded their influence and controlled a vast territory.

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