History Quiz: What Do You Know About Cuauhtemoc?

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What do you know about Cuauhtemoc? He was famous for being the last of his kind. He loved pets, and his people loved him. How well do you know him? Please take this short test. Thoroughly apply knowledge of him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the meaning of Cuauhtemoc?

    • A.

      Prey

    • B.

      Determination

    • C.

      Aggressiveness

    • D.

      Descending Eagle

    Correct Answer
    D. Descending Eagle
    Explanation
    Cuauhtemoc is a Nahuatl name that translates to "Descending Eagle." This name symbolizes strength, power, and bravery, as eagles are often associated with these qualities. The term "descending" adds a dynamic element, suggesting a forceful and determined nature. This name may be given to someone who exhibits these characteristics or aspires to possess them.

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  • 2. 

    When did Cuauhtemoc die?

    • A.

       13 April, 1520

    • B.

      28 February, 1525

    • C.

      20 January, 1525

    • D.

      25 August, 1525

    Correct Answer
    B. 28 February, 1525
    Explanation
    Cuauhtemoc died on 28 February, 1525.

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  • 3. 

    His father was popularly known as what?

    • A.

      Tezozomoctli

    • B.

      Ahuitzotl

    • C.

      Cuitlahuac

    • D.

      Tlacotzin

    Correct Answer
    B. Ahuitzotl
  • 4. 

    How long did he rule Tenochtitlan?

    • A.

      2 years

    • B.

      4 years

    • C.

      2 years

    • D.

      1 year

    Correct Answer
    D. 1 year
    Explanation
    He ruled Tenochtitlan for 1 year.

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  • 5. 

    When was he born?

    • A.

      14 July, 1496

    • B.

      6 April, 1525

    • C.

      28 March, 1496

    • D.

      25 July, 1496

    Correct Answer
    A. 14 July, 1496
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 14 July, 1496.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following represent the age of Cuauhtemoc during his death?

    • A.

      27-28

    • B.

      29-30

    • C.

      20-25

    • D.

      30-33

    Correct Answer
    A. 27-28
    Explanation
    Cuauhtemoc's age at the time of his death can be represented by the range 27-28. This means that he was either 27 or 28 years old when he died.

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  • 7. 

    What was his mother's name?

    • A.

      Tlacozin

    • B.

      Montezuma

    • C.

      Tlilancapatl

    • D.

      Cuitlahua

    Correct Answer
    C. Tlilancapatl
  • 8. 

    How many days did Cuauhtemoc call for reinforcements to aid the defense of Tenoxhtitlan?

    • A.

      50days

    • B.

      30days

    • C.

      40days

    • D.

      80days

    Correct Answer
    D. 80days
    Explanation
    Cuauhtemoc called for reinforcements to aid the defense of Tenochtitlan for 80 days. This suggests that he recognized the imminent threat and urgency of the situation, as he continuously sought additional support to strengthen the city's defenses. The length of time also indicates the determination and resilience of Cuauhtemoc and his commitment to defending his city against the invading forces.

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  • 9. 

    What year was Cuauhtemoc captured?

    • A.

      August 13, 1521

    • B.

      July 4, 1521

    • C.

      May 20, 1521

    • D.

      June 6, 1521

    Correct Answer
    A. August 13, 1521
    Explanation
    Cuauhtemoc was captured on August 13, 1521.

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  • 10. 

    When did the last Aztec die?

    • A.

      1902

    • B.

      1423

    • C.

      1521

    • D.

      1500

    Correct Answer
    A. 1902

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