A Quiz On Ancient Americas For Intellectuals

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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Before the new world was colonized, America was an amazingly complex patchwork of Indian tribes, confederacies, and nomadic hunters, now known collectively as Native Americans. How well do you know Ancient Americas? Do you know the practices and religions practiced? Take the test below and test yourself. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Mayas used a number system based on 20?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Chrisitian conquerors of Mexico liked the Aztec religion?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Most people sacrificed at Tenochtitlan were captured in war?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Farming began in the region called Mesoamerica?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Inca's homeland was in the Andes mountain range in present day Peru?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Scientist believe that the first people in the New World came from ______________ during the last ice age.
    • A. 

      Europe

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Africa

  • 7. 
    Agriculture, towns, social organizations, and high development of the art and science are marks of ________________.
    • A. 

      Culture

    • B. 

      Sacrifice

    • C. 

      Civilization

  • 8. 
    Corn, The most important grain grown in Mesoamerica, is also called _________________.
    • A. 

      Quetzal

    • B. 

      Maize

    • C. 

      Codex

  • 9. 
    The _______________ built the capital city,, Tenochititlan, on an island in a lake.
    • A. 

      Inca

    • B. 

      Olmec

    • C. 

      Aztec

  • 10. 
    The beautiful city of Tikal was built by the _______________________.
    • A. 

      Aztec

    • B. 

      Codex

    • C. 

      Olmec