Aztecs, Incas And Mayans

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Aztecs, Incas And Mayans - Quiz

Comparing the differences of these 3 groups of people.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the Mayans have to continue to burn down more forests for planting crops?
  • 2. 
    What is a Census
  • 3. 
    When does the Mayan Calendar run out?
  • 4. 
    Their  god told them to “build at a place where you see an eagle perched on a cactus and holding a snake in its beak
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 5. 
     They were located in Central America & the Yucatan Peninsula
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 6. 
    These people had settlement on Steep, dry, rocky land such as the Andes Mountains, South America
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 7. 
    They were located in the middle of a lake giving them Access to both Gulf of Mexico & Pacific O
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 8. 
    Government was set up as   Divided into separate city-states, each with its own ruler & government
    • A. 

      Incas

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Aztecs

  • 9. 
    Which groug of people had a Emperor who  –Owned all the land & divided it among people
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Mayans

  • 10. 
    In which government where: People were forced to pay him heavy taxes
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 11. 
    Used terraces(step-like ledges cut into the mountains) so they could farm on steep slopes
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Mayans

  • 12. 
    They used a Slash & burn:  farming technique in which forests were cut down and burned.  The ash fertilized the land for farming
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Aztecs

  • 13. 
    These people  used Island farms built in swamps by dredging up mud to create islands
    • A. 

      Incas

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Mayans

  • 14. 
    Used canals to ship goods to market
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 15. 
    Used stone aquaducts to carry water to their crops.
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Aztecs

  • 16. 
    One of their scientific contributions are bridges
    • A. 

      Incas

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Mayans

  • 17. 
    Which group of people contributed the use of a Census?
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Aztecs

  • 18. 
    Who used   Hieroglyphics:  system of writing to keep records
    • A. 

      Mayans

    • B. 

      Aztecs

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 19. 
    Which modern convience that we use everyday did the Mayans also have?
    • A. 

      Calendar

    • B. 

      Toilet

    • C. 

      Shovel

  • 20. 
     Diseases and inferior weapons led to downfall
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Incas

  • 21. 
    What group of people were responsible for the decline of the Incas?
    • A. 

      African Americans

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Japanese

  • 22. 
    Which of these things did the Spanish bring along that contributed to the decline of the Incas?
    • A. 

      Superior weapons

    • B. 

      Smallpox

    • C. 

      Measles

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Which people were very good with stone tools? 
    • A. 

      Incas

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Aztecs

  • 24. 
    There are Mayan people alive today.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Which 2 groups can blame their downfall or decline to inferior weapons and disease?
    • A. 

      Aztecs

    • B. 

      Incas

    • C. 

      Mayans

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