Civilizations Of The Americas Quiz

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Civilizations Of The Americas Quiz

Vocabulary Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define Mesoamerica
    • A. 

      An area of land in the Middle East

    • B. 

      Mexico and Central America

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      A diner in Texas

  • 2. 
    What was Tenochtitlan?
    • A. 

      A woman's name

    • B. 

      Capital city of the Aztecs

    • C. 

      Capital city of the Incas

  • 3. 
    The Aztecs originated in the Valley of Mexico
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is another word for Sapa Inca?
    • A. 

      Emperor

    • B. 

      Hummingbird

    • C. 

      Sacrifice

    • D. 

      Partay

  • 5. 
    Check all that apply: Pachacuti...
    • A. 

      Was a skilled warrior

    • B. 

      Was an Aztec god

    • C. 

      Was the first to call himself Sapa Inca

    • D. 

      Expanded the Inca empire

  • 6. 
    Complete the following sentence: The Aztecs used chinampas, which are (1), to grow (2) vegetables.  (3) smart people because that great idea helped them to use the area out (4) on the lake to grow plants instead of on land, which was needed for the growing population.
    • A. 

      (1) floating gardens, (2) there, (3) Their, (4) they're

    • B. 

      (1) terrace farming, (2) their, (3) They're, (4) their

    • C. 

      (1) floating gardens, (2) their, (3) They're, (4) there

    • D. 

      (1) terrace farming, (2) their, (3) They're, (4) their

  • 7. 
    A payment made by conquered people to the Aztecs is called a ____________________________ (not to be confused with Katniss Everdeen at the reaping)
  • 8. 
    This mixture of clay and plant fibers that hardened in the sun was used in Inca construction.
    • A. 

      Quartzite

    • B. 

      Hanley brick

    • C. 

      Acrobat

    • D. 

      Adobe

  • 9. 
    Another word for maize:
  • 10. 
    1. This is the earliest American civilization.
    2. Also known as the "Mother Culture" of Mesoamerica
    3. Built giant stone heads for some reason
    • A. 

      Olmecs

    • B. 

      Seneca

    • C. 

      Maya

    • D. 

      Inca

    • E. 

      Aztecs

    • F. 

      Izzugirods

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