Early Culture Of The America! Trivia Quiz

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Early Culture Of The America! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check the boxes that describe the Aztecs: 
    • A. 

      Lived in parts of Mexico and Central America.

    • B. 

      Worshiped the Sun God.

    • C. 

      Were peaceful and did not believe in slavery.

    • D. 

      Were ruled by an Emperor.

    • E. 

      Built complex cities and floating gardens called Chinampas.

    • F. 

      Thought mountain peaks were holy.

    • G. 

      Shared 2/3 of their "stuff" with their government.

  • 2. 
    Check the boxes that describe the Inca: 
    • A. 

      Lived in parts of Mexico and Central America.

    • B. 

      Were peaceful and did not believe in slavery.

    • C. 

      Were not ruled by an Emperor.

    • D. 

      Lived in Peru and other parts of South America.

    • E. 

      Shared 2/3 of their "stuff" with their government.

    • F. 

      Thought mountain peaks were holy.

    • G. 

      Practiced human sacrificing.

  • 3. 
    Check the boxes that describe the Maya:
    • A. 

      Lived in parts of Mexico and Central America.

    • B. 

      Mayan government was not different than the Aztecs and Incas.

    • C. 

      Made complex calendars and wrote thousands of books.

    • D. 

      Were ruled by an Emperor.

    • E. 

      Were not ruled by an Emperor.

    • F. 

      Worshiped gods that were based on nature.

    • G. 

      Built complex cities and floating gardens called Chinampas.

  • 4. 
    Check the boxes that describe the Native Americans of the Southwest:
    • A. 

      Some people lived in pueblo villages made of adobe.

    • B. 

      Gathered most of their food from the sea.

    • C. 

      Lived in forests and in mountains.

    • D. 

      Some people lived in hogans and kivas.

    • E. 

      Used dry farming as a way to water their crops.

    • F. 

      Formed a confederacy between 5 tribes.

    • G. 

      Hunted and gathered for food until they learned how to farm.

  • 5. 
    Check the boxes that describe the Native Americans of the Woodlands. 
    • A. 

      Formed a confederacy between 5 tribes.

    • B. 

      Used dry farming as a way to water their crops.

    • C. 

      Lived in forests and in mountains.

    • D. 

      Did not hunt, gather, or farm.

    • E. 

      Some tribes had women (clan mothers) in charge.

    • F. 

      Wore animal skins and made cloth to wear from fabric.

    • G. 

      Created totem poles as a way of telling stories and representing families.

  • 6. 
    Native Americans of the West:  The salmon run is a time when salmon swim up certain rivers in order to reproduce. Describe how and why the salmon run was an important part of this culture.