Inca Daily Life

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Inca Daily Life

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All Inca boys went to school. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is an ayllu?
    • A. 

      An ayllu is the occupation assigned to you by the Inca government.

    • B. 

      A traditional Inca greeting, as in ¨Ayllu. How are you?”

    • C. 

      A grouping of Inca families based on which gods the group worshipped.

    • D. 

      A grouping of Inca families based on wealth and occupation.

  • 3. 
    What subjects were taught in Inca schools? 
    • A. 

      Language, religion, quipu, & history.

    • B. 

      Writing, military history, public speaking

    • C. 

      Military strategy, leadership, philosophy

    • D. 

      Agricultural science, language arts, mechanical magic

  • 4. 
    What did girls learn in school? 
    • A. 

      Girls learned the same things as Inca boys.

    • B. 

      Girls learned home-making skills and religion.

    • C. 

      Girls learned how to read omens and interpret signs.

    • D. 

      Girls learned astronomy and farming.

  • 5. 
    Out of 12 million Inca, how many were commoners?
    • A. 

      Between 10 and 11 million.

    • B. 

      Between 6 and 7 million.

    • C. 

      About ½.

    • D. 

      Between 8 and 9 million.

  • 6. 
    Marriage was required for the Inca people. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements best represents the Inca government’s food policy? 
    • A. 

      All Inca could expect to be well fed.

    • B. 

      Eat or be eaten.

    • C. 

      Eat well tonight, for tomorrow we fight.

    • D. 

      Finish your vegetables or no dessert!

  • 8. 
    What were two specialized jobs in the Inca empire?
    • A. 

      Tinker and tailor.

    • B. 

      Soldier and spy.

    • C. 

      Weavers and potters.

    • D. 

      Farmers and herders.

  • 9. 
    What metals did Inca artisans work with?
    • A. 

      Gold, silver and vicuna.

    • B. 

      Bronze, gold and silver.

    • C. 

      Copper, tin, and nickel

    • D. 

      Gold, Bronze and patina.

  • 10. 
    Fine woven cloth was more valuable than gold. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    From what fabric was most clothing made?
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Linen

    • D. 

      Poly blend

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements are true about Inca textiles?
    • A. 

      Patterns on the textiles told a story.

    • B. 

      The most common textile colors were red, black and mollusk.

    • C. 

      The best textiles were so fine they felt like silk.

    • D. 

      Geometric patterns were used to distinguish one’s social class.

  • 13. 
    How was an Inca craftsperson’s life like that of a modern factory worker? 
    • A. 

      Their job was filled with repetitive tasks.

    • B. 

      All Inca workers were members of unions.

    • C. 

      If their productivity increased, workers could earn more.

    • D. 

      They worked 40 hour per week.

  • 14. 
    Why was a man’s hairstyle important? 
    • A. 

      A man's hairstyle was a sign of social class.

    • B. 

      It had to match their earplugs.

    • C. 

      It had to match the Sapa Inca's hairstyle.

    • D. 

      Hairstyle marked your level of education.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is true about Inca clothing?
    • A. 

      ​The rich and poor dressed the same.

    • B. 

      All Inca dressed the same.

    • C. 

      A commoner's clothing was made of rougher wool.

    • D. 

      Hats were popular with the working class.

  • 16. 
    What was a common meal for the Inca?
    • A. 

      Corn, quinoa, and potatoes.

    • B. 

      Potatoes, rice, and gerbils.

    • C. 

      Chicha, bread, and kebabs.

    • D. 

      Llama meat and potatoes.

  • 17. 
    Why did the Ina freeze-dry their food?
    • A. 

      It provided a frosty treat during the hot Summer months.

    • B. 

      It preserved the food for later use.

    • C. 

      It made the food lighter to carry during travel.

    • D. 

      It saved precious water supplies.

  • 18. 
    What type of meat was eaten by common Inca?
    • A. 

      Meat was not eaten, the Inca were vegetarian.

    • B. 

      Guinea pig.

    • C. 

      Llama.

    • D. 

      Mule.

  • 19. 
    What is terrace farming?
    • A. 

      It is when food is grown in pots.

    • B. 

      It is when food is gown on flat steps cut into a steep surface.

    • C. 

      It is a small family garden.

    • D. 

      It is a community pea-patch.