Inca Geography

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Inca Geography

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Inca were the first to settle South America. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Mesoamerica

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      Atlantis

  • 3. 
    What three natural barriers were part of the Inca empire? 
    • A. 

      Andes Mountains, Amazon Jungle, Coastal Desert

    • B. 

      Ravines, gorges, and flatlands

    • C. 

      Land, sky, and water

    • D. 

      Bridges, roads, and walls

  • 4. 
    What did the Inca call themselves? 
    • A. 

      Individualists

    • B. 

      Children of the Sun

    • C. 

      The Mountain Folk

    • D. 

      Children of the Corn

    • E. 

      Quipu Suyu

  • 5. 
    Where did the Inca people live? 
    • A. 

      In the Andes.

    • B. 

      In tents.

    • C. 

      In caves.

    • D. 

      In their mind’s eye.

  • 6. 
    How were the Inca able to farm on the steep mountain slopes of the Andes? 
    • A. 

      They created terrace farming.

    • B. 

      They invented the vertical plow.

    • C. 

      They trained llamas to do the work.

    • D. 

      They only planted crops that grew underground.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The empire follows the path of the sun in South America.

    • B. 

      Important rivers ran north and south.

    • C. 

      Natural barriers limited their growth east and west.

    • D. 

      There were already tribes living east and west of the Inca.

  • 8. 
    What does “Cuzco” mean? 
    • A. 

      Cuzco means "the center of the universe."

    • B. 

      Cuzco means "I approve" in the Inca language.

    • C. 

      Cuzco means "You are Here" on Inca maps.

    • D. 

      Cuzco is shorthand for Cuzins Construction, the emperor's favorite Inca builders.

  • 9. 
    Who ordered Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo to go and found the city of Cuzco? 
    • A. 

      Viracocha.

    • B. 

      Inti.

    • C. 

      Pacha Mama.

    • D. 

      Titicaca

  • 10. 
    What did Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo use to find the place that they should establish Cuzco?
    • A. 

      A golden staff.

    • B. 

      A golden compass.

    • C. 

      A golden chalice.

    • D. 

      A golden bear.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a good description of the Inca empire?
    • A. 

      The last of the great empires in the Americas.

    • B. 

      The largest of the empires in the Americas.

    • C. 

      The land of milk and honey.

    • D. 

      The place where trouble melts like lemon drops.