Inca Government

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Inca Government

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does Tawantin Suyu mean? 
    • A. 

      Land of the Four Quarters.

    • B. 

      He who rules…

    • C. 

      Land of the gods.

    • D. 

      Land of Enchantment.

  • 2. 
    What type of government did the Inca have?
    • A. 

      Monarchy.

    • B. 

      Democracy.

    • C. 

      Aristocracy.

    • D. 

      Meritocracy.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following were challenges for the Inca government?
    • A. 

      The size of the population.

    • B. 

      The size of the government.

    • C. 

      The number of laws they had.

    • D. 

      The number of languages spoken by the population.

    • E. 

      The geographical size of the empire.

  • 4. 
    What were the responsibilities of the Inca government?
    • A. 

      Feed, clothe and house the population.

    • B. 

      To make sure that all Inca workers earned a living wage.

    • C. 

      To make sure that the empire was free of crime.

    • D. 

      To make sure that the rights of all people were respected.

  • 5. 
    What shape did city planners design Cuzco to resemble?
    • A. 

      A panther.

    • B. 

      The rays of the sun.

    • C. 

      The web of a spider.

    • D. 

      A flamingo.

  • 6. 
    Who lived in the capital, Cuzco?
    • A. 

      Only the Inca elite and the most dangerous prisoners.

    • B. 

      Only the Inca elite and their servants.

    • C. 

      Only the Sapa Inca and his family and servants.

    • D. 

      Only the Inca elite and military heroes.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the best description for the Coricancha?
    • A. 

      The Coricancha was a religious complex.

    • B. 

      The Coricancha was a maximum security prison.

    • C. 

      The Coricancha was the Sapa Inca’s palace.

    • D. 

      The Coricancha was the place where government meetings were held.

  • 8. 
    Why was the capital city, Cuzco, always under construction?
    • A. 

      In the Andes climate, buildings quickly fell apart.

    • B. 

      Inca stonework took a long time to complete.

    • C. 

      Building projects were how the Sapa Inca demonstrated their power.

    • D. 

      Each emperor had to build a new palace for themselves and their family.

  • 9. 
    Which group made up most of the population in the Inca empire.
    • A. 

      Farmers.

    • B. 

      Government workers.

    • C. 

      The ayllus.

    • D. 

      The military.

  • 10. 
    How was the Inca government organized?
    • A. 

      The Inca government was organized like the rays of the sun.

    • B. 

      The Inca government was organized in a hierarchy.

    • C. 

      The Inca government was organized like a pyramid.

    • D. 

      The Inca government was organized like an ice cream sundae.

  • 11. 
    What is an ayllu?
    • A. 

      An ayllu is a group of Inca families.

    • B. 

      An ayllu is a branch of the Inca government.

    • C. 

      An ayllu is a general in the Inca army.

    • D. 

      An ayllu is an Inca tax collector.

  • 12. 
    What was the Mi’ta?
    • A. 

      The Mi’ta was the Inca service tax.

    • B. 

      The Mi’ta was a religious offering to the sun god, Inti.

    • C. 

      The Mi’ta was the Inca law code.

    • D. 

      The Mi’ta was an Inca arranged marriage.

  • 13. 
    How was an Inca worker’s production divided?
    • A. 

      ⅓ went to religion, ⅓ went to the government, and ⅓ went to the worker and his family.

    • B. 

      ½ went to the government and the worker kept ½

    • C. 

      ½ was divided among the worker’s ayllu and ½ was put into storage.

    • D. 

      ⅓ went to the worker and his family and ⅔ went into government storehouses.

  • 14. 
    What rights did common people in the Inca empire have?
    • A. 

      Common people had no rights.

    • B. 

      Common people could choose what job they did for the empire.

    • C. 

      Common people could choose where they wanted to live in the empire.

    • D. 

      Common people could choose which gods to worship.

  • 15. 
    What was the purpose of punishing someone by forcing them to beg?
    • A. 

      Begging made them feel badly about the crime they committed.

    • B. 

      Begging warned others about punishment for crimes.

    • C. 

      Begging meant that even convicted criminals still had to contribute to the well-being of the Inca state.

    • D. 

      Begging forced others to feel compassion for those less fortunate.

  • 16. 
    What were the benefits of Inca conquest?
    • A. 

      Conquest increased the number of people put to work farming and building.

    • B. 

      Conquest led to the Inca discovering new ways to do things.

    • C. 

      Conquest meant more government jobs.

    • D. 

      All resources in the conquered territory became the property of the Sapa Inca.