Mayan, Aztec, Inca Test

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Civilization Quizzes & Trivia

This test is on unit 6 (chapters 23-27) in the History alive.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Mayan civilization was located on the ___________ peninsula.
    • A. 

      Texococo

    • B. 

      Titicaca

    • C. 

      Yucatan

  • 2. 
    The Aztec civilization's capital was _________________.
  • 3. 
    _______________- the time is takes Earth to travel once around the sun
    • A. 

      Ritual

    • B. 

      Solar year

    • C. 

      Dowry

  • 4. 
    A group of countries or city-states that agree to work together, often to fight common enemies, is called a (n) ____________________.
  • 5. 
    Aviary-__________________________________________________________
    • A. 

      A regional variety of language

    • B. 

      The region extending from modern-day Mexico through Central America

    • C. 

      An enclosed space or cage for keeping birds

  • 6. 
    ________- a public square or gathering space
    • A. 

      Plaza

    • B. 

      Dialect

    • C. 

      Hereditary

  • 7. 
    _________- a wall or dam build to hold back water and prevent flooding
  • 8. 
    _________- a social structure with layers representing classes of different rank and status.
  • 9. 
    _________- a person through whom a god or spirt is believed to speak
    • A. 

      Stele

    • B. 

      Oracle

    • C. 

      Semidivine

  • 10. 
    _________- a path or roadway that is held up by cables that are anchored on each end of the bridge
  • 11. 
    Ritual-_______________________________________________________________
    • A. 

      A set of actions that is always performed the same way as part of a religious ceremony

    • B. 

      More than human but not fully a god

    • C. 

      A public square or gathering

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