Social Studies Chapter 3 Test

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  • 1. 
    Who invented the idea of the number zero?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Neville

    • B. 

      The Maya

    • C. 

      The Anasazi

    • D. 

      The Aztec

  • 2. 
    Which was the Aztec capital city.
    • A. 

      Hogsmeade

    • B. 

      Mesa Verde

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      Tikal

  • 3. 
    Mesa Verde was built by the  
    • A. 

      Anasazi.

    • B. 

      Aztec.

    • C. 

      Maya.

    • D. 

      Mound Builders.

  • 4. 
    Which was an ancient Mayan city?
    • A. 

      The Great Serpent Mound

    • B. 

      Mesa Verde

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      Tikal

  • 5. 
    The Anasazi lived in what region of the U.S.?
    • A. 

      The southeast

    • B. 

      The northwest

    • C. 

      The southwest

    • D. 

      The northeast

  • 6. 
    At its height, Tenochtitlan had a population of about
    • A. 

      100,000.

    • B. 

      200,000.

    • C. 

      300,000

    • D. 

      150,000.

  • 7. 
    Present day Mexico City used to be known as 
    • A. 

      Tikal

    • B. 

      Mesa Verde

    • C. 

      Tenochtitlan

    • D. 

      Four Corners

  • 8. 
    Four Corners is a place where the borders of which four states meet? 
    • A. 

      Colorado, Mexico, Arizona, Utah

    • B. 

      Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah

    • C. 

      Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California

    • D. 

      Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming

  • 9. 
    Having more than you need of something
    • A. 

      Surplus

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Kiva

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 10. 
    A long period without rain   
    • A. 

      Kiva

    • B. 

      Artifact

    • C. 

      Tribute

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 11. 
    An object left behind by people who lived long ago
    • A. 

      Artifact

    • B. 

      Tribute

    • C. 

      Archaeologist

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 12. 
    A culture that has developed complex systems of government, education, and religion   
    • A. 

      Archaeologist

    • B. 

      Empire

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 13. 
    A scientist who looks for and studies evidence from long ago
    • A. 

      Tribute

    • B. 

      Archaeologist

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 14. 
    A payment to a leader in the form of valuable goods  
    • A. 

      Tribute

    • B. 

      Artifact

    • C. 

      Kiva

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 15. 
    A large area of different groups of people controlled by one ruler or government  
    • A. 

      Civilization

    • B. 

      Artifact

    • C. 

      Tribute

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 16. 
    An underground room used by Native American men for religious ceremonies
    • A. 

      Drought

    • B. 

      Empire

    • C. 

      Kiva

    • D. 

      Tribute

  • 17. 
    The Anasazi took prisoners to use as slaves and to sacrifice to Aztec gods. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Maya built monuments to ask their gods for success in war and for a good harvest.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Anasazi built an island city with bridges and causeways. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Maya lived in present day Mexico and Guatemala.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The Aztec lived in present day Arizona.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Maya were called People of the Sun. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Maya used symbols in place of written words. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Aztec built apartment-style villages beneath cliffs.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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