Quiz Overview On The Aztec Empire

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Aztec Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz overviews basic Aztec details. This information, while basic, is important to know about the Aztecs! Quiz objective: To familiarize students with basic Aztec information. Shall we begin?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was the Aztec Empire located?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      The Valley of Mexico

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    Whart was the name of the capital city of the Aztec Empire?
    • A. 

      Tenochitlan

    • B. 

      Nahuatl

    • C. 

      Montezuma

  • 3. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: The Aztecs built chinampas, which were virtually floating gardens to keep up with food demands of the growing empire.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: The language of the Aztecs was the Nahuatl language.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    The Aztecs ______ to the gods to keep them happy. They felt if they didn't do such a thing, which of course is seen as very barbaric and immoral today, there would have been catastrophic events.
  • 6. 
    _________ was a Spanish conquistador that led the Spanish Conquest of the Aztec Empire. Note: Accents are not required.
  • 7. 
    What were some basic staples of the Aztec diet?
    • A. 

      Maize, a type of corn

    • B. 

      Avocados

    • C. 

      Apples

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

    • E. 

      Bananas

    • F. 

      Strawberries

  • 8. 
    What was the "currency" of the Aztec Empire?
    • A. 

      Cacao beans

    • B. 

      Gold coins

    • C. 

      Dollar bills

  • 9. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Chocolate was deemed a delicacy in Aztec times. It was often reserved for nobles/elite members of society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Of the names listed below, who was an actual Aztec Emperor?
    • A. 

      Montezuma II

    • B. 

      Pedro de Alvarado

    • C. 

      Centeotle

  • 11. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: The Aztecs were monotheistic peoples?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE