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Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Guided by Huitzilopochtli, their war and sun god, what sign showed the Aztecs that they had found their new homeland in the valley of Mexico?

Question 2 2. How did the natives contribute to the downfall of the Aztecs by the Spanish conquistador, Cortés?

Question 3 3. How are the engineering skills of the Aztecs illustrated in the creation of Tenochtitlan?

Question 4 4. The expansive population of Tenochtitlan could be attributed to the success of agriculture and:

Question 5 5. The Mexican culture still contains traces of Aztec influence. Which of the following is an example of this?

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Question 6 6. What mathematical concept were the Mayans likely the first civilization to master?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was NOT a part of Mayan civilization, as we understand it today?

Question 8 8. Which of the following centuries falls right in the middle of the apex of Mayan civilization?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes the organization of Mayan political life?

Question 10 10. Who was in charge of Mayan astronomical observations?

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Question 11 11. What made the Valley of Mexico an ideal place for civilization?

Question 12 12. How did the jungle affect Mayan development differently than the development of the Incas or Aztecs?

Question 13 13. How did the Incas develop agriculture in the high mountains of the Andes?

Question 14 14. What is a Mesoamerican civilization?

Question 15 15. What geographical features help support the growth of civilization?

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Question 16 16. The people known for leaving amazing lines in the deserts of Peru are called:

Question 17 17. King Pachacutec of the Inca was:

Question 18 18. The last ruler of the Inca before the Spanish was:

Question 19 19. The Inca were defeated by:

Question 20 20. The area from which the Inca originated is what country today?

Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica Chapter Exam Instructions

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